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Bondi Sunday Markets

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Though most people now think Bondi is a bit over rated compared to some of Sydney’s other beaches, it’s still a great place to visit on a Sunday for the markets. They’re held in the grounds of the local primary school, which is across the road from the beach and have a mix of Sydney market staples: handmade jewellery and fashion, second hand books, clothes and antiques, art, photography, plants, food, shoes… It varies depending on the time of year, but the quality is pretty good and most people will find something to tempt them.

The school runs a typical Australian primary school sausage sizzle to raise money, which, like the suburb of Bondi itself it a bit nicer than most (They’re always cooking in time for Sunday breakfast - or you can treat yourself at Too Fatz café around the corner, where you can have a big breakfast served on two plates, or one of the myriad of Bondi cafes.).

Though the school grounds aren’t that big it’s surprisingly uncrowded, though it’s always busy - it must be that the temptation of the sparkling green ocean across the road that stops shoppers lingering.

On rainy days it’s probably not worth coming down, nothing is covered, go to Paddington Markets instead.

After you’ve had a wander around the markets you can go an sit on the grassy hill looking over the beach or walk along the promenade, followed by an afternoon bevy in one of the open air bars (Icebergs, the local RSL is expensive but well worth it for the view. My perfect Sunday.

Written by  Kat Mackintosh.

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Bondi Markets

Not a huge market, but some cool chic stalls with stylish clothes, bags and jewellery. Very suprised on how much fashionable clothing it has there. Some question my fashion sense so this may be an incorrect statement :) Bought a couple of t-shirts for $50. Nearly bought a viking helmet but didn’t think customs would appreciate it.

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