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Paddington, Sydney: Where to Eat, Shop and Explore

Anchored by Oxford Street—a long bustling ave with countless fabulous shops and restaurants—Sydney's residential area of Paddington is one of the city's most fun to explore. Here are some of the best places to check out in the trendy neighborhood:

A Quick Bite


A buzzing restaurant in central Paddington, Fred’s incorporates fresh produce in dishes like polenta with seasonal vegetables and pesto. 380 Oxford St.

Orchard St. This grab-and-go, plant-based café sells healthful “elixirs,” casual fare like avocado toast and delicious vegan desserts. 2/16 Glenmore Rd

Saint Peter A major Sydney hot spot, this seafood restaurant offers oysters and bites including snapper sausage and egg english muffins. (Lunch is only offered Friday through Sunday). 362 Oxford St.

10 William Street This tiny trattoria offers Italian tapas and a great wine list. (Lunch is only offered on Friday and Saturday). 10 William St.

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Parlour X Located in the historic St Johns Church, this multi-brand boutique has the most well-edited selection of high-end fashion and accessories in Sydney. 261 Oxford St.

The Intersection This small shopping area has a handful of fabulous boutiques including Zimmerman, Camilla & Marc, Scanlan Theodore and more. Oxford St.

Incu This hip boutique stocks stylish finds for men and women from designers like APC, Comme des Garçons and Mansur Gavriel. 261 Oxford St.

Dinosaur Designs This Australian jewelry company is known for its slightly wacky, sculptural designs. 339 Oxford St.

Paddington Market Open Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 395 Oxford St.

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Published onJanuary 7, 2019

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