From filet mignon to tomahawks – our guide to the 10 best steak restaurants in Sydney will have you munching on the tastiest steak frites.
If you’re sizzling in search of the best meat and steak restaurants in Sydney, then don’t t-bone yourself out as we’ve done all of the hard work for you.
From African-inspired menu’s to one of the best French restaurants in Sydney, our list of the 10 best steakhouses in Sydney will have you dishing into the top steak frites around town.
The Meat & Wine Co
Based on a unique African inspired menu, with a top secret basting recipe known only to the owner, The Meat & Wine Co has a steak frites for everyone. There are seven heavenly sauces to choose from and, as for the steak, The Meat & Wine Co serve up an expansive range from affordable grass- and grain-fed to the more decadent marbled wagyu, accompanied by a wide range of sides. With three locations around Sydney, this is one meat restaurant you must visit at least once.
Rockpool Bar and Grill
Taking the title as one of the best fine dining and steak restaurants in Sydney; when it comes to steak, Rockpool Bar & Grill takes it all very seriously. Featuring an expansive menu that includes the likes of pizza, seafood and more, when it comes to steak, Rockpool do things a little differently. Offering a more high-end experience, for your visit we recommend the Rangers Valley 300 Day Grain Fed Scotch Fillet ($90) with a side of Wood Fire Grilled Creamed Corn ($15) and the Harvey Bay Scallops with Aleppo Pepper and Orange Oil ($34) to start.
Chophouse is a contemporary steak restaurant in Sydney where you don’t eat: you feast. Chophouse boasts a wide range of meats, from the grain-fed 1.5-kilogram Tomahawk from New South Wales Riverina region, to more manageable pasture- or grain-fed and wagyu steaks. The New York style brasserie atmosphere and expansive selection of steaks and sides makes Chophouse a dining experience to remember. Just don’t forget to leave room for the dessert menu – our favourite is the Creme Caramel ($18)!
Bistecca, a hidden Tuscan-style restaurant lying beneath Sydney’s CBD certainly knows a few things when it comes to steak frites. The only main dish on the menu is one style of meat: the Bistecca all Fiorentina ($14 per 100grams). You choose how much you want by weight, which is then presented to you before being cooked in the open kitchen situated in the centre of the dining room. The result of this ‘theatrical’ performance is a delicious melt in your mouth steak with equally delicious and varied sides. A restaurant, bar and wine shop all in one, Bistecca will always take the title as one of the best steak restaurants in Sydney.
Black Bar and Grill
Go for the view and stay for the food. With sweeping views of Darling Harbour and huge floor-to-ceiling windows to maximise its glorious location, Black Bar and Grill is one of the more picturesque meat restaurants in Sydney to enjoy steak and frites. With an open kitchen adding to the atmosphere , here steak lovers will find 12 types of steak cuts available ranging from 600-day Flank to an impressive 450 day one-kilogram grain-fed Ribeye Wagyu ($195) from Rangers Valley in New South Wales. Alongside a mouthwatering entree, main and side selection, Black Bar and Grill also shake up a treat with their cocktails.
Sydney’s best French restaurant, Hubert, knows how to cook up a good steak frites. The dark wooden interiors, lush with red velvet accents and dim lighting contribute to the intimate vintage feel, with the help of antique posters and the well stocked bar upstairs. While steak is not the focus of the menu, the options available are varied and delicious, from the one-kilogram Côte de Boeuf ($175) to the more manageable bordelaise butter Bavette steak ($49) from Rangers Valley.
Felix is renowned Sydney-wide for making diners feel they have been transported to Paris – just think of it as one of the best French restaurants in the heart of Sydney. Renowned for their excellent steak and frites, at Felix you’ll also find signature cocktails as well as a long list of wines that can be enjoyed in their nifty al fresco seating area. A unique experience in itself; steak frites lovers will surely fall in love with the classic yet simple French brasserie style of Felix.
Nestled in the heritage listed St James Trust Building opposite Hyde Park, Bambini Trust is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With indoor and outdoor seating, the 24-year-old steak restaurant offers a sophisticated, intimate yet modern, European experience. The steak and frites are served simply with high quality ingredients. The end result? A mouthwatering and delectable experience. Overall, Bambini Trust is an excellent go-to for some of the best steak in Sydney.
The Fairmont Restaurant
The Fairmont Restaurant offers a more casual meat restaurant experience in Sydney. Located inside the heritage listed Occidental Hotel, The Fairmont Restaurant prides itself on its laidback vibe and old school charm. With seven steak cuts available, guests can pick from Black Angus Scotch Fillet ($39.50). a New York Sirloin ($38.50) or, for a taste of everything on offer, the legendary BBQ Mix Plate ($39.50) with fillet mignon on creamy mash, old English pork sausage, a lamb cutlet that’s finished with a red wine jus.
With front-row views to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, 6HEAD is the hottest addition to our guide to the best steak restaurants in Sydney. Titled as a premium steakhouse in Sydney, 6HEAD serves up just that. Led by Sean Hall, 6HEAD’s menu features a divine combination of gastronomic creations including their Lobster Mac & Cheese ($22) and Char-Grilled Quail ($45). As for steak frites, you’ll find seven cuts that pairs seamlessly with their five housemade sauces. This is one steak restaurant that’s a must-try for any Sydneysider.
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