Cosmopolitan Bondi Junction is base-camp for the Eastern Suburbs. Boasting a perfect position halfway between Sydney’s inner-city and it’s white sandy beaches, it’s the meeting place for sensational shopping, thriving businesses, and an assortment of delicious eateries. Yes, you’ll find plenty jam-packed into this popular postcode.
The fabulous features that put this thriving hub high on the ‘must-visit’ list, are long and varied. It’s the fifth largest business district in Sydney, and it happily hums day and night with enthusiastic locals, visitors and tourists alike.
In Bondi Junction, you can easily get a million things done, without having to venture very far at all. At it’s centre, the mega Westfield shopping centre showcases over 400 specialty stores and services, high-end designer brands, major department stores and supermarkets, cinemas, restaurants and cafes - and that’s just for starters.
You can also head across to Oxford Street Mall where the shopping frenzy continues with an array of casual boutiques, homeware stores and fresh food grocers.
On the flip side, Bondi Junction also has the ability to deliver for those who seek relaxing retreats and an active lifestyle. The wonderful wide open spaces of adjacent Centennial Park and soothing sea breezes of Bondi Beach, both provide a cooling respite for locals at the end of a busy day.
Forget needing your wheels here! Connectivity is never an issue in Bondi Junction. An extensive bus network and busy train interchange can transport you efficiently to any corner of the Sydney CBD and beyond.
With a marvellous mix of stylish laid-back stylish, lush green parklands and the surf at arms length, it’s easy to see why the locals never want to leave this town.
With it’s copious collection of apartments, units and townhouses, Bondi Junction is haven for couples, singles and empty nesters - but you need to be quick as properties are devoured like hot cakes.
Discerning home owners, fall in love with the gorgeous Victorian terraces that line the streets near Centennial Park. Then again, if luck (and a big budget) are in their favour, one of few grand Federation residences overlooking the majestic park, are a rare gem for them to snap up indeed.
You’ll never be at a loss finding activities to do or attractions to see, when residing in Bondi Junction.
For water lovers, Australia’s most famous Bondi Beach is an easy 15 minute bus or car trip, down the road. Here you can spend a day in the sun, try a surfing lesson, or enjoy a hamburger on the lawn, as you watch the entourage of beautiful bodies go by.
When you’re ready for a more chilled surfside experience, venture out on the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk and breathe in some amazing views, or pop in to one of the many oceanfront bars and restaurants, you’ll find along the way.
Closer to home, Centennial Parklands and Moore Park are the go-to green spaces for super active locals, nature enthusiasts, and dedicated dog walkers. Unforgettably beautiful and free to visit, this park is the combination of three major urban parks covering 360 hectares, plus a selection of cafes and restaurants. Not only are there a multitude of tracks for walking, jogging or roller blading, but you can also hire a bike, enjoy a round of golf, ride a horse in the Equestrian Centre, or enjoy a picnic in the vast and beautifully maintained open green spaces.
Sydney's leading public golf entertainment complex, Moore Park Golf Course is also a hit with locals with a first class 18 hole golf course and host of entertain-ment facilities.
Cafes & Restaurants
You could eat out every night for a year in Bondi Junction, and still have a long list of cafes and restaurants to try.
Ryo's Noodles, on the street near Westfield Bondi Junction serves up 10 different types of Japanese noodles. Osteria Riva, dishes up homemade pasta and traditional Italian dishes in a snug, vibrant eatery with timber tables. El Topo Mexican is a lively rooftop Mexican joint with vegetarian and gluten-free meals, plus more than 80 types of tequila. Whilst, Kelly’s Bar & Grill serves hearty steaks and ribs with industrial-chic decor and city views.
If those keeping it healthy, mean and green, you can always grab an outside street table at About Life cafe and enjoy their signature kale salad or almond milk chai. After that, it’s easy to grab your organic, vegan and gluten free groceries to keep your health fix kicking at home.
When you’re tired of the health craze, you’ll be salivating for a famous thin-pressed pizza from Bondi Pizza. Baked fresh from the original beachside location, this popular haunt delivers from the beach to the Junction and offers a mouth-watering menu of gourmet toppings.
Our Favourite Spots
- Nelson Road Tuck Shop
- Triple Pick Coffee
- Earth to Table