Har­bour­side: Shop. Dine. Play.


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the wa­ter’s edge of Syd­ney’s stun­ning Dar­ling Har­bour, it’s a mere stone’s throw from the city cen­tre. Get­ting to Har­bour­side couldn’t be eas­ier, you can go by boat for the scenic route from Cir­cu­lar Quay on­board the Shop­per Hop­per*; by the tracks with the light rail tram by get­ting off at the Con­ven­tion Cen­tre stop; or via a leisurely walk over Pyr­mont Bridge. Once you have reached Har­bour­side Shop­ping Cen­tre en­joy a cof­fee and sweet treat at one of the many cafés such as Hive Café, be­fore load­ing your arms with shop­ping from the di­verse range of re­tail­ers on of­fer. Then sit back and en­joy one of the many su­perb har­bour front restau­rants and bars open daily for break­fast lunch or dinner, all with the stun­ning back­drop of the city sky­line.

What’s On

Vivid Syd­ney runs at Har­bour­side from 26 May to 17 June, light­ing up the Har­bour and spark­ing plenty of deals in Cen­tre. Pop by to watch the Vivid light show in the har­bour, then ride the Fer­ris Wheel in town es­pe­cially for Vivid Syd­ney. Be sure to head in­side to Har­bour­side be­fore or af­ter the show and en­joy lunch or dinner to top off your evening with one of the many dis­counted Vivid of­fers avail­able at the bars and restau­rants across the Cen­tre*.


Har­bour­side is open from 10am to 9pm daily (in­clud­ing pub­lic hol­i­days!) and is host to an out­stand­ing ar­ray of stores from designer jew­ellery and womens and mens fash­ion and ac­ces­sories, to art­work, sou­venirs and qual­ity Aus­tralian made prod­ucts.

Start at Har­bour­side Jewellers to see an exquisite col­lec­tion of Swiss watches and designer jew­ellery in­clud­ing the lat­est re­leases from Gucci, as well as PAN­DORA, pearls and Aus­tralian opals.

For the finest in au­then­tic Aus­tralian beach and lifestyle ap­parel for men, women and chil­dren head to Between the Flags or Bondi Ac­tive. You’ll find a large range of Aus­tralian sou­venirs at Har­bour­side from Croc­o­dile Stop, Best Real Aus­tralian, Kan­ga­roos and Koalas and Leather Un­der­ground.

Pick up qual­ity Aus­tralian prod­ucts in­clud­ing iconic Aus­tralian brands like R.m.wil­liams and Driza-bone. Har­bour­side brings you all the lat­est fash­ions in­clud­ing Cot­ton On, Val­ley­girl, Connor, YD, TEMT, Glue, Gior­dano, Taro­cash and Glue.

No out­fit is com­plete with­out a new pair of shoes from Rubi Shoes or Marco Gianni Shoes, whilst Lo­visa will ac­cen­tu­ate your new out­fit with their sterling sil­ver range and Swarovski el­e­ments range.


Choose from the won­der­ful va­ri­ety of restau­rants, cafes and bars that cater for ev­ery­one with mouth-wa­ter­ing lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional cuisines.

Sushi Bay is a con­veyor-belt style res­tau­rant of­fer­ing out­stand­ing qual­ity sushi com­bined with ex­pe­ri­ence and ex­per­tise. The newly opened Sorenzo presents Japanese cui­sine with hints of Western in­flu­ence, to form con­tem­po­rary Japanese dishes that cre­ate drama at the ta­ble. Har­bour­side is home to the Hard Rock Café Syd­ney, feast on their leg­endary burg­ers, smoked bar­beque ribs and di­vine desserts. Or for a cel­e­bra­tion of all things smokey, charred and suc­cu­lent, head to Har­bour Bar and Kitchen where the dishes are served di­rectly from their roar­ing coal oven.

The iconic Cyren Bar, Grill, Seafood is lo­cated right on the wa­ter­front with Mediter­ranean cui­sine fea­tur­ing de­li­cious fresh seafood and high qual­ity steaks. An­other of the new restau­rants at Har­bour­side is Mediter­ranea, which brings a slice of the Mediter­ranean with a mod­ern Aus­tralian in­flu­ence.

Olivo is an Ital­ian and Mod­ern Aus­tralian res­tau­rant ex­celling in dishes such as daily hand­made gnoc­chi, won­der­ful seafood pasta and a ten­der rack of lamb that can’t be beaten. Toro Tapas & Bar is Dar­ling Har­bour’s only tapas bar and is the per­fect place to sit with friends and sam­ple some of their spe­cial au­then­tic recipes. Con­tem­po­rary Mid­dle Eastern cui­sine com­bined with au­then­tic Moroc­can met­al­work, glass­ware and an­cient geo­met­ric tile de­signs all make en­ter­ing Kazbah Res­tau­rant feel like walk­ing into the arabesques ro­mance of a Fez Palace.

Pop­ping up to level two un­veils more culi­nary ex­cel­lence and more choice. Hur­ri­cane’s Grill is ar­guably the best beef, pork or lamb ribs you are likely to try. Criniti’s is a mod­ern Ital­ian res­tau­rant with a mas­sive menu. It is their renowned wood fired piz­zas that keeps cus­tomers com­ing back.

For In­dian, head to Zaaf­fran, home of au­then­tic and unique dishes from dif­fer­ent re­gions of In­dia, whilst Dragon Boat serves de­li­cious Chi­nese cui­sine. If you’re af­ter some­thing quick, RASHAYS per­fectly com­bines quick ca­sual din­ing with a fun, vi­brant at­mos­phere and fresh to or­der qual­ity meals. Or get healthy and chow down at Grill’d for a guilt free burger and sweet potato fries.


Fin­ish your day by burn­ing off some en­ergy at Har­bour­side King­pin Bowl­ing, a bowl­ing ex­pe­ri­ence like no other with 20 state-of-the-art bowl­ing lanes, a fully li­censed bar, har­bour views, ar­cade games and the lat­est mu­sic and disco UV light­ing. If you need a lit­tle more ex­cite­ment M9 Laser Skir­mish is an ac­tion packed in­door laser ad­ven­ture game. Or if you have al­ways wanted to be a pi­lot then Flight Ex­pe­ri­ence gives you the unique op­por­tu­nity of fly­ing a com­mer­cial grade jet sim­u­la­tor based on the Boe­ing 737.


Har­bour­side has a sump­tu­ous ar­ray of lounge bars and pubs to keep you en­ter­tained all night long. The jewel of Syd­ney is Co­hibar, with one of Syd­ney’s pre-em­i­nent cock­tail menus, a col­lec­tion of pre­mium ci­gars and DJS play­ing cool tunes, Co­hibar is vi­brant Syd­ney at its best. The Wa­ter­shed Ho­tel is the place to re­fresh, re­lax and so­cialise. Home to a wa­ter­side al­fresco am­bi­ence where you can sip a cool drink while watch­ing the sun­set re­flect­ing over the spec­tac­u­lar city sky­line. The Port is Syd­ney’s hottest new res­tau­rant and bar with a fresh, coastal vibe cater­ing for lunch­go­ers, af­ter­noon bev­er­ages and post work drinks.

Visit har­bour­side.com for more in­for­ma­tion on the Cen­tre and the of­fers for Vivid Syd­ney.

Vivid at Har­bour­side.

Views over Har­bour­side.

Cyren Bar Grill Seafood on the Har­bour­side prom­e­nade.

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