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Council Message 7 Council Information 8 Map of Crows Nest 12&13 Adult Services Spoilers International 63 126-128 willoughby Rd Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9906 2799 Art & Craft Paint with pete 19 shop 1/38-46 Albany st, st Leonards NSW 2065 ph: 0416 349 728 Beauty Ayurvedic Beauty& Therapies level 1, Ernest place Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9436 2516 www.ayurvedicbeautyandtherapy.com.au Clairderm Cosmetic Clinic 20 38 Pacific High way St Leonards NSW 2065 ph: 02 9439 7780 www. clairdermcosmetic.com Herbal Hair & Beauty 31 10 Pacific highway St leonards NSW 2065 ph: 02 9437 9454 West Street Wellbeing 21 64 West Street North Sydney NSW 2060 ph:02 9922 7874 Bikes Electric Bikes Sydney 22 276 willoughby rd NSW 2065 ph: 0417 651 041 www.electricbikes-sydney.com.au Book Exchange Half-Back Book & Record Exchange 4/20 Burlington Street Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph:9437 4503 Bridal Australian Luv Bridal 23 382 Pacific Highway Artarmon NSW 2064 ph: 02 9427 7272 www.luvbridal.com Bathrooms Just Bathroom Ware 34&35 148 Victoria Rd Drummoyne NSW 2047 ph: 02 9719 3000 Conveyancing Sorensen& Brown Solicitors Suite 2, 136 willoughby rd Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9436 4329 Family Sorensen& Brown Solicitors Suite 2, 136 willoughby rd Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9436 4329 4
Fashion Andante Shoes 24 shop 2, 178 military Rd Neutral Bay NSW 2089 ph: 02 9037 1475 Annegrat’s boutique 16 Shop 5, 536 pacific highway st St Leonards NSW 2065 ph: 02 9438 5977 Eddie Wood front cover & 42 9 Holtermann st Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9966 9408 www.eddiewood.com.au Finance Yellow Brick Road 26 437 Pacific Highway,Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9460 9246 www.ybr.com.au Function Kirribilli Club 25 11 Harbourview Crs Lavender Bay NSW 2060 ph: 02 9955 2245 Funeral Guardian Funerals 27 8/ 385- 389 Pacific Hwy, Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 9955 6121 www.guardianfunerals.com.au Furniture & Homeware Bijan 29 443 Pacific Hwy, Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 9966 4666 Eudor Classics 31 G1, 10 Help Street Chatswood NSW 2067 ph: 8798 4226 Oishi 32 536-538 Military Rd, Mosman NSW 2088 ph: 9960 4200 Health & Wellbeing Benchmark Sleep Services 36 39 Hume st Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 0488 171 700 Cancer Council NSW 37 153 Dowling St Wolloomooloo NSW 2011 ph: 02 9334 1479 Jetts North Sydney 39 76 Berry st Nth Sydney NSW 2060 ph: 02 9954 3784 Karisma 38 142 Blues Point Rd Mc Mahons Point NSW 2060 ph: 02 9922 7616 Well for Life 33 35 Hume Street, Suite 2, Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 0419 980 923
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Jewellers Keith Barker Jewellery 2 70 willoughby rd Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9439 5748 Michael Berton Jewellery 40 shop 25a, Berry square, 77 Berry st NSW 2060 ph: 02 9956 5606 Law Solicitors Sorensen& Brown Solicitors Suite 2, 136 willoughby rd Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9436 4329 Family Legal The Conveyancing Shop 16 Level 1, 20 Old Northern Road, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153 ph: 9686 3366 www.conveyshop.com.au Lingerie Secret Womens Business 41 91 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: (02) 9438 4259 Luggage The Luggage Professionals 5 Shop 6, 136 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 1300 458 442 www.theluggageprofessionals.com.au Menswear Eddie Wood front cover & 42 9 Holtermann st Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9966 9408 www.eddiewood.com.au Optometrists Karisma 38 142 Blues Point Rd Mc Mahons Point NSW 2060 ph: 02 9922 7616 Organic Suppermarket Taste Organic 43 & back cover 25 Falcon St Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9437 5933 Real Estate CJ Hills real estate 45 suite 17, Level 1,Bridgepoint 3, Brady st Mosman NSW 2088 ph: 02 9960 0044
Restaurants & Cafes Baodao Taiwanese Kitchen 3 1a tryron st Chatswood NSW 2067 ph: 02 8041 8603 L’angolo Italian Restaurant 8&9 196 miller st North Sydney NSW 2060 ph: 02 9922 2831 Mustang Nepalese Restaurant 49 330 Pacific highway Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 0414 841 672 Kenzisake Bar & Pining 51 Shop 5, 409 Vic Ave Chatswood NSW 2067 ph: 02 9411 8692 Papparich 53 63A Archer St, Chatswood NSW 2067 ph:(02) 9411 3207 Raavi’s Cumin 17 2 Burlington Street Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9436 3669 Sapporo Japanese Restaurant 55 94 Willoughby Rd Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9436 3435 Shinju Japanese Restaurant 55 51 Berry St North Sydney NSW 2060 The Porch 57 72 A willoughby rd Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 7900 6903 Weerayarat Thai 58 Shop 1, 161-163 Military Rd Neutral Bay NSW 2089 ph: 02 9909 3768 Services & Trades Oven Valets 44 507 Norwest central, 12 century circuit, Baulkham HIlls NSW 2153 ph: 0421 408 983 Strata Plus 59 43 Hume st Crows Nest NSW2065 ph: 02 9319 1899 Tilecraft Ceramics 60 129 Willoughby rd Crows Nest NSW 2065 ph: 02 9437 9955 Shopping Centres Berry Square 61 77 Berry Square Nth Sydney NSW 2060 ph: 02 9957 3688
The 2013 Crows Nest Shopping & Dining Guide is published by Shopping Guides ABN 29 144 471 938. The publisher takes no responsibility for any statements or claims made by any advertisers in Crows Nest Shopping & Dining Guide. All material in Crows Nest Shopping Guide is copyright and may not be reproduced without written consent of the publisher. For information regarding advertising in the next issue of Crows Nest Shopping & Dining Guide, Contact our marketing department on 1300 358 366 or firstname.lastname@example.org.. References:  unknown (2013) North Sydney Council, Available at: http://www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au/Home (Accessed: 25th Novemeber 2013).  Peter Dragicevich (2012) Pocket Sydney, 3rd edn., sydney: Lonely Planet Publications.  unknown (2013) 19TH BIENNALE OF SYDNEY, Available at: http://www.cockatoomarine.com.au/ looking-ahead/19th-biennale-of-sydney/ (Accessed: 25th Novemeber 2013).  unknown (2013) SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION KIT, Available at: http://www.biennaleofsydney. com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/V9_SecondaryEducationKit-_20131114-.pdf (Accessed: 25th Novemeber 2013).  unknown (2013) Luna Park Sydney, Available at: http://www.lunaparksydney.com/ (Accessed: 25th Novemeber 2013).  Lauren Murada ( 2013) ‘Finest for fine dining’, North Shore Times, 22 Novemeber, p. 03.]  LAUREN MURADA (NOVEMBER 21, 2013 11:06AM) Stuyvesant’s House is one of 19 north shore restaurants picked for the Gault&Millau Sydney Restaurant Guide, Available at: http://www.dailytelegraph. com.au/newslocal/north-shore/stuyvesants-house-is-one-of-19-north-shore-restaurants-picked-for-thegaultmillau-sydney-restaurant-guide/story-fngr8h9d-1226765030553 (Accessed: 26/11/2013).  Jessica Lim (NOVEMBER 15, 2013 1:43PM) Cafe in Crows Nest inspired by owner’s fight against illness, Available at: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/north-shore/cafe-in-crows-nest-inspiredby-owners-fight-against-illness/story-fngr8h9d-1226764526837 (Accessed: 26/11/2013).
from the Mayor
Welcome to the 2013 edition of the Crows Nest, North Sydney and St Leonards Shopping Guide. This compact booklet is a handy guide to the shops, restaurants and services in your community. The shopping villages and businesses listed here play an important part in our community and are a focal point of our neighbourhoods. As a Council, we are always thinking of ways to develop the commercial fusion in North Sydney and make it a place that retailers and businesses can thrive and residents and visitors can find the services they want. Council already partners with local retailers and businesses to improve the amenity of our shopping villages through our successful Streetscape Program. There are six active Shopping Area Streetscape Committees in North Sydney. There is nothing more convenient for a resident than to be able to walk to a store to buy groceries like milk and bread, rather than having to take a car. These local businesses allow us to live more sustainably and Council in return, helps them become more sustainable in areas such as waste, energy and water use, purchasing and transport. Many of you will recognise some of the small businesses in this guide, whether itâ€™s your local grocer or the place where you get your haircut. Small businesses contribute to our local economy, making North Sydney the vibrant and prosperous place that it is. I urge everyone to support our local businesses.
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north sydney council contact information
200 Miller St, North Sydney NSW 2060 Web: www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au Email: email@example.com Opening Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm Postal: PO Box 12, North Sydney NSW 2059 Phone: 9936 8100
After Hours (5pm-Midnight): 9936 8100 (paging service to on-duty Ranger)
Wet Weather Lines Events: 9936 8272 Sportsgrounds: 9936 8220
24-Hour Emergency Fire, Police, Ambulance: 000 Harbourside Police: 9956 3199 Royal North Shore Hospital: 9926 7111 State Emergency Service: 132 500 Sydney Water: 132 090 Poisons Information Centre: 131 126 NRMA Roadside Services: 131 111 10
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recreation North Sydney and Crows Nest have some great recreation areas and activities. North Sydney Olympic Pool and Lane 9 Gym Nestled between the Harbour Bridge and Luna Park, North Sydney Olympic Pool has one of the best locations in Sydney. Exercise options include a swim, working out in the gym or joining a class. The pool is open for extended hours, offers free parking for up to two hours a day and has a crèche, harbourside café and sun-deck with spectacular harbour views. It all adds up to a truly breathtaking experience. Monday to Friday 5.30am-9pm Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 7am-7pm Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday Creche Hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-12pm North Sydney Olympic Pool 4 Alfred Street South Milsons Point 2061 Phone: 9955 2309
Nutcote Museum Nutcote was the home of celebrated children’s author and illustrator May Gibbs. The house was designed by architect BJ Waterhouse in 1925. Visitors can tour the house and garden and view displays of Gibbs’ personal artefacts, photos, sketches, letters and other memorabilia. Wednesday to Sunday 11am-3pm 5 Wallaringa Avenue Neutral Bay 2089 Phone: 9953 4453
Don Bank Museum Don Bank Cottage is the oldest wooden house in North Sydney. Built in the first half of the 19th century, it is a rare example of an early timber slab house nestled in a remnant Victorian garden. Don Bank’s displays focus on social history. The cottage is also available for hire by community groups for regular meetings. Wednesdays 1pm-4pm Sundays 2pm-4pm 6 Napier St North Sydney 2060 Phone: 9936 8400 11
Ten things to do in North Sydney 1. Take a dip - in Maccallum Pool, Cremorne Point. This free harbour pool has spectacular views over Sydney Harbour. 2. Catch an author talk - Writers@Stanton is Stanton Library’s popular author talk series which attracts bestselling and emerging authors each week. For details see www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au or phone Stanton on 9936 8400 3. Eat under the stars - North Sydney’s Twilight Food Fair is held in Civic Park, every Friday during the summer months. Bring a picnic rug and enjoy the free entertainment and food from a range of international food stalls. 4. Enjoy some Jazz - North Sydney parks and reserves come alive with the sounds of jazz music in spring as part of the very popular Spring into Jazz concert series. 5. Discover - The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability is an exciting new community resource in Waverton. Located at Balls Head, it incorporates regenerated parklands, a native plant nursery, a community garden and an environmental education centre showcasing best practice sustainable technology. 6. Shop at the markets – the Northside Produce Market in Civic Park, held on the third Saturday of each month, is one of the best produce markets in Sydney. Don’t miss the Kirribilli market, every fourth Saturday, and Art & Design market, every second Sunday, which are held in the Burton Street tunnel, Milsons Point. 7. Discover some local history – on a self-guided heritage walk. Leaflets giving directions and fascinating historical facts can be downloaded from Council’s website or collected from station library. 8. Find North Sydney’s hidden public art gems - There are some amazing public artworks to be discovered in North Sydney parks and buildings by artists such as Peter Kingston and Michael Leunig. Pick up a public art and walking guide from Council’s Customer Service Centre or our website. 9. Watch a movie under the stars - Starlight Cinema at North Sydney Oval runs from January to March and features a range of new and classic movies to suit all ages and tastes. Bring a picnic or order a hamper. 10. Keep the children entertained - There are plenty of children’s activities held during the school holidays and throughout the year including Summerama @ the Coal Loader, the annual Children’s Festival, workshops at May Gibbs Nutcote and lots of fun at Stanton Library. and throughout the year including Summerama @ the Coal Loader, the annual Children’s Festival, workshops at May Gibbs Nutcote and lots of fun at Stanton Library.es a range of new and classic movies to suit all ages and tastes. Bring a picnic or order a hamper. 12
Services that make your life easier
Visitor parking permits – each household is entitled to buy 30 visitor parking permits for use by tradespeople and visitors to their home. The permit exempts a vehicle from time limits or meter parking fees for one day, Permits cost $1 each and can be purchased from Council’s Customer Service Centre. Resident parking permits - residents who do not have off-street parking available can purchase an annual permit that exempts their vehicle from time limits or metered parking fees in the nominated area near their home. Please note, there are strict guidelines for permits. Park & Swim – parking outside the North Sydney Olympic Pool is free until 10am. If you use the pool or Lane 9 gym after 10am, you can have up to two hours free parking per day by joining the park and swim scheme and parking at designated meters. Details available from the pool on (02) 9955 2309. Dogs off leash – dogs are allowed off leash in all North
Sydney parks except St Leonards Ovals (1 & 2), all playing fields while organised sporting events are in progress, all bushland areas and Cremorne Reserve, Clark Park, Ancrum Street Park and the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability.
Fantastic courses – you can learn just about anything at the North Sydney Community Centre. Courses range from car maintenance through to cheesemaking, mosaics, kayaking, Italian and violin. 13
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MARKETS Kirribilli Art & Design & Fashion Market  Date : 08 December 2013 Venue: Kirribilli Bowling Green Council Event 2nd Sunday each month Burton Street Tunnel next to Milsons Point Station This makers’ market has a vibrant atmosphere. Artists, craft practitioners and fashion designers are all welcome to submit their work. Original Paintings, Glass, Ceramics, Fashion & Accessories, Homewares, Millinery and Fresh Flowers along with international food and great live music! Organised by Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre (hosted by Council)
• TIME: Sunday 08 Dec 2013 at 09:00 AM
Kirribilli Bowling Green Corner Alfred and Burton Streets New South Wales 2060
For more information please contact Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre.
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MARKETS North Sydney Market  Date : 14 December 2013 Venue: Civic Centre Park Community Event The North Sydney Market is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month, 9am to 3pm. Come for a browse and a coffee with friends or enjoy a delicious lunch with multicultural food stalls & fresh lemonade. There is live entertainment all day to enjoy (see video below!). The Market has over 120 stalls. Wet weather: in the event of wet weather, the markets will still be held - they simply move next door under cover in Ridge Street car park. • TIME: Saturday 14 Dec 2013 at 09:00 AM • VENUE: Civic Centre Park 200 Miller Street New South Wales 2060 • CONTACT: For more information please contact North Sydney Community Centre. • TELEPHONE: 02 9922 2299 • WEBSITE: http://www.northsydneycentre. Scan QR Code to find out more about this event. com.au
Coal Loader Artisans Market  Date : 15 December 2013 Venue: Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability Council Event Cost: free The Coal Loader Artisans Market offers people an opportunity to purchase original and creative handmade products directly from emerging and contemporary designers, artists and makers, while enjoying the atmosphere of the historic Waverton Coal Loader site.
The market runs 9am to 3pm
Each stallholder is selected for their originality, creative design, and their fit with the Coal Loader’s Centre for Sustainability’s ethos. Stalls embrace the areas of art, ceramics, sculpture, paper-making, basketry, sustainable design and fashion, jewellery, accessories, wool creations, textiles, food, children’s design and much more. Held rain or shine at the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, a beautiful place transformed from an industrial facility into an inspiring sustainability centre, the venue offers an inspirational all weather marketplace to showcase a wide range of local creative talent.
Sunday 15 Dec 2013 at 09:00 AM Sunday 16 Mar 2014 at 09:00 AM • VENUE: Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability 2 Balls Head Drive NSW 2060
For more information please contact Michelle Johnston. Telephone: 9936 8100 After hour: 9936 8100 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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MARKETS Crows Nest Market  Date : 21 December 2013 Venue: Ernest Place Community Event Cost: free Great produce and lots to see and do on the Village Green in Crows Nest! Every third Saturday throughout the year....
• TIME: Saturday: 21 Dec 2013 at 09:00 AM • VENUE: Ernest Place Between Willoughby Road and Alexander Street New South Wales 2065
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Northside Produce Market  Date : 21 December 2013 Venue: Civic Centre Park Community Event Cost: Free of Charge Northside Produce Market is run by the North Sydney Community Centre and aims to provide fresh market and gourmet produce in a convivial market atmosphere. The Market operates on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 8am to 12 noon. Free parking is available in Ridge Street car park. From Regional NSW and beyond, more than 60 farmers and small producers offer the widest range of fresh produce
• TIME: Saturday 21 Dec 2013 at 08:00 AM • VENUE: Civic Centre Park 200 Miller Street
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Four Friends chocolate cafe owner Katze Ting. Story is about her cafe called Four Friends opening recently in Crows Nest, her health struggle and about her store. Source: News Corp Australia  BY INTERN JESSICA LIM
The importance of being happy and healthy is the message cafe owner and self-taught chocolatier Katze Ting wants to share through her boutique chocolate cafe Four Friends in Crows Nest. Four Friends opened last December and was inspired by Ms Ting’s ability to overcome the life-threatening chronic connective tissue disease scleroderma. “We had a cafe in Artarmon for five years, and around this time I was very sick. I realised that happiness is the most important thing in life. “We wanted to do something that was different from other cafes, something that wasn’t traditional. And everyone feels happy after eating sweets like chocolate and candy.” From the name of her cafe, to the organic and natural products used in the chocolates, coffee, tea and food sold at Four Friends, her conviction in healthiness and happiness is clear. “Four Friends is a traditional Buddhist story about four animals that cooperate, love and respect each other,” Ms Ting said. “It’s also a message that we’re happy to help anyone who comes to our cafe, and any suppliers or wholesalers.” Ms Ting’s enthusiasm for organically grown ingredients and natural products like Fair Trade Cacao from Belgium also derived from her struggle with scleroderma. “When I was sick, I learnt that you have to choose Scan QR code to good ingredients that make you feel happy and Like FOUR FRIENDS healthy,” she said. on Facebook 46
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TOP HATS THE finest culinary delights the north shore has to offer have been tried and North shore’s top restaurants tested, and only the best of the best include: have made it into Gault&Millau’s Sydney •The Burlington,two hats, Crows Nest Restaurant Guide. •Rocket Restaurant two hats, The inaugural 2014 guide had Chatswood independent judges review 300 •Cafe Lyon, two hats, Lindfield restaurants across Sydney, from casual •Nilgiri’s,two hats,St eats through to fine dining. Leonards Nineteen restaurants from the north shore were selected for the guide. Publisher Fritz Gubler said it was not just fine dining that Sydney did well, with the city hosting some hidden gems that did not break the budget. “We have come across some superb restaurants during the reviewing process and that’s the point of this guide - highlighting where you can find the best food in Sydney,” he said. “Whether it’s fine dining for special occasions or casual neighbourhood eateries for a midweek bite, we trust that we have brought some restaurants out of the shadows and in to the hands of Sydney diners.” Crows Nest’s Germanic institution Stuyvesant’s House received one hat in the guide. Owner Rudi Deitz said it was great to be included in the guide. “It’s an indication of a good restaurant in Europe,” he said. “It’s a very reliable and very positive guide.” Stuyvesant’s House has been serving Scan QR code to middle European delights for 52 years, serving find more about favourites like pork knuckle and schnitzel. gaultmillau.com.au
Stuyvesant’s House have been selected for the Gault&Millau Sydney Restaurant Guide. Owners Rudi Dietz (left) and his brother Max have been in Crow’s Nest for over 50 years. Source: News Corp Australia 
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TARONGA ZOO  GETTING THERE Taronga Zoo is located in Mosman on the North Shore, roughly halfway between Cir cular Quay and Manly. The best way to get there is by ferry from Circular Quay.
PH: 9969 2777 www.taronga.org.au Bradley Head Rd adult/child $44/22 9am-5pm, last admission 4: 30
A day trip to Taronga offers so much more than the zoo itself: running the gauntlet of didgeridoo players and living s tatues at Circular Q.uay; the ferry ride past the Opera House and ou t into the harbour; the cable car from the wharf to the top gate; the ever-presen t views o f the city skyline as you make your way down through 75 hectares of bushy harbour hillside. And to cap it all off, the enclosures are excellent, too.
Australian Natives As you’d expect, Taronga Zoo is chock-full of kangaroos, koalas and similarly hirsute Australian creatures. The zoo’s 4000 critters have milliondollar harbour views but seem blissfully unaware of the privilege. The animals are well looked after, with more natural open enclosures than cages. Highlights include the nocturnal platypus habitat and the Great Southern Oceans section.
TALKS & ENCOUNTERS
Throughout the day there are keeper-led feedings, educational talks and demonstrations. One of the highlights is the bird show at midday and 3pm, where remarkably tame raptors and parrots swoop over an open-air amphitheatre facing the harbour. Equally popular is the seal show, featur ing Australian and Californian sea lions and New Zealand fur seals.
Tours include Nura Diya (ph:9978 4782; 90-minute tour adult/child $99/69; @9.45am Mon. Wed & Fri), where indigenous guides introduce you to native animals and share Dreamtime stories about them, while giving an insight into traditional Aboriginal life. The Wild Australia Experience (adult/child $124/78; @1Oam&2pm) is a small group tour with a keeper that allows entry into the koala enclosure, the opportunity to hand-feed kangaroos and wallabies, and behind-the-scenes access to the Nightlife house.
ROAR & SNORE SLEEPOVER
The overnight Roar & Snore (ph:9978 4791; adult/ child $275/190) experience includes a night-time safari, a buffet dinner, breakfast and tents under the stars. 48
In 2014, Cockatoo Island will host its fourth Biennale of Sydney from 21 March-9 June. A major venue of the Biennale of Sydney since 2008, Cockatoo Islandâ€™s heritage and industrial spaces will once again offer visitors the opportunity to experience the finest Australian and international contemporary art in an evocative historical setting and incredible harbourside location. The 19th Biennale is under the creative guardianship of Juliana Engberg, currently the Artistic Director of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Melbourne. Artists from around the world will be presenting works exploring the theme You Imagine What You Desire. Be sure to visit Cockatoo Island during the Biennale Festival in 2014: you will be amazed at how the landscape and architecture is transformed. 
HOW TO GET THERE?
Cockatoo Island is the largest island in Sydney Harbour. Itâ€™s located at the junction of the Parramatta and Lane Cove Rivers about 10 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay.
SNEAK PEEK OF ARTISTS AND THEIR ARTWORKS:
21 MARCH-9 JUNE 2014 COST: FREE W: www.biennaleofsydney.com.au/19bos/ T: +61 2 8484 8700 A: Cockatoo Island 50
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Open 7 days Lunch: 11.30am - 3pm Dinner: 5pm - 9.30pm Bar menu available till late Kenzi Sake Bar serves the freshest seafood and gourmet Japanese cuisine incorporating contemporary dishes and matched to a premium range of imported sakes, beers as well as exclusive wines. Open for lunch, dinner daily and pre & post show menu available until late. Licensed.
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1 Olympic Drive Milsons Point NSW, 2061 ph: +61 2 9922 6644 www.lunaparksydney.com Open Hours: Fri: 11:00 - 23:00 Sat: 10:00 - 23:00 Sun: 10:00 - 18:00
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Luna Park Sydney is an entertainment precinct of many faces. These days you’re just as likely to visit this superbly restored fun-park to catch a concert at the Big Top, eat classy cuisine at The Deck or take in the million dollar views as you are to ride the Tango Train or Ferris Wheel, as folks have been doing since 1935. Now as then, Luna Park is just for fun. It’s a people’s park where you can throw a party for the kids, host your dream wedding or stage a gala for thousands in the state-of-the-art Crystal Palace.
GETTING HERE 
Luna Park is located at Milsons Point, under the northern end of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It’s super easy to get to by train, ferry, bus or car. To plan your trip and view public transport timetables visit www.131500. com.au or call 131 500.
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4 Pines Brewing Company is known for award winning beers along with a seasonal menu featuring beer friendly food. With beer being brewed most days there is always entertainment to see. Plus with a brewery tour available 12.30pm Monday to Friday for AUD25.00 offering a tour hosted by a qualified beer nut, followed by five samplers of 4 Pinesâ€™ award winning brews, everyone has the chance to hear, taste, smell and enjoy.
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Come and see why 4 Pines has a reputation as one of the friendliest and more relaxed venues in Sydney. OPENING TIME: Open daily 11am to late / Closed Christmas Day INFORMATON: 29/43-45 East Esplanade, Manly, NSW 2095 www.4pinesbeer.com.au | firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: (02) 9976 2300
Bavarian Bier Cafe - Crows Nest An exciting new addition to Willoughby Roadâ€™s popular restaurant precinct and a welcome sibling for the Chatswood venue, Bavarian Bier Cafe Crows Nest features all of your favourite Bavarian-style dishes, along with the extensive range of Pure Biers, schnapps and wine. Open, spacious and boasting private and alfresco dining areas, this fantastic designer space is the perfect place for corporate Scan QR code to lunches, post-work drinks, celebratory parties, find more about unique functions and weekend fun! BAVARIAN BIER CAFE OPENING TIME: Monday - Friday: 11am to 11pm Saturday: 9am to 11pm Sunday: 9am to 10pm INFORMATION: 118 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest, NSW 2065 www.bavarianbiercafe.com | email@example.com | Ph: (02) 8905 9944 54
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The origins of Castle Hill RSL can be traced back to 1932, when the Hills District Returned Sailors and Soldiers Club was formed to assist World War One veterans and their families. The aim of Castle Hill RSL is to provide members and the community with a modern and progressive community focused club group that provides the best hospitality, sporting, entertainment and fitness/aquatic services and facilities. Scan QR code to find more about Castle Hill RSL has three bars and five dining Castle Hill destinations including; Courtyard Cafe, Courtyard RSL club Restaurant for specialty dining; Pizza and Gelato Bar, Rib Factory - famous for ribs and steaks, and Jin Yan Asian Cuisine - modern Asian yum cha and a la carte restaurant. OPENING TIME: 10am - 1.30am Sunday to Wednesday; 10am - 2am Thursday; 10am - 2.30am Friday and Saturday. Closed Christmas Day INFORMATON: 77 Castle Street Castle Hill, NSW 2154 www.castlehillrsl.com.au | firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: (02) 8858 4800
Garfish Restaurant Manly Garfish Manly is the third restaurant in the Garfish group and the latest venture from founders Mark Dickey and Mark Scanlan, continuing their concept of serving excellent seafood. Dining here is an experience with a fabulous view of the Harbour and the plasma screens showing you live kitchen action. Enjoy the view from behind Scan QR code to floor to ceiling windows and hide from howling find more about winds, or with the better weather soak up the Garfish Restaurant sun in the alfresco stone and timber dining area. There is also a delightful bar lounge to enjoy a pre-dinner drink while waiting for a table. OPENING TIME: Open seven days for lunch and dinner. Dinner reservations may be made if you are dining between the times of 5.30pm and 6.30pm (reservations cannot be made if dining after 6.30pm). INFORMATION: 1/39 East Esplanade Manly, NSW 2095 www.garfish.com.au | email@example.com | Phone: (02) 9977 0707 56
The Porch Embraced in the heart of Crows Nest, the simple philosophy behind The Porch is the use of fresh local produce in ever-so-versatille modern cuisine. The Porch welcomes its guests to its contemporary yet unpretentious setting, open from 8.00am till late, 6 days breakfast, lunch & dinner.
02 7900 6903 72A Willoughby Road, Crows Nest NSW 2065 www.theporchcafe.com.au 57
Weerayarat Thai Restaurant Best Thai Restaurant in Neutral Bay
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Berry Square offers customers their FIRST HOUR of parking FREE with any purchase over $10.00 *Please validate at the Centre Management Office or Officeworks for purchases in store.
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CALL NOW: (02) 9906 2799 Open for your pleasure 10am - Late 7 days. Spoilers International is Sydney’s Ultimate Relaxation Centre, where you will be pampered with everything your body deserves. Ideally situated in Crows Nest with a discreet rear entrance & multi level parking for your convenience. There are 12 luxuriously appointed rooms with Spas and ensuite showers. Steam rooms and Jacuzzis are also available for your enjoyment.So next time your thinking about unwinding, drop in you will not be disappointed. Gift vouchers for all occasions are now available. Couples are also welcome. “We look forward to stimulating your package soon.” 126 - 128 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest www.spoilersinternational.com.au
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