Sydney is Australia’s largest and most famous city known for its beautiful beaches, excellent dining scene and vibrant city life. Having a reputation of being one of the world’s most liveable cities, every year hundreds and thousands of tourists fly in to see what this beautiful city is all about. While there are many famous sightseeing spots to visit, do not skip miss the chance to visit the local Sydney markets. No matter if you’re here on a honeymoon, a family trip or a getaway with friends, of markets with something for everyone. Here are my Top five recommendations of Sydney markets to visit.
Top 5 Sydney Markets
Sydney Fish Market
One of Sydney’s top attractions, the Sydney Fish Market is a must see destination for seafood lovers. Being the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, it is also the third largest seafood market in terms of variety in the world. Visitors here can buy fresh seafood, enjoy a leisurely lunch, take up a cooking class or visit Vic’s Meats for some top grade wagyu and more.
Eveleigh Farmers Markets
One of the best ways to spend Saturday mornings in Sydney is paying a visit to the Eveleigh Farmers Markets. This is a great spot for those who love fresh food and local produce including seasonal fruits or organic vegetables, meats, poultry, fish, dairy and artisan bread. Breakfast and cooked foods are also readily available with a variety of sweet and savoury treats such as baked goods from Kimmy Choux or some hot steamed pork buns from the Billy Kwong stand.
Glebe markets is listed as Sydneys top vintage market open every Saturday offering goods from handmade artworks, retro outfits and live music. As one of the longest running and popular markets in Sydney, there are many vintage treasures and quirky crafts to be found here.
Chinatown Night market
If you’re not a morning person, the Chinatown Night market transforms into a little eat street on Friday night. Food lovers can enjoy some steamed Hong Kong dimsum, meat skewers, fried potato chips on a stick or some piping hot takoyaki. There are also a variety of accessories and clothing stalls selling candles, iphone cases and clothing items. A great place to hang out with friends to enjoy part of Sydney’s night life on Friday.
The Rocks Market
The Rocks Market is an open air market available all weekend. Located in the Rocks, the area is full of historic charm featuring a number of stalls offering handcrafted jewelry, textiles, candles, fashion and photography. Small food stalls are available offering gourmet chocolate and award winning corn from the Australian Corn Company. Situated in a popular accommodation and restaurant area, this is a great place to spend a relaxing weekend.