Sydney's inner-city doesn't get much cooler than Chippendale. With Spice Alley and Central Park at the fore of this hot precinct's revitalisation.
Where to Eat
Head down Kensington Street, and follow the signs to Chippendale’s famous Spice Alley. This "little Asia" is home to tasty street food vendors, and indoor-outdoor seating. Try Singaporean dishes at Alex Lee Kitchen, Vietnamese at Viet, Thai Street Food at Bang Luck, Malaysian at Old Jim Kee, Cantonese at Hong Kong Diner and Japanese at Kyo-To. For fine dining, try modern Australian at Automata.
See the latest blockbusters and indie flicks at Palace Central Sydney cinemas. There’s a cool lounge area to chill before your movie, or why not try their ultra-luxe Palace Platinum cinema experience. Fun is guaranteed for little and big kids alike at Timezone. It is filled with all sorts of arcade games—and there are prizes too!
You’ll be sure to stock up on cool threads at Central Park Mall, home to the likes of Adidas, Superdry, Hype DC, Footlocker and Glue. Stop in at the huge Daiso Japan store on Level One and you may never leave. It's full of affordable funky homewares, stationery, gifts and so much more.
The crisp cool of Chippendale comes to the fore in its choice of quality drinking dens. Gin lovers should make their way to Gin Lane for Insta-worthy cocktail creations. Taste handpicked wines from around Australia and the world at the urban Handpicked Cellar Door. Finish your night drinking with locals at The Clare Bar at the Old Clare Hotel.