A Local's Guide To McMahons Point

Originally Published Feb 13, 2023

If you haven’t explored McMahons Point yet, you’re missing out. With its convenient location, buzzing atmosphere and welcoming locals, it’s the perfect hidden gem to discover. Along Blues Point Road just around the corner from North Sydney train station and bus depot, you have no excuse not to treat yourself. It truly has something for everyone of all ages. As a local business, here are our top 5 ways to do McMahons Point right.

Mouth Watering Foodie Scene

If you are a food or drink connoisseur, you are in for a yummy treat! McMahons Point is spoilt for choice for every cuisine that takes your fancy. If you want to escape the streets of Sydney to a European getaway, Piato serves the best Mediterranean style dishes and only the freshest of seafood. The Northspoon is the perfect place for a family day out. Once a month they put on an Italian themed dinner that will make you feel like you’re on holidays. If you are in the mood for Vietnamese, you can’t go wrong with Beadworks Café, their homemade laksa soups and fried rice are to die for. For the coffee snobs, head to the Foliage Café for a craft coffee and a wide selection of wraps, salads and burgers. Who doesn’t love a pub feed? Hang out with the locals down for some parmi’s and trivia at Blues Point Hotel on Wednesday nights or the Commodore on Tuesday.

There are too many more places to name. If you can’t decide what you are in the mood for… why not try them all!

The Perfect Place For A Self Care Day

After a long week at work, what better way to treat yourself than a spa day! Serenity Skin and Body is the perfect place for a facial to leave your skin glowing. Why not mix up your look for an elevated hair cut and colour at Miller and Green. To match your new classy style, get your nails done at JB Nails and Beauty for a mani-pedi. You’ll come away feeling glamorous and ready to post your time in McMahons Point on Instagram.

A Wild Ride For The Adrenaline Junkie

If you can’t sit still, there is plenty of action packed activities to do to keep you on the edge of your seat. Sydney by Kayak is the ultimate way to experience Sydney Harbour. With their guided tours, watch the sun set over the harbour bridge for a magical view of the city. For the land dwellers, don’t look down as you climb the rocks at the head of Blues Point Rd. The park is a popular climbing spot for all the boulders out there. If you’re looking for a more relaxing activity, McMahons Point has many gorgeous walking tracks and lookouts. Venture down towards Lavender Bay Secret Garden, Sawmillars Reserve and McMahons Point Reserve for some truly special views.

Check Your Health

McMahons Point is also conveniently the place to get your health sorted in a one stop shop. Get up and active with us at Physio Inq McMahons Point and finally get that niggling pain sorted. Keep smiling and get your teeth cleaned and checked at McMahons Point Dental. Pop in for an adjustment at the Blues Point Chiropractic. Finally, upgrade to some snazzy glasses at George and Matilda Eyecare.

Shopping Spree

McMahons Point is the place to shop for yourself, friends and your home. Rapture Living gift shop offers stunning high-quality home and kitchenware, jewellery, bags and beauty products perfect to suit everybody’s style and needs. If you’re a bookworm, you must go to the McMahons Point bookshop. Boasting as one of Sydney’s top book shops, the thoughtfully curated library only offers the best literature to keep you reading for days and days.


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