Whether you’re craving soup-filled dumpling or handmade pasta, Sydney is heavy on takeaway options that prove that eating in can be just as adventurous as dining out. We’ve compiled a list of eateries worth skipping the wait for your favourite table.

The Grounds of Alexandria

So much more than a cafe, a garden oasis.

Building 7a 2 Huntley Street, Alexandria

Bar Luca

A local favourite these burgers satisfy and then some.

52 Phillip Street, Sydney

Devon Cafe

Healthy, freshly made sandwiches and salads conveniently located in the business district of Surry Hills.

76 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills

Mamak - Haymarket

Delicate Roti, fiery curries and imported Malaysian soft drinks. A lunch winner.

15 Goulburn Street, Haymarket

Black Star Pastry Newtown

Perfect for a cheeky afternoon treat.

277 Australia Street, Newtown


Take-away lunch without the guilty conscious

346-350 Crown Street, Surry Hills

Reuben Hills

Your go-to for Latin fusion lunches.

61 Albion Street, Surry Hills

Da Mario

Traditional Italian pizzas from a wood-fired oven in the heart of Rosebery.

Shop 1 36 Morley Avenue, Rosebery

The Lucky Pickle

Handmade sandwiches nestled in a side alley of Surry Hills.

Shop 3 509-511 Crown Street (Enter via High Holborn Street), Surry Hills

Din Tai Fung

Dumplings that you'll crave for days after eating.

Westfield Sydney 188 Pitt Street, Sydney

Dumpling and Noodle House

A tiny dumpling house which makes up for the size of its space through lengthy menu.

Shop 1 165 Victoria Street, Potts Point

Spice I Am

Soul warming Thai cuisine in the heart of Sydney.

90 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills

Fast Pho

Vietnamese Pho that will take you back to the streets of Hanoi.

84 Mountain Street, Ultimo