We will have tea and coffee available throughout the convention period by the wonderful team at The Concourse.
Great Eats in Chatswood
Chatswood is famous as a showcase of Sydney’s multiculturalism with a huge array of Asian food outlets. Diners are spoilt for choice between South East Asian spices, Japanese noodles, Korean fried chicken, regional Chinese specialties and more, all within a few hundred metres of the convention venue. There are also plenty of cafés for those craving a smashed avo or a burger.
Bao Dao Taiwanese Kitchen
8/376 Victoria Avenue
Authentic Taiwanese restaurant dishing up everything from saucy bowls of rice, to crisp chicken, pig trotters and fluffy bao
Recommended: Most famous for their lu rou fan (“stewed meat rice”)
Shop 7/370-374 Victoria Avenue
Touted as the best Thai restaurant in the North Shore, Kao Pla’s chef previously worked in the famous kitchens of Spice I Am, Mr Wong and Ms.G’s. The Bangkok style cuisine packs a punch.
Recommended: Hor mok yang, a grilled fish curry wrapped in banana leaf
Chatswood Interchange, P4/436 Victoria Avenue
Sister restaurant to Kao Pla, Chum Tang serves Northern Thai food and takes the space factor up a couple of notches. Not for the faint of heart!
Recommended: Nua pad cha pru, a wok fried beef with betel leaf beans and phuket curry paste.
Westfield Chatswood, Chatswood Lane
A shopping mall food court with a difference, Hawker Lane is a collection of food stalls inspired by the street eats of Asia, from Shaanxi mo, to Xinjiang lamb skewers, north Indian kati roll to sheng jian bao
Recommended: A bite of everything!
1/446 Victoria Avenue
Ipoh-style Malaysian cuisine in the unassuming surrounds of an RSL.
Recommended: Kam heung squid
226 Victoria Avenue
Slurp down some of Sydney’s best ramen. Both the chicken and pork broths are delicious.
Recommended: Gyokai tonkotsu
332 Victoria Avenue
People come from all over Sydney for the freshly made udon.
Recommended: Bukkake udon
Tim Ho Wan
75A & 76A Chatswood Interchange, 436 Victoria Avenue
Famously awarded a Michelin-star, this tiny Hong Kong dim sum specialist has since become a global empire, with Chatswood the first Australian location.
Recommended: BBQ pork buns; pan fried radish cake
Two Two Korean Street Food
5/6 Anderson Street
A popular Korean import
Recommended: Fried chicken
Lemon Grove Shopping Centre, Shop 13, 427-441 Victoria Avenue
Korean fried chicken specialist, with a number of spice level options
Recommended: Fried chicken with rice
72-76 Archer Street
Celebrated as the best pho in Chatswood with its light and flavourful broth
Recommended: Beef pho
357/1 Anderson Street
With beef from Vic’s Meats and homemade condiments, these are burgers with a touch of class
Recommended: The King
Fujiyama Noodle Bar
Mandarin Centre, 2/61-65 Albert Avenue
Despite the name, the signature dish is rice with juicy slabs of chicken katsu
Recommended: Chicken katsu curry with rice
21 Spring Street
Unctuous Taiwanese style BBQ
Recommended: Two meat with rice
Shop P9, 1-5 Railway Street
Sister restaurant to Chinatown’s hugely popular Malay eatery, Mamak is the place for fluffy roti and curries
Recommended: Roti canai, kangkung belacan
436 Victoria Avenue
Vietnamese bahn mi
Recommended: Pork crackling roll
Chef Rasa Sayang
375 Victoria Avenue
A taste of authentic Malaysian cuisine with oodles of noodles and solid vegetarian options
Recommended: Char kway teow, curry laksa with yong tau foo