We love to share (clearly) but even more so when it comes to food. We’ve rounded up the best share plates in Sydney for your tastebuds.
How great is plate-sharing? It provides an acceptable avenue for those of us who love to try it all. Below is a collection of five restaurants that offer shared menus and excellent atmospheres for your next group catch-up.
16 Foster St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Nomad is the type of place you take someone you want to impress to, its subtle and unpretentious – but very impressive. They offer a shared menu from around $69pp that includes examples like; kingfish ceviche and confit lamb. If you want to go all out they offer a semi-private dining room for a more intimate experience.
Funky asian-fusion dining with loads of shared-plate options, the venue has four-floors of dining space and an interior that adds an element of fun to the experience. Notable items on the menu include; cheeseburger spring rolls, salt and vinegar tempura eggplant and snow-crab salad.
3/410 Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Just as the name alludes to Bang serves up Bangladeshi themed street food. The venue itself is very kitsch, patrons enter through a fluro lit stairwell to arrive in an industrial style room, hints of the Bangladeshi roots can be found through the decor. They offer a share menu starting from $55pp which includes items such as: Goat curry, chat potato and green chilli or honey roasted paneer with onion and peas.
DeVere Hotel, 44 MacLeay St, Potts Point NSW 2011
The Apollo is the place to go for plate-sharing Greek feast, they offer a couple of group options from $55-75pp depending on exactly how much of a feast you want. The inside of the restaurant is rustic in feel, combining exposed brick and distressed concrete to create a thrown-together look that exudes charm.
231a Victoria St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Although they stake no claim to it, Bar Brose offer French-themed cuisine in an environment that unifies modern decor minimalism with an art-deco feel. Notable menu items include: smoked trout with leek fondue and potato gnocchi with chilli and kombu butter. The menu and interior together create a relaxed yet stylish venue for a group meal and catch-up.