Best Sydney restaurants located within a 5 minute walk of Central Station | Ratings, Reviews & Maps

The following Sydney restaurants are all conveniently located within a 5 minute walk of the Central Train Station. They are sorted according to their overall rating on Yelp. When you are looking for a great place to eat near Central Station in Sydney, any of the following restaurants should prove to be a good choice.

Chinese Noodle Restaurant

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 94 Reviews.

Chinese Noodle Restaurant
Chinese Noodle Restaurant map

Price: $

Category: Chinese Noodles

Address:
Shop 7
8 Quay St
Sydney New South Wales 2000
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9281 9051

1 Star Rating Got here with my friends and they brought out our order very quickly, minus my Own. I asked them several times for my order and they said it was coming, but... Read More

Vincent M. Mar-06-2020

4 Star Rating Ok what!? How have I never been to this hole in the wall, fits people in like Tetris, there's faux grapes on the ceiling, damn those portions are massive... Read More

Jenny K. Sep-28-2016

5 Star Rating YES YES AND YES The dumplings here are amazing; you can't go wrong with boiled, pan fried, or steamed. Grab a seat outside, but beware because the tables... Read More

Brooke R. Oct-16-2017

Spice Alley

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 49 Reviews.

Spice Alley
Spice Alley map

Price: $

Category: Food Court

Address:
18-20 Kensington St
Chippendale New South Wales 2008
Australia

Phone: +61 424 756 969

5 Star Rating #69 for 2021 Finding Spice Alley was a little bit difficult. There was no sign saying this is Spice Alley. I ended walking through an alley to get to... Read More

Mel B. May-25-2021

4 Star Rating Great place for a bite with so many options! It doesn't take cash and only card but they have surcharge which I thought was strange we can't pay cash at the... Read More

Nina S. Dec-30-2019

4 Star Rating Spice Alley is like a modernized trendy hipster version of a hawker center. It's tucked away in this narrow side street and has several stalls/vendors... Read More

Sylvia K. Mar-11-2020

Haven Specialty Coffee

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 37 Reviews.

Haven Specialty Coffee
Haven Specialty Coffee map

Price: $

Category: Breakfast & Brunch Coffee & Tea Venues & Event Spaces

Address:
30-34 Chalmers Street
Surry Hills New South Wales 2010
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9281 9300

5 Star Rating Scallop on the Red Sea Risotto. Succulent pieces of Japanese scallop topped over the creamy risotto. The risotto was sprinkled with a generous amount of... Read More

Ellen C. Oct-14-2017

4 Star Rating One of those brunch places that sell things that are too pretty to eat! This cafe is located in a semi quiet location, far from busy foot traffic, save for... Read More

Grace P. Oct-20-2020

4 Star Rating I needed a point of comparison after a visit to nearby Single O, and Haven came up as the most worthwhile competitor per the consensus of the interwebs. In... Read More

Paul V. Sep-25-2019

Do Dee Paidang

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 17 Reviews.

Do Dee Paidang
Do Dee Paidang map

Price: $$

Category: Thai

Address:
37 Ultimo Rd
#9
Haymarket New South Wales 2000
Australia

Phone: +61 2 8065 3827

5 Star Rating This place was packed at 10 pm on a Sunday night, with plenty of other options available. That was a definite sign they are doing something right. The menu... Read More

Violet H. Aug-25-2019

5 Star Rating One of the best late night snack i've ever had. And i used to live off late night snacks. Appetizers were good. The mango sticky rice was very good. But the... Read More

Al W. Jan-11-2019

4 Star Rating Hearty food at very reasonable prices in the middle of Haymarket just outside Market City. This place is always busy and you need to put your name down on... Read More

Khoi P. Sep-25-2016

Yok Yor Thai Food Factory

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 30 Reviews.

Yok Yor Thai Food Factory
Yok Yor Thai Food Factory map

Price: $$

Category: Thai

Address:
323 Castlereagh St
Shop G06
Sydney New South Wales 2000
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9280 0001

5 Star Rating One of my go to Thai places in Sydney. If you like Thaifood, come here. The food is authentic and affordable. I have been there for lunch and dinner and... Read More

Maria M. Jan-20-2018

5 Star Rating Sydney has a lot of Thai restaurants and it made it hard for me to decide where to go. Around the block from Yok Yor is Chat Thai which is also good and... Read More

Cathy C. Sep-06-2015

5 Star Rating Fav thai place in sydney in terms of taste. I order the beef stir fry with rice for 12$ Read More

Bubby H. Dec-01-2019

Concrete Jungle

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 15 Reviews.

Concrete Jungle
Concrete Jungle map

Category: Cafes

Address:
58 Kensington St
Chippendale New South Wales 2008
Australia

Phone: +61 449 771 081

5 Star Rating I still have dreams about my daily acai bowl from concrete jungle. I spent a month in Sydney for work and hit this place every morning. The shop was... Read More

Sarah S. May-10-2021

5 Star Rating Came here to do our morning meeting when we visited Sydney for work. It's a massive cafe that serves great coffee and food. We ordered the quinoa... Read More

Angel C. May-07-2021

4 Star Rating This place really goes out of their way to make their food look pretty. Beware though this place is pretty pricey. See receipt attached. The pandan... Read More

Giselle A. Dec-05-2019

Devon Cafe

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 41 Reviews.

Devon Cafe
Devon Cafe map

Price: $$

Category: Restaurants Coffee & Tea

Address:
76 Devonshire St
Surry Hills New South Wales 2010
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9211 8777

5 Star Rating I found the recommendation for this cute cafe on a Pinterest post and it did not disappoint. My brother and I enjoyed a quaint breakfast with BIG flavor on... Read More

Erica H. Oct-04-2018

5 Star Rating Great service and delicious, fresh food. I ordered the seafood omelet with a croissant. Read More

Elizabeth A. Dec-17-2019

2 Star Rating We came here due to the good reviews on zomato and we def think this place is wayyy overrated! We ordered the most frequently mentioned salmon dish on... Read More

Winnie C. Dec-07-2017

Pho Gia Hoi

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 35 Reviews.

Pho Gia Hoi
Pho Gia Hoi map

Price: $

Category: Vietnamese

Address:
711 George St
Sydney New South Wales 2000
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9211 0221

4 Star Rating Nice to find a good pho spot here down under. We came upon this spot after a bit of internet searching. It was quite busy for a late afternoon, a good... Read More

Nicole E. Jan-30-2020

2 Star Rating Not as good as I'd like it to be. The service is efficient but it's different from Canada - people here don't work for tips so don't expect them to wait on... Read More

Teresa V. Dec-17-2019

4 Star Rating The only good meal here is pho. A little bit disappointed. But in downtown they are best. Read More

Casey L. Jan-06-2021

Marigold Restaurant

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 68 Reviews.

Marigold Restaurant
Marigold Restaurant map

Price: $$

Category: Dim Sum Cantonese Wine Bars

Address:
683 George St
Level 4 & 5
Haymarket New South Wales 2000
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9281 3388

5 Star Rating This place is still kicking :D!! This was the first ever Yum cha I had ever been too.. came to Australia when i was 4 & would of come here around the time i... Read More

Billy E. Apr-24-2017

4 Star Rating Yum cha in Sydney This is a great spot to have yum cha in Sydney. The servers were friendly and the dishes were all lovely - although we did have a bit of... Read More

Suzie L. Nov-14-2019

4 Star Rating The live abalone is very fresh. The shabu shabu thin sliced abalone is very good. The resulting broth was also very flavorful and great for a cold night.... Read More

Al W. Aug-24-2019

Hari's Vegetarian

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 12 Reviews.

Hari's Vegetarian
Hari's Vegetarian map

Price: $

Category: Vegetarian Vegan

Address:
107-121 Quay St
Haymarket
Sydney New South Wales 2007
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9212 1010

5 Star Rating Last time we were innSydney we found this little jewel. We were impressed enough to come back on this visit. Hubby got a lunch special of rice with 2... Read More

Jeffrey C. Mar-29-2019

2 Star Rating If you need your clean utensils, skip eating in. Both the take away and other utensils are presented at the til, upturned. Not only do people need to put... Read More

Senchwa W. Nov-10-2016

4 Star Rating Not a bad place. It's self-service with a relatively limited menu. Most things cannot be made vegan. I got a Minestrone, which was quite spicy but... Read More

Anastas B. Sep-30-2014

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Drink and Discover Secret Bar Walking Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $55.39 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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Infinity at Sydney Tower

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $85.61 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy an elegant meal while overlooking the stunning Sydney skyline at 360 Bar and Dining, the revolving restaurant atop Sydney Tower. Soaring 88 stories above the ground, this sophisticated restaurant offers an intimate, stylish fine dining experience, with contemporary Australian-French fusion cuisine. Choose from an à la carte menu to customize your 2- or 3-course meal, or enjoy premium seating and set menu with the 5 course degustation menu and toast with a glass of Champagne as you enjoy views from one of Sydney's best vantage points.Find the right package for your taste our new and exciting packages:- The Delux Experience: Enjoy your 5-course degustation with a guaranteed window seat, upon arrival you will receive a glass of sparking wine and also a celebration card. - The Platinum Experience: For two guests only enjoy a a 5-course degustation at a guaranteed window seat with a bottle of of G.H Mumm Grand Cordon Brut Champagne included in the price.

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Skyfeast at Sydney Tower

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $90.64 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy panoramic views and an incredible meal at the Sydney Tower revolving Restaurant, perched atop the tallest building in Sydney. You’ll spot Darling Harbour, Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Blue Mountains and more – every time you glance out of the rotating restaurant’s windows, another sight comes into view! The buffet lunch or dinner includes a range of tasty dishes that is sure to please everyone in your party.

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The Rocks Pub Walking Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $96.98 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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Sydney: Book A Local Host

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $91.48 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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Sydney Harbour High Tea Cruise

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $69.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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