Sydney’s CBD fringe suburb Chippendale has fast become the city’s new eating playground, where Michelin-starred chefs dish up breathtaking plates next door to hawker stalls and hipster pubs. Here are our favourite restaurants, cafés, bars and everything in between in the area.
Breakfast / Brunch spot
Gami Chicken & Beer
Melbourne’s home of Korean fried chicken is now serving its goods to Sydneysiders.
@Lower ground floor, Central Park Mall, 28 Broadway, Chippendale
An experimental dining experience by top Australian chef Clayton Wells with one of the best degustations around.
@5 Kensington Street, Chippendale
KOI Dessert Bar
Chippendale’s beloved dessert bar and restaurant.
@44 Kensington Street, Chippendale
This Central Park spot is dedicated entirely to Greek doughnuts.
@Shop 2, DUO Central Park, 1 Chippendale Way, Chippendale
White Rabbit Gallery
Wander through four levels of Chinese contemporary art at White Rabbit Gallery – a trailblazer opened by the Neilson Foundation in 2009.
@30 Balfour St, Chippendale
Central Park Mall
This is a retail hub unlike any other. This multi-level vertical mall boasts a sun-drenched emporium, future-forward sustainable architecture, free Wi-Fi and extended trading hours. It’s an exceptional destination for shopping, dining, and meeting with friends.
@28 Broadway, Chippendale