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Fascinating architecture, so much to do

A dynamic part of Sydney, almost another city and so different to the CBD and burbs. Fascinating... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Sydney, Australia
Lively, Fun Area - Will Definitely Go Back

Decided to try Kensington St, Chippendale for dinner with friends. What a great part of Sydney... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Cnr Abercrombie St and Parramatta Rd | Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Have you been to Spice Alley? It's a small laneway located at the rear of a row of tiny terrace houses in Kensington Street, Chippendale, just off Broadway, west of Sydney's Central Railway Station. The shops are small and varied Asian street food style, but...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is an interesting attraction to visit. It is an alley set up to resemble an Asian hawker food area. It has atmosphere with lanterns hung above & the small alcoves with metal & wood chairs & tables. The food outlets ranged from Japanese to...More

1  Thank timbertoby
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

A dynamic part of Sydney, almost another city and so different to the CBD and burbs. Fascinating complex of apartment buildings, eateries, shopping, theatres, almost self contained. So much buzz

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Decided to try Kensington St, Chippendale for dinner with friends. What a great part of Sydney. Will definitely go back. The street is a part of the Central Park development and has been transformed into a ‘culinary precinct’. Historic warehouses and terraces, dating from 1840s are...More

Thank Mairwen1
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

These are literally some of the greenest buildings I've ever seen with some exterior walls completely hidden by plants. Really cool and interesting experiment here. Inside the commercial shopping experience is just like anywhere else.

Thank JamesA546
Reviewed 15 September 2017

An exciting shopping and dining precinct, only a kilometre from the CBD but feels like another country, far more invigorating than a Westfield centre, doesn't have the focus on brands but has more reality. The buildings themselves are design statements, amazing architecture. A couple of...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I remember the first time I saw Central Park in Sydney and thinking "What is this...?" It's a series of building that appear to be alive as they're covered all over in plant life and this is a high rise with portions underground that I...More

Thank JamesA546
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Developers have done a terrific job converting this site on which Sydney's oldest brewery was located into this mix of apartments, shops, restaurants, coffee shops and a pretty little park.

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This “green” building is quite interesting and worth a detour to take a look at. Google it and learn some of its features before going there is a good idea. Then you know what to look for and what you are looking at.

Thank dgjohansson
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

If you're into interesting architecture and environmental design, this is for you! The building is a mix of residential and commercial; where the design of the building reflects sunlight into water on an angle for residents and customers to enjoy the soft lighting.

Thank Sharoooooony
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place.... theres daiso, food courts(alot of asians food) and supermarkets... i love the outdoor greens.. just sitting its so peaceful especially when the sun are up....

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This review is for the stunning tower that is One Central Park rather than the fledgling food court and shopping mall that it houses on the lower floors. The early concept pictures of the design for One Central Park were promising and the completed tower...More

Thank 771gordonm
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18 November 2017|
Response from Terry D | Reviewed this property |
Parking is not easy here. Pay Street parking across the road around the UTS for 2 hours was the best we could do
8 July 2016|
Response from Tawmit | Reviewed this property |
Many hotels in the immediate area, check tripadvisor search for further details.