With a culinary tradition that dates back to the age of gladiators, Greek food comes with a lot of history. Sydney is home to an array of Greek restaurants – some that adhere tightly tried-and-tested recipes, and some that use them as inspiration only. Whichever the case, it's all delicious. Here are our picks.

Beta on Castlereagh

The newest venture from Peter Conistis is a classy, Greek-inspired cocktail bar.

1 238 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

1821

A sense of pride in Greece’s history and heritage comes through in David Tsirekas’s epic venue.

122 Pitt Street, Sydney

Medusa Greek Meze

Authentic Greek with an Aussie twist.

4/ 31 Market Street, Sydney

Zeus Street Greek

High-quality fast food.

Shop 404 264 George Street, Sydney

Pagoto Gelato & Waffle House

Two words: baklava ice-cream.

301 Victoria Road, Marrickville

The Apollo

Wood-fire dishes too good to share.

44 Macleay Street, Potts Point

Two Fold

Twins from My Kitchen Rules revolutionising Greek pub food.

388 Pitt Street, Sydney

Yia Sou

Simple and delicious home-made souvlaki.

49a Majors Bay Road, Concord
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