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LuMi

LuMi

5 out of 5 stars

Surrendering to Federico Zanellato’s whims and fancies at this Pyrmont jewel is one of Sydney’s finest fine-dining experiences

La Botte

La Botte

4 out of 5 stars

For 40 years La Botte has quietly achieved excellence in the most unexpected of places

Monopole

Monopole

4 out of 5 stars

One of the city’s best wines haunts is bigger, better, and brighter in its new city digs

WyNo x Bodega

WyNo x Bodega

4 out of 5 stars

What you see is what you get at the still point of the Surry Hills dining scene by the crew behind Porteño

Latest theatre reviews

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins

5 out of 5 stars

Just like the magical nanny, this musical is practically perfect in every way

Darling Harbour
The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

5 out of 5 stars

The historic Sydney Opera House debut of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit reminds us that the classics are classic for a reason

Sydney
Chalkface

Chalkface

4 out of 5 stars

Delightful and chaotic, this story will sing for anyone who went to school here in Australia

Sydney
Mother May We

Mother May We

4 out of 5 stars

A meaningful performance of mayhem which provides a homage to new form of matrilineal kinship

Darlinghurst
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Latest film reviews

Smile

Smile

3 out of 5 stars

It fades a little after a strong start, but this horror has a new director really baring their teeth

Bros

Bros

4 out of 5 stars

Billy Eichner’s landmark gay romcom is a riotously funny, if risk averse, revitalisation of the genre

Athena

Athena

4 out of 5 stars

Romain Gavras's urban Greek tragedy is a visceral tour de force

Catherine Called Birdy

Catherine Called Birdy

3 out of 5 stars

Lena Dunham gets wittily medieval with this YA-inflected coming-of-age saga

Love Local: a local's guide to Sydney's suburbs

The CBD

The CBD

Central Sydney is a one-stop-shop for the very best this city has to offer  

Paddington

Paddington

Wander Paddo's heritage terraced streets and discover great coffee, fine dining, and quirky enclaves

Chatswood

Chatswood

There's so much more to this culturally rich Northern suburb than just a Westfield

Parramatta

Parramatta

The geographical centre of Greater Sydney sits at the intersection of rich history and rapid development

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The best ethical shops in Sydney

The best ethical shops in Sydney

It’s not always easy to shop ethically, but we’ve found a handful of local businesses that are putting people, animals and the environment first...

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