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In partnership with Mr Yum, Broadsheet is offering one lucky reader the chance to win an entire year’s worth of weekly date nights.
We’re not talking repeat visits to the local karaoke bar. The prize is offered in collaboration with 52 distinct Sydney venues, meaning the winner gets a year-long tour through some of the best our city has to offer.
The prize is thanks to digital menu-helper Mr Yum, which allows diners to view photos of dishes before ordering. Founded in Melbourne by Kim Teo, Adrian Osman and Kerry Osborn, the platform is designed to give users a one-stop, comprehensive insight into menu items.
No app is required to use the feature. Once in a cafe, restaurant or bar, just scan the paper menu’s unique QR code with your phone’s default camera app for the digital menu to appear. You’ll then see expanded details of the dishes on your phone, including beautiful photos, ingredient definitions, dietary filtering and translations.
Launched late last year, Mr Yum recently introduced a feature enabling customers to order and pay for food and drinks on their phone while seated inside the venue.
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View Mr Yum visual menus for all below participating venues.
The Grounds of the City – Shop RG 12, 500 George St, Sydney
Open seven days a week, The Grounds of the City transforms from a buzzing cafe with a sumptuous all-day menu to a moody dinner restaurant and bar Tuesday through Sunday nights.
The Winery – 285A Crown St, Surry Hills
Popular laneway wine bar with bohemian decor and outdoor seating.
Nour – 490 Crown Street, Surry Hills
Classic Lebanese flavours presented in a modern way, Nour serves Sydney’s most creative take on Levantine food.
The Potting Shed – 41/43 Bourke Rd, Alexandria
Serves craft beer, cocktails and rustic sharing plates in a hip, timber-clad building filled with plants.
Alibi Bar and Kitchen – 6 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo
A colourful hotel restaurant with a fully plant-based menu offering burgers, tacos, pizza, dumplings and lasagne.
Holey Moley – 387 King St, Newtown
A minigolf cocktail bar where you can eat and drink while you play.
Mamak – 15 Goulburn Street, Haymarket
Affordable Malaysian food with a range of flavoured roti.
Amex Openair Cinemas – Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi Beach
Outdoor film screenings with pizza and wine.
Cooh – 90–96 Bourke Rd, Alexandria
Alexandria eatery serving up wholesome all-day fare in a large, contemporary, light-filled space.
The Rook – Level 7/56–58 York St, Sydney
Lobster rolls, gourmet burgers and hot gin cocktails, seven floors up in a nondescript office building in the CBD.
Untied – Level 4/400 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo
Barangaroo’s first rooftop venue feels like you’re in a lush Australian backyard.
Firefly – 24 Young Street, Neutral Bay
Mains of interesting, fresh produce and decadent desserts.
Jackie’s Cafe – 1C Glenmore Rd, Paddington
Funky, intimate hangout with outdoor tables from Sydney’s late “Cafe Queen”, Jackie Milijash.
Cargo Bar – 52–60 The Promenade, King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour
Pizza, steaks and schnitzels in a vast bar with a leafy beer garden and lively vibe at night.
Jounieh – 17 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay
A new Lebanese and Middle-Eastern fine diner for Walsh Bay.
Osteria Coogee – 31 Alfreda Street, Coogee
Bright Italian eatery moments from the beach.
Kepos Street Kitchen – 96 Kepos St, Redfern
Combines the best of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, breakfast through to dinner.
Hello Auntie – Shop 2, 16 Nicolle Walk, Haymarket
A mother and son combo in the kitchen serving traditional Vietnamese food in a modern context.
Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq – 75 O’Riordan Street, Alexandria
A retro amusement park that melds classic arcade concepts with modern takes on fast food and drinks.
Auvers – Darling Square – Shop 4, 12 Nicolle Walk, Darling Square
A cafe and gallery hybrid with a creative international menu.
The Hive Bar – 93 Erskineville Road, Erskineville
A sustainably minded bar that also does breakfast.
No.5 Restaurant & Bar – 5 McCauley Street, Alexandria
Experimental cocktails in a converted warehouse.
Creek and Cella – 54 Norton Street, Leichhardt
A cultured European-style bar for all occasions.
Happy D’s – 169 Regent Street, Redfern
A tiny dumpling bar with a giant fake fish tank and killer wine list.
Ho Jiak Haymarket – 92 Hay St, Haymarket
Head Chef Junda elevates Malaysian cuisine with exceptional local produce.
Sefa Kitchen – 292 Bondi Road, Bondi
Middle Eastern cuisine with a modern twist.
Henry’s Cronulla – 1 Ocean Grove, Cronulla
Tropical tapas and seasonal cocktails in a European-style courtyard.
Madame Nhu Surry Hills – 82 Campbell Street, Surry Hills
Authentic Vietnamese street food and a long list of Asian beers.
Yakitori Yurippi – 7 Falcon St, Crows Nest
Like eating at a friend’s house – if they were a designer and a chef.
The Italian Bar Pizza – Shop 5 183–191 High Street, North Willoughby
Traditional Italian food.
The Loft – 3 Lime St, Sydney
Buzzy nightspot mixing creative cocktails in a chic, airy setting with comfy sofas and water views.
Osteria di Russo & Russo – 158 Enmore Road, Enmore
An Italian restaurant with a local focus.
Shelbourne Hotel – 200 Sussex St, Sydney
A Hamptons-inspired rooftop bar with harbour views and a retractable roof.
Ume Burger – Walugul Walk, Barangaroo
Japanese-inspired burgers and crazy good soft serve.
Loluk Bistro – 2/411 Bourke St, Surry Hills
A little French bistro with a hidden, shady courtyard out back.
Crane Bar – 32 Bayswater Rd, Potts Point
Crane is a fun, colourful restaurant where you can grab an intricately decorated fruit cocktail and cheap dumplings.
Beer Deluxe Sydney – 9 Lime St, Sydney
A casual dining experience with beers or simply a place to stay and take in the view, Sydney’s Beer Deluxe on King Street Wharf has it all.
Strike King Street Wharf – 22 The Promenade, Sydney
Bowling, karaoke and escape rooms.
Gin Lane – 16A Kensington Street, Chippendale
Cocktails that will change the way you think about gin.
Eugene’s – 69 Macpherson St, Bronte
A beachside cafe full of reclaimed artifacts.
Papa Gede’s – 346–348 Rear 348 Kent Street, via Laneway, Sydney
A New Orleans-style cocktail bar with an emphasis on rum.
XS Espresso Bondi – 99 Hall Street, Bondi
A late-night milkshake wonderland.
The Green Lion – 726 Darling Street, Rozelle
Vegetarian-led cooking and Australian pub culture.
Holy Heffa – 661–671 Smithfield Road, Edensor Park
An American diner-inspired food truck is pulling the crowds in Edensor Park.
Redline Taphouse and Kitchen – 8A 1 Dalgal Way, Forest Lodge
A park-side location offering grits, succotash and beers from Sydney’s inner west.
Burger Frank – 7 180–186 Argyle Street, Camden
Burgers in south-west Sydney.
New Britannia – 103 Cleveland Street, Chippendale
Refined pizzeria and liquor haven.
Bungalow 8 – 3 Lime Street, Sydney
A French-Polynesian offering with decadent seafood platters and DJs.
Bar Pesta – 333 Crown St, Surry Hills
Where Italian and Asian pasta meet.
Lord Gladstone – 115 Regent Street, Chippendale
Chippendale pub with a courtyard, music and deep-fried desserts.
B Lucky & Sons – 207/122 Lang Road, Sydney
An arcade bar for grown-ups drawing on Hong Kong and old London for inspiration.
Nakano Darling – 14 Steam Mill Lane, Haymarket
Fried chicken and whisky under illuminated Japanese box lights, plus karaoke and tatami rooms.
This article is produced by Broadsheet in partnership with Mr Yum.