BEST OF SYDNEY

BEST COCKTAILS: The Beresford Hotel

Tasmanian oak? Sleek leather seating? 24-carat cocktails? All in the place that used to host all night raves? Yes, yes and yes again. The Beresford … Read more

BEST BOUTIQUE BEERS: The Local Taphouse

Whether sippers or skollers, beer lovers of all tastes are accommodated at The Local Taphouse. Prepare to be impressed by the regular turnover of tap … Read more

BEST BAR-IN-A-THEATRE: Randwick Ritz Lounge Bar

Swap the choc top for a martini and settle into the elegant art-deco surrounds of the Ritz Lounge Bar. Oozing old-school Hollywood style, the Ritz … Read more

BEST PLACE TO LIVE OUT YOUR VOGUE LIVING FANTASIES: Macleay on Manning

A homewares, fashion and gift shop specialising in imported European as well as local designs, Macleay on Manning houses a whimsical blend of modern artiness … Read more

BEST WEEKEND MARKETS: Glebe Markets

This eclectic, colourful mix of second-hand books, hand-made jewellery and clothing samples is a haven for creative types and bargain hunters alike. With fifties’ pop-art … Read more

BEST VINTAGE FURNITURE: Junktique

Oh boy, this puts a wee stretch on the word ‘vintage’, but for funtage plus budgetage look no further than Junktique. Cluttered with old suitcases, … Read more

BEST SWEETS: Sticky

We probably shouldn’t endorse a shop guaranteed to make all you dentists out there cringe, but it’s hard to neglect Sticky, a lolly haven in … Read more

BEST OP SHOP: St Vinnies Waverley

When you look around home sweet home and realise everything you’re sitting on, eating at and storing loveable junk in came from the one op … Read more

BEST MUSIC: Red Eye Records

Walking into Red Eye’s flagship store is like walking into heaven – or hell, if you take your cues from the crimson walls. But heaven … Read more

BEST PLACE TO GET WHIPPED: Sax Fetish

Offering up a selection of all things leather, studded and kinky, Sax Fetish offers an exquisite range of fetish clothing, toys and accessories for the … Read more