A Swedish cafe by Funkis serving cinnamon buns, skagen and lingonberry cordial.

202 Oxford Street, Paddington


This bustling, pretty cafe fuses traditional Italian flavours with local brunch staples

2-8 Elizabeth Street, Paddington


This Paddington bookseller does food, drinks and books. And what a combination that is. Every book across its three levels is second-hand, with regular bargains to be had. The website is constantly updating, with titles landing daily – even if they’re used, the rotation keeps things feeling new.

78 Oxford Street, Paddington


There are giant cookies, à la Scout's Honour.

33 Albion Avenue, Paddington

Sonoma Bakery

Artisan bakers whose famous sourdough is eaten all over Sydney.

215a Glebe Point Road, Glebe

Café 1812

A polished wine bar on the top floor of Berkelouw's Paddington store.

19 Oxford Street, Paddington

Four Six Eight

An unassuming little cafe on the Oxford Street strip.

468 Oxford Street, Paddington


A young team dishes up breakfast until five at Five Ways.

227 Glenmore Rd, Paddington

Paddington Alimentari

A little slice of Italy.

2 Hopetoun Street, Paddington


Offering goods to fill the pantry and fridge, all from small local producers.

31 Macdonald Street, Paddington