Love Syd­ney win­ners

Ear­lier this year, thou­sands of Syd­neysiders voted for their favourite cafés, pubs, shops parks and other lo­cal spots that make us love our city. Now, we can fi­nally re­veal the re­sults...

Time Out (Sydney) - - INSIDE -

Café Win­ner! The Lion and Buf­falo

This South Coogee spot brings lo­cal love to the ta­ble with fresh pro­duce (the bread is Iggy’s) and warm ser­vice. 203 Mal­abar Rd, South Coogee 2034. 0447 685 466. the­lio­nand­buf­falo.com.au. Daily 7am-3pm.

Pub Win­ner! The Ho­tel Steyne

The re­cently re­stored Ho­tel Steyne is a hot rod among Manly pubs, with spec­tac­u­lar

ocean views. 75 The Corso, Manly 2095. 02 9977 4977. www.ho­tel­steyne.com.au. Mon-Wed & Fri, Sat 9am-2am; Thu 9am-3am; Sun 9am-mid­night.

Late-night spot Win­ner! Frankie’s Pizza by the Slice

The rock’n’roll gods are hid­ing out and eat­ing pizza in this un­der­ground bar. 50 Hunter St, Syd­ney 2000. frankiespiz­z­abythes­lice.com. Daily 4pm-3am; Fri noon-3am.

Place to drink in the sun Win­ner! Wat­sons Bay Bou­tique Ho­tel

Is there a bet­ter way to re­lax than by sit­ting on the ter­race of this water­front pub with glass of dry rosé? 1 Mil­i­tary Rd, Wat­sons Bay 2030. 02 9337 5444. wat­sons­bay­ho­tel.com.au. Mon-Sat 10am-mid­night; Sun 10am-10pm.

Mu­sic venue Win­ner! The Enmore Theatre

This 1,600-seat Art Deco land­mark plays host to ev­ery­thing from gigs to dance par­ties and stand-up com­edy. 118-132 Enmore Rd, New­town 2042. 02 9550 3666. www.en­morethe­atre.com.au.

Park Win­ner! Cen­ten­nial Park

A week­end trip to Cen­ten­nial Park, es­pe­cially in sum­mer, re­veals Syd­neysiders at their leisurely best. Be­tween Oxford St, York, Dar­ley, Ali­son & Lang Rds, Cen­ten­nial Park 2021.

Club Win­ner! The Im­pe­rial Ho­tel

The In­ner West’s fa­mous queer pub is Syd­ney’s new home of fun nights out.

35 Ersk­ineville Rd, Ersk­ineville 2043. 02 9516 1766. im­pe­ri­aler­sk­ineville.com.au. Mon- Thu 11.30am-mid­night; Fri, Sat 11.30am-3am; Sun 11.30am-mid­night.

LGBTQ hang­out Win­ner! Stonewall Ho­tel

Live shows ev­ery night of the week make this an ab­so­lute corker for gay men and their friends. à175 Oxford St, Dar­linghurst 2010. 02 9360 1963. www.stonewall­ho­tel.com. Mon-Fri noon-6am; Sat, Sun 9am-6am.

Cul­tural in­sti­tu­tion Win­ner! Mu­seum of Con­tem­po­rary Art (MCA)

Syd­ney’s home of con­tem­po­rary art has an im­pres­sive per­ma­nent col­lec­tion and hosts tem­po­rary ex­hi­bi­tions in­clud­ing last sum­mer’s record-smash­ing Pip­i­lotti Rist show. 140 Ge­orge St, The Rocks 2000. 02 9245 2400. mca.com.au. Thu-Tue 10am-5pm; Wed 10am-9pm.

Land­mark Win­ner! Syd­ney Opera House

It’s no sur­prise this Aus­tralian icon is Syd­ney’s favourite land­mark. The House is the city’s pre­miere venue for mu­sic, opera, theatre and dance. Ben­ne­long Point, Syd­ney 2000. 02 9250 7111. www.syd­ney­op­er­a­house.com.

Shop Win­ner! Fancy That Cos­tumes

This much-loved cos­tume shop has a huge col­lec­tion, which you can browse through on in-store iPads, then try on in one of the mint­green vel­vet-cur­tained change rooms. 388 Pa­cific Hwy, Crows Nest 2065. www.fan­cythat­cos­tumes. com.au. Mon-Wed 11am-7pm; Thu 11am-8pm; Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10am-4pm.

Cin­ema Win­ner! Ritz Cin­ema Rand­wick

With a dis­tinc­tive Art Deco de­sign re­stored to its for­mer 1930s glory and an im­pres­sive sound sys­tem, the six-screen Ritz is an excellent venue for catch­ing the lat­est main­stream re­leases. 43-47 St Pauls St, at Avoca St, Rand­wick 2031. 02 8324 2500. www.ritzcin­ema.com.au.

Place to swim Win­ner! An­drew Boy Charl­ton Pool

Per­fectly perched right in the heart of the Royal Botanic Gar­dens, this fab­u­lous out­door swim­ming pool is named af­ter the swim­mer who set a world record here at just 16 years of age. 1C Mrs Mac­quar­ies Rd, Syd­ney 2000. 02 9358 6686. www.abcpool.org. Daily 6am-7pm.

Is­land Win­ner! Shark Is­land

With large grassed ar­eas, a wad­ing beach, gazebo, ta­bles and great views of the har­bour, this shark-shaped is­land is the per­fect spot for a fam­ily pic­nic. àSyd­ney Har­bour 2000.

Walk­ing track Win­ner! Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk

When Time Out has vis­i­tors in town, this is hands-down the first thing that we rec­om­mend they do. And dur­ing the an­nual Sculp­ture by the

Sea ex­hi­bi­tion, when art­works stand sen­tinel along the route, it’s ut­terly un­miss­able. Start at Bondi Ice­bergs or Coogee Beach.

Frankie’s Pizza by the Slice

Wat­sons Bay Bou­tique Ho­tel

The Enmore Theatre

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