Restaurants

Meyhanee

Restaurant

Go Saturday nights for raki, music and 40 kinds of meze, or on the weekend for an epic multi-course breakfast banquet.

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Exchange Hotel

Restaurant

The heritage-listed pub for locals and their four-legged friends.

Burgerhood

Restaurant

Five Guys and In-N-Out are the inspiration for these burgers, which feature relatively thin, house-ground patties.

Kazbah

Restaurant

Innovative interpretations of Arabian cuisine.

The Cottage Bar & Kitchen

Restaurant

It might feel like Grandma’s lounge room, but the drinks at The Cottage Bar & Kitchen beat Granny’s tea by a colonial mile.

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One Ford Street

Restaurant

An Italian restaurant next to a traditional Balmain pub.

Cafes

Little Ethel’s

Cafe

A tiny cafe servicing local offices and lunch-hunters in the know.

Le Caféier

Cafe

Simple, earthy Mediterranean.

Kafeine

Cafe

A cosy little nook in Balmain.

Bowl.r

Cafe

Poke, smoothie bowls and espresso served in a coconut.

The Hunter Works

Cafe

Down an alley off Darling Street is a cafe using bold flavours and serving great coffee.

Contessa Balmain

Cafe

With coffee from The Grounds, locally sourced produce and perhaps the best French toast in Sydney, what’s not to love about Bar Contessa?

Bars

The Lodge

Bar

A cosy bar across several levels.

Shops

The Source Bulk Foods

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The Source Bulk Foods stores in Balmain and Willoughby are providing a relaxed, old-fashioned shopping experience.

Aesop in Balmain

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This Aesop store over the Anzac Bridge was designed with Henry Wilson.

Nutie Donuts

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Vegan and gluten-free baked goods.

Quintessential duckeggBLUE

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Rescued and restored European furniture with a story to tell.

duckeggBLUE

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Essential pieces for the female wardrobe.

The Man Next Door

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Menswear that puts tradition before trends.