Best hidden eateries around Sydney
Getting the hang of eating like a Sydneysider is part and parcel of settling into the New South Wales capital.
Sydney has plenty to offer those looking for something a little off the beaten track, with some culinary hotspots that manage to fly under the radar in spite of their delectable dishes.
You'll soon feel like a local when you get to know these hidden gems around the city, so grab a friend and explore some of Sydney's best food with these top picks.
Mantra has plenty of long term holiday accommodation in Sydney such as Mantra 2 Bond Street, so you can easily get out and about to explore the best the city has to offer.
Kitchen by Mike
With its industrial setting in a design warehouse in Rosebery, Kitchen by Mike certainly makes for a unique experience.
"You'll soon feel like a local when you get to know these hidden gems around the city, so grab a friend and explore some of Sydney's best food with these top picks. "
Chef Mike McEnearney has trained in some of Sydney and London's best dining establishments, and now he brings his experience and knowledge to his self-serve breakfast and lunch canteen that seats up to 120.
The ever-revolving menu centres on what Mr McEnearney has sourced at the market for that day, but you can always look forward to crisp wood-fired pizzas, tenderly roasted meat and more.
Bai Tong Thai Tempe
With a focus on fresh, authentic ingredients, the chefs at Bai Tong Thai in Tempe will take you on a culinary journey through Thailand with all the classics, from dumplings and spring rolls to curries and stir-fries.
The crispy pork belly with chilli is sure to wake up your tastebuds, and there's also the restaurant's signature noodle dish, Chiang Mai Duck Noodle Curry, to enjoy.
If you love great Thai food that won't make a huge dent in your wallet, you'll have to visit Bai Tong Thai.
Experience hearty, old-fashioned American fare with a twist when you stop by Hartsyard on Enmore Road, Newtown.
Featuring Southern staples such as oyster po'boys and lamb ribs with cornbread and pickled peppers, you can expect comfort food that will put a fire in your belly and leave you wanting more.