The 7 Best Restaurants at King Street Wharf

The 7 Best Restaurants at King Street Wharf

Written by: Cameron Ward

Published: 06/29/2016

Reading time: 4 mins

Wander down Sydney’s best waterfront restaurant precinct!

Set in the front of the picturesque Darling Harbour in Sydney, the King Street Wharf offers a huge selection of eateries, shops, bars, and activities.

There are plenty of dinner spots to choose from based on budget and food types. You can also find plenty of hideouts to sip cocktails while watching the sunset. King Street Wharf also plays host to numerous arts and cultural events throughout the year. Whenever you visit, there is likely to be something going on at the waterfront!

The majority of visitors to King Street Wharf are in search of somewhere to eat. The wharf has an array of delicious foodie hotspots that overlook the shimmering water of Darling Harbour.
Here are some of the best restaurants on King Street Wharf.

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1. Vessel Dining and Bar
If you’re on the hunt for carb-inspired treats like pizza and pasta, the Vessel Dining and Bar is the place to go. The well decorated, modern interior creates a great atmosphere to enjoy a meal with family or friends. Whether you are stopping in for dinner or just some drinks, there are many great options to choose from!

2. Bungalow 8
If you are in the mood for all things seafood, try out the popular Bungalow 8. In addition to seafood options, this restaurant also has classic bar food such as burgers and chips. This location is listed as one of the most popular restaurants in the area. Nestled against the water, this stylish location offers front row views of the harbour. Serving up a selection of freshly caught treats, like muscles, prawns, and white fish, Bungalow 8 offers a high-end dining experience.

3. Steerson’s Steakhouse
Set right on the waterfront, Steerson’s Steakhouse promises a whole host of meaty dishes. The menu covers both modern Australian cuisine and international delights. It is the perfect place to have a hearty meal and a glass of wine while overlooking the harbour. The steakhouse is open daily for lunch and reopens in the late afternoon for dinner.

4. Anason
Anason offers a stylish experience for diners on the hunt for something a bit different. It has a Turkish-style menu that promises its guests mouth-watering dishes, unlike any others you will find along South Bank. The spot itself is in the perfect location along the dazzling Darling Harbour. So set up here just before the sunset for a romantic and picture perfect view.

5. Belle’s Hot Chicken
If you’ve got a hankering for fried chicken, hotfoot it to Belle’s Hot Chicken. Here you can indulge in some hot chicken, a perfect comfort food for any day. Order a round of beers to go with it and stay to watch the sunset. You can enjoy the delicious food while being surrounded by the lively atmosphere of King Street Wharf.

6. The Malaya
With stunning sunset views over the harbour, The Malaya is the ideal dining spot. If you’re after a traditional tasting of Malaysian food, don’t miss this restaurant. The stylish interior provides a serene backdrop, while the menu is full of vibrant spices and flavours.

7. Rivareno Gelato Barangaroo
Okay, so maybe gelato isn’t the most nutritional dinner, but what’s a meal without some dessert? After checking out one of the restaurants on King Street Wharf, head to Rivareno Gelato Barangaroo. It’s impossible to go wrong with their delectable array of flavours. Try a more traditional flavour such as chocolate or pistachio. Or indulge in unique flavours such as black sesame, ricotta and fig, or matcha green tea.

These are just a few of the spectacular restaurants on offer at the King Street Wharf. Now what are you waiting for? Treat yourself to a night out at one of these delicious locations!

Cameron Ward
Cameron Ward
Managing Director at Sightseeing Tours Australia

Cameron Ward turned his travel passion into a thriving Australian tourism business. Before he co-founded his own business, Sightseeing Tours Australia, he was enjoying being a Melbourne tour guide. Even now, Cameron delights in helping visitors from all around the world get the most out of their incredible Australian trip. You’ll see Cameron leading tours or writing about his favourite Australian places where he shares his local insights.