Sydney's Most Sustainable Restaurants

Happy Plastic Free July! We at ellaslist love going green for a good cause and were thrilled to chat to OpenTable about their growing list of 100% sustainable restaurants in Sydney.  

Recent research from online restaurant reservations platform, OpenTable, has revealed Aussie’s growing appetite for ethically sourced and eco-friendly dining options.

The research showed that when it came to selecting a restaurant, savvy diners were doing their research before booking, with 1 in 3 (31%) wanting to know how far food had travelled before ending up on their plate, and an incredible 43% of diners wishing restaurants disclosed whether their food was ethically sourced.

To help make sourcing sustainable restaurants in Sydney a lot easier, we chatted with OpenTable about their top-rated sustainable restaurants in Sydney.

Love.Fish - Barangaroo


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Showcasing sustainably sourced, Australian seafood, Love.Fish takes their core belief of serving only well-sourced food to the next level. Having already forged a reputation as ‘The fish bar with a green heart’ since opening in 2016, the restaurant offers a wide selection of locally-sourced oysters, raw fish, platters and crustaceans, as well as delicious organic wines.

For more information, visit the website.

Acre Eatery - Camperdown 


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Acre Eatery prioritise sustainable produce from their on-site partner, Pocket City Farms, while the remainder of their fresh produce is sourced from a collection of small to medium-size farms located within the Sydney basin. Their proteins are also sustainably sourced and in the most part, secondary cuts cooked slowly to release the abundance of flavour.

For more information, visit the website.

The Gantry Restaurant - Sydney


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The Gantry Restaurant, an incredible venue set against Sydney Harbour, uses sustainably sourced ingredients for its menus. Its wine list features labels from many organic vineyards, and handcrafted cocktails feature native, botanical and house-made ingredients - yum!

For more information, visit the website.

Momofuko Seiobo - The Star, Pyrmont


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Momofuku Seiobo, part of David Chang’s critically acclaimed international empire, presents a tasting menu inspired by Australian ingredients and the Caribbean heritage of executive chef Paul Carmichael. The Momofuku brand has gained worldwide recognition for its innovative take on cuisine while supporting sustainable and responsible farmers and food purveyors - what a winning combination!

For more information, visit the website.

The Grounds Of Alexandria - Alexandria


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Ah, The Grounds - is there anything they can't do right?! The organic garden at The Grounds of Alexandria Café - the source of much of the fresh produce used in the kitchen - is augmented by compost made from kitchen scraps. The restaurant’s green efforts also include rewarding its customers for carpooling and cycling: those arriving with four or more in one car get free coffee and valet parking while customers arriving on bicycles all receive free coffees - it's a win-win!

For more information, visit the website.

 

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