Hidden Gems of Sydney Fish Market

Tue 27 Apr

Whether you've set aside a whole day, or are just popping in for a quick lunch, there is so much to be found in exploring Sydney Fish Market.

Of course, our seafood retailers (full list here) are famed for providing Sydney’s freshest seafood to customers, but some visitors might not know about the myriad other dining and shopping options within our walls. Boasting sweet treats, delectable wine, fresh produce, delightful gifts, and hours of entertainment, Sydney Fish Market is a foodie’s heaven.

With that in mind, we wanted to let you in on our tastiest and most entertaining secrets, by sharing the top 5 hidden gems of Sydney Fish Market.


  1. Gregory’s Bread

If you’re the type that needs a sweet treat after a delicious seafood lunch, then you have to visit Gregory’s Bread. Their window is a smorgasbord for anyone with a sweet tooth, boasting every kind of baked good under the sun – and they’re all baked fresh daily!

With weekly dessert specials like fresh scones, red velvet cupcakes, blood orange olive oil cake, chocolate chip cookies and chocolate eclairs, Gregory’s is a favourite of seasoned Market-goers. Don’t forget to take home a freshly baked loaf of sourdough for tomorrow’s toast – thank us later.


  1. Fisherman’s Fine Wines

Any connoisseur will tell you: the freshest seafood requires the finest wine. Bet you didn’t know that Sydney Fish Market has its own fine wine shop on site!

Need a delicate Riesling to compliment your catch of the day? Or maybe some champagne to wash down your oysters? The friendly team at Fisherman’s Fine Wines is ready and waiting with expert recommendations to give your ocean-fresh seafood feast the vintage and varietal it deserves. You can even purchase a bottle of your favourite drop to enjoy onsite on the waterside boardwalk. Fancy!


  1. Boatshed Gifts

A long-standing (yet lesser-known) fixture of the Sydney Fish Market, Boatshed Gifts has a huge range of specialty gifts and merchandise to suit any visitor. Whether you’re a local after a fun memento, or a tourist looking to take something interesting home to the family, Boatshed is packed to the brim with exciting discoveries.


  1. Machi Machi Tea Bar

If you haven’t tried bubble tea before, Machi Machi Tea Bar presents the perfect opportunity. This adorable little shop is secreted away at the back end of our arcade, and has all your new-age beverage needs covered.

As Instagram-worthy as they are delicious, Machi Machi’s drinks are colourful and creative, and suit a hot day perfectly. Our picks for summer are the Strawberry Slush with Cream Cheese foam, and the Lemon Mousse with Strawberry Smoothie.


  1. Net & Tackle Sales

If you’re a fishing enthusiast, walking into Net & Tackle Sales in the corner of Sydney Fish Market’s carpark will be like walking into wonderland. Just next to Vic’s Meat Market, this little shop is packed with everything a fishing fan might need. While you’ll see countless commercial fishers traipsing in and out of its doors, Net & Tackle also caters to every need of the recreational fisher… whether you’re a novice, an experienced angler, or a well-rounded professional.

If you’re just starting out, or buying for family or friends, the endlessly knowledgeable and super friendly staff will jump at the chance to answer your questions and suggest the best product for you.