Browse elegant boutiques in Double Bay, from the latest international labels to beautiful designer jewellery worn by stars such as Naomi Watts, Rose Byrne and Jennifer Lopez. Even the young and young at heart will fall in love with the magical Double Bay Toy Shop in pretty Transvaal Avenue.
Getting to Double Bay is a delight, with a ferry from Circular Quay across one of the world’s most beautiful harbours taking less than 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Central, Town Hall or Martin Place to Edgecliff for a short walk or bus trip down the hill to Double Bay.
Stroll along tree-line streets and laneways lined with a charming collection of cafes and restaurants while weaving in and out of enticing shopping arcades. Here you'll discover fine clothes, gifts and gourmet treats, along with everything from books to toys, shoes to flowers, and jewellery stores.
Many boutiques are along Bay, Knox and Cross streets and nearby side streets and lanes. In Transvaal Avenue you’ll discover fashionable Belinda and an unusual setting for lunch or breakfast - a traffic island. Relax under trees in the middle of the road and savour Indigo’s tasty menu.
Among the many specialty shops is designer jeweller Jan Logan on Cross Street. Cosmopolitan Shoes is feet heaven. Adrienne and Misses Bonney is renowned for babywear and children’s clothes. Busatti on Transvaal sells luxurious home essentials. Milliner Nerida Winter’s hats are on Bay Street.
After shopping relax in one of the hip bars, such as Mrs Sippy, The Garden or the cocktail bar at the InterContinental. Bibo Wine Bar and Sake Restaurant & Bar feature in The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide. There are beautifully restored pubs too - the Royal Oak Hotel and The Sheaf.