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Must do

Fast facts

  • Centre of fashion and great restaurants
  • Eastern suburbs
  • 30-minute bus ride from Circular Quay

Why go there

Known for its attractive Victorian terraces with cast-iron lace detailing, Paddington is regarded by many as the place to spot the latest trends in fashion, cuisine and design.

Bustling Oxford Street is lined with fashion and shoe salons, as well as homeware stores, cafés and restaurants. Just up the road in upmarket Woollahra is Queen Street, famous for its array of antique shops, art galleries and jewellery shops.

Things to do

  • Visit the boutiques on Oxford Street and try on this season's range by the who’s who of the Australian fashion scene.
  • Sample the vibrant pub life of Paddington at the Grand National, the Royal, The Four in Hand or the Windsor Castle.
  • Wander the streets of Paddington and Woollahra to discover Sydney’s most beautifully restored Victorian terraces.
  • Have a delectable lunch at one of the food providores in Woollahra.

Don’t miss

  • Paddington Markets every Saturday.
  • A self-guided walk or escorted tour.
  • William Street for vintage boutiques, handmade shoes and an exquisite chocolate shop.
  • Visiting at least a few of the 50 private art galleries in the area.

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  • Shopping for the latest trends in Paddington, Sydney (J. Morgan/Tourism NSW)

    Shopping for the latest trends in Paddington, Sydney (J. Morgan/Tourism NSW)

Towns within Paddington

Shopping for the latest trends in Paddington, Sydney (J. Morgan/Tourism NSW) Paddington Stylish terraces, a great shopping precinct lined with cafés and restaurants.

 

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