Quandoo’s Top 40 Romantic Restaurants in Australia 2018

They say that “the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach”, and here at Quisine, we would have to agree.

Romance can be defined in numerous ways, but nothing quite beats the charm and allure of dining with someone at a romantic restaurant. What’s not to love?

Henry Deane restaurant at Hotel Palisade. Source: Quandoo

There’s the possibility of a beautiful view or a memorable location. The potential for effortless service or an atmosphere that oozes with sophistication and ambience. And one mustn’t forget delicious food and drink, often complementing the tone of a special night with tastes to savour and excite.

Whether it’s a new blossoming relationship or one that’s already ageing like fine wine, a romantic meal out for two is always a treat. To inspire you before your next special dining experience, we’ve put together a list of Quandoo’s Top 40 Romantic Restaurants in Australia.

A dish from Cipri Italian in Paddington, Sydney. Source: Quandoo

The list includes everything from waterside locations and inner city bistros, to dessert bars and fine dining. Restaurants were selected based on reviews left by Quandoo diners and criteria we consider important for a romantic restaurant: service, ambience, decor, food, uniqueness, location and intimacy.

Several restaurants on the list also feature in Quandoo’s Top 100 Restaurants in Australia for 2018, an assurance that these eateries are of a high calibre and quality. So, without further ado, scroll down to find out which Quandoo restaurants are leading the way in romance.

Ambience at Sezar in the Melbourne CBD. Source: Quandoo

Quandoo’s Top 40 Romantic Restaurants in Australia

ALEX & Co. – Parramatta, Sydney

Baccomatto Osteria – Surry Hills, Sydney

Big Poppa’s – Darlinghurst, Sydney

Bistro 32 – Caringbah, Sydney

Cafe Morso – Pyrmont, Sydney

Canton Bay Chinese Restaurant – Perth CBD, Perth

Carne Grill – Chirnside Park, Melbourne

Chilli Orange – North Perth, Perth

Chloe’s Restaurant – Kent Town, Adelaide

Cipri Italian – Paddington, Sydney

A negroni at Machiavelli Ristorante Italiano in the Sydney CBD. Source: Quandoo

Croydon Lane Wine & Tapas Bar – Cronulla, Sydney

Cucina 105 – Liverpool, Sydney

Down The Hatch – Joondalup, Perth

Flavour of India – Edgecliff, Sydney

Foglia Di Fico – Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Grossi Florentino – Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Henry Deane at Hotel Palisade – Millers Point, Sydney

Kingsley’s Steakhouse – Sydney CBD, Sydney

Krung Thep – North Adelaide, Adelaide

Le Coq Rotisserie – Rozelle, Sydney

Excitement at Midori Teppanyaki & Bar in Northbridge, Perth. Source: Quandoo

Machiavelli Ristorante Italiano – Sydney CBD, Sydney

Maedaya – Richmond, Melbourne

Man Tong Kitchen – Southbank, Melbourne

Mark & Vinny’s Spaghetti & Spritz – Surry Hills, Sydney

Measure – Mount Lawley, Perth

Midori Teppanyaki & Bar – Northbridge, Perth

Morris Jones Restaurant & Cocktail Bar – Windsor, Melbourne

Nara Lounge – Hurstville, Sydney

Neho Asian Tapas – Victoria Park, Perth

Ocha – Hawthorn, Melbourne

The dining room at Perugino in West Perth, Perth. Source: Quandoo \[…\] [Rea](https://quisine.quandoo.com.au/guide/romantic-restaurants-in-australia-2018/attachment/perugino-quandoo/)

Perugino – West Perth, Perth

Pizzeria Da Alfredo – Glebe, Sydney

Quoi Dining – Baulkham Hills, Sydney

Ramon’s at Willow Pond – Canning Vale, Perth

Sandros – Berwick, Melbourne

Sarti – Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Sezar – Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Six Senses Gourmet Thai – Leederville, Perth

Ventuno Restaurant – Millers Point, Sydney

Yuzu at Church Lane – Melbourne CBD, Melbourne

Waterside dining at Ventuno Restaurant in Millers Point, Sydney. Source: Quandoo