Darby Street

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Looking for excellent food, stylish boutiques and vibey bars? Darby Street in Cooks Hill is calling.


Tamara Bajić is making mealtime a more deliberate affaire at Palinopsia. Her store is a treasure trove of handmade, one-of-a-kind dinnerware pieces. Discover plates, bowls, mugs and servingware in pastel waves and orbs, earthy spots and oceanic Jackson Pollock-inspired splatters.  

70 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, open Wed – Sun.

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All those people gathered near the mint-green awning? They’re there for Baba Yaga, the softhued hole-in-the-wall coffee shop that’s very, very serious about exquisite caffeination. The friendly owners hail from Türkiye, and the influence of their home country is seen in offerings such as iced tea (choose from lemon and orange blossom, or apple and rose) and baklava. Pop by for excellent brews, granola cups, smoothies, bagels, cakes and more. 

155 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, open 7 days.


Visit The Beauty Bar for specialist skincare and beauty treatments. Try a Hydrafacial; a skin resurfacing treatment that deeply cleanses, exfoliates, extracts and hydrates, or one of the many other treatments that will refresh your complexion and enhance your glow.

Shop 2/91 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, open by appointment, Tues – Sat

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Classic, sophisticated and leafy with a stellar all-day menu, the Autumn Rooms is a gorgeous spot to indulge in a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch. Visit the upstairs Tea Rooms on weekends for a decadent high tea featuring loose-leaf teas by The Tea Collective and sweet and savoury treats including handmade dumplings, scones with jam and cream, finger sandwiches, petit fours and quiche. For the café, walk-ins are always welcome, or you’re invited to book over the phone or online. Vouchers for both the café and high tea are available.

127 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, open 7 days.


Home to beautifully designed kitchen and laundry equipment, family-owned Winning Appliances offers specialist, unbiased advice with a focus on exemplary service. Its wide range of innovative products are sourced from the world’s foremost brands and chosen to suit all budget tiers. Visit the welcoming staff to discover how your everyday tasks can be enhanced, making your home living experience smoother, easier and more refined.

61 Darby Street (Corner Queen Street) Cooks Hill, open 7 days.

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Fashion designer Jean Bas creates bespoke, made-to-measure garments that tell the story of the wearer. She creates sculptural, one-off pieces and her dramatic designs are perfectly suited to once-in-a-lifetime moments such as weddings, formals, performances, or milestone celebrations. She also hosts masterclasses in her atelier, sharing techniques and trade secrets. 

144 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, open by appointment.


Tile merchants Di Lorenzo source their range from Europe and around the globe, bringing the world’s most beautiful tiles to Darby Street. Family owned and operated since 1983, Di Lorenzo has tiles for any style of home or business, from the classic and understated to the modern and bold. Step into the showroom to view the collection and find inspiration for your bathroom, floors, external areas and feature walls.

153 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, open Mon – Sat.

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Dining gets a distinctly European twist at Urban Deli and Bar. The deli, restaurant and wine bar serves delicious sourdough sandwiches and baguettes at lunchtime alongside the full menu, which is centred on the finest quality local, seasonal and imported ingredients. At night, Australian, French and Italian wines are served with European tapas plates and dishes. Try the beef carpaccio with Grana Padano, crispy capers and truffle oil, the lobster roll with garlic and chive mayo, or the roasted pork belly with sweet potato and ginger chilli broth.

143 Darby Street, Cooks Hill , open Tues – Sat.


Australian label Bohemian Traders takes classic and on-trend cuts and reworks the design to add relaxed, bohemian details. Take your time to leaf through the racks of candy-coloured dresses, co-ords, knitwear, activewear and more. There’s a gorgeous array of printed and colour-blocked options for your next holiday or special occasion, plus outfits that will make any day feel a little more stylish, relaxed and special.

175 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, open 7 days.

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