Shagg Hair Studio
Shagg Hair Studio are specialists in extensions and colouring services; glossing, tint regrowth, foils, scalp bleach – you name it, they do it. With over 50 shades of the highest quality hair extension on the market, you can go from a bob to Marcia Brady in one sitting. The salon has a wealth of experience and it’s an uber peaceful space.
Favoloso Cafe Deli Store
A slice of Italy in Bronte, Favoloso is a local go-to. The Sicilian-inspired café has a lot going for it: a sun-drenched corner location, authentic food, incredible coffee, and a friendly feel. Do as the locals do and go in the morning for a caffeine fix and crunchy panini.
Three Blue Ducks
The story of Three Blue Ducks all started here in Bronte. Helmed by a trio of former fine dining chefs, the café serves innovative, modern Australian food that shines the spotlight on local produce. It even has its own garden with herbs, vegetables and a chicken coop for eggs. On weekends, there’s almost always a wait, but it’s worth it.
The Bogey Hole Cafe
A local favourite, the Bogey Hole Café is named after Bronte’s famous rock pool, and it captures the suburb’s vibe perfectly. The space is airy and light-filled, with colourful walls, beach paintings, and unparalleled views of the real thing. The menu features a bunch of simple yet moreish dishes: think eggs benedict, avo smash, and banana crepes for breakfast (which runs all day – score!), then prawn tacos and veggie burgers for lunch. There’s also a daily spread of freshly ...
El Topo Mexican
Offering character in spades, The Eastern’s El Topo delivers Mexican fare in a vibrant setting atop the roof of Bondi Junction’s favourite pub. With tequila and cocktails flowing and a menu that has a modern twist on Oaxacan cuisine, you would want to be all over the amazing happy hours.
Spring Street Social
Spring Street Social is what happens when a pharmacist and truffle farmer opens a bar. It’s inventive, experimental and a little bit quirky. Inspired by the golden age of cure-all elixirs, this tapas and cocktail lounge has plush seats, bar stools, live music and a seriously cool ambiance.
Earth to Table
In the hustle and bustle of Bondi Junction, Earth to Table offers respite with its relaxed vibes, raw and vegan dishes and the most colourful display of raw desserts we’ve ever seen. Owner and raw chef Julie Mitsios is famous for her beautiful cakes, which are dairy-free, gluten-free and refined-sugar free – not that you’d ever notice.
craig's cheese shop
Along tree-lined Birrell Street in Bondi Junction, Craig’s Cheese Shop is way more than the name suggests. A business born out of the now famous parmesan biscuit, Craig’s sells cheese and other dairy products, but it’s also a café that serves delicious meals and coffee.
Nalinis Wholesome Streetfood
These guys behind Nalinis aren’t holding back, they have become the first restaurant in Sydney to serve a fully probiotic-themed menu which is also 100 percent gluten free…and it’s seriously good. The food is eclectic but every bit delicious with dishes a fusion of Western and South Indian food, but here is the twist, it’s all prepared using Russian techniques.
The guys at Ryo's Noodles have earned themselves quite the reputation in Crows Nest for their incredible ramen. Lucky for Bondi Junction locals, they have brought the same great flavours to the East. Even though ramen is their thing, you can still find other Japanese staples on their menu.
Speakeasy Bar is a chilled-out bar along Curlewis Street, with red lanterns and retro furniture, and it's the place to go when you’re after a scene that is less raucous and more mellow. The meals here are a mix of Asian and Mediterranean and go with a select drinks menu.
Tucked away on Glenayr Avenue, this organic Mediterranean-style café serves up delicious plates of wholesome goodness in a minimalist Scandi setting. A Bondi local favourite – this place is teeming with beachside brunch goers every Saturday and Sunday – with a focus on organic, locally-sourced and clean-eating foods. If you’re on a health kick, this is the place to come. The café itself is intimate, but the interiors are bright, open and airy, so you don’t feel like you’re cramped ...
Gertrude & Alice Cafe
With wall-to-wall books (over 25,000!), communal tables and plush velvet chairs, Gertrude & Alice is as cosy as it gets. The quirky café-slash-bookstore also offers a range of snacks and Middle Eastern mains – making it a haven for bookworms and freelancers. If you’re craving a quieter vibe, head to the Hemingway room, a beautiful hideaway with sofas and reference books.
Sonoma Cafe Bondi
Baking some of the best sourdough loaves around. Sonoma is a family-run empire and they have been baking and delivering delicious, crusty breads to cafes and restaurants across Sydney since 2001. Branching out to pastries, biscuits, tarts, muesli and their own chain of cafes, the Sonoma name is synonymous with wholesome and delectable sweet and savoury treats.