Restaurants

Alberto’s Lounge

Restaurant

Dan Pepperell is back cooking Italian food, albeit a playful, subtly Australian-inflected take on the cuisine.

Duck & Rice

Restaurant

Its star dish is a roast duck that takes four days to prepare.

Black Label Burger Project

Restaurant

Burger Project's up-makert store with boozy shakes and meatier burgers.

Kuro

Restaurant

A degustation only Japanese restaurant that doubles as a casual eatery and bar that begins the day with coffees and sees out the night with cocktails, draft beers and snacks.

The Gidley

Restaurant

Descend the stairs into a labyrinthine den of lush velvet booths, flowing booze and a menu that champions Black Angus rib eye.

Toppi

Restaurant

The sophisticated restaurant serves barrel-aged Negronis and “not so traditional” bolognaise to the power set.

Cafes

St Dreux

Cafe

At the cutting edge of coffee in Sydney.

Industry Beans

Cafe

One of Melbourne’s most celebrated coffee roasters' first Sydney outpost is in the CBD.

June’s Shoppe

Cafe

Go here for coffee, “toppers” and sunshine.

Brooklyn Boy Bagels

Cafe

Go for custom-made pastrami, turkey club sandwiches, Jewish pastries and copies of The New Yorker, of course.

Aqua S

Cafe

A heavenly ice creamery has opened in Regent Place.

Basket Brothers

Cafe

With four walls of glass and great burgers, this little cafe is a great spot to people-watch.

Bars

Little Felix

Bar

Little Felix channels Paris of the 1920s, has towering platters of cheese and wine served from magnums.

Bar Topa

Bar

A standing-room-only tapas bar with mini cocktails and Spanish snacks.

Mary’s Underground

Bar

Live music with a side of oysters, natural wine, lobsters and steak frites.

Cantina Ok!

Bar

At the end of the laneway find Margaritas, rare Mexican spirits and good times.

Double Deuce Lounge

Bar

The Ramblin’ Rascal crew’s second venture is named after the dive bar in the 1989 Patrick Swayze movie Road House.

Employees Only

Bar

The plush Sydney outpost of one of New York’s – and the world’s – best cocktail bars.

Shops

Josophan's Fine Chocolates

Shop

The chocolates at this city shop are made by hand in The Blue Mountains.

Gorman

Shop

The iconic Melbourne womenswear label that's all about prints and bright colours.

Pafu x Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tarts

Shop

This sweet collaboration by two much-loved operators is a one-stop-shop for all your Japanese dessert needs.

camilla and marc

Shop

Casual, understated elegance by Sydney's brightest sibling designers.

Zara

Shop

Spanish-based clothing giant providing fast fashion for everyone.

Tom Ford at Harrolds

Shop

Tom Ford brings luxury, style and glamour to Sydney.