Right now, this is Sydney's most exciting dining precinct.
Here, you'll find some of the city's best bread, and sandwiches from one of the city's best fine-dining chefs.
Choose between late-night, cheap-eat student haunts or up-market bars with artisanal cocktails and rooftop pools.
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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.
Sourdough is king at this lauded bakery.
At the heart of this restaurant is a smoker that weighs a tonne, producing some seriously great-tasting meat.
A classic French restaurant on Kensington Street.
A New York-Japanese grill helmed by Stanley Wong.
This is a buzzing South American-inspired cocktail bar and diner by the teams behind Gin Lane and Eastside Bar & Grill. Expect ingredients such as spiced worm salt and grasshoppers, Margarita "trees", and more than 100 types of mezcal and tequila.
Sicilian recipes, local produce and a heritage rooftop shaded by olive trees.
Dessert degustation and takeaway coffee on Central Park’s Kensington Street.
Cocktails that will change the way you think about gin.
Go here for Malaysian-fusion dishes such as sambal-egg-stuffed croissants, waffles with pandan, and nasi-lemak burgers.
Live music and hardly any food over $20, from a Mary’s burger-flavoured pizza, to American-Korean nachos.
This no-frills outdoor venue, with views across Sydney's inner west, is based on the classic Mary's template of beer, burgers, fried chicken and a relaxed, irreverent vibe.
A Japanese barbeque restaurant where you collect what you’ll be eating from the shelves yourself.
A bit of Bondi in the inner city.
The best chocolate shop in the inner west.
The cuisine of the Mekong River at Kensington Street.
A tiny spot dishing up hip-hop, cocktails and steamed snacks.
The cult burger bar’s second location is open in Chippendale.
Where you can order one of Sydney’s best Philly cheesesteaks in an off-brand American diner.
Hungry for more of Japan's most famous ramen? This second location has it.
A new Chippendale bar has the elusive food-and-liquor-delivery licence.
A cafe, restaurant and bar from some hospitality veterans.
Wines from all over the world, but made under the same label.
Sydney-Thai food, Single Origin Roasters coffee and local spirits served from a Chippendale terrace.
A Chippendale pub with a courtyard, music and deep-fried desserts.
The prettiest bubble teas in town with tapioca pearls, jellies and flavourings all made in-house.
The Chefs Gallery experiments with Chinese roast-duck takeout in Kensington Street’s Old Rum Store.
A sit-down spot in Spice Alley that serves Indochinese street food.
A different style of lighter tonkotsu in Kensington Street's Spice Alley.
The Clare Hotel’s lobby bar.
A Japanese import where everything is $2.80.
Clean and clear, but still a pub.
Expect consistently great coffee at the roaster's headquarters.
Desert Designs and Siberia Records team up in this unique concept store in Chippendale.
This beer garden is one hell of a pleasant spot to park.
Filling Abercrombie Street's cafe void.