Sydney’s Inner West is a fusion of food and cultures from around the world. This makes it an exciting place to live with plenty of Inner West foodie delights. From the culinary expertise of European fares to the aromatic flavours of the Orient, the Inner West has it all. Now you can take your tastebuds around the world with some of these exotic Inner West foodie delights.
Serving up mouth-watering dishes like tzatziki and souvlaki, Greek food is one of the most flavoursome in the world. Seed Greek Kouzina in Petersham does the country proud with its charming atmosphere and contemporary-inspired Greek dishes. Using fresh local produce, the expansive menu provides an exciting selection to choose from. Try the baby calamari with lemon garlic dip or the prawns saganaki with tomato, herbs and feta. For a more substantial meal, give the fish souvlakia with Jerusalem artichokes a try. The slow-cooked lamb shoulder with roast garlic and smoked eggplant is another worthy dish.
From freshly prepared pasta to zingy arancini, Leichhardt’s Capriccio Osteria leaves you wanting more. Serving modern Italian cuisine with an Aussie twist, there’s enough variety on the menu to make you a regular patron. The Wagyu beef Carpaccio and the beetroot & vodka cured ocean trout are must-tries from the antipasti section. You’ll also want to try the house-made ravioli and the basil scialatielli from the pasta offerings. For dessert, don’t miss out on the delicious custard apple pannacotta and the fig tart.
Part of the Merivale Group, Queen Chow in Enmore serves a range of Cantonese classics including dim sums. Inspired by street food in Hong Kong, the restaurant specialises in live seafood, barbecued ducks, dumplings and much more. The thrice-cooked potatoes and stir-fried beef dishes are unrivalled in taste. And don’t leave without trying the amazing prawn and scallop, the English spinach or the wild mushroom dumplings.
Surjits Indian Restaurant in Annandale has been in business for nearly three decades and is well known for its traditional Indian cuisine. Specialising in tandoori and Mughlai flavours of North India, the restaurant prides itself on taste, flavour and quality. Start with the tandoori cottage cheese in yogurt and spices or the fish amritsari with herbs and green spices. The Gosht Sagwala (spinach and spice curry with meat choice) and the Lamb Roganjosh (lamb cooked with yogurt, brown onions and spices) served with fresh Indian breads are well worth it.
Portugal boasts culinary expertise that’s much more than just charcoal chicken or caldo verde soup. Silvas in Petersham serves up these delicious dishes and much more. It is one of the most popular haunts for those seeking authentic Portuguese cuisine. The menu provides an exciting selection of set dishes. Some seafood delights include Sardinha Portuguesa (Portuguese spiced sardines) and Polvo Grelhado (grilled octopus marinated Portuguese style).
Bring the world to your backdoor with these exotic Inner West foodie delights. If you are looking to rent or buy a property in the Inner West, reach out to the team at Raine & Horne Petersham today.
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