Grab Your Pals, and Hit Up the Best Restaurants in Sydney For Groups

best restaurants for groups sydney

Looking to gather a group of friends, family, or colleagues for a memorable dining experience in Sydney? Look no further. The city’s restaurants are primed for large-group bookings, from trendy hotspots to elegant fine dining establishments.

Whether you’re planning a special celebration, a corporate event, or simply a gathering of food enthusiasts, these dining destinations offer spacious settings, diverse menus, and impeccable service, ensuring an unforgettable group dining experience in the heart of Sydney.

best restaurants for groups sydney
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China Doll

Located in Woolloomooloo Wharf, China Doll combines stunning waterfront views with modern Asian cuisine. Its spacious dining area, diverse menu, and sharing-style dishes make it a fantastic option for groups, allowing everyone to sample a variety of flavours from different regions of Asia.

best restaurants for groups sydney
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Set in a charming heritage-listed building, Chiswick offers a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. With its focus on seasonal produce and flavoursome dishes, this restaurant is perfect for group dining, where you can share a range of dishes made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

best restaurants for groups sydney
Photo: The Winery

The Winery

Surry Hills
Need something central? The Winery is a popular choice for group bookings. Its eclectic décor, extensive wine list, and shared plate options make it an excellent venue for enjoying good food and great company in a vibrant setting.

best restaurants for groups sydney
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Barangaroo House

Set in the vibrant Barangaroo precinct, this multi-level venue provides a range of dining options. With three unique floors, each offering its own culinary experience, Barangaroo House is well-suited for groups looking for variety and a lively ambience.

best restaurants for groups sydney
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The Butler

Potts Point
The Butler’s stunning panoramic views of Sydney’s skyline is worth a visit alone. With a relaxed atmosphere, vibrant décor, and flavour-packed dishes with a touch of Ibero-American influence, the Butler is a popular choice for group celebrations. Opt for the Group Feasting menu, ideal for groups of four or more, which includes the hero dishes, such as Pipian chicken tacos, slow braised pork empanadas, and Kingfish aguachile.

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The Apollo

Potts Point
With its warm and inviting ambience, this Greek eatery has become a beloved fixture in the local community. The menu offers an array of Greek delicacies from lunch to dinner, with the tender lamb shoulder stealing the show. The saganaki cheese, drizzled with honey and sprinkled with oregano is what you keep coming back for. For a hassle-free group dining experience, indulge in ‘The Full Greek’ banquet menu featuring the restaurant’s top must-try dishes.

best restaurants for groups sydney
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Chin Chin

Surry Hills
Is there anything more iconic than Chin Chin? Follow the neon glow for Asian-fusion flavours and a vibrant, almost party-like atmosphere. For groups, simplify the decision and opt for the ‘Feed Me’ banquet, allowing you to indulge in their must-try favourites, including the braised brisket massaman curry, an absolute gem.

best restaurants for groups sydney
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Queen Chow

Manly Wharf
For an exceptional Sunday brunch, look no further than Queen Chow, a shining gem in Merivale’s collection, with locations in Enmore and Manly. Whether nursing a post-party hangover or simply seeking a delightful weekend treat, the yum cha offering is unbeatable and is sure to satisfy everyone in the group.

best restaurants for groups sydney
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Bar Totti’s

With its spacious interior and communal tables, Totti’s is designed to accommodate groups of all sizes, making it an ideal choice for celebratory occasions or casual get-togethers with friends. The menu celebrates all things Italian cuisine, featuring wood-fired dishes, delectable pastas, and mouthwatering pizzas that are perfect for sharing.

Esq. Bar and Dining - Best Group Restaurants
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ESQ Bar & Dining

Share a meal with your nearest and dearest at ESQ Bar & Dining in Town Hall’s Queen Victoria Building. Amongst the bustling atmosphere, you’ll find delicious share plates consisting of modern Australian flavours and spins on old classics. We highly recommend the potato gnocchi and taramasalata with carrot chips. And if you’re in the mood to switch up the vibes, head there on a Friday evening for an after work cocktail with a side of live jazz music.

Frenchies Bistro and Brewery - Best Group Restaurants
Photo: Frenchies Bistro & Brewery

Frenchies Bistro & Brewery

Find Frenchies Bistro and Brewery tucked away in Rosebery’s The Cannery. The menu is made for sharing with refreshing beer flight tastings, $35pp pasta and wine nights on Wednesdays and a selection of delightful Aussie and French fusion plates for groups. It’s good vibes, interiors and beers all around.

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