Restaurants

Meyhanee

Restaurant

Go Saturday nights for raki, music and 40 kinds of meze, or on the weekend for an epic multi-course breakfast banquet.

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Exchange Hotel

Restaurant

The heritage-listed pub for locals and their four-legged friends.

Burgerhood

Restaurant

Five Guys and In-N-Out are the inspiration for these burgers, which feature relatively thin, house-ground patties.

Kazbah

Restaurant

Innovative interpretations of Arabian cuisine.

The Cottage Bar & Kitchen

Restaurant

It might feel like Grandma’s lounge room, but the drinks at The Cottage Bar & Kitchen beat Granny’s tea by a colonial mile.

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One Ford Street

Restaurant

An Italian restaurant next to a traditional Balmain pub.

Cafes

Little M

Cafe

Little M brings boutique coffee and brunch to Balmain.

Little Ethel’s

Cafe

A tiny cafe servicing local offices and lunch-hunters in the know.

Le Caféier

Cafe

Simple, earthy Mediterranean.

Kafeine

Cafe

A cosy little nook in Balmain.

Bowl.r

Cafe

Poke, smoothie bowls and espresso served in a coconut.

Contessa Balmain

Cafe

With coffee from The Grounds, locally sourced produce and perhaps the best French toast in Sydney, what’s not to love about Bar Contessa?

Bars

The Lodge

Bar

A cosy bar across several levels.

Shops

Field Blend Wine and Cheese Store

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A wine and cheese store celebrating small scale producers.

The Source Bulk Foods

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The Source Bulk Foods stores in Balmain and Willoughby are providing a relaxed, old-fashioned shopping experience.

Aesop in Balmain

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This Aesop store over the Anzac Bridge was designed with Henry Wilson.

Nutie Donuts

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Vegan and gluten-free baked goods.

Quintessential duckeggBLUE

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Rescued and restored European furniture with a story to tell.

duckeggBLUE

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Essential pieces for the female wardrobe.