Restaurants

La Favela

Restaurant

This busy Brazilian eatery was born out of a broken heart, and has become a haven for expats looking for a slice of home. The all-you-can-eat buffet is a bonus.

Sean’s Panaroma

Restaurant

Since 1993, this “rickety-chic” institution has been winning over Sydneysiders with its ever-changing menu, using ultra-fresh produce from the restaurant’s own farm.

Totti's

Restaurant

Italian-inflected food and good times galore in a greenery-filled courtyard behind a dive-y ’70s pub.

Upper East Side

Restaurant

A Bali fit-out coupled with a Japan-meets-Peru menu.

Johnny Gio's

Restaurant

A brother to Bondi’s Society Pizzeria, it’s serving American-Italian style pizzas, a three-cheese mac’n’cheese and pre-batched Negronis.

Panama House

Restaurant

Bottomless brunch is the hallmark of this breezy all-day Latin American eatery.

Cafes

Lox in a Box

Cafe

A hole-in-the-wall spot where you can grab chewy bagels stuffed with cured salmon or salted beef, with a side of crisps and pickles. Or grab house-made egg dip and schmears to take home.

Chapter One Coffee & Wine Room

Cafe

A beach nook tucked up off the main Bondi drag.

Harry’s Bar & Dining

Cafe

A family-friendly spot that’s been looking after locals since 1997.

Side Room

Cafe

A smoothie and salad bar that’s keen on Australian native ingredients.

UMU Organic

Cafe

Do something good for your body.

Blair Street Dairy

Cafe

The second outpost of Bondi’s Bennett Street Dairy, serving purple toast and its sibling’s much-loved buttermilk-chicken burger.

Bars

Ode

Bar

Both food and wine have equal billing at this European-style venue that blurs the lines.

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Icebergs Terrace x Ketel One Botanical

Bar

Soak in some of the best views of the city while sipping botanical cocktails and eating freshly shucked oysters and burgers.

Bondi Beach Public Bar

Bar

This bar from Maurice Terzini matches casual dining with high-quality produce.

The Anchor

Bar

A lively bar with pirate panache.

Bar Luca at Beach Road Hotel

Bar

Burgers, booze, the beach: a winning trifecta.

The Royal Bondi

Bar

An old-school pub with a sophisticated drinks list. And there’s a tinnie vending machine.

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Shops

Chacha’s

Shop

In an area where ice-cream competition is stiff, this vegan, nut-based entry holds its own.

Tuchuzy

Shop

A selection of coveted international labels that mixes sun, sand and style.

Funky Pies

Shop

You need meat and eggs to make a good pie, right? Not at this vegan bakeshop.

Commune

Shop

Handmade homewares and fashion for the beach-going set.

Native Drops

Shop

A boundary-pushing bottle shop selling small-batch products.

Saturdays NYC Bondi Beach

Shop

A cult surf and menswear label in Bondi.