Restaurant Reviews

Sydney's best wine bars

We've narrowed down Sydney's best wine bars to a tight list of 12 top spots, as seen in the 2018 Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide.

Wyno is one of Sydney's best wine bars, according to the 2018 Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide
Wyno

Drink your way through the flavours of the moment at 10 William St (10 William St, Paddington 02 9360 3310), which pours intriguing wines from an artisanal, Italian-leaning list. The list at laneway favourite Love, Tilly Devine (91 Crown La, Darlinghurst, 02 9326 9297) is as crisp as ever and its sister venue Dear Sainte Éloise (Shop 5, 29 Orwell St, Potts Point, 02 9326 9745) joins the scene covering all bases with its 300-plus wines. You'll also find substantial lists at Fix (111 Elizabeth St, Sydney, 02 9232 2767) and in the wine room of The Dolphin Hotel (412 Crown St, Surry Hills, 02 9331 4800).

Food and booze share the limelight at Restaurant Hubert (Basement, 15 Blight St, Sydney, 02 9232 0881), Wyno (4/5 Holt St, Surry Hills, 02 8399 1440) and Annata (69 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest, 02 9437 3700).

Monopole (71a MacLeay St, Potts Pint, 02 9360 4410) presents top-notch wines in a moody bar/eatery setting while its sister restaurants Yellow (57 MacLeay St, Potts Point, 02 9332 2344), Cirrus (23 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo, 02 9220 0111), and flagship Bentley (27 O'Connell St, Sydney, 02 8214 0505) each offer remarkable lists and well-versed service.