Top Choice Shopping Centre in City Centre & Haymarket

Strand Arcade

Constructed in 1891, the beautiful Strand rivals the QVB in the ornateness stakes. The three floors of designer fashions, Australiana and old-world coffee shops will make your shortcut through here considerably long…
Top Choice Art in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst


Step into a world of mesmerising dots and swirls at this small gallery devoted to Aboriginal art. Artery's motto is 'ethical, contemporary, affordable', and while large canvases by more established artists cost in t…
Top Choice Market in Newtown & the Inner West

Carriageworks Farmers Market

Over 70 regular stallholders sell their goodies at Sydney's best farmers market, held in a heritage-listed railway workshop. Food and coffee stands do a brisk business and vegetables, fruit, meat and seafood from al…
Top Choice Antiques in Newtown & the Inner West

Mitchell Road Antique & Design Centre

This extraordinary vintage and antique market is a warehouse full of retro chic, whether you are after original 1970s Lego, pre-loved rocking horses, a Georgian coronation tea set or Bakelite telephones. For some it…
Top Choice Books in City Centre & Haymarket


Easily central Sydney's best bookshop, Abbey's has many strengths. It's good on social sciences and has excellent resources for language learning, including a great selection of foreign films on DVD. There's also a …
Top Choice Wine in Circular Quay & The Rocks

Australian Wine Centre

This store, with multilingual staff, is packed with quality Australian wine, beer and spirits. Smaller producers are well represented, along with a staggering range of prestigious Penfolds Grange wines and other bot…
Top Choice Art in Circular Quay & The Rocks

Gannon House Gallery

Specialising in contemporary Australian and Aboriginal art, Gannon House purchases works directly from artists and Aboriginal communities. You'll find the work of prominent artists such as Gloria Petyarre here, alon…
Top Choice Jewellery in Paddington & Centennial Park

Dinosaur Designs

This tiny store is a visual treat. Richly coloured, translucent resin bangles and baubles sit among technicoloured vases and bowls, and chunky sterling-silver rings and necklaces. It's all beautiful, hand-made in Sy…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Circular Quay & The Rocks

Craft NSW

Bringing life and verve to the former Coroner's Court, this craft association gallery is full of beautiful and original creations. It's the perfect spot to pick up a unique gift for someone special.
Top Choice Shopping Centre in City Centre & Haymarket

Queen Victoria Building

The magnificent QVB takes up a whole block and boasts nearly 200 shops on five levels. It’s a High Victorian neo-Gothic masterpiece – without doubt Sydney’s most beautiful shopping centre.