Best of Sydney 2020

Best of Sydney 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE Well…what a year it has been for Sydney’s local businesses and organisations. With many facing strict restrictions and lockdowns, others having to close their doors completely, it’s phenomenal that so many are still standing. Sydney has always been an extremely dynamic city, embracing change but also battling hard when the going gets tough. […]

Best Community Support – Newtown Neighbourhood Centre

The Newtown Neighbourhood Centre always has its finger on the pulse and has been running its volunteer outreach program a little differently as a result of Covid, by sending people out to the needy rather than on-site. They have just expanded their outreach program to include the CBD and have just recently finished training a […]

Best Cosmetic Tattooist – Cosmetic Tattooing Sydney

This boutique clinic on Macquarie Street Sydney specialises in permanent make-up, paramedical tattooing, plasma lift skin tightening, dermal needling, scalp micro-pigmentation and much more. Susie Finato is one of the most highly regarded professionals in the field of permanent makeup and cosmetic tattooing. She is also recognized as a specialist in minimizing the appearance of […]

Best Instagram Worthy Brunch – Kaffeine & Co

If you’re looking for a pretty cafe where you can enjoy a stunning Instagram-able brunch, be sure to check out Kaffeine & Co in Yagoona. One of the defining features of Kaffeine & Co is their colourful, insta-worthy mocktails served five nights a week, made using only fresh fruit ingredients. Take, for instance, the crowd […]

Best Hairdresser – Hair on Darling

Hair on Darling is the name of the always busy Balmain hairdressing salon that is run by Greek sisters Georgia Poniris and Flora Di Girolamo. These two hair magicians have been coiffing and colouring the hair of Balmain residents for 20 years and they are so well-regarded that even when residents move to places such […]

Best Old Fashioned Feed – The Dendy Café Milkbar

The Dendy Café Milkbar in Newtown is right next to the Dendy Cinema, earning its name as a result. It offers a chalkboard menu and relaxed environment with corner booths where creatives meet to discuss up and coming projects. The space is actually a little dark too, evoking the feeling of being in a cinema […]

Best Art Class – Cork and Canvas

Cork and Canvas is an exciting and innovative way of learning how to paint that takes it to a whole new level. The rules are simple; bring a friend, a beverage and snack of your choice, and relax as you are guided through a step by step lesson on painting the featured artwork for your […]

Best Multicultural Cafe Cuisine – Devon Cafe

Upgrade your weekend brunch to this Surry Hills cafe on Devonshire Street. Devon Café serves restaurant quality food meanwhile mashing up different cuisines and cultures in a local cafe setting. Their all day menu covers a variety of popular brunch classics with surprising twists. Dishes include bruschetta with smashed avo, watermelon sourdough, tomatoes, feta and […]

Best Small Wine Bar – 10 William St

Nestled in the middle of Paddington, William St is a small wine bar featuring a sprawling selection of local, national and international wine and spirits. Their modern Italian menu is complimented by their wine list, and the staff are knowledgeable and provide that extra level of sophistication and poise you can only get from a […]

Best Bubble Tea – Bubble Nini

If you love flowers then this flower cafe is for you. Every wall in this Bubble Nini is perfect for Instagram, with flowers and neon-pink lighting decorating its bright turquoise walls. Their menu is sure to bring you fresh and healthier bubble tea through having everything made in-house. Amongst some of the prettiest drinks, Honey I’m […]