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I live on Sydney's North Shore with my partner and our pet dog. I enjoy time with family and friends, fitness and pizza!

Joined 09 October 2012   Sydney, NSW

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  • Chef King
    Kitchen & Bath Retailers    Chatswood, NSW

    A great place to visit if you are looking for weird and wonderful kitchen gadgets. For example manual (aka no power cord, just you spinning it) food processors, novel drinking cups for kids that include a juicer and shot-glass table spoon measures. It's hard to sift through the things that will actually save you time and those that will just clutter your kitchen cupboard. Range is very diverse and staff seem well aware of what they stock.

  • Cotton On Kids
    Clothing Retailers    Chatswood, NSW

    This is a small, well stocked and friendly shop. They sell clothing for babies and children. The range is reasonably priced (around $25 per item and when I visited there was a 30% discount promotion) and styles are quite trendy! For example, denim vests. The shop also sells miscellaneous stuff like drink bottles and cute torches.

  • Georg Jensen
    Jewellery & Watch Retailers    Chatswood, NSW

    This is a beautiful place to visit for nice items for your home or a wedding present. It is upmarket, think $400 + for a serving bowl. There are a range of water jugs, cutlery, utensils and platters all made from stainless steel. Items have unique and fluid shapes. This shop also sells a range of jewlery. Staff are friendly and helpful but not overbearing.

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  • R_E_V_I_E_W_E_R_1 Local Star  reviewed Rebel Sport
    Whilst this is one of the largest stores in the Westfield complex it is only moderately sized for a Rebel. Staff receive some incentive for every item purchased that they manage to tag with their identifying sticker. This makes for eager service, but don't expect expert advice. When it's busy it's hard to find someone to help, but they try to cater to self-service as much as possible. For example shoes of various sizes are stacked for customers to try and buy. Good for sales, good for browsing and an excellent returns policy. Just don't visit with very specialist requirements.
    • R_E_V_I_E_W_E_R_1 Local Star 
      cant recall) couldnt properly speak to the pros and cons of alternatives. I thought the assistant was helpful, I just didnt think the very specialised product knowledge was there.

      Overall I am very happy with the Rebel value proposition. I enjoy going to one stores and being able to buy most of my sporting requirments. This is reflected in my high star rating.

      1 month ago - 29/07/2014

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  • R_E_V_I_E_W_E_R_1 Local Star  reviewed Rebel Sport
    Whilst this is one of the largest stores in the Westfield complex it is only moderately sized for a Rebel. Staff receive some incentive for every item purchased that they manage to tag with their identifying sticker. This makes for eager service, but don't expect expert advice. When it's busy it's hard to find someone to help, but they try to cater to self-service as much as possible. For example shoes of various sizes are stacked for customers to try and buy. Good for sales, good for browsing and an excellent returns policy. Just don't visit with very specialist requirements.
    • R_E_V_I_E_W_E_R_1 Local Star 
      Hi Gareth,
      Thank you for your feedback. I have since revisited the Chatswood store as well as the Hornsby and Macquarie stores. I initially thought these two were larger than the Chatswood stores and have been doubting my size-evaluation following your comment. You are correct, the Chatswood store is large, I do however believe is 'feels' smaller because it is long and thin with 'isles' coming off the side. The Macquarie and Hornsby stores are squarer and I think they feel larger. Obviously I haven't compared them square-foot-to-square-foot.
      Regarding expert knowledge, I wouldn't expect Rebel staff would have in depth knowledge about such a diverse product range. I was not criticizing, I was trying to describe the nature of the stores and distinguish it from specialized outlets such as Athletes Foot (specialization in foot wear) or Lulu Lemon (specializing in womens gym wear). My specific reference experience was when buying running shoes, I felt that the assistant (whose name I...

      1 month ago - 29/07/2014

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  • dzwan  reviewed Workshop Espresso
    I tried this cafe for coffee after reading about from a very reputable website regarding good coffee. I try good coffee where ever I go, but to date, this was the very best. These guys know what they're doing. Their aim is clearly to make excellent coffee, and they do it very very well. I'd absolutely recommend this cafe.

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