The incredible diversity of Sydney's multi-cultural society has produced a food lover's paradise. Australia has no rival when it comes to
clean, fresh food. Brilliant chefs at top restaurants constantly stretch the boundaries of what goes with what to create dishes which blend
influences from other countries, notably Japan and Asia, with superb local produce. Seafood, prime beef and lamb feature prominently.
Sydney City Search Food and Wine Guide
Sydney Food Guide
Sydney has a broad selection of bars ranging from English style pubs to ultra-slick hip bars.
Sydney Cool Bars
Outside of Australia, dial your international access code, followed by 61 for Australia, 2 for New South Wales (which includes Sydney), and
then the eight digit local number. Within Australia but outside New South Wales, dial 02 followed by the eight digit local number.
Taxis are available at taxi-stands or can be hailed in the street. Trains and buses travel around the city and the suburbs.
Ferries travel from Circular Quay around Sydney Harbour.
Timetable, tickets and trip planner for trains, ferries and buses.
The time zone in Sydney is GMT/UTC +10 hours (Eastern Standard Time).
No service charge applies in Australia. Tipping is not mandatory but a 10% tip in restaurants and hotel bars is not unusual for very good