THE BARANGAROO EDIT: A DAY TO DELIGHT
A 22-hectare waterside development nestling on the edge of Sydney's CBD, where you can live, eat, work and play all in one day! It's a far cry from it's past life as a disused container terminal, and the food, desserts and beautiful Barangaroo House will keep you occupied for many an hour.
Where to Stay /
A must for anyone thinking of visiting Barangaroo should be the West Hotel.
The boutique hotel oozes character and sprinkles of designer touches can be found everywhere. Select your suite, some which come with an opulent bathroom, complete with a large bathtub and private lounge area and fully relax into the luxurious ambience.
The West offers a fully equipped gym, plus natural amenities and the latest healthy food and drink.
Start your Morning /
Step out into your AM and explore Bar Precinct, a waterfront sanctuary hosting world class dining.
First stop for breakfast, coffee and a 270-degree view of the harbour is 12-Micron, offering contemporary, natural produce, inspired by the earth, ocean, land and air. Executive Chef Justin Wise does not disappoint!
Mid morning is perfect for a stroll around Barangaroo House and marvelling at its beautiful architecture, designed by Etic and H and E Architects.
Three floors, each with its own character, encompass curving balconies encased in charred timber with a choice of fine dining and casual drinking to tickle everyone's fancy!
It's time for Lunch /
Lunchtime arrives and it's time to head to waterside Turkish restaurant Anason!
Inspired by the meyhanes of Istanbul, everything that you consume here is incredible!
Premiering in late February 2016, Anason was the first permanent restaurant to open on Barangaroo’s Wulugul Walk and offers the Anatolian cooking celebrated chef and cookbook author Somer Sivrioglu is renowned for, in a fresh, contemporary environment.
They are open 365 days a year, including all public holidays.
When 3pm strikes /
Afternoon tea should be spent at ShortStop Coffee and Donuts, consuming much of both! Here you'll find the donuts not only yummy but freshly made for you!
Their milk is organic and their ingredients natural. Winning.
If your sugar cravings are still not sated, take a short stroll down Barangaroo Avenue to discover Chocolate Shop, Oh!Boo. Maître chocolatier, Fanny Chan, has mastered a process called ‘layering’. Contrasting flavours are layered with the chocolate to invent an incredible taste experience!
Oh!Boo Chocolates have created world class artisanal chocolates that are made from only natural Australian ingredients, free from any artificial flavours or cocoa butter substitutes. So when eating them you can feel nice whilst being a little naughty!
It's time to Dine /
Seasonal menus created by Executive Chef Tom Haynes are simply sublime and perfect for sharing.
You'll find a choice of two bars, the Smoke Rooftop Bar a favourite for Martinis, Spritzers and Apertifs and then situated on the ground floor lives House Bar, a relaxed, stylish saloon, complete with pub style grub and a waterfront terrace to catch a sunset.
So there you have it. A weekend well spent in Sydney's Barangaroo. No excuse not to book a local staycation....
Curated by Jodie Wolf, TLSE