ARIA Restaurant is situated on the very edge of Sydney Harbour. It is co-owned and operated by Matt Moran and Peter Sullivan. ARIA provides a dining experience that encapsulates Sydney lifestyle, offering panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, the freshest Australian produce in an innovative and contemporary menu, an extensive award-winning wine list with seamless, friendly and highly efficient service.ARIA first opened its doors in 1999 and has continued to build upon its highly regarded reputation both locally and internationally. ARIA offers diners an exclusive and intimate environment that is complemented by ARIA's sweeping views of Sydney's famous Harbour Bridge, Opera House and the bustle of busy Circular Quay.Today, the restaurant is continuing to expand on its already winning formula - adding a repertoire of unique and special events that are attracting a broad clientele from local and interstate corporate business to international visitors, an A-list history of stars and of course Sydney's gourmets.Interior design by Tzannes Associates with subtle lighting and a spectacular backdrop creates an intimate dining room of warmth and elegance. A restaurant that is sophisticated yet maintains a relaxed and inviting atmosphere.ARIA currently holds two coveted Chef's Hats and was awarded the, 'Diner's Choice' award by the readers at the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2012 Awards http://www.ariarestaurant.com/default.asp?action=article&ID=21609
Very pleasant and helpful staff. Much more intimate experience than in the larger impersonal hotels. Nice location in the Rocks near the bridge and Circular Quay. Good selection of restaurants on the doorstep.