Unless your situated near Sydney Airport when you need to leave, or have a relatively long layover, you may wish to take the time for a tasty meal before your next departure time. Remember, though, to leave enough time for the security checks before your plane leaves.
The city centre itself is accessible by train (13 minutes travel time), where there are plenty of places to eat, or taxi or limo, though traffic can get quite heavy during rush hours.
Not far from Chinatown is Darling Harbour, you can catch a light rail from there direct to either place from Central Station and back again.
Darling Harbour is the city’s premier entertainment district:
At Circular Quay, you can take a ferry to either Parramatta or Manly for more places to eat and get some grand views of the beautiful harbour that is Sydney’s:
Two beaches that are near the airport are Brighton Le-Sands and Malabar. A short taxi ride will get you there. Below are some of the best restaurants and other places to eat near the Sydney Airport itself, not only for the food but for the service:
At the Randwick Golf Club: With a beautiful view of Malabar Beach, you can taste modern Australian dishes using the fresh locally produced ingredients. Open lunch or dinner.
Randwick Golf Club
Malabar, Randwick NSW 2036
Phone: +61 2 8347 3744
Situated in the Malabar RSL club, and open for lunch and dinner, they give you a chance to eat Asian food as well as classic Australian fare, depending on your choice. Very delicious seafood as well.
28 Victoria St
Malabar NSW 2017
Phone: +61 2 9661 6233
Fresh modern seafood dishes, with a Greek touch. Along with the meal, you get great views of Ramsgate Beach on Botany Bay. They have both an ala carte menu and a set menu, if you wish to try a variety of dishes.
2 Cook Park
The Grand Parade
Ramsgate Beach NSW 2031
Phone: +61 2 9529 5391
Present Rates of Exchange for Australian Dollars AUD Currency Exchange Rate Note: Banks and Currency Exchanges, which can be found at the Aiport, charge slightly different rates to each other. You will also find ATM facilities.
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