If you’re looking for a friendly, safe, and country-charming suburb, then Engadine is the place to be. Engadine is just outside of Sydney’s business district and it’s home to some of the most popular national parks.It’s also a hot spot for unique and lively restaurants with terrific food.The next time you are in Engadine, these are the top five restaurants to try:
1041-1045 Old Princes Hwy, Engadine, New South Wales 2233
Yakoo is a neighbourhood Thai restaurant serving up large portions of traditional Thai cuisine and Asian fusion dishes. The locals love the fresh dishes, affordable prices, and the fact that it’s BYO with only a $2 corking fee.Trust us, you’ll want to try their green curry and their roast pork!
Mike’s Grill and Bar
1029 Old Princes Hwy Engadine Rsl & Citizens Club Limited, Engadine, New South Wales 2233
You can’t pass through Engadine without stopping by Mike’s Grill. They have an extensive menu that can accommodate even the pickiest of eaters and the drinks are on the cheaper side.The staff here is also incredibly friendly and the portions are the perfect size for sharing in large groups.
The Urban on Lantana
Shop 1 51 Lantana Rd, Engadine, New South Wales 2233
The Urban is another place that offers a great bang for your buck—especially for brunch. They offer bucket-sized coffees, brekkie burgers, unforgettable milkshakes, and so much more.The staff is also super friendly and on the evenings they’re open they host live entertainment alongside delicious wine and tapas.
Golden Pond Chinese Restaurant
1046 Old Princes Hwy, Engadine, New South Wales 2233
The Golden Pond is small but mighty. They’re well known for their 1970s decor, large portions, friendly staff, and excellent (and cheap) food. According to the locals, you’d be remiss not trying the roasted duck in plum sauce.The restaurant is also close to the rail station, making it the perfect location for commuters.
The Local Pantry
U 5 16 Waratah Rd, Engadine, New South Wales 2233
The Local Pantry is a unique little cafe serving up some of the best breakfast plates and coffee in town. Being more of a cafe, they don’t really have a dinner menu. However, the owners will be offering tapas nights on Fridays and Saturdays in the near future. The menu here changes seasonally, which makes this place even more unique. The staff is also very accommodating and friendly, and they have some of the best cakes you’ve ever tasted!
The next time you are in Engadine, make plans to try out at least one of the above restaurants. Otherwise, you’ll be missing out on quite a few small-town gems (as well as some incredible roasted duck and cakes!) Of course, if you’re thinking about moving to Engadine, you’ll need to think about more than just food.