Top 10 New Restaurants of 2015

Look no further. We’ve put together our list of the 10 hottest new restaurants for 2015. Here they are, presented in no particular order.

1. Raita Noda

Raita Noda, Surry Hills

Raita Noda in Surry Hills for being an enthralling dining experience like no other.

2. Nel Restaurant

Nel Restaurant, Sydney

Nel Restaurant in Sydney for inventive fine dining without the price tag.

3. Vine

Vine Double Bay

Vine in Double Bay for bringing modern French cuisine back to the table. (technically, it opened in 2104 but we first visited in 2015)

4. Luis Tans

Luis Tans, Bondi

Luis Tans in Bondi Beach for marrying the flavours of South America and Asia.

5. Lot 1 Sydney

Lot 1, Sydney

Lot 1 Sydney in the CBD for inventive Italian in one heck of a space.

6. Maybe Frank

Maybe Frank, Surry Hills

Maybe Frank in Surry Hills for authentic Italian, pizzas and cocktails you’d find in the best bars.

7. Lotus the Galeries

Lotus the Galeries

Lotus the Galeries in Sydney CBD for stunning dumplings and modern Asian dishes with a native twist.

8. Los Vida

Los Vida, Crows Nest

Los Vida, Sydney CBD and Crows Nest, for authentic food that Mexicans would eat in Mexico.

9. Salmon & Bear

Salmon and Bear, Zetland

Salmon & Bear in Zetland for tender and tasty sustainable fish at affordable prices.

10. Char & Co

Char & Co, Double Bay

Char & Co in Double Bay for introducing us to great Brazilian a la carte food, as well as churrasco.

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About the author

Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.