• 19 Best Group Restaurant in Sydney

19 Best Group Restaurant in Sydney


by The Grand Palace

2 years ago


Do you want to find the best group restaurant in Sydney? If you’re looking for somewhere to take your friends or family for a meal, Sydney has no shortage of great group restaurants. Whether you’re after a casual setting where you can chat and relax, or a more formal dining experience, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favourites.

1 The Grand Palace – Indian Restaurant

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Are you, your friends or family planning to have lunch or dinner in Sydney? If yes, The Grand Palace is one of the best group restaurants in Sydney that is excited to offer the best Asian cuisine full of flavours. Everyone dining at The Grand Palace will enjoy their fabulous dishes with their distinct aromas.

Indulge yourself in their pleasantly relaxing ambiance. All their dishes are prepared, produced, and grown in Australia with spices imported from India. The Grand Palace is known for offering traditional Indian food that is rich and meticulously prepared.

Trading HoursWeekdays:-  12 pm – 3 pm, 5 pm – 10 pm
Weekends:- 5 pm – 10 pm
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2The Grand Palace – Indian Restaurant in Mona Vale

The Grand Palace in Mona Vale is an ideal destination for group dining, whether it’s a family gathering, corporate event, or celebration with friends. The restaurant offers a spacious and comfortable dining area with ample seating to accommodate groups of all sizes.

The menu at The Grand Palace features a diverse selection of Indian cuisine, with options for both meat lovers and vegetarians. The restaurant offers a range of appetizers, including samosas, pakoras, and tandoori chicken, as well as a variety of entrees such as lamb curry, chicken tikka masala, and biryani.

For vegetarian options, The Grand Palace offers dishes such as palak paneer, aloo gobi, and chana masala, all prepared with fresh ingredients and spices. The restaurant also offers a variety of freshly baked bread such as naan, garlic naan, and roti, perfect for sharing with the table.

The Grand Palace also offers a range of desserts, including traditional Indian sweets like gulab jamun and rasgulla, as well as contemporary desserts like chocolate cake and mango sorbet.

The restaurant also offers a range of beverage options, including cocktails, wine, and beer, as well as non-alcoholic drinks such as lassi and masala chai. The staff is knowledgeable and happy to help you select the perfect drink to accompany your meal.

With its spacious dining area, delicious cuisine, and friendly service, The Grand Palace is an excellent choice for group dining in Mona Vale. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just getting together with friends and family, The Grand Palace promises to deliver a memorable dining experience.

Trading HoursMonday: Close | Tuesday – Sunday: 05:00pm – 10:00pm
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3 Nour

Looking for a restaurant to enjoy delicious cuisines with your friends and family? Nour is an ideal choice built on the dream of presenting classic Lebanese flavours freshly and excitingly.

As you and your friends enter the restaurant, your eyes will start taking in the beautiful, contemporary interior, and your senses will be set alight. Nour takes classic Lebanese flavours and playfully teases out their full potential.

Special DietsVegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options
Menu highlightsFreshly shucked Sydney rock oysters
Grilled Pink Snapper
Wagyu intercostal skewer
Baharat spiced Cape Grim beef short rib
Wood-fired eggplant
Charcoal Moreton Bay bug
Trading HoursTuesday to Thursday:- 5:30 pm to 10 pm
Friday and Saturday:- 12 pm to 3 pm, 5:30 pm to 10 pm
Sunday:- 10 am to 2:30 pm

4 Little Snail

Special DietsVegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options
Trading HoursMonday to Sunday:- 12 pm to 3 pm, 5 pm to 10 pm

5 Flavour of India

The Flavour of India is a proud restaurant in Sydney, capturing flavours, and cooking styles from every corner of the beautiful continent of India. The restaurant has a committed team, along with a few new, fresh faces.

Head Chef, Hayat and his team are dedicated to providing a calm, energetic environment, and food full of love. You can enjoy many of the dishes, with the team dedicated to ensuring that you have a fabulous experience.

Trading HoursMonday to Sunday:- 5:30 pm to 10 pm

6 The Malaya

Founded in 1963, The Malaya is another one of the best restaurants in Sydney, catering for both small and large groups. The aromatic and spice-driven Nonya flavours inspire the restaurant. Shaped by the scarcity of exotic ingredients, The Malaya was forced to create recipes that challenged a conservative Australian palate.

Special DietsVegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options
Trading HoursSunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:- 1 pm to 3:30 pm, 7 pm to 9:30 pm
Friday:- 1 pm to 3:30 pm, 7 pm to 10 pm
Saturday:- 1 pm to 3:30 pm, 6:30 pm to 10pm

7 Sokyo

Sokyo has long stood as one of Sydney’s best group restaurants, where the buzz of Tokyo meets a Sydney beat. Whenever you plan to visit Sokyo with your friends or family members, Chef Chase Kojima brings together traditional craftsmanship and an innovative take on contemporary flavours will allow you to be lost in the World.

The restaurant is open seven days a week for breakfast, dinner, and lunch from Friday to Saturday. Gather all your friends and experience the casual and fine dining environment while tasting delicious food.

Special DietsVegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options
Trading HoursBreakfast:- Daily:- 7 am to 10 am
Lunch:- Friday and Saturday:- 12 pm to 3 pm
Sunday:- 11 am to 3 pm
Dinner:- Sunday to Thursday:- 5 pm to 10 pm
Friday and Saturday:- 5 pm to 11 pm


Special DietsVegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options
Menu highlightsWood-fired flatbread
Sydney rock oysters (each
Fried green olives
Smoked mushroom and bone marrow empanada (each)
Nomad charcuterie
Trading HoursMonday and Tuesday:- 6 pm to 12 am
Wednesday and Thursday:- 12 pm to 3 pm, 6 pm to 12 am
Friday and Saturday:- 12 pm to 3 pm, 5:30 pm to 12 am
Sunday:- 12 pm to 3 pm, 5:30 pm to 10 pm

9 Zahli

Zahli is a modern take on traditional Middle Eastern flavours. Located on Sydney’s iconic Elizabeth Street in Surry Hills, the restaurant brings an exceptional culinary experience to life.

Zahli will allow you and your friends to get a feel for the culture and tradition of authentic Lebanese dining, drawn from one of the country’s most exemplary regions. The restaurant has created an environment, atmosphere, and menu that is a modern take on age-old Middle Eastern foods.

As well as this, they deliver excellence in taste, service, experience, and memories. The award-winning dishes curated by the head chef and the team behind the restaurant are what the Zahli bought to their local community, International Travellers, and special guests.

Special DietsVegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten-Free Options
Trading HoursTuesday to Thursday:- 12 pm to 9 pm
Friday and Saturday:- 12 pm to 10 pm
Sunday:- 12 pm to 9 pm

10 Sugarcane

If you live in Sydney, the only place to book a reservation is at Sugarcane Restaurant because it’s renowned for its mouthwatering good food. Plus, their prices are very reasonable so you can afford to indulge in some exquisite cuisine without breaking the bank.

Sugarcane Restaurant is a Sydney-based restaurant that specializes in Asian fusion. They have a wide variety of dishes, including Crispy Chicken, rice and Raw Fish Platter, and Wagyu Beef Rendang Curry. 

Menu highlightsBetel Leaf, Rice Cake, Cured Salmon, Aromatic Baba Curry / Fish Baba Curry, Banana Cake, Salted Caramel, Coffee Ice Cream
Trading HoursMonday: Closed
Tuesday to Thursday : 5:30–9:30pm
Friday to Sunday  : 12–2pm, 5–9:30pm


11 The Apollo Restaurant

This restaurant is famous for its excellent food, wine list, and comforting ambiance. Not only do they serve up some of the best food in Sydney, but they also have a wide variety of wines to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a fruity red or a dry white wine, The Apollo Restaurant has you covered. 

The Apollo Restaurant is a Sydney hotspot that offers a unique dining experience. The restaurant is decorated in a retro style, and the food is amazing. The menu offers dishes from around the world as well as classics and exotic dishes. If you’re ever in Sydney, make sure you visit this incredible restaurant.

Menu highlightsAvgolemono Pie, Semolina Custard, Quince, Filo Pastry, Honey Doughnuts, Kritharaki Pasta, Braised Oxtail, Fried Fisherman’s Plate
Trading HoursMonday to Thursday : 5:30–11pm
Friday and Saturday : 12–11pm
Sunday : 12–10pm

12 Emma’s Snack Bar

Emma’s Snack Bar is one of the best restaurants in town if you’re looking for a unique and tasty menu. Not only do they have some of the best food in town, but they also offer great services and a fun atmosphere. 

There are many great restaurants in the area, but Emma’s Snack Bar is definitely one of the best. Now, let’s not forget about the great food and service that this place has to offer. Plus, they have a wide variety of drink options.

Trading HoursTuesday to Saturday : 5–10pm
Sunday and Monday : Closed

13 Arthur Surry Hills

The restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes, also allows group menus so diners can enjoy the same dish or try something new. This means that you can choose from a variety of dishes and share them with your friends or family members. The group menu also includes a variety of beverages, so you can enjoy your meal while being comfortable and relaxed. The group menu can be ordered online or over the phone. It’s perfect for groups of any size.

Trading HoursMonday and Tuesday : Closed
Wednesday and Thursday : 6:30–9:30pm
Friday : 6–11pm
Saturday and Sunday : 12:30–3pm, 6–11pm

14 Bar Nina

Looking for a way to enjoy delicious food with friends without having to cook? Group dining is the perfect solution! Bar Nina offers a variety of group dining options that will allow you to socialize and eat delicious food all at the same time. You can choose from their indoor or outdoor seating options, and They even have options for large groups. 

Bar Nina is perfect for drinks and appetizers to desserts, so there is something here for everyone.

Trading HoursMonday to Friday : 7am–12am
Saturday : 8am–12am
Sunday: 8am–10pm


Have you been searching for a fun and easy way to plan and execute social gatherings with your friends? Bistecca Restaurant has the perfect solution – group dinner! You and your friends can enjoy a delicious meal in a relaxed atmosphere, without having to worry about coordinating schedules or worrying about who’s going to pick up the check. All you need is to reserve a table ahead of time, and They’ll take care of everything else.

Trading HoursMonday to Saturday : 12pm – 12am
Sunday : Closed

16 Franca Brasserie

Looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate a special occasion? Check out Franca Brasserie! They offer group dinner options that are perfect for large groups. Plus, the restaurant has a lively atmosphere that will make your night unforgettable.

Trading HoursMonday : Closed
Tuesday to  Thursday : 5:30pm–12am
Friday and Saturday : 12pm–12am
Sunday : 12–10pm


17 Balcón by Tapavino

Whether it’s a cocktail party, group dinner, business or social event, They can set the stage. Their event spaces are perfect for every taste and budget and They also have gorgeous outdoor seating in the Sydney CBD. They guarantee you’ll have an extraordinary time. Their event organizer will assist you in creating a memorable experience. The team in the kitchen will deliver incredibly delicious food, while the head sommelier will help to select the wines that are perfectly matched to your chosen menu. Arguably Sydney’s most elegant outdoor dining space, the Balcony is the perfect location for accommodating larger groups. With its intimate yet modern ambience, the Boardroom is ideal for a celebration or business lunch. The Bolón with its elegant interiors and surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows, this room has great views out to Bligh Street.

Trading HoursTuesday – Friday 12pm – 9pm
Saturday 6pm – 9pm
Happy Hours From 3.30pm – 6pm

18 Bentley Restaurant

Bentley Restaurant + Bar is Australia’s favorite wine bar, providing a fine dining experience in an industrial-chic space in Sydney’s CBD. Chef Brent Savage offers innovative and inventive food with a renowned expertly paired list of boutique wines from Nick Hildebrandt in his internationally-renowned wine gems. They’re a Sydney prestige establishment and have won several awards over the years.

Trading HoursSunday and Monday : Closed
Tuesday and Wednesday : 6–10pm
Thursday : 12–3pm, 6–10pm
Friday : 12–3pm, 6–10pm
Saturday : 6–10pm

19 Lotus The Galeries

Lotus Galeries is the largest restaurant in the group with 260 seats. With 5 private dining rooms and a dumpling bar, this restaurant is the perfect destination for any occasion.

At Lotus Dining, They have a specific set of values that Their employees are held to in order to deliver the highest quality service. There’s expectation of Quality, Trust and Innovation, along with standards for dress code, customer service and all staff.

Trading HoursTuesday : 12–3pm
Wednesday to Saturday : 12–3pm, 5:30–9pm
Sunday and Monday : Closed