Darling Point. Sydney’s hidden gem, known by few and loved by many.
Tucked on the water between some of our city’s most coveted harbourside suburbs – think Point Piper and Potts Point – Darling Point is a haven of peace, beauty and prime location. The grass is truly greener here, the water bluer and the air clearer.
Swiss-Italian chef Felix Rutz has created a food experience like no other at his Darling Point restaurant Bei Amici. Using a long stint in Italy as a child for inspiration, his dishes burst with authenticity and taste, made even better by the fresh organic produce sourced daily. Each visit will surprise you with daily menu changes and twists of Swiss creativity amongst the traditional Italian flavours.
Sushi lovers flock to Makizo in Edgecliff for their favourite fresh Japanese fusion flavours. Headed by Chef Hyundo and run by a team of passionate staff, the food is stellar, budget-friendly and available for takeaway as well. The perfect quick weeknight treat.
When you think of Irish food, you usually think of hearty pub feeds. But at Mr G’s, it’s Irish food made with contemporary flair, delicious flavours and premium produce. The team at Mr G’s have buckets of passion and appreciation for their Irish history and bring it to you with their authentic food, warm inviting fitout, and, of course, first-class cocktails.
Richie’s: a café, a restaurant, a grocer, a convenience store, a meeting place, a Darling Point gem. It is your one-stop for everything you need to get through your day in Darling Point, from Opal dollars, to good company, to a warm meal, to tonight’s dinner. Everyone is welcome at Richie’s.
‘Fresh is best’ say the team at Indigo Double Bay. An eastern suburbs cult favourite since its opening, Indigo uses fresh, premium quality Australian produce to create their flavourful and nourishing Modern Australian dishes, finished with a European trattoria twist. Paired with their exceptional service and unrivalled coffee, it’s no wonder Indigo is known as Double Bay’s best kept secret. Dine inside in their sunlit premises or bask in the sunlight alfresco.
Just a quick trip from Darling Point is one of Sydney’s most quaint and stunning eastern suburbs, Double Bay. Known for its unique boutique shopping destinations, there is no better place to spend the day window shopping down the tree-lined, fairy-lit streets of this clean, bright and stylish suburban haven.
Treat yourself next time you grocery shop and visit Gourmet Life. Truffles, caviar, gourmet fresh produce, imported goods from all over Europe – everything to liven up your pantry and your palate.
Brunch, cocktails, pizza, and endless share plates. What more could you want in a local suburban bar? Mrs Sippy is a trendy tropical hangout in Double Bay, on the outskirts of Darling Point, popular amongst eastern suburbs youths for its bubbly summer atmosphere and creative cocktail list. Reserve a spot in their weekly Saturday brunch, a long, lazy progressive feast complete with sparkling and cocktails, drop in for a quick meal, or while away the evenings with music and drinks.
The Royal Oak Hotel
For a hearty pub feed, good company and ambient atmosphere, look no further than the Royal Oak, a stylish and contemporary pub on Bay Street with everything from a rooftop garden bar, to a sports bar, to live music and craft beers on tap. The Royal Oak is your go-to for a weeknight hangout.
Darling Point Reserve & McKell’s Park
Lush, manicured and with breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour, Darling Point Reserve is an idyllic backdrop for everything from romantic picnics to Sunday strolls to lavish wedding ceremonies. Right at your doorstep, it is the perfect place to spend your evenings after work, drinking in the view and getting back in touch with nature.
Tiny Clark Island is a stunning harbour island just off Darling Point Reserve, a prime picnic spot on a balmy summers’ day and with 360-degree harbour, city and suburb views. Access it via kayak or private boat and spend the day in your own private paradise, bushwalking, sunbaking and soaking up the sun.