on Sydney Harbour with an incredible expanse of green space, Rushcutters Bay is
happy to play the role of the elusive neighbour to Potts Point and
Darlinghurst. Although it has its own sprinkling of world-class dining,
Rushcutters Bay has hints of grunge that keep this inner-city suburb real.
At the heart of Rushcutters Bay are the expansive foreshore
parklands where you can take in the sea of tall masts swaying in the bay. At
first light, fitness junkies are out in full force pounding the pavement, but a
very different crowd takes over later in the day when mums and their bubs are
out and about.
The RAN Sailing Association, the Cruising Yacht Club of
Australia and the marina are focal points, attracting boats of all shapes and
sizes to the bay. The crews like to linger a while at the clubhouse, exchanging
tales of seafaring adventures.
Locals don’t have to venture too far to enjoy the vibrancy,
aromas and flavours of Potts Point and Darlinghurst. However, Rushcutters Bay
has a few local favourites that have shaken up Sydney’s food scene – The
Farmhouse, Popolo and ACME are at the forefront.
abodes in all shapes and sizes with period buildings stealing the show. Wander
down Waratah Street and Roslyn Gardens to find a sprinkling of terrace houses
and modest homes nestled in between Art Deco and nondescript apartments.