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Best things to do in Bondi

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Trail
“On a beautiful early sunny morning, it's worth taking an Uber at say 7.00 am to Iceberg's restaurant in Bondi Beach, as the drop off point to start your 45 minute round-trip walk from Bondi Beach to Bronte. You can have breakfast at Bronte and walk back. Take advantage of the morning sun. Take a sun visor too.”
415 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Location plus icon! Below is the winter Swimmer's Club and pools established in 1929. Half hour walk from Rose Bay and continue the cliff walk to Bronte Beach after dining.”
182 locals recommend
Pool
“It’s the most photographed ocean pool in Australia – at Sydney’s most famous beach – which makes the 50-metre saltwater pool a popular spot for sunbathers and a bottleneck spot on the Bondi to Coogee walk. The baths have been a landmark of Bondi for 100 years, and if you want to become a member of the oldest winter swimming club in Australia you must swim three Sundays a month for a period of five years. Luckily, for those who just want a slice of the active lifestyle synonymous with the suburb, it’s only $6.50 for casual entry – giving you access to the pool, the sauna and the gym. For the ultimate experience, book into a Yoga by the Sea class ($25, Tue-Sat during summer months).”
220 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“We make real gelato with real ingredients. Its pretty nice. Made fresh on the premises daily, offering over 40 flavours, gelato cakes and weekly specials”
168 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“This chic restaurant-cum-bar has commanded the corner of Denham Street and Bondi Road for a couple of years now and shows no sign of losing its charm, friendly atmosphere and service. Freshen up with a Venetian Spritzer or a Bulldog gin and tonic and then settle into a bottle of the 2007 Luigi Bosca Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon from Mendoza Argentina.”
143 locals recommend
Bar
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“Hotel Ravesis - There are four ways to drink at Hotel Ravesis – post-swim, downstairs with a cold schooner or cider; late night on a packed dancefloor with a vodka lime and soda or bubbles; on the side balcony with a crisp rosé (which they've got on tap here) that'll match the facade's pink paint job; or on the front balcony, perhaps exploring more of the wine list or diving into the fruit-heavy cocktail menu. ”
110 locals recommend
Café
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“Bondi Beach. For book lovers and chatterers: thousands of used and new books for everyone. Known for it's chai tea in a pot. ”
121 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Bondi Hardware - Good tunes, mini hot dogs and a kick-arse Hardware Maria made with a splash of beetroot juice and a sesame-salt rim are reasons enough to visit this Bondi bar set up in the old Thrifty Link Hardware store.”
114 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Think of Neighbourhood, the Bondi bar offering excellent cocktails in fairly modest surrounds, as the late, great Bayswater Brasserie in board shorts. It’s quite a team knocking around in the 100 capacity space. Panama and the Corner House’s Josh Evans is behind the snacks menu and Simon McGoram (last seen at Gardel’s Bar) is on the cans.”
88 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“Bills - Why Granger waited up till now to open in Bondi is a total mystery. The queue’s a mile long, but nobody seems to care – partly because it’s a scene in itself waiting for a table and everyone seems to know each other, and partly because the turnaround is unusually quick. It's even easier if you pop in for dinner and order miso salmon, a high-end schnitzel or something off the barbecue menu. ”
94 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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“SEFA is a local delight! With delicious share plate meals from the Levantine and a fabulous wine list, enjoy tasty slow-cooked lamb shoulder, shawama, baked cauliflower, falafels, olives, breads, octopus and other delicious treats. Now also open for breakfast on weekends. Only 2 minute walk from our front door.”
78 locals recommend
Bar
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“China Diner offers a cross-pollination of Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes. They're doing a menu that’s been designed with big groups in mind, which might explain the caveat at the bottom of the snacks section. And that is ‘a minimum order of two per item’. There are Vietnamese sandwiches (the smoked tofu with pickled carrot, cucumber and coriander is the winner here) and sticky, sweet Malaysian-style Marmite chicken wings. Puffy and addictive rice crackers flecked with seaweed go strangely well with a side of Cantonese-style pickled red cabbage.”
77 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Who doesn't love burgers? Tony is a friendly character who will no doubt have a chat and bring you a frosty beer”
44 locals recommend
Establishment
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“Amazing view of Bondi, you can grab an afternoon cocktail looking over the beach. But if you're more active go for a swim in the ocean pool, get a massage, take a yoga lesson, or relax in the sauna”
87 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“D'orazio Pizza + Porchetta -There’s only one place you need to be right now, and that’s face-first in a focaccia con porchetta. The outrageous sandwich is a hot, fatty, rich and juicy pile of chopped-up roast pork straight from the rotisserie, laid with crisp cos lettuce leaves and grilled eggplant, all smooshed between pieces of pizza bread in a happy delicious mess. And that’s what happens when you put Popolo’s Orazio D’Elia in the kitchen and catch Maurice Terzini at full power.”
67 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A terrific Italian restaurant at the end of the street, 3 min walk ( walk up the hill about 30 metres then through the little park with the swings, the restaurant is at the end of that street).”
65 locals recommend