Uncover the culinary and cultural treasures of Bronte, Sydney's hidden gem that's making waves on the international scene. A hotspot for global visitors, Bronte is evolving into a cultural hub, rivalling Bondi for its diverse offerings in food, drink, and clean living. Come to Bronte with an empty stomach and an open soul, ready to explore.

The Bronte Essentials

Woolworths Metro Bronte
113 Macpherson St, Bronte

Iggy's Bread
131 Macpherson St, Bronte

Camperdown Cellars
Shop 2/120-128 Macpherson St, Bronte

Chambers Cellars Bronte
50-54 Macpherson St, Bronte

Terry White Pharmacy Bronte
134 Macpherson St, Bronte

QE Foodstores
235 Bronte Rd, Waverley

Feather and Bone Butcher Waverley
270 Bronte Rd, Waverley


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Indulge in authentic Neapolitan pizza at Vacanza, a cult-favourite pizzeria offering a taste of Napoli's passionate flavours. From the iconic il pizzaiolo del presidente diavola to the classic bufalina margherita, every bite transports you to the heart of Italy. What are you waiting for? Vai!

261 Bronte Road, Waverley


Experience refined yet unpretentious traditional Italian dishes at Passaggiata. Chefs Nigel Ward and Ryan Crothers present a changing menu of homemade pastas, including the signature ricotta ravioli. This bright two-story gem promises an all-Italian experience with a varied wine list, classic cocktails, and house-made limoncello. A neighbourhood trattoria worth travelling for.

318 Bronte Road, Waverley 

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The Coop

For classic Australian brunch, head to The Coop, where every dish celebrates local ingredients with care and attention to detail. Savour delectable meals paired with a glass of wine or a house-made cocktail, creating a delightful experience against the backdrop of Bronte.

465 Bronte Rd, Bronte


Bronte Bello

Capture a taste of Brazil by way of Australia, all in the heart of Bronte. One of the most popular Brazilian eateries in Sydney, it's now expanded to include outposts in Coogee and Diamond Beach. Dine at the original from breakfast through to dinner and enjoy the delicious marriage of local and Brazilian dishes.

469 Bronte Rd, Bronte

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The Charing Cross Hotel

Initially built in 1833 by Irish convict William Newland, this historic venue has been rejuvenated into a contemporary hub featuring award-winning menus, craft beers, and a welcoming beer garden. Choose from a menu influenced by both Australian and European classics, and even enjoy live music if you time it right. Affectionately known as the 'Charo,' it stands as a popular local destination, and one not to be missed.

81 Carrington Road, Waverley


Bronte Beach

A captivating stop on the Bondi to Coogee walk, make sure you pack your bathers for a dip at Bronte Beach. Known for its mellow and picturesque Bronte Baths, the beach is ideal for a swim or a surf, with some of the east's best waves. Home to the world's first surf lifesaving club, founded in 1903, Bronte seamlessly combines coastal beauty with rich surfing history.

Bronte Rd, Bronte

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Yoga by the Sea

The amount of good food one eats in Bronte can only be balanced by Yoga by the Sea. Pairing hatha and vinyasa yoga with the salty ocean breeze and breathtaking views can only make for a calm, content mind and happy soul.

Bronte Surfclub's beachfront studio


Aboriginal Contemporary

If you’re an art lover, Aboriginal Contemporary (previously known as the Gallery Shop) is not to be missed. With handpicked pieces from remote aboriginal communities all around Australia, the gallery captures the passion and culture of our nation’s traditional custodians. Owner Nichola Dare sources work from names established and unknown, from the Kimberly to the Western Desert, and ensures each artist’s background and story is on display for all to appreciate.

254 Bronte Road, Waverley

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