Restaurants

Gyusha

Restaurant

A Japanese barbeque restaurant where you collect what you’ll be eating from the shelves yourself.

Automata

Restaurant

A fun, energetic take on fine dining headed by ex-Momofuku Seiōbo chef Clayton Wells.

Eastside Kitchen & Bar

Restaurant

A New York-Japanese grill helmed by Stanley Wong.

LP’s Quality Meats

Restaurant

At the heart of this restaurant is a smoker that weighs a tonne, producing some seriously great-tasting meat.

Ky-oto

Restaurant

A different style of lighter tonkotsu in Kensington Street's Spice Alley.

Mary’s Pizzeria

Restaurant

Pizza, table service, a secret menu and late-night good times inside The Lansdowne Hotel.

Cafes

Brickfields

Cafe

Sourdough is king at this lauded bakery.

A1 Canteen

Cafe

Automata's little sibling is cheaper, more casual and open all day.

Something for Jess

Cafe

A community hub with an eclectic down-to-earth feel.

Koi Dessert Bar Chippendale

Cafe

Dessert degustation and takeaway coffee on Central Park’s Kensington Street.

Bubble Nini

Cafe

The prettiest bubble teas in town with tapioca pearls, jellies and flavourings all made in-house.

Glider KS

Cafe

Sydney-Thai food, Single Origin Roasters coffee and local spirits served from a Chippendale terrace.

Bars

The Lansdowne Hotel

Bar

Live music and hardly any food over $20, from a Mary’s burger-flavoured pizza, to American-Korean nachos.

Saga Bar

Bar

There’s a water feature with a huge buddha head, an illuminated technicolor jungle motif and stone-stacked walls covered in vines. It’s straight out of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

Freda's

Bar

An inimitable hub for Sydney’s creative community.

The Rose Hotel

Bar

This beer garden is one hell of a pleasant spot to park.

Gin Lane

Bar

Cocktails that will change the way you think about gin.

Monkey's Corner

Bar

A tiny spot dishing up hip-hop, cocktails and steamed snacks.

Shops

Siberian Desert

Shop

Desert Designs and Siberia Records team up in this unique concept store in Chippendale.

Daiso

Shop

A Japanese import where everything is $2.80.

Handpicked Cellar Door

Shop

Wines from all over the world, but made under the same label.

Kakawa Chippendale

Shop

The best chocolate shop in the inner west.