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The most exciting Sydney restaurant openings coming in hot this summer and beyond

The Bentley crew’s latest venture, Neil Perry’s ever-expanding Double Bay empire, exciting happenings at Martin Place and three new venues in the Balmain-Rozelle area are among the flood of incoming food action in Sydney.

  • Scott Bolles
Khanh Nguyen at Aru in the Melbourne CBD.

Star Melbourne chef Khanh Nguyen returns to Sydney to helm Bentley team’s newest venue

The former Aru executive chef is returning to his home city to rejoin Nick Hildebrandt and Brent Savage’s restaurant group.

  • Scott Bolles
Nabil Ansari returns to Sunda after a stint at Firebird.

Rising star chef is returning to popular CBD restaurant for its much anticipated reopening

After a spell at Windsor restaurant Firebird, Mumbai-born chef Nabil Ansari is heading back to a freshly renovated Sunda.

  • Dani Valent
Burrata with anchovy and pangrattato at Torino Aperitivo.

Torino Aperitivo brings Italian bar tradition to Melbourne’s CBD (but don’t call them snacks)

Expect free bites with your first round of drinks when this Italian-style bar opens in a tiny laneway.

  • Donna Demaio
Blueberry tart, with baked cheesecake, blueberry jam, vanilla cream and blueberries.

Seven exciting new bakeries to spend your dough on (plus, an inner west favourite returns)

From wine bar bakeries, to fine-dining pastries, these are the next wave of bougie bakeries in Sydney.

  • Bianca Hrovat
Owners Alejandro Archibald, Nathan Toleman, Kaidee Grzankowski, Jess Spooner and Scott Blomfield

New bar Maggie’s will bring something new to a strip already brimming with brilliant venues

The new cocktail bar with tongue-in-cheek snacks is from an all-star team hailing from Nomad, Dessous, Blackhearts & Sparrows and more.

  • Dani Valent
BondiTony’s Trippin Zeahorse burger, with

Popular rock’n’roll burger joint is opening new Enmore Road branch (and a TV presenter is on board)

Owner Tony Gosden teams up with Nine personality Stevie Jacobs to take some of Bondi’s best burgers to the inner west.

  • Bianca Hrovat
Mojo Cubana Torta and Chicken Cemita Torta will be on the menu at Four Hundred.

The resurgence of North Sydney gathers steam with new Mexican-inspired bar and kitchen

Say hola to Four Hundred, the latest restaurant to open in so-hot-right-now North Sydney.

  • Scott Bolles
George Milonas (left) blowtorches a lobster roll. He’s joined by his business partner Luke Louca.

Queen Victoria Market’s food hall steps into the 21st century with an oyster bar, burritos and more

Expect lobster rolls, dishes incorporating market produce, and inspiration from Spain when Queen’s Food Hall opens next month.

  • Dani Valent
There are two bars and 30 taps at Bridge Road Brewers, Brunswick East

Cheers to the weekend: Four new and improved craft breweries to slake your thirst

With the mercury rising, here are some fresh places to knock the top off a frothy.

  • Dani Valent