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
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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
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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
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Yia Sou

Simple and delicious home-made souvlaki.

49a Majors Bay Road, Concord
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