Randwick

Enjoy all the excitement, glamour and intrigue of Randwick, from the famous Royal Randwick Racecourse to one of Sydney’s original art deco cinemas. You’ll discover colonial heritage, such as St Jude’s Anglican Church, designed by eminent architect Edmund Blacket and completed in 1865.

Getting to Randwick is easy by public transport, with stops outside Royal Randwick near pretty  Centennial Park . Horseracing began in Randwick in 1833 and the world-famous Australian Derby for three-year-olds started in 1861. Past derby winners include Phar Lap, Tulloch and Kingston Town.

The Championship Races, Royal Randwick

The exciting events calendar is filled with many more race days, including the 10-week Spring Carnival and the Championships in April. A great opportunity to dress up and relish the colourful atmosphere, you’ll be thrilled with the world-class facilities, including 35 bars and restaurants.

You’ll find many more delicious places to eat in Randwick, and with university students from around the world the cuisine choices are mouth-watering. Around the junction of Peruse Road and St Pauls Street, known locally as The Spot, are plenty of tasty places and the Ritz Cinema, built in 1937.

The Ritz, Randwick

Savour rich Hungarian cakes at Kurtosh House One, or order a slice of the Hungarian funnel cake to go with your coffee. As you explore the boulevards of Randwick, you’ll discover cool cocktail bars and gastropubs, such as The Dog. The classic two-storey Royal Hotel Randwick was built in 1887.

And the intriguing Museum of Human Disease is Australia’s only publicly accessible medical pathology collection. In the University of NSW, the museum houses over 2,000 specimens and you’ll learn about infectious, genetic and lifestyle-related diseases - it’s an entertaining experience, too.

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  1. Movie Mondays

    Monday 12 February 2018 to Monday 25 June 2018 , Randwick

    Movie Mondays presents a selection of all your favourite films every Monday night! Entry is free and doors open at 5pm but don’t forget to book your Date Night Package. Think bean-bags, guaranteed front row seats, burgers, cocktails and a…

    12 Feb - 25 Jun
  2. Independence Day Party

    Wednesday 04 July 2018 , Randwick

    Get ready for a momentous Independence Day celebration, it's time to gather the troops and come forth, because they're throwing a party for the ages on Wednesday, July 4. Happy birthday, Merica'! In true Soda style, they'll be serving up a…

    04 Jul
  3. Fourth of July Celebrations Randwick

    Wednesday 04 July 2018 , Randwick

    The Dog Randwick will be celebrating the empire nation by dishing up finger-lickin-good Classic American grub Chef Specials the entire week leading up to the fourth of July. Treat yourselves to nine-inch loaded Chilli Cheese Hot Dogs, compl…

    04 Jul