Hilton Sydney, Australia

Hilton Sydney’s concierge Ben Thomas shares his recommendations for dining in Sydney.


Italian restaurant Pendolino sits in Sydney’s Historic Strand Arcade. Under the skilful guidance of head chef and owner Nino Zoccali, The Restaurant Pendolino specialises in regionally inspired Italian cuisine featuring some of Australia and Italy’s most prestigious extra-virgin olive oils and food and wine products, and a range of artisanal pastas made on the premises in a dedicated pasta kitchen.


Located at Circular Quay, Aria provides a dining experience with striking Sydney Harbour views, an award winning menu and extensive wine list, all served in an intimate and elegant dining room. Owned by Chef Matt Moran and Bruce Solomon, ARIA first opened its doors in 1999 and his menu remains true to his ethos of seasonal ingredients, cooked perfectly to create elegant, balanced dishes.


Set within a beautiful heritage dining room with soaring white columns and luxurious accoutrements, est. delivers dining on a grand scale. Executive Head Chef Peter Doyle is renowned for his trademark contemporary Australian food, which is uncluttered, seasonally driven and executed with French-influenced precision and teamed with an acclaimed wine list personally selected by Franck Moreau MS.

Glass Brasserie

Combining unique culinary creations, exquisite décor and superior service, Glass Brasserie provides a truly definitive dining experience in the heart of city on Level 4 of Hilton Sydney. The 240-seat restaurant is the perfect place to soak up Sydney’s vibrant atmosphere while dining on the finest Modern Australian cuisine.