When it comes to shopping, and eating in Sydney, I don’t even know where to start! I lived in the city for over 10 years so here’s my abridged version for tourists who have a day to shop and eat in the Sydney CBD.
Where to Eat and Shop in the Sydney CBD
Where to shop in Sydney for high-end fashion houses? Go to Westfield Mall located in Pitt St Mall for labels like Mui Mui, Prada, Bottega Veneta and Christina Louboutin and Chanel. There are also shops like Gap and Zara, so there is a little bit of everything for everyone. I personally love getting a little retail therapy from a store called Sass and Bide. Their clothes are stylish and funky, so if you are into that look then I highly recommend checking them out. Here’s a full list of shops for your reference.
Food on Five (Westfield Level 5)
There’s food court in Westfield called Food on Five, click here to see all your options. This is not your average food court, this is like a high end food court where there are many great options for eating. I recommend checking it out, but note it can get very busy there so be prepared.
Myer and David Jones
The great thing about shopping at Westfield is Myer and David Jones are attached. And even though it can be a maze it’s great for rainy days or hot days as you are completely undercover, indoors and comfortable. See the picture below there two glass bridges on the left and right? To your left is Myer and to your right is David Jones.
Is a department store like Selfridges or Harrods in London or Saks 5th Ave or Barneys New York in Manhattan. David Jones has its own food court. Here you will find a great juice bar and they a wide range of food on offer, and don’t forget to stop and grab a kombucha!
Myer is also a department store filled with some high end fashion labels as well as Sass and Bide, Skin and Thread plus many Australian brands like Country Road. There is a food court underneath which caters for mainstream eateries like Boost Juice, Mc Donald’s and Oporto’s.
Just down from Westfield is the Strand Arcade that’s in Pitt St Mall, it’s got style and character about it, I urge you to check it out. You can grab a bit to eat or a coffee too there’s plenty here to see and do. There are three stores I love in The Strand, one is Dinosaur Designs, the other is Skin and Threads and then there are Haigh’s Chocolates!! Oh My Prada YUM! Here’s a full list of shops for your reference.
Queen Victoria Building
This beautiful old building is located on George Street opposite Myer. Here you will find stores like Furla, Rodd & Gunn, Fossil, Swarovski, Pandora and lots more plus there are some great antique jewelry as well. There are cafes located on 3 levels for you to choose from and I’m sure you will appreciate how fantastic the architecture is. Here’s a full list of shops for your reference.
And if you are looking for the fabulous Louis Vuitton flagship store it’s located on the corner of George and King Street (365 George St)…
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