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CBD and Downtown Sydney Shopping

Sydney is said to be the fashion capital of Australia, and it’s easy to understand why just taking a simple stroll through the city’s core. You’ll find something to suit your tastes and price range, whether it’s high-end designer goods or painstakingly handcrafted stuff. To experience all the various shopping experiences Sydney has to offer, browse lively markets, visit contemporary malls, and tour majestic colonial arcades.

Strand Arcade, Sydney © Destination NSW

PITT STREET MALL
The hub of Sydney CBD shopping.

“Pitt Street Mall is Australia’s busiest and most cosmopolitan shopping precinct boasting retail centres Myer, David Jones, Glasshouse, Sydney Arcade, Westfield Sydney, Mid City Shopping Centre and The Strand Arcade. The mall has more than 600 specialty stores, the department stores of Myer, and David Jones, and is Sydney’s Fashion Centre.”

Queen Victoria Building © Destination NSW

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The crown jewels linked by The Pitt Street Mall


DAVID JONES

Castlereagh and Market Streets, Sydney 2000
Ph 133 357
Email contactus@davidjones.com.au
www.davidjones.com
www.facebook.com/davidjonesstore
“David Jones is Australia’s leading premium retailer. The iconic department store first opened its doors in 1838 with the mission to sell ‘the best and most exclusive goods’ and celebrated its 180th anniversary in 2018. It is also the oldest continuously operating department store in the world still trading under its original name. David Jones offers customers superior products and services across national and international brands in fashion, beauty, food, technology, and homewares.”

David Jones – Barangaroo, Sydney © Destination NSW

MYER

436 George St, Sydney 2000
Ph 1300 112 460
Emai myer.csc@myer.com.au
www.myer.com.au/store-locator/sydney-city-new-south-wales
www.facebook.com/myer
“Our stores are destinations with more to do and see than just shopping. Myer is one of Australia’s largest department store groups with a focus on placing customers first in every decision we make and every action we take.”


CAPITOL SQUARE

730-742 George Street Sydney 2000
Ph 02 9281 3100
Email bhay@capitolsquare.com.au
www.capitolsquare.com.au
“Capitol Square is a unique combination of business, retailing, hospitality,restaurant, recreation and special functions facilities.”


DARLING SQUARE

35 Tumbalong Boulevard Haymarket 2000
Ph 1800 727 546
Email darlingsquare@lendlease.com
www.darlingsq.com
www.facebook.com/darlingsquareofficial
“We’re Sydney’s five star destination for fun, friends and flavour. Eat, drink, shop and discover over 60 retailers, relax on the village green and explore our cobblestoned laneways. We’ve got your cravings taken care of with a collection of local operators from fast food to fine diners. Plus there are 20+ shops and services for all your lifestyle needs.”


HARBOURSIDE SHOPPING CENTRE DARLING HARBOUR

2-10 Darling Drive Darling Harbour NSW 2000 Australia
Ph 02 8398 5700
Email info@harbourside.com.au
www.harbourside.com.au
www.facebook.com/harboursideshoppingcentre
“Experience waterfront dining on Darling Harbour, stunning city skyline views, family friendly entertainment venues and shopping at over 100 specialty stores. Open late every night. Harbourside is ready to celebrate with you! Harbourside Shopping Centre has award winning restaurants, amazing harbour and city skyline views, latest fashion boutiques, bars, and bowling.”


KENSINGTON ST

Kensington Street Chippendale NSW 2008 Australia
Ph 02 9281 0922
Email functions@kensingtonstreet.com.au
www.kensingtonstreet.com.au
“Located in the heart of Sydney’s Chippendale, Kensington Street is a must-visit lifestyle precinct that combines heritage, hospitality, retail and art in a way that Sydney has never seen before.”


MARKET CITY

9 – 13 Hay Street Haymarket 2000
Ph 02 9288 8900
Email info@marketcity.com.au
www.marketcity.com.au
“Shopping in Market City is an experience like no other. Offering an eclectic mix of local and international brands, available at a fraction of the normal price. With over 80 retail stores you’ll find the brands you love, including Cotton On, Footlocker, Bonds, and more. Plus, with Thai Kee IGA Supermarket located on Level 1, we offer a huge selection of Asian and Western food and groceries.”


25 MARTIN PLACE

25 Martin Place Sydney 2000
Ph 02 9224 8333
Email concierge.25martinplace@dexuscommunity.com
www.25martinplace.com.au
“An icon of the Sydney skyline for over 40 years, 25 Martin Place (previously the MLC Centre) is transforming to the meet the needs of a 21st century Sydney. Today, 25 Martin Place is the centrepiece of Sydney, where visitors embrace fashion, dining, business and culture. 25 Martin Place is centrally connected to the business, cultural and entertainment hubs of Sydney. Overlooking Martin Place Amphitheatre, a long-time gathering place for locals and tourists, the reimagined 25 Martin Place will add new vibrancy to the heart of Sydney.”


MIDCITY CENTRE

197 Pitt St, Sydney 2000
Ph 0407 356 498
Email info@midcityshopping.com.au
midcityshopping.com.au
www.facebook.com/MidCitySydney
“Perched between the lively Pitt Street Mall and bustling George Street, MidCity has over 24 stores across Fashion, Beauty, Fitness and Lifestyle. The diverse retail mix offers shoppers everything they need from daily essentials to specialty ‘treat-yourself’ goods.”


PADDYS MARKET HAYMARKET

Hay Street Corner of Thomas St Haymarket 2000
Ph 02 9325 6200
Email paddysmarkets@sydneymarkets.com.au
www.paddysmarkets.com.au
paddysmarkets.com.au/paddys-haymarket-2/
“A bustling market in the heart of the City and right beside Chinatown offering a variety of lunchtime take away or eat in food options that are sure to have you coming back for more. Paddy’s Haymarket is for the curious of mind and also for those who are budget conscious. It operates like a traditional market and offers imported and local women’s fashion, kids clothes, hair accessories, jewellery as well as gifts, souvenirs, gadgets, and lots more. Looking for make up and beauty products? Then put Paddy’s on your list of places to visit.”


QUEEN VICTORIA BUILDING

455 George St, Sydney 2000
Ph 02 9264 9209
Email info.qvb@vicinity.com.au
www.qvb.com.au
www.qvb.com.au/shopping
www.qvb.com.au/dining
“An iconic retail destination located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. First opened in 1898, QVB offers a grand, contemporary shopping and dining experience featuring leading Australian and international premium brands.”

Queen Victoria Building © Destination NSW

QVB HISTORY TOUR

Experience a historical story of resilience, culture and progress firsthand. Discover the building‘s grand architectural and design features including stunning stained glass windows, clocks and magnificent atriums, whilst hearing the true tale of the building’s creation, near destruction and modern way preservation as you visit Ground Floor through to Level 2 of the QVB. www.qvb.com.au/qvb-history-tour


Strand Arcade, Sydney © Destination NSW

STRAND ARCADE

195-197 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000
Ph 02 9232 4199
www.strandarcade.com.au
www.strandarcade.com.au/shopping
www.strandarcade.com.au/dining
www.facebook.com/thestrandarcade
“A premium retail destination located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Established in 1891, the Strand Arcade is an important heritage landmark within Sydney, being the only Victorian shopping arcade remaining in its original form today.”


T GALLERIA BY DFS

155 George Street The Rocks
Ph 02 8243 8666
Email clientservice@dfs.com
www.dfs.com
www.facebook.com/DFS
“The DFS mark is a recognized symbol of quality, authenticity, personalized service and curation of the world’s leading brands. We’re the ultimate luxury retailer for travelers—both at home and abroad—with airport, downtown T Galleria by DFS”


George Street near Dymocks Building © Destination NSW

THE DYMOCKS BUILDING

424-430 George Street Sydney 2000
Ph 02 9224 0444
Email property@dymocks.com.au
www.thedymocksbuilding.com.au
“Shopping centre Sydney city. Discover budding baristas, bridal fashionistas, bespoke jewelers and custom tailors. Side by side with health, beauty and wellness as well as the curious, the collectible and the professional. Retail stores and professionals layered upon layer in a remarkable mix ready to explore.
The Dymocks Building is a hidden gem in the heart of Sydney CBD’s shopping precinct that’s easy to miss.”


Somedays, Barangaroo © Destination NSW

THE STREETS OF BARANGAROO

Barangaroo Sydney 2000
Email thestreets@lendlease.com
www.thestreetsofbarangaroo.com/
www.facebook.com/tsobarangaroo/
“Sydney’s newest neighbourhood, and many of the streets within, are quite literally the city’s newest roads. Each has its own character and purpose, and over time, you’ll be able to step through the streets and into new parts of the neighbourhood on your journey of discovery. There’s a story with every step.
Your guide to Barangaroo’s fashion & lifestyle brands that bring curated collections to The Streets celebrating appreciation for the authentic and artisan, and valuing creativity, sustainability and quality over quantity in everything they do.”


The Rocks Markets © Destination NSW

THE ROCKS MARKETS

Playfair and George Streets The Rocks 2000
Ph 1800 067 676
Email therocksmarket@property.nsw.gov.au
www.therocks.com/whats-on/market-overview
“The streets will come alive every weekend with carefully curated artisanal wares, gourmet street food and harbourside views upon Sydney’s oldest streets.”


Sydney Fish Markets, Pyrmont © Destination NSW

SYDNEY FISH MARKET

Pyrmont Bridge Road Sydney Fish Market Pyrmont 2009
Ph 02 9004 1100
Email enquiries@sydneyfishmarket.com.au
www.sydneyfishmarket.com.au/
“Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Sydney Fish Market, an authentic, working fish market located on the harbour in Blackwattle Bay, Pyrmont – just a short distance from downtown Sydney. Sydney Fish Market is the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere featuring a range of seafood and fresh produce retailers, cafés and restaurants, a wholesale auction, working wharf and Sydney Seafood School.”

Sydney Fish Market © Destination NSW

Westfield, Sydney © Destination NSW

WESTFIED SHOPPING CENTRE

Cnr Pitt St Mall and Market St Sydney 2000
Ph 02 02 8236 9200
Email sydney@scentregroup.com
www.westfield.com.au/sydney
www.facebook.com/WestfieldSydney/
“Positioned in the heart of the Sydney CBD, Westfield Sydney hosts some of the world’s most exclusive and luxurious brands. Through our unique position as Sydney’s premier dining, fashion and lifestyle precinct, we can offer you access to an exclusive range of services designed to make business easier.”


WORLD SQUARE

644 George Street Sydney 2000
Ph 02 8275 6777
Email info@worldsquare.com.au
www.worldsquare.com.au/
“World Square is at a crossroad of global cultures, offering a must-do experience in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, just a short walk from Australia’s most popular destinations.
From early morning coffee to evening explorations, from fabulous fashion to a late-night pharmacy and the convenience of supermarkets, it’s all here. If it’s a drink and dine experience you hunger for, then head to any one of our cafes, casual diners, a wide variety of restaurants and bars, or grab a takeaway.”


Our favourite stores

ABBEYS BOOKSHOP

131 York St, Sydney 2000
Ph 02 9267 7222
Email info@abbeys.com.au
www.abbeys.com.au/abbeys/home.do
“An iconic Australian-owned, independent bookstore known for premium service and specialisations in History, Science, Crime, Fiction, Children’s books, Fantasy & Language books. Shipping Australia-wide & international.”


DYMOCKS

424-430 George Street Sydney 2000
Ph 02 9230 9000
Email customerservice@dymocks.com.au
www.dymocks.com.au
www.facebook.com/pages/Dymocks-424-George-St-Sydney/136947736319906
“Australia’s leading bookseller. Situated in the historic Dymocks Building in George Street, in the heart of Sydney, Dymocks Sydney is possibly Australia’s largest book and stationery store. Stocking a huge range of books, gifts and stationery over three floors, we have specialist staff to help you in every department. Dymocks Sydney is so much more than just a bookstore.”


PERCY MARKS JEWELLERY

Above Chanel Store
3/70 Castlereagh Street Sydney 2000
Ph 02 9233 1355
Email contact@percymarks.com.au
www.percymarks.com.au
Open Monday to Friday: 9am to 4.30pm, Saturday:by appointment.
“Established in Sydney in 1899, Percy Marks remains a family owned and run business. For 120 years, we have shared our passion for the finest diamonds and gemstones with clients from Australia and around the world.”

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