Restaurants

Chat Thai Circular Quay

Restaurant

This Sydney institution is serving Thai family recipes made with produce from the owners’ own farm.

Duck & Rice

Restaurant

Its star dish is a roast duck that takes four days to prepare.

Babylon

Restaurant

A 1200-square-metre rooftop bar and restaurant which rules over Pitt Street Mall.

Mary's Circular Quay

Restaurant

Burgers, craft beer, minimal intervention wine, thumping rock music and a fern-filled outdoor dining space with 30 seats. And the whole menu can be ordered vegan.

Cubby's Kitchen

Restaurant

Lebanese-Japanese fusion from the man behind Toko and Crown Street Fish Shop.

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Chica Bonita CBD

Restaurant

A beloved Manly restaurant brings a sophisticated menu – featuring fish tacos, Margaritas and a dessert called “Happiness” – to Sydney's city-centre.

Cafes

June’s Shoppe

Cafe

Go here for coffee, “toppers” and sunshine.

Brooklyn Boy Bagels

Cafe

Go for custom-made pastrami, turkey club sandwiches, Jewish pastries and copies of The New Yorker, of course.

St Dreux

Cafe

At the cutting edge of coffee in Sydney.

Industry Beans

Cafe

One of Melbourne’s most celebrated coffee roasters' first Sydney outpost is in the CBD.

Higher Dimension

Cafe

“Cloud toast”, high-grade matcha and killer coffee from a hole in the wall.

Aqua S

Cafe

A heavenly ice creamery has opened in Regent Place.

Bars

Cantina Ok!

Bar

At the end of the laneway find Margaritas, rare Mexican spirits and good times.

Double Deuce Lounge

Bar

The Ramblin’ Rascal crew’s second venture is named after the dive bar in the 1989 Patrick Swayze movie Road House.

Employees Only

Bar

The plush Sydney outpost of one of New York’s – and the world’s – best cocktail bars.

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The S.G

Bar

Boutique beers, gourmet pies and retro video games.

Mary’s Underground

Bar

Live music with a side of oysters, natural wine, lobsters and steak frites.

Old Mate's Place

Bar

You’ll need to locate the discrete ground-level entrance and then climb four levels of steep, narrow stairs to reach this indoor cocktail bar and adjoining rooftop bar.

Shops

Josophan's Fine Chocolates

Shop

The chocolates at this city shop are made by hand in The Blue Mountains.

Gorman

Shop

The iconic Melbourne womenswear label that's all about prints and bright colours.

Pafu x Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tarts

Shop

This sweet collaboration by two much-loved operators is a one-stop-shop for all your Japanese dessert needs.

camilla and marc

Shop

Casual, understated elegance by Sydney's brightest sibling designers.

Zara

Shop

Spanish-based clothing giant providing fast fashion for everyone.

Tom Ford at Harrolds

Shop

Tom Ford brings luxury, style and glamour to Sydney.