01 Jul Sydney
Sydney is one of the most iconic coastal cities in the world – a city all about juxtaposition. One one hand a buzzing metropolis, on the other a botanical garden of lush green and the vibrant blue of the sea. A city of relaxed culture, of sweeping views, and some of the best coffee and cocktails in the world – what’s not to love!
Where to stay
The Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour
Sweet but sensible
24 hours in Sydney
Head out early and start with the impeccable coffee that Sydney has to offer at nearly every turn. Go for a run or bike ride down through the Royal Botanic Gardens passing the Opera House and Charlton pool. Return hungry for brunch at Bill’s https://www.bills.com.au/surry-hills
in Surrey Hill without missing the avo toast. Take a cab to Bondi and stroll along the Bondi-to-Bronte path taking in the sun and sights. Take a cab to Regatta http://www.regattarosebay.com/
in Rose Bay for lunch overlooking the sea planes landing dockside. After lunch head over to Oxford St. Paddington to shop – making sure to stop at Strand Hatters https://strandhatters.com.au/ and stroll down toward Darling Harbour or Dawes Point Park. Stop in for a quick drink at Maybe Sammy https://www.maybesammy.com/
before heading back to change at the hotel. Wander over to Kitty Hawk for an aperitif https://www.thekittyhawk.com.au/
before heading to dinner at the buzzing, decadent hotspot Restaurant Hubert taking in their incredible in-house jazz band https://www.restauranthubert.com/ Follow dinner with a tiny bar tour: drinks at Eau-de-Vie https://eaudevie.com.au/sydney/ then dancing at Mrs. Sippy https://www.mrssippy.com.au/, finally landing at Frankie’s https://www.frankiespizzabytheslice.com/ (make sure you go to the hidden back room down the stairwell at the back shhhhh).