Considering it's part of the inner city, Erksineville's high street isn't as big or bustling as you may expect. But it does have everything one needs: cafes, takeaway joints, bottle shops, pubs and a grocer stocked with all of your kitchen essentials. The Fruit Village has been around since 2013. It's the sort of reliable local you can count on to have an ingredient you're missing from the fridge or pantry when cooking up a storm. But it doesn't jack up the prices just because it can — it sells everything at bargain rates, particularly in-season fruit (we've seen trays of lemons and mandarins for just two bucks each). Alongside its fresh fruit and veg, it also stocks rice, pasta, Sonoma bread and snacks.
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