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Gourmet Produce

Eveleigh Farmers' Market

Sydney is famous for its wide array of gourmet, locally grown produce and its markets. Farmers markets are a haven for the freshest produce from local suppliers. Great delis, provedores, organic grocers, food stores and halls will tempt you in for your favourite treats. The fish market, too, is a landmark in Sydney, often bustling on weekends.

Now some of Sydney’s most exciting restaurants are adding another dimension to the dining experience with providore stores right on the premises.

Where to go

  • Fratelli Fresh led the way, and continues to shine with its knockout combination of the Italian-inspired Café Sopra, teamed with a providore store providing a discriminating choice of fruit and vegetables, Paesanella cheeses, imported juices and mineral waters- all the raw ingredients required for the home chef looking to dazzle.
    Why go?  Sit down and enjoy a delicious showcase of the fresh produce that’s sold at Fratelli Fresh in the Italian Inspired Café Sopra
  • Quarter Twenty-One is the newest providore on the block, and rapidly becoming the go-to destination for home chefs looking to impress.
    Why go?  Quarter Twenty-One also hosts cooking classes, and they’re proving wildly popular, you might even have MasterChef's Justin North pop in to survey the scene.
  • Fourth Village Providore In leafy Mosman on the north side of the harbour, is like a complete country market, stacked with fresh fruit and vegetables. There’s also a deli with artisan charcuterie, Prosciutto di Parma and Spanish Serrano Ham and a prime selection of antipasti including olives from the family’s own Hunter Valley farm.
    Why go?  The walk-in fromagerie has to be seen to be believed - nectar for the nose for anyone who loves fine cheeses.
  • The picturesque Rocks Farmers' Market on Fridays and Saturdays is always busy and always fun to fill a few bags with fruit, vegetables and cheeses. Head down early to avoid the crowds and don’t forget to pick something up for lunch.
    Why go? You can head to Circular Quay afterwards and watch the ships and tourists as you tuck in. A great way to pass a winter’s day.
  • Seafood beckons at the Sydney Fish Market, the world's second-biggest seafood market.
    Why go? You’ll find a sushi bar, Blackwattle Deli, Fisherman’s Fine Wines, Gregory's Hot Bread and more should you choose to stay inside longer and eat your lunch amongst the hustle and bustle.

  • Get the best of organic meats, fruit and vegestables at Leichhardt Organic Food and Farmers Market each Saturday.
    Why go? Wake up early to avoid the crowds and pick up fresh and tasty produce.

  • Seasonal delights such as French-style bread and delicious cheeses can be found at the EQ Farmers Produce Markets at Moore Park in Sydney.
    Why go? Whether it’s a creamy brie, a veiny blue, a wheel of camemberet or just a delicious cheddar, you won’t find any better place to stock up that winter fridge with cheese.

  • The sprawling David Jones Food Halls at Bondi Junction and Sydney city attract the masses to its food bars and deli counters.
    Why go? Try the prawns and champagne from the seafood bar and you’ll feel totally spoilt. A little bit of winter-warming pampering.

  • Located at Castle Hill, Sydney's latest good food market, Eveleigh Farmers' Market, is held each Saturday.
    Why go? Here you can sample delicious seasonal produce and some of the best coffee in Sydney - try it and you won’t be disappointed.

  • The Kings Cross Organic Food and Farmers' Market congregates a short walk from Kings Cross train station all year round, tempting those shopping for fresh and fantastic regional produce, flowers and other produce.
    Why go? The host of nearby cozy cafes are the perfect place to stop after you shop on Saturday mornings.

  • The Northside Produce Market in North Sydney, has more than 60 farmers and small producers offering seasonal fruit and vegetables, locally produced cheeses, salad greens and herbs, fresh flowers and pasta.
    Why go? Rain or shine, this market is stocked to the brim with all the gourmet food you’ll ever need. It’s healthy too.

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