Restaurants

Pino’s Vino e Cucina

Restaurant

This osteria isn’t strictly traditional, but it’s certainly Italian in philosophy and style.

Fratelli Fresh Alexandria

Restaurant

Suburban Alexandria welcomes a Fratelli Fresh and Café Sopra outpost.

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Bitton

Restaurant

Bitton has steadily become a staple in the little industrial suburb of Alexandria.

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Nguyen Brothers

Restaurant

Modern Vietnamese by the brothers behind Yen for Viet.

Zona Azzurri

Restaurant

From the guts of a football-fan store, Zona Azzurri serves pizza proven for 72 hours and handmade pasta.

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The Potting Shed

Restaurant

Plant yourself at The Potting Shed for a laid-back feast.

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Cafes

Went to See the Gypsy

Cafe

An expansive warehouse space serving some of the best brunch and coffee in Sydney.

The Grounds of Alexandria

Cafe

If you haven't waited in line here at least once, you're barely a Sydneysider.

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COOH Alexandria

Cafe

COOH Curl Curl Cafe and Roaster brings the wholefood movement into the old Vicinity space in Alexandria.

Clean Treats Factory

Cafe

Huge serves of colourful plant-based food in a space designed to delight the senses.

Textbook Boulangerie Patisserie

Cafe

You’ll recognise the names of the pastries at this bakehouse, but otherwise they’re completely original.

Copper Mill

Cafe

A strong sandwich and roll selection make this one good for takeaway and sit-in alike.

Bars

Yulli's Brews

Bar

Pouring 12 vegan beers, local vegan wines and serving a full menu.

The Brewery Bar at Rocks Brewing Company

Bar

Australia's convict history is treasured at this brewery, where you can drink a Convict Lager or Hangman's Pale.

Archie Brothers Electric Circus

Bar

It’s sensory overload at this Old World arcade with boozy shakes.

The Lord Raglan

Bar

The Lord Raglan focuses on craft beer and food that tastes best with it.

Bar No. 5

Bar

Experimental cocktails in a converted warehouse.

Shops

Blu Dot

Shop

Original modern furniture, minus the aspirational price tag.

Home Furniture On Consignment

Shop

The place to pick up (barely) used designer furniture on the cheap.

Kristen Allan Cheesemaker

Shop

Buttermilk ricotta, washed rinds, labne and fresh curd, all made in Sydney.

Mitchell Road Antique & Design Centre

Shop

A second-hand furniture Mecca for treasure hunters.

Sarah & Sebastian Studio

Shop

The minimalist jewellery label has an Alexandria studio that’s open to the public.

Wild Cockatoo Bakery

Shop

A niche bakery with a wide range and sense of experimentation.