Restaurants

Mrs Palmer Sandwich

Restaurant

This tiny spot does fresh sangas during the day and decadent meaty sandwiches and margaritas at night.

Chaco Ramen

Restaurant

These huge, tasty soups sold here are unlike anything else in Sydney. And they’re guided by a sustainable ethos.

Dimitri's Pizzeria

Restaurant

The Crown Street classic has moved to Oxford – and the pizza is better than ever.

Joe's Table

Restaurant

It's all about that cold fermented sweet glutinous rice with mango and coconut cream.

Bar Vincent

Restaurant

The menu is ever-changing, but you can always expect to find fresh oysters and pasta at this European eatery. Plus there’s complimentary house-made bread.

Simply Hummus

Restaurant

Sydney's first dedicated hummus bar.

Cafes

Son of Frank

Cafe

Italian that starts with a boozy breakfast.

Sandoitchi

Cafe

Cheap pork-katsu sangas, “sort-of-poke bowls” and Single-O brews.

Bills Darlinghurst

Cafe

Where Bill Granger first made a name for himself.

The Bunker

Cafe

A carefully considered hole-in-the-wall cafe.

Latteria

Cafe

A busy hole-in-the-wall cafe.

Organic Bread Bar Darlinghurst

Cafe

Breakfast and lunch from the much-loved bakery.

Bars

Stanley's

Bar

A Miami Vice themed bar with an appropriately tropical cocktail menu to match.

The Taphouse

Bar

A charming exposed-brick boozer complete with rooftop garden.

Ching-a-lings

Bar

No sign, no fancy cocktails, but lots of locals at this Oxford Street hideaway.

Big Poppa’s

Bar

Italian food, drinks and hip-hop served until 3am. Yes.

Darlo Bar

Bar

A terrific corner pub.

Shady Pines Saloon

Bar

A taxidermy-filled den that's equally about well-made cocktails and straight spirits, bourbon particularly.

Shops

Rivareno Gelato

Shop

The first non-European outposts of the renowned Italian gelati chain.

Gelato Messina

Shop

Sydney’s most popular gelato.

Beautiful Pages

Shop

The house of paper and printed words on Oxford Street.

Desordre

Shop

A petite, eclectic boutique curated with a sense of fun.

Film Club

Shop

A lovingly curated DVD rental store in Darlinghurst.

Rouse Phillips

Shop

Textile guru Rouse Phillips has a showroom, complete with carpets, homewares and rolls of its signature fabrics.