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BEST SHAKESPEAREAN THEATRE

Bell Shakespeare John Bell founded this preeminent theatre company in 1990 with a view to sharing the joy and genius of William Shakespeare with a wider audience. Over the years, Bell Shakespeare has performed the popular classics and lesser known plays from the Bard’s extensive catalogue. Plays have been staged in authentic Globe Theatre style […]

BEST TEX MEX

El Camino With new venues popping up all over Sydney (Entertainment Quarter - arriving September), you can't argue with the fact that El Camino Cantina is well ahead of the game when it comes to all things Tex Mex. Not only can you sip on $7.50 Margaritas from 5-7pm every day of the working week […]

BEST FAMILY OUTING

Australian National Maritime Museum The centre of Australia’s maritime collections, exhibitions, research and archaeology – The Australian National Maritime museum has contributed greatly to protecting sea-faring culture and history. Built more than 25 years ago, the Museum sits in Darling Harbour, one of the busiest tourist precincts in the country and the perfect place for […]

BEST HOTEL GROUP

W. Short Hospitality Warwick Short and his wife Ros were hospitality entrepreneurs who began buying and running Sydney pub hotels in the 1970s. Today, the family owned business presides over a group of popular pubs around the city and north coast. The Glenmore and Australian Heritage in The Rocks, Misfits and The Tudor in Redfern, […]

BEST INNER CITY HOTEL

Vulcan Hotel Situated in the heart of Sydney, the Vulcan Hotel provides boutique accommodation to the weary traveller – a stone’s throw away from the CBD, Haymarket and the Harbour. A family-owned business, The Vulcan Hotel’s contemporary interiors, stunning architecture and heritage-listing allows for a truly exceptional experience in Sydney’s history and culture. While great […]

BEST AWARDED BREWERY

Sydney Brewery Does beer taste better when it’s named after a Sydney suburb? Well it must, because the collection of brews from Sydney Brewery have won a whole basket full of medals! This year alone they amassed 24 gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Sydney Royal awards with their Olympic champion, Surry Hills Pils, […]

BEST SOUR COCKTAILS

Milky Lane Bondi Nestled a stone's throw from Bondi Beach, Milky Lane's great burgers and cocktails are sure to satisfy any surfer. However, while the great food may bring them in, the cocktails are what keeps them coming back. While Milky Lane provides a wide array of cocktail choices such as chocolate bar classics or […]

BEST RANGE OF AUSSIE ALCOHOL

Kuleto's Cocktail Bar Kuleto’s is known for the stunning rooftop bar views and of course, their ceaselessly amazing cocktails. However, sometimes the simplest beverages are the best. Kuleto’s house-made cocktails takes simple to the superb, boasting a wide array of liquors, beers and wines that are sourced locally from Aussie businesses. From Young Henry’s Ale’s […]

BEST FUNKY COCKTAIL BAR

Misfits Before you settle in to one of the turquoise vintage office chair styled bar stools or brown-toned paisley velvet dining chairs make sure you take a tour around the joint. It’s got a very funky ‘60s/‘70s vibe with vintage decor and framed images of past pop culture legends. One room (which you enter via […]

BEST BOUQUET

Tulipanna Bondi Absence may make the heart grow fonder but flowers make the love last longer. Tulipanna in Bondi understands the importance behind every bouquet and their range of bespoke, handcrafted arrangements are perfect for any special occasion. Specialising in gift-boxes and special arrangements, Tulipanna's puts effort into every petal with their beautifully perfumed roses, […]