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Local restaurants, world class dining • Australia

Time Out’s tough-to-please food editors from around the world pick their favourite local restaurant for 2014


Our favourite local restaurants: Smashed avocado on toast in Sydney


Melbourne and Sydney’s finest from their 2013 restaurant awards selections have serious style – they might not be the biggest or the grandest destinations, but what’s on the plate is full of flair and adventure. Our critics swooned for ambitious flavours and execution, be it ‘lightly grilled hangar steak covered in whipped lardo with a side of fried turnip and a grilled onion’ or ‘pure walnut purée topped with impossibly thin shavings of pine mushrooms and a solitary cabbage flower, plucked daily from the kitchen garden’. Read on for more come-hither descriptions of Australia’s best local restaurants (and while you’re there, check out some bars as well)…


Our editors’ favourite local restaurants in Australia


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