Call on your fellow bachelorettes and bridesmaids and get together for a boozy lunch to celebrate a special occasion. Below are some of our fave "need-to-be-scene" insta-worthy restaurants with killer views, perfect for dressing up and ordering up a storm. Ladies, listen up because the earlier you start the more *belter* of a night you'll have, taking advantage of happy hour in the process!
Chiswick offers casual dining in a stunning setting. Their menu is elegant, simplistic and perfect for sharing. Chiswick is the perfect place for a long ladies lunch or special occasion with the girls. Nestled in Sydney’s picturesque Woollahra, Chiswick offers casual dining in a stunning setting. With many ingredients grown outside the window in their kitchen garden, the menu is elegantly simplistic and perfect for sharing. The natural light-filled space of a contemporary dining room gives way to a casual bar area, large communal table and shaded outdoor seating; perfect for a special occasion such as an Engagement or Sunday lunch with the girls. The kitchen is run by Head Chef Tom Haynes, graduate of ARIA Sydney and part of Matt Moran’s team for over ten years. A local favourite, Chiswick is Matt Moran’s philosophy of honest produce, artful cooking and warm atmosphere. The space is filled with natural light (perfect for selfies) and there is a casual bar area, communal table and shaded outdoor seating, perfect for the Summer months with a glass rosé or 4.
CHINA DOLL, WOOLLOOMOOLOO WHARF
China Doll is the ultimate Sydney dining experience and the perfect place to spoil your girlgang for a special occasion.
China Doll is an award-winning restaurant delivering the ultimate Sydney dining experience. Residing on the historic Finger Wharf in Woolloomooloo they offer an innovative menu, impressive cocktail list, personalised service and spectacular views of the Sydney city skyline.
The menu is inspired by premium and ethically sourced produce providing a balanced menu of generously portioned, modern Asian dishes. With a #killer cocktail list and amazing backdrop views of the Sydney city skyline, this venue is perfect for a long outdoor lunch to indulge on delicious dumplings and shaken cocktails. The Little China Girl cocktail is a must try!
PADDINGTON INN, PADDINGTON
After a 6 month overhaul, the new Paddington Inn Bar & Dining is perfect for a cocktail, to wine and dine, or soak up the atmosphere before or after an event. The Paddington Inn has a rich history of quality food and restaurant personalities.The new Paddington Inn Bar & Dining is perfect for a cocktail, to wine and dine, or soak up the atmosphere before or after an event. Their décor gives us major #homeinspo! The Paddington Inn has a reputation for quality food and we personally can’t get enough of their Espresso Martinis! Certified hangover.
COOGEE PAVILION, COOGEE BEACH
Merivale’s Coogee Pavilion celebrates the good things in life – friendship, family, fun and food, all with a Coogee ocean view. From freshly shucked oysters and sashimi to wood-fired pizza and kids dishes, their menu is made for sharing. The nostalgic games arena – complete with petanque, giant magnetic scrabble, ping pong and an in-house theatrette – ensures fun for all ages. A fun and relaxed adults only social destination for the iconic beachside suburb, the Rooftop features four indoor and outdoor bars, a sweeping balcony boasting wraparound views of the Coogee shoreline and a mouth-watering Mediterranean menu. Merivale’s Coogee Pavilion is a relaxed, cool place to let your hair down with the girls and enjoy the beautiful ocean view and a few margharitas – we mean both kinds! Count us in…