Coffin Bay Oysters, Pickled Black Fungus $4ea
Alto Mixed Olives, Fennel Herb, Orange $8
Crispy Onion Petals, Parmesan Custard $10
Chicharron, Black Vinegar, Chilli $10
Grilled Rye Sourdough, Lamb breast, Tomato Chutney $12
Potato Chips, Brown Butter, Miso $12
School Prawns, Sumac Salt, Kelp Mayonnaise $12
Squid, Chorizo, Curry Oil, Snow-pea Sprouts $17
Mimolette, Wheat Cracker, Porcini Dust, Quince, Grapefruit $15

Larger Plates

John Dory,  Sicilian Olive, Finger Fennel, Butter Sauce 34
Bonito, Red Date Purée, Wood Ear Mushroom, Chicken Broth 32
Kurobuta Pork Loin, Kelp Broth, Koji Barley, Red Ale Reduction 37
Thirlmere Duck Breast, Treviso, Fennel Milk, Plum, Topaque 39
Wagyu Tri-Tip Steak, Whipped Bone Marrow, Sumac, Pickled Onion 38

Small Plates

Sydney Rock Oyster, Pickled Black Fungus 4ea
Burrata, Hazelnut Crumble, Hen Egg, Balsamic, Radicchio 16
Blood Plums, Yoghurt, Dill Oil, Roasted Sesame 15
Salt Baked Beets, Nectarine, Mixed Leaves, Dill 14
Hand Cut Chips, Miso Butter, Guanciale 14
Grilled Broccolini, Fresh Curd, Black Olive, Sorrel 18
King Prawns, Goat’s Milk, Umeboshi, Tobiko, Purple Basil 22
Scorched Blue Mackerel, Basil Oil, Macadamia Butter, Rosemary 18
Roasted Quail, Blackened Eggplant, Corn Custard, White Soy 24


Mimolette, Wheat Cracker, Porcini, Prune, Grapefruit 15
Green Rose Teacake, Coconut Sorbet, Strawberries, Basil 15
Aniseed Ice-Cream, Pears, Pastry Cream, Fennel Pollen 15
Whipped Ricotta, Shortbread, Blueberry, Pistachios, Coffee 15


Our goal at Annata is to introduce our guests to new flavours. While we pride ourselves on our innovative and creative food we are equally proud of our cocktails and wines. Our wine list will appeal to wine aficionados curious to try something unusual as well as diners who just want a nice glass of wine with their meal.

Drinks menu

Wines by the Glass menu

Our Signature Cocktails

A good cocktail, like good food, relies on great produce, a deft hand, a little creativity and a sharp palate. Like our food, our cocktail list is designed to reflect the seasons, the producers, and the creativity of our people.

Of Course, A Cobbler 18
Beefeater, Tio Pepe, Lemon, Season’s Best Fruit, Sugar, Rocks

Champagne Something 16
Absolut Citron, Lemon Thyme, Pastis, Lemon, Sparkling Wine, Flute

El Rubor 18
Moscatel Pisco, Aromatic Wine, Apricot Brandy, Orange Citrate, Up

The Diplomat 18
Havana 3, Apricot Jam, Orgeat, Lime, Cardamom, Bitters, Up

Nelly and Juan 19
Calle 23, Yellow Peach Shrub, Oscar 697 Bianco, Lime, Sugar, Big Roc

Bella e D’annata 18
Absolut, Floral Tea, Peach Liqueur, Aromatic wine, Lemon, Spice, Whites, Up

Heather and Stone 18
Jasmine Jameson, Pistachio, Suze, Lime, Whites, Rocks

Suriname Swizzle 21
Absolut Citron, OP Rum, Strawberry Sherbet, Lime, Herbs, Swizzle

Mamie’s House 17
Ballantines, Muscovado Pineapple, House Ginger, Lime, Tall

A Dark Stirring 21
Appleton 12, Port Reduction, Fernet, Walnut oil, Up

Alex DuBois 19
Martell VSOP, Chestnut, Honey, Allspice, Egg, Up

The Hive Mind 24
Buerre Noisette Elijah Craig, Leatherwood Honey, Xocolatl Bitters, Big Roc


69 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest NSW 2065

Phone: (02) 9437 3700

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Dinner: Tuesday–Saturday from 3:00pm
Lunch: Friday from 12:00pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

About Us

At Annata we are passionate about food and wine. Whether you’re a guest in our bar or dining in our restaurant, our goal is to take you on an inspirational journey through the world of eating and drinking, in a relaxed and informal setting.

Our menu is innovative and carefully crafted, using the best seasonal produce. Our cocktails are created by experts who understand what works and our wines are chosen with knowledge, passion and care.

We love what we do at Annata and we can’t wait to share it with you.

Christian Blair

You’d be hard pressed to find someone more passionate and knowledgeable about cocktails, wine and hospitality than Christian Blair. For three years Christian managed the multi-award-winning Darlinghurst cocktail bar Eau de Vie and subsequently worked behind the bar at Rockpool Bar & Grill.

A former bar industry consultant and trainer, and a finalist in several international cocktail competitions, Christian understands what it takes to make the perfect cocktail. Equally passionate about wine, he also knows how to curate an intriguing and fascinating list that is as creative and innovative as the food it’s designed to complement.

James Richardson

Scottish-born chef James Richardson has worked extensively in prestigious fine-dining kitchens in Europe and Australia. His food at Annata is innovative and technically complex with a focus on flavour and texture.

His menus, which change regularly, are predominantly driven by the produce available from his suppliers.  In Sydney James has worked with Ross Lusted at The Bridge Room and with Pasi Petanen at Café Paci and brings the technical skills and innovative approach of his former mentors to his own unique menu at Annata.

Fuji Taukatelata

Fuji started her chef career in Sydney, but joins the Annata team as Sous Chef after a two year stint working in high pressure, quality kitchens in London, including at 2-Michelin star restaurant, The Ledbury (as part of her AQUA/HTN’s Young Culinary Achiever Scholarship).

James Zollo

Often the first face you see when you come to Annata is that of Annata’s Assistant Manager, James Zollo. Originally from Adelaide, James has honed his hospitality profession over more than 10 years and has worked at many quality establishments both in Adelaide and Sydney. Anyone who meets James knows he is passionate about hospitality, and all things food and wine.

What’s On

March 29, 2017 in Uncategorised

Mother’s Day at Annata

Treat the special mum in your life to lunch at Annata on Sunday May 14. Our five-course set menu ($75 per person) includes snacks to start, dessert and a glass of…

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March 29, 2017 in Uncategorised

Brunch at Annata

New at Annata. We’re now open for brunch every second Sunday of the month from April 9. Our full breakfast menu will feature Australian classics and one international dish which…

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Vote for Annata

If you’ve dined at Annata and enjoyed our wine list then please vote for us in the Gourmet Traveller Wine Readers Choice Awards. It only takes a minute to vote and…

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March 29, 2017 in Uncategorised

Scotch Whisky Degustation

March 2017 For something a little bit different enjoy our five-course degustation menu matched to whisky from Scotland’s five main production areas.

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Annata accepts group bookings and can arrange a bespoke set menu for your event. The restaurant is available for private hire for lunch and for dinner, seven days a week. We are flexible in our approach for group bookings and private functions and would be more than happy to talk through your requirements and to create a bespoke experience to suit your special occasion.
Please call Christian on – 02 9437 3700