French Classes Paddington & 2 duck trading company

At the top end of Paddington’s trendy Glenmore Road – the part lined with pretty fashion boutiques, cafes and well kept terraces you will discover a petite and Parisian inspired boutique French class offering French lessons to anyone who wishes to learn.  Frenchclass in Paddington, at 32 Glenmore Road Paddington, founded by the charasmatic Martine…

Maison et Jardin Boutique in Double Bay

There amongst the picturesque and storybook like terraces of Transvaal Avenue in Double Bay you will find a delightful boutique by the name, Maison et Jardin.  This store is a little mecca for mostly all things French – décor and items for the home and garden all hand picked by the proprietor from France, Belgium…

Parterre French Cafe/Furniture Store in Woollhara

Dear readers, if I mention that a Parisian and Provencal inspired store with a stunning walled Parisian courtyard garden cafe exists in the heart of Sydney’s suburb of Woollahra you’re going to have to believe me.  If you’re not a frequent visitor to Woollahra than you really must make the time, especially if you’re a…

Gertrude & Alice Cafe/Bookstore Bondi Beach

For some unknown reason dear readers, Bondi Beach had completely escaped my French radar.  It was only very recently that I had discovered that Paris had unexpectedly and pleasantly made its way to this iconic and touristy area in Sydney.   Lovers of books and Shakespeare & Company in Paris’ Latin Quarter will be thrilled,…

The French House at Dank Street Waterloo

Dear readers, a little cafe oozing French elegance and savoir faire, in perhaps a part of Sydney where you would least expect to indulge the francophile within, is to be found in the petite, trendy and innovative food and furniture strip on Dank Street in Waterloo.  If you have ever imagined what a cross between…