Ever heard of the Sydney Fish Market? Of course you have. Visit Pyrmont for that and more with our guide to some of the best places to see, eat and drink in this high energy suburb.
Spend the day in one of Australia’s most densely populated suburb, Pyrmont!
Located 2 km south-west of the Sydney Central Business district and part of the Darling Harbour region, Pyrmont is a popular neighbourhood where both locals and visitors flock to to go relax or have some party time.
Once a vital component of Sydney’s industrial waterfront filled with shipbuilding yards, factories and woolstores, Pyrmont has experienced a major urban reform and has established itself as a refined and elegant neighbourhood.
To start to day, why not go for a stroll at the Chinese garden of friendship located in Harbour St. This magnificent garden interweaves pavilions, waterfalls, lakes, paths and luscious plant life where you’ll be able to feel relaxed and high spirited for the rest of the day.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city as the garden is centred around an oasis of tranquility amongst the modern skyscrapers that make up the city. There is also a tea house for you to enjoy after your morning stroll.
Then, grab some Sydney brunch at the Social Brew Cafe where they offer delicious mouth watering dishes filled with nutrients to help to feeling energised for the rest of the day.
Opens: 6:30 am to 3:00 pm
Average for two: $70
224 Harris Street, Pyrmont
Head over to Sydney’s largest fish market set in the precinct on Blackwattle Bay. 15 million kilograms of seafood are sold annually and retail outlets, restaurants, sushi bars and highly acclaimed cooking schools are situated around the market. Experience how Sydney locals highly regard their seafood as only the freshest produce is provided straight to restaurants and the locals. There are also daily fish auctions, which kickstart at 5:30am weekends, where you’ll be able to experience the wild atmosphere where buyers aim only to buy the best.
Bank St, Pyrmont
Enjoy the night at Sydney’s most popular entertainment destination, The Star! Located by the Sydney Harbour alongside Darling Harbour, this world class casino offers award winning restaurants, bars, cafes, five star accommodations and a fantastic nightclub.
Before you hit the casino and party all night, make sure you fit in that special meal at Black Bar & Grill, where they provide one of Sydney’s best steaks. Admire the Harbour views as you indulge in Modern Australian Steaks influenced by American wood-fire grills. Try the classic lamb rack with smoked eggplant, tomato chutney, salthbrush and crispy goat cheese.
Opens: 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Average for two: $150
80 Pyrmont Street,Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW