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Shopping in Double Bay

Double Bay is a stylish harbourside enclave packed with exclusive boutiques. Take your pick from top European designers, from Jimmy Choo and Prada to Bottega and Busatti. Other big name labels can be found at Marni, Christensen Copenhagen, Jan Logan, Maria Finlay and Belinda's.

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About Double Bay

Home to lush parks, tree-lined boulevards, grand residences and luxurious penthouses, the retail precinct of Double Bay is a Sydney suburb renowned for its pavement cafes, exclusive boutiques and trendy hair salons.

Wander along the streets of Double Bay to discover boutiques such as Jan Logan, Busatti or Cosmopolitan Shoes for handcrafted jewellery, designer fabrics, bespoke hats, elegant lingerie and more. Find your next fashion staple or shop for accessories to compliment your existing wardrobe. 

Situated on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour, Double Bay’s waterside parks and beaches also offer spectacular water views. Redleaf Beach is a fantastic slice of harbourside beach. Spend a day lazing on the sand or settle in for a waterside picnic at Steyne Park or Blackburn Gardens.

Murray Rose Pool can also be found at the western end of the beach, providing swimmers with a safe tidal enclosure to swim in. With a swimming area of approximately 90 metres x 60 metres, even on a busy day there is no shortage of swimming space.

There is also a wrap-around pontoon which makes for a lovely walk and if you're feeling peckish, Redleaf Pool Cafe provides delicious meals and fantastic views looking out to Darling Point and the Harbour Bridge.

Double Bay’s stylish restaurants and casual eateries are also residence to a number of top chefs. Dine on fresh flavours and innovative cuisine at the institutional D’Bees’s or European and Asian-inspired dishes at Spice Market, Le Bukhara and Aesops. Head to Limoncello to take your pick from Italian classics or please your palate with modern Japanese fare at Sake Restaurant and Bar Double Bay.

You can also enjoy a casual catch up with friends over coffee at one of the region’s cafes such as Bar Indigo or Cosmopolitan. Stop by the Stillery for a gin or the Royal Oak Hotel for a beer or wine. The nearby alfresco terraces and beer gardens of the historic Golden Sheaf are also extremely popular with locals. The Golden Sheaf is also well known for its reputation as a friendly and thriving night spot.

Adding a splash of colour to the area is Mrs Sippy, a new hot spot that serves as espresso bar, cafe, restaurant and bar. Mrs Sippy serves modern Australian food and services an impressive cocktail list for those planning to make the most of the evening hours. 

Located just 15 minutes from the city centre by ferry, Double Bay is meanwhile also a great destination for lunch with friends, a romantic dinner or a day out exploring all that the area has to offer. From Double Bay you can discover more uninterrupted harbour and city skyline vistas by making your way north-east to Watsons Bay.

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