2011

Best Seafood Restaurant: Nick’s Seafood

Perched on the edge of exquisite Darling Harbour, Nick’s Seafood Restaurant brings the freshest and finest of Australian seafood to the local palate. With 30 years of experience, the family at the helm of this successful business are more than passionate about quality - they are ambassadors for Sydney seafood, educating other local businesses in […]

Best South American Restaurant: Cafecito

You probably don’t know where Cafecito is and if you do you might not know that it doubles up as a Brazilian restaurant. Masked by its standard cafe-like decor and burger-chip laden menu, the cafe’s other side has something special to offer. Each day has a new Brazilian special accompanied by some regular classics like the […]

Best Thai Restaurant: Spice I Am

Where do the Thai’s go for the best Thai in Sydney? Spice I am of course. This tiny restaurant takes street food to a new level, with tables spilling onto the pavement and queues around the corner. Authentic Thai cuisine isn’t all about the spice, but also the hot, sour and piquant flavours achieved using […]

Best Vegetarian Restaurant: Govindas

One flight of stairs up an unassuming entrance is a beautifully lit room where friendly and cluey wait-staff are ready to help. So is an authentic Indian vegetarian buffet and for under $20 both quality and quantity are second to none. Once you’ve polished off what you managed to fit on your plate you’re welcome […]

Best Bargain Electronic Store: JB Hi-Fi

JB Hi-Fi is a media junkie’s dream. Floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall, JB barely leaves room for you to walk through it – and it’s not a small place. Anything associated with entertainment can be found here from the latest gaming consoles, televisions, CDs and vinyl through to cameras, phones and laptops. With informed customer service and well […]

Best Bike Shop: Cell Bikes

Like all good dads, the guys who work at Cell will endeavour to get you on a bike. But unlike most dads they know what they’re doing and while they might not patch you up if you fall off, they’re incredibly friendly and encouraging. They might not agree with your desire for a bicycle with pink wheels […]

Best CDs: HUM on KING

They say that CD stores are an endangered species. HUM is more like a jungle boss annihilating the digital music food chain. Fortunately the jungle boss speaks your language with categories like 'pop', 'beats' and 'indie'. If you’re worried about getting lost, just don some headphones at the listening stations. The Sydney-based independent music retail […]

Best Christian Free Op-Shop: Cat Protection Society Op-Shop

They say that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure, and for the team at Cat Protection Society Op Shop this is indeed the case. A delightful store located on Enmore Road, conveniently close to Newtown train Station boasts a proud collection of some of Sydney’s best pre-owned clothes, books and knick knacks. As its […]

Best Dive Shop: Dive Centre Bondi

Dive Centre Bondi has something for everyone – whether you’re a novice or an experienced diver. Here you can learn the basics in the PADI Open Water course, dive deep with some of the best Global Underwater Explorers (GUE), technical divers in the business, or train to become a dive professional. Dive Centre Bondi sells […]

Best Gym: V Club

The V Club philosophy is simple: no excuses. More than a space to sweat, V Club is a dynamic gym concept with over 130 unique weekly classes. Creativity drives each workout design - Vlee Club unites musical theatre choreography and vocals under the guidance of Broadway instructors - Glee fantasies fulfilled, guaranteed! Acro-Yoga fuses asana […]