Restaurants

Alberto’s Lounge

Restaurant

Dan Pepperell is back cooking Italian food, albeit a playful, subtly Australian-inflected take on the cuisine.

Ragazzi

Restaurant

There’s 250 bottles of mainly low-intervention wine from Italy and Australia, and a rotating menu of pasta that changes daily.

Kuro

Restaurant

A degustation only Japanese restaurant that doubles as a casual eatery and bar that begins the day with coffees and sees out the night with cocktails, draft beers and snacks.

Prince of York

Restaurant

Have dinner and wine upstairs, then head downstairs to party.

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.

Duck & Rice

Restaurant

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

Cafes

Industry Beans

Cafe

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

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.

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

Bar Topa

Bar

A standing-room-only tapas bar with mini cocktails and Spanish snacks.

Little Felix

Bar

Little Felix channels Paris of the 1920s, has towering platters of cheese and wine served in magnums.

Mary’s Underground

Bar

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

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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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.