Make Concrete Playground yours with My Playground. Save and share your favourite picks and make plans to go out with friends. Registration is fast and free.
The Wine Library
18 Oxford Street, Woollahra
The sassiest library this side of the Eastern Distributor. If you like wine, you'll love it here. Get in early.
Kurtosh Darling Square
Treat yourself to a kürtőskalács — the traditional Hungarian pastry better known as a chimney cake.
166 Victoria Street, Potts Point
A Potts Point hole-in-the-wall slinging A-plus sandwiches.
Petal Met Sugar
68 Sir John Young Crescent, Woolloomooloo
A florist and patisserie within a pretty dreamy room in Woolloomooloo.
Auvers Cafe Darling Square
12 Nicolle Walk, Haymarket
A Rhodes favourite comes to the CBD with the same arty aesthetic and creative cafe fare.
Three Blue Ducks
143 Macpherson Street, Bronte
While Bronte could be dubbed Bondi’s shy kid sister, Three Blue Ducks borrows little from the quiet beach suburb’s gene pool.
TopHat Coffee Merchants
315 Clovelly Road, Clovelly
The eastern suburbs' characterful culinary scene is growing, and this cafe has been right out front.
72 Illawarra Road , Marrickville
This Marrickville cafe serves up tasty and health-conscious food centred on a philosophy and love of local.
399 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst
Bunker down for a cosy coffee in this intimate urban escape.
139 Queen Street, Ashfield
A welcome neighbourhood cafe pumping out old favourites and good times.
The Reformatory Caffeine Lab
Shop 7B, 17–51 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills
A concept cafe with a single-minded spotlight on coffee.
646 Harris Street, Ultimo
Aka coffee mecca — this cafe is home to great beans and knowledgable baristas.
Zensation Tea House
656 Bourke Street, Redfern
Tea is the main feature in this Redfern yum cha experience.
83 Mount Street, North Sydney
From the black stuff to the foodfare, you'll find it hard not to strike up a 'spromance with The Roots.
180–186 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach
Bondi's new healthy cafe is fit for a post-swim pit-stop or takeaway lunch by the beach.
6 Belgrave Street, Manly
The Cartel is bringing a slice of Melbourne and more than a hint of Italy to Manly's streets.
Sydney Dance Lounge
Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay
Walsh Bay's go-to for pre-show nibbles and tipples.
52 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills
Rows of sake line the wall above the long wooden bar, where patrons propped up on bar stools get a front row view of the bustling open kitchen.
140 George Street, Sydney
The rooftop cafe is now serving an all-vegetarian menu by Cornersmith — and everything is under $20.
Christopher's Cake Shop
Level 1, Westfield Hurstville, Hurstville
Long-running bakery serving traditional Greek sweets and other treats.