"A table by the window at Bennelong is a ticket to one of the best views in Sydney- ferries scuttling by, the city skylines and, of course, the Harbour Bridge. It's a dimly lit, romantic restaurant with smooth service under the watchful eye of Craig Hemmings and with stellar cooking by Guillaume Brahimi, the expat Frenchman with a delicate hand and formidable technique. Above, the Opera House's extraordinary ribs remind you that you're sitting within an international icon, and on the plate is proof that the food has risen to the occasion: the fresh, clean flavours of Brahimi's signature basil-infused tuna with mustard-seed vinaigrette; the moist and tender Glenloth chicken with duck foie gras ravioli, Chinese cabbage and truffle jus: or the perfectly cooked King fish with kipfler potatoes, olives, caramelised  baby tomatoes and capers. Bennelong has matured into one of the best eating options in the city..."

Guillaume at Bennelong





Sydney Opera House 

12 August 2005