Guerilla Eats Food Crawl Around The Rocks and Circular Quay


When I lived in the West End of of Glasgow, I remember listening rather enviously to friends discussing progressive dinner parties where one person would host starter, then guests would walk to … [Read more...]

Centennial Park Cafe Review – Sydney’s Most Child-Friendly Cafes {Updated}

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Are you looking for a little bit of a view, a little bit of a play and a little bit of a snack, or even a very large lunch? If you live in the eastern suburbs, you will know this fantastic cafe in … [Read more...]

Dragonfly Cafe at Eden Gardens in North Ryde – Sydney’s Best Cafes For Kids {Updated}

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Delighted today to bring you an updated version of a post I first wrote three years ago. Dragonfly Cafe at Eden Gardens in Ryde really is a marvellously family friendly spot. I was delighted to go … [Read more...]

Little Manly Beach Kiosk – Sydney’s Best Beachside Cafes For Kids {Updated}


A safe harbour beach, a netted pool with fantastic places to climb and leap joyfully into the water. A kiosk and cafe with fantastic views. You'd seriously have to be bonkers not to get straight down … [Read more...]

Shelly Beach, Manly – Sydney’s Best Beaches for Kids

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So I'm a few weeks into my photography course now, and getting more and more appalled at some of the photos used in the early days of this blog. Some with horrible watermarks - too big and ugly.  I … [Read more...]

The Grounds of Alexandria: Sydney’s Best Family-Friendly Cafes

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Please say g'day to Maxabella who's guest posting on the blog this fine morning. Maxabella Loves was one of the first blogs I ever read and loved. The quirky sense of humour, the warmth and … [Read more...]

South Curly Beach Cafe – Child-Friendly Beach Cafes in Sydney

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Love a cafe right by the beach. I'm updating this post as South Curly Beach Cafe is under new management and has a lovely new look with excellent coffee. This post also needs a lovely new look, some … [Read more...]

The Boathouse At Palm Beach – A Review For Families

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Oh I haven't been to this cafe for years and I'm kicking myself. My sister and I were up at Palm Beach last week and we could have just squeezed in a quick lunch here before dashing home for school … [Read more...]

Governor Phillip Park And Dunes Kiosk At Palm Beach

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Here's another informative and inspiring post from Northern Beaches insider Carolyn Darragh of Desire Empire. … [Read more...]

Peats Bite Restaurant On The Hawkesbury River


Today's post comes from a relative newcomer to Sydney, English journalist  Julie Cross. Julie writes about a gorgeous hideaway  on the Hawkesbury. I have to admit that I hadn't heard of Peats Bite … [Read more...]

Supply Cafe in Huskisson – Great Coffee at Jervis Bay

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Right, that's it! Three people have now asked me where to find the best coffee at Jervis Bay... there's nothing for it but to write a blog post. … [Read more...]

Bronze Kiosk in Mona Vale – Sydney’s Northern Beaches

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If you're looking for me on a Saturday morning around 10.30am this summer, here's where I'll be. Mine's a skim flat white, thank you... what are you having? … [Read more...]

Rushcutters Bay Playground and Cafe – Updated


Now just hold me back here.  I am looking at these photos of the gorgeous sculptures in the playground at Rushcutters Bay and am seized with a frantic desire to leap into the car and zoom over there. … [Read more...]

Sydney Park Playground, St Peters – Sydney’s Best Playgrounds with Cafes (Updated)


This is a totally groovy, state of the art playground with - shout hooray!- a lovely cafe. If you're looking for a list of the best Sydney Cafes beside playground, click here. It's wonderful spot … [Read more...]

Watsons Bay Hotel Beach Club – A Stylish New Bar in A Stunning Sydney Location


Hello and good morning. It's rare for me to post about somewhere I haven't been myself, but I just couldn't resist these gorgeous photos. The Beach Club at the Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel has … [Read more...]

The Balmoral Boathouse Cafe: Sydney’s Most Child-Friendly Cafes {Updated}

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Quick, quick, hurry up. If we pack up now we can be there in 30 minutes! This cafe is in a lovely location, right by the beautiful Baths. There are scrumptious views over the beach and the harbour, … [Read more...]

Watson’s Bay Tea Gardens – Sydney’s Best Cafes For Kids {Updated}

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Could there be any more sublime spot on a warm, sunny  day than Watsons Bay Tea Gardens?   The spectacular harbour views delight the adults, the bobbing yachts and busy ferries keep the children … [Read more...]

The Hard Rock Cafe, Darling Harbour – Sydney’s Best Cafes For Kids + Teens


Well, where else would you take a teenager to celebrate a 16th birthday? Teen16 is a mad heavy metal fan, not to mention a mad burger, chips and soft drink fan, so his passion for the Hard Rock … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Beachside Cafes – The Deck at Collaroy


This cafe is closed at the moment, being revamped... will post then it's re-opened. We absolutely love this cafe. Talk about right on the beach! I took some photos there recently and went back … [Read more...]

The Cocoa Room Cafe, Huskisson


Call me a playground and cafe nerd, why don't you? I really do love a new find. This new addition to the Huskisson cafe scene gets my vote for convenience and charm. It's away from the hustle … [Read more...]

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