Gorgeously gracious and genteel, Woollahra is sophisticated suburb that epitomises beautiful living.
An easy 5 kilometres from the city this cherished eastern suburbs address, promises heavenly harbour glimpses, multi-storey Victorian mansions and high-end fashion, all wrapped up in one pretty parcel.
Right at its heart, you’ll find historical pubs, cool cafes, and fine-dining restaurants, all filled to the brim with local patrons. Stroll down Queen Street to discover are patisseries, antique stores, restaurants, florists and many boutique clothing stores to tempt the discerning shopper.
Fitness fanatics only have to cross the road at the top of Oxford Street for a picturesque jog in Centennial Park. Whilst those thirsting for a pale ale will find the Sunday sessions at the local pubs more their style.
On a weekend, rather than a big backyard bbq, you’re more likely to find locals enjoying cafe gourmet breakfasts, long leisurely lunches, and browsing the local art galleries, before kicking-back with a glass of chilled rose at the pub in the afternoon.
Woollahra residents are inclined to appreciate the finer things in life. The elegant landscape is popular with mature homeowners and executive couples alike, or the family who values a good dash of old world style, just a hop, skip and jump into the city.
Woollahra is renowned for it’s impressive heritage-listed residences. Tree-lined boulevards are lined with amazing three-storey Victorian style terraces and grand Edwardian homes, giving the whole area a delightful dignified air.
In contrast, you will find small blocks of older apartments, quaint Art Deco units and workers cottages, peacefully nestled amongst the gentry.
Woollahra benefits from a good supply of buses that operate along Oxford Street and Edgecliff Road. Alternatively Edgecliff Station, only a 5 minutes walk away, has trains to take you in all directions.
The historical Woollahra Public School, Woollahra Primary and Holy Cross are all within local zones. A range of additional premium schools such as Scots College, Cranbrook, Ascham, Kincoppal, S.C.E.G.G.S and Waverley College are all within easy distance too.
Woollahra is Sydney's leading art gallery district and antique shopping destination. It also offers a fabulous (yet somewhat exclusive) variety of boutique stores, cafes and fresh produce shops.
Touted as Sydney’s most beautiful shopping village, the village displays a unique collection of fashion boutiques, speciality stores, cafes and restaurants, galleries, hotels and services.
Chiswick is a superb casual dining venue where the menu is designed for sharing and reflects the simplicity of great produce and changing seasons. This iconic restaurant site provides a beautiful light-filled space with a contemporary dining room, casual bar area with a large communal table and shaded outside seating.
Cafe Nino is the sort of restaurant everyone wishes was just around the corner. Located in the heart of Woollahra, it serves simple, rustic Italian and is described by loyal regulars as a "gem of a restaurant”.
Woollahra Hotel & Bistro Moncur
The Woollahra hotel has long been one of the eastern suburbs most iconic venues. From the large open roof terrace “The Terrace” to its one hatted restaurant, Bistro Moncur, and the Woollahra Hotel has something for everybody.
Jones the Grocer
Just across the road from Eva Breuer Art Dealer, sits Jones the Grocer, which serves as a boutique grocery store, fromagerie and cafe. Jones' philosophy is simple - uncomplicated meals created with superb ingredients - such as the breakfast muffin made with a variety of seeds and nuts.
Spicer St Cafe
You’ll be happy your sought out this cute little coffee spot squirrelled away in a little nook off to the side at 128 Queen St. Their macchiatos would have to take the crown for the best coffee in Woollahra, whilst their staff are certainly the friendliest.
Located at the corner of Wellington and Ocean Street, Chiswick Gardens provides a beautifully maintained setting for any special occasion. The manicured lawn and period planting provides a beautiful landscape.
Moncur Street Reserve
Just down Moncur St, one block down from Eva Breuer Art Dealer and at the end of Spicer St, is Moncur Street Reserve. Grab a takeaway coffee and enjoy your lunch break or plan a picnic after a gallery opening. The reserve is small but offers much in the way of architectural sight seeing.
With sprawling spaces inviting you to move or relax, Centennial Park offers running and walking tracks, horse riding, cycling or roller blading.
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