awards and accolades



Aria has long been at the pinnacle of Australian fine dining and wine service. Since opening in 1999, the


restaurant has  been awarded a total of 35 Good Food Guide chef hats and has held two hats every year since 2013.


The restaurant has also accumulated 36 stars in Gourmet Traveller’s Australian Restaurant Guide.



restaurant & wine list awards



Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide


2013-2019   2 hats


2015 & 2009 Wine List of the Year


2011 Louis Roederer Sommelier of the Year




Gourmet Traveller Australian Restaurant Guide


2018   2 stars, 3 wine glasses


2011 Maitre d’ of the Year


2007 Wine List of the Year




Australian Financial Review Australia's Top 100 Restaurants


2017   No. 91


2016   No. 68


2015   No. 75




Australian Good Food Guide


2021 - 17/20 | 3 hats


2020 - 17/20




Luxury Travel Guide Asia & Australasia Awards

Prestigious  Restaurant of the Year 2020 




Gault and Milau Australia 


2019   Ranked number 12 in Australia


2019   4 hats




Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards


2020 The Best Food + Wine Matching List 


2020 Finalist for the Best Non-Alcoholic Drink List


2019 Three Glass Rating


2018 Best Sparkling Wine List


2017 Best Sparkling Wine List


2008-2017 Hall of Fame


2011-2013, 2016 Gourmet Traveller Wine Readers’ Choice Award


2012 Best Listing of Australian Wines




Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence


2005 NSW Winner




Tucker Seabrook Wine List of the Year


2004 Hall of Fame


2003 National Winner




The World Of Fine Wine


2020  Runner-Up- Best Dessert & Fortified Wine List in the World


2020  Runner-Up - Best By-the-Glass Wine List in the World 2020 with Coravin®

Jury Prizes


2019 Awarded 3 stars


2019 World's Best Wine Lists 


2019 Best By-the-Glass Wine List With Coravin in Australasia


2019 Best Dessert + Fortified Wine List in Australasia


2019 Runner-Up for Best Long Wine List in Australasia from Fine Wine Magazine