OpenTable reveals Australia’s top 50 restaurants for 2017
Online booking platform, OpenTable, has unveiled the country's best and most reviewed restaurants for 2017 and its clear from the data that Sydney venues come out on top.
OpenTable launched in Australia in December 2015. And in the last twelve months over 70,000 restaurant reviews have been submitted by diners from more than 1,500 restaurants nationally.
Lisa Hasen, VP, OpenTable, says, "The top 50 restaurants in Australia for 2017 are all renowned for their creativity, delicious dishes and impeccable service, providing uniquely memorable experiences to discerning diners time and time again.
"This list showcases the diversity of Australia’s restaurant scene and the array of cuisines we’re so fortunate to have on our doorstep."
OpenTable's analysis of the thousands of restaurant reviews sees Sydney lead the foodie charge with 26 restaurants in the top 50 list.
Intriguingly, the number two spot went to Brisbane with 12 venues, nudging out Melbourne which only had 11 restaurants on the inaugural list.
The top 50 list also saw Chinese, modern Asian and Japanese feature heavily, making up over a quarter of restaurants.
This was followed closely b modern Australian and Italian-inspired venues.
Hasen says, "We’re excited to see this list continue to grow over the years to come, and continue to highlight the exceptional efforts of these restaurants chefs and staff.
"OpenTable diner reviews have always been, and will continue to be, one of our key pillars for ensuring customers discover the right dining experience for their needs."
Alphabetical list of Australia’s top 100 restaurants 2017:
ARIA Sydney - Sydney, Australia
Big Poppa's - Sydney, Australia
Bistro C - Brisbane, Australia
Bistro Guillaume - Sydney, Australia
Cafe Sydney - Sydney, Australia
CHISWICK - Sydney, Australia
Chocolate Buddha- Melbourne, Australia
Dead Ringer - Sydney, Australia
eightysix - Canberra, Australia
Elio's Osteria - Brisbane, Australia
French Saloon - Melbourne, Australia
Gingerboy- Melbourne, Australia
Glasshouse - Melbourne, Australia
Gowings Bar & Grill - Sydney, Australia
Hartsyard - Sydney, Australia
Hell of the North - Melbourne, Australia
Hideaway Kitchen & Bar Broadbeach - Brisbane, Australia
Kepos & Co - Sydney, Australia
Kneading Ruby - Sydney, Australia
Les Bubbles Bar and Bistro - Brisbane, Australia
Lotus Barangaroo - Sydney, Australia
Lotus Dumpling Bar - Sydney, Australia
Lotus Galeries - Sydney, Australia
Lucy Liu Restaurant - Melbourne, Australia
Madame Wu - Brisbane, Australia
Meet - Sydney, Australia
Mercado - Sydney, Australia
Mjølner - Sydney, Australia
Momofuku Seiōbo - Sydney, Australia
Nour - Sydney, Australia
Osaka Trading Co. - Sydney, Australia
Osteria di Russo & Russo, Sydney, Australia
Restaurant Hubert - Sydney, Australia
Rick Shores - Brisbane, Australia
Ricky & Pinky - Melbourne, Australia
Rockpool Bar & Grill - Sydney
Rogue Bar + Bistro - Brisbane, Australia
Rumi Restaurant - Melbourne, Australia
Sails Noosa - Brisbane, Australia
Sake Restaurant & Bar - Sydney, Australia
Sokyo - Sydney, Australia
Stokehouse Q - Brisbane, Australia
Sum Yung Guys - Brisbane, Australia
Tequila Mockingbird - Sydney, Australia
The Collective Palm Beach - Brisbane, Australia
The European - Melbourne, Australia
The Woodhouse Restaurant - Melbourne, Australia
Tinamba Hotel - Melbourne, Australia
Trattoria Emilia - Melbourne, Australia
Vaquero - Brisbane, Australia
For further information, please visit opentable.com.au/m/best-restaurants-in-australia-2017.