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We caught up with Princess Cruises’ Captain William Kent to talk life on deck, sailing the Red Sea and how to spend 24 hours in Venice.

Midnight in Melbourne style

After-dark glamour calls for monochrome elegance with accents of red and the glimmer of bling. Martinis await.

Recipes by David Thompson

Thai food maestro David Thompson returns to the Sydney restaurant scene with the opening of Long Chim, a standard-bearer for Thailand’s robust street food. Fiery som dtum is just the beginning.

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Aerin Lauder’s Morocco

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A hotel dedicated to gin is opening in London

A modern-day gin palace, The Distillery, is set to open in the middle of London’s Portobello Market this year.

Dan Hong's salt and pepper calamari with lime aioli

The executive chef shares his salt and pepper squid recipe, including his secret for a crisp, light batter.

The 2016 GT Restaurant Guide Top 100

Rockpool, Sydney

Rockpool, Sydney

This list of our 2016 Restaurant Guide Top 100 has been compiled using our star ratings, moderated by our state and national editors. Every restaurant listed in the guide should offer a winning dining experience; any that achieve a placement in the Top 100 represent a higher order of excellence.

1. Rockpool, NSW
2. Attica, Vic
3. Brae, Vic
4. Quay, NSW
5. Vue de Monde, Vic
6. Momofuku Seiobo, NSW
7. Sepia, NSW
8. The Bridge Room, NSW
9. Cutler & Co, Vic
10. Orana, SA
11. Penfolds Magill Estate, SA
12. Bennelong, NSW
13. Bentley, NSW
14. Rockpool Bar & Grill, NSW
15. Esquire, Qld
16. Marque, NSW
17. Sixpenny, NSW
18. Rockpool Bar & Grill, Vic
19. Firedoor, NSW
20. Guillaume, NSW
21. Minamishima, Vic
22. Tetsuya's, NSW
23. Est, NSW
24. Ormeggio, NSW
25. Ester, NSW
26. Urbane, Qld
27. Provenance, Vic
28. Four in Hand, NSW
29. Flower Drum, Vic
30. Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, NSW
31. Café Paci, NSW
32. Lake House, Vic
33. Café Di Stasio, Vic
34. Sean's Panaroma, NSW
35. Franklin, Tas
36. Aria, NSW
37. Grossi Florentino, Vic
38. The Press Club, Vic
39. Aria Brisbane, Qld
40. Oscillate Wildly, NSW
41. Mr Wong, NSW
42. Porteño, NSW
43. Restaurant Amuse, WA
44. Wasabi, Qld
45. Ten Minutes by Tractor, Vic
46. Spice Temple, NSW
47. Pilu at Freshwater, NSW
48. Nu Nu, Qld
49. Biota Dining, NSW
50. Woodland House, Vic
51. Print Hall, WA
52. Monopole, NSW
53. Spice Temple, Vic
54. Appellation, SA
55. Cumulus Inc, Vic
56. Fleet, NSW
57. Rockpool Bar & Grill, WA
58. Moon Park, NSW
59. Pei Modern, Vic
60. Africola, SA
61. Royal Mail Hotel, Vic
62. The Town Mouse, Vic
63. Gerard's Bistro, Qld
64. Billy Kwong, NSW
65. Lee Ho Fook, Vic
66. Paper Daisy, NSW
67. Hentley Farm, SA
68. Brooks, Vic
69. Luxembourg, Vic
70. Three Blue Ducks, NSW
71. Rosetta, Vic
72. Bistrode CBD, NSW
73. Kappo, Vic
74. Buon Ricordo, NSW
75. Saint Crispin, Vic
76. Tonka, Vic
77. GOMA Restaurant, Qld
78. LuMi, NSW
79. Monster, ACT
80. Flying Fish, NSW
81. Peel Street, SA
82. The Apollo, NSW
83. 10 William St, NSW
84. Ezard, Vic
85. Bar Lourinhã, Vic
86. Co-op Dining, WA
87. Gladioli, Vic
88. Yoshii, NSW
89. The Terrace Restaurant, Vic
90. Lûmé, Vic
91. Aubergine, ACT
92. Acme, NSW
93. Cho Cho San, NSW
94. Lalla Rookh, WA
95. O My, Vic
96. Moon Under Water, Vic
97. Vasse Felix, WA
98. Sokyo, NSW
99. Yellow, NSW
100. Supernormal, Vic


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