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Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Sydney is complete without tasting the traditional Sydney food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Sydney to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make an informed decision when trying them.


  • Chiko Roll: is an Australian savory snack, inspired by the Chinese egg roll and spring rolls.
  • Sweet Corn fritters: are delicious as a side dish or a snack, and a firm favourite among both kids and adults.
  • Sydney rock oysters: popular snack.
  • Vegemite: is a dark brown Australian food paste made from yeast extract, spread for sandwiches, toast, biscuits, and filling for pastries.
  • Weet-Bix: is the name of high-fibre breakfast biscuits manufactured in Australia.



Main courses


  • ANZAC biscuit: made using rolled oats, flour, desiccated coconut, sugar, butter, golden syrup, bicarbonate of soda and boiling water.
  • Guava snow egg: probably the best dessert ever invented.
  • Jaffas: a small round sweet consisting of a soft chocolate centre with a hard covering of orange flavored, red colored confectionery.
  • Lamington: is a sponge cake in the shape of a cuboid, coated in a layer of traditionally chocolate icing then desiccated coconut.
  • Musk Sticks: consist of a pink semi-soft stick, usually extruded with a ridged cross-section.
  • Pavlova: is a meringue-based dessert.
  • Peach Melba: it combines two favorite summer fruits: peaches and raspberry sauce accompanying vanilla ice cream.
  • Salted Caramel: is one of the candies people truly have a weakness for.
  • Simnel cake: is a light fruit cake, similar to a Christmas cake, covered in marzipan.
  • Ricotta Hotcakes: with banana and honeycomb butter.
  • Tim Tam: are chocolate biscuits.
  • Violet Crumble: is a crumbly honeycomb-like substance coated in compound chocolate.

Fast food

Street food

  • Barbecue: or barbeque (with abbreviations BBQ & Bar-B-Q) is a method and apparatus for cooking meat or poultry with the heat and hot smoke of a fire.

Drinks (Non-alcoholic)

Drinks (Alcoholic)

  • Carlton Draught: is a 4.6% (abv) pale lager made in Australia by Carlton & United Beverages.
  • Henschke wines: one of Australia's Cult wines.
  • James Squire: is produced by the Malt Shovel Brewery in Sydney.
  • Penfolds Bin: is one of the very very best Australian Wine.
  • Penfolds Grange: wine, made from the Shiraz grape and a small percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Tooheys Extra Dry: is a crisp-tasting dry style lager.
  • Tooheys Old: is a Dark ale, and is supposedly similar to the Tooheys brothers original brew.
  • Tooheys New: is a pale lager and the most popular of the Tooheys' beers.
  • Tooheys Pils: is an Australian pilsner produced by Tooheys.
  • Skinny Blonde: is a low-carb blonde ale started by The Vines drummer Hamish Rosser.
  • St Arnou: Australia's fastest-growing Independent premium beer brand.
  • Sydney Cider: is made from a blend of quality culinary (eating) apples and Champagne.
  • Victoria Bitter: is one of the many iconic beers of Australia.

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