Paddington, is the ‘Sunday Best’ suburb of Sydney. Boasting equally chic and affluent Australian fashion labels and hole-in-the-wall art galleries, a quick jaunt down Oxford Street is all you need before you find your steps a little lighter, your smile a little wider. It’s also home to some of the best eateries known throughout Sydney. And for better or worse, The Stables, newcomer to this happy part of town, sits at the annex of said delicious eateries. ‘Just behind Saint Peter’, ‘Ten steps from 10 Williams Street’ and ‘A march along from The Paddington’ are all apt and easy directions for first-timers, but how will this bode for said new challenger?... Read More | Share it now!
Get ready to take a piece of acclaimed chef Josh Niland (of the consistently excellent Saint Peters) home with you. April this year will see the opening of Fish Butchery on Oxford St in Paddington. Dubbed ‘butchery’, the Saint Peter team aim to position it as a modern fishmonger, offering dry handled fish, produce that is cut to order and the experience of chatting to a skilled butcher about your next meal at home.... Read More | Share it now!
The iconic Paddington courtyard cafe Jackies have debuted an updated breakfast and lunch menu. Jackies’ new owners Jono and Lucy Bowman purchased the business from the late Jackie Milijash’s mother Gina earlier this year and vow to continue the cool cafe scene of the 1990’s that Jackies notoriously had a part in creating.... Read More | Share it now!
Subida, a Pintxos & Tapas Bar has taken over level one of Woollahra’s The Light Brigade. The contemporary Spanish restaurant is all about serving food that reflects Spain’s culture, style and delicious flavours, with the menu crafted with the inspiration from Head Chef Justin Schott‘s travels around destinations like San Sebastian, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia.... Read More | Share it now!
Paddington’s embodiment of English charm, The Lord Dudley Hotel, is hosting a unique gin and food pairing series with England’s longest serving Gin distilling family, Hayman’s Gin. From 1st to 31st October, the series dubbed the ‘Hayman’s Supper Club’, will invite Sydneysiders to a specially curated experience of gin cocktails expertly paired to English style fare.... Read More | Share it now!
As one of Sydney’s oldest English pubs the usual expectation of a little old world charm that comes with being a staple watering hole for Paddington locals may be warranted but it’s stumbling onto The Garden Restaurant, nestled beneath a cosy light filled atrium within the hotel’s quirky layout, that comes as a pleasant surprise. ... Read More | Share it now!
The Paddington Inn affectionately dubbed ‘Paddo Inn’ by locals is reigniting an old friendship with renown chef Matt Moran who began his illustrious career there over two decades ago. The Inn which is operated by Solotel gave Moran his first leg up in the industry and was the catalyst for a very prosperous partnership between Moran and Solotel’s Bruce Solomon.... Read More | Share it now!
One of Sydney’s most beloved and charming pubs, The Lord Dudley, has introduced The Garden, a new restaurant headed by chef Paul Medcalf. Opening after years of planning, the new addition to the quaint family-run English-style pub is committed to maintaining the strong reputation for food which has seen The Lord Dudley become a destination for both locals and those from across Sydney.... Read More | Share it now!
The simply named Italian Bar in Paddington and owners Flilppo and Simone Franchi have picked up a pretty sweet partnership with Italian liqueur Amaro Montenegro, tasking them with producing pizza dough that’s just a tiny bit out of the ordinary. Come Wednesday 22nd February, the homely venue will be throwing a “Made With Montenegro” party, in which they’ll be serving pizza made with Amaro pizza dough, which basically means the dough used to create their light, fluffy pizza will now be infused with the sweet-to-bitter flavour profile of the 130 year old Italian liqueur. ... Read More | Share it now!
Michelin-trained chef Ben Greeno has been leading the charge at Merivale’s The Paddington since it opened late 2015, and this week he’ll be overseeing the long awaited extension of that concept as the takeaway focused The Chicken Shop opens on Thursday 26 January. The small shopfront right next to The Paddington will be turned into an old-school chicken shop, peddling rotisserie meats, salads and sandwiches whipped up by Greeno and his team.... Read More | Share it now!