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Top 10 Hot Restaurants & Bars in Double Bay

Double Bay has experienced a recent dining revival with new venues opening and existing venues drawing in a regular clientele. With its proximity to the CBD, the eastern suburb offers a variety of dining and drinking options within walking distance of one another.

Here are out top 10 hot venues in Double Bay, new and existing restaurants and bars, presented in no particular order:

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1. Stockroom InterContinental Sydney Double Bay

Stockroom at the InterContinental Sydney Double Bay is one of the newer dining destinations. The dining room with its elegance makes for an intimate space for those special evenings or you may prefer a more casual space with the stone chefs tables.

Stockroom, Intercontinental Double Bay, 33 Cross Street, Double Bay NSW 2028

2. Pink Salt

Pink Salt takes you on a journey with a Mediterranean vibe. Relax in the dining room or conservatory for a flavoursome meal or sit in booths or around the bar for drinks and share plates.

53 Cross Street, Double Bay 2028 NSW

3. Niji Restaurant & Bar

Niji Restaurant & Bar brings Japan to Double Bay. Fresh and clean flavours abound be it sushi or from the a la carte menu. A good selection of sakes and Japanese whiskies are also available to enjoy.

Niji Restaurant & Bar, 21 Bay St, Double Bay NSW 2028

4. Pelicano Restaurant and Bar

At Pelicano Restaurant and Bar, the options take you from sitting at the bar and enjoying cocktails and a drink to some tasty food either inside or watch the world go by eating al fresco.

24 Bay St Double Bay, NSW 2028

5. Vine

Vine offers a contemporary menu with a French influence. The wine list brings over 50 boutique wines both new and old world with a selection of organic and biodynamic styles. Read our review of Vine Double Bay.

2 Short St Double Bay, NSW 2028

5. Stillery Bar

Stillery Bar is the first gin-centric bar for Double Bay with over 25 gins available for cocktails. Take a tasting trip, “make your own martini” or choose from a selection of signature cocktails and punches.

Intercontinental Double Bay, 33 Cross Street, Double Bay NSW 2028

7. Mrs Sippy

Mrs Sippy is a place to enjoy the sun during daytime with its open air roof with big bites or small bites, cocktails or wine. Once the sun sets, you can dance the night away as the DJs play.

37 Bay St Double Bay, NSW 2028

8. Chinta Kechil

Chinta Kechil lets the diner experience Malay street food with light snacks, laksas, noodles and rice dishes such as nasi lemak, mama’s homey stewed chicken in a café setting.

342 New South Head Rd Double Bay, NSW 2028

9. Fish Face

Fish Face serves up fresh quality seafood be from the Fish Face menu or from their Sushi and Sashimi menu. Take a table or sit at the bar around the kitchen.

346 New South Head Rd Double Bay, NSW 2028

10. Saké Restaurant & Bar

Saké Restaurant & Bar will soon be opening at the Intercontinental Hotel, bringing its renowned contemporary and classic Japanese dishes accompanied by a range of premium sakes.

Intercontinental Double Bay, 33 Cross St Double Bay, NSW 2028

Updated 26 April 2015:

Char & Co

Newcomer to Double Bay, Char & Co is well worthy of an honourable listing. Owner/Chef Bruno Da Motta and his team not only bring an authentic Churrasco experience to Double Bay but a la carte dining with a vibrant South American flavour.

Char & Co, 15 Knox Street, Double Bay, NSW 2028

About the author

Kevin Burke

Kevin Burke is the Co-Founder of Gourmantic. He was first carried onto a plane at 3 months old. He enjoyed it so much, most of his efforts have been to get back in them to travel. He has lived on 3 continents and in addition to his love of travel and food, he is passionate about wine, chocolate and music.