There’s plenty going on in Sydney around Easter time. After all, you’ve got four glorious days to enjoy good company, good wine, and even better chocolate. Check out our top picks!
Easter doesn’t require merely chocolate. It requires extreme chocolate. It requires artisanal, handmade Belgian chocolate. Belle Fleur ticks all the chocolatey boxes with miniature, apple-spiced, hot cross bun chocolates, praline-filled chocolate bunnies, and more chocolate eggs than you can possibly comprehend. Hop to it! Find out more
Back for its fifth year running, The Great Centennial Park Egg Hunt brings more joy to the city’s kids than an all-day Round the Twist marathon. Actually, both small and big kids alike will love the chocolatey rewards that come from grabbing a trail map, deciphering the clues and reporting to the Easter Bunny for some tasty, hard-earned prizes. Find out more
Hot Cross Buns
Hot cross buns are more Eastery than a chick in a chocolate egg, and Bowan Island Bakery crafts some of the very finest examples of these sumptuous seasonal faves. In fact, they were voted the best in Sydney by David Jones in 2014, and come in both spiced sultana, current and cardamom and Belgian choc chip versions. Mmm… Find out more
They pretty much make chocolate everything these days, but did you know they also make chocolate beer? Holy smokes! It’s like all our Christmases have come at once! On Easter, no less! Anyway, the specific beer we’re talking about is Eighty Eight Robust Porter, lovingly created by Sydney’s very own Riverside Brewing Company. It’s dark, smooth and extremely drinkable, so head down and try some! Find out more
Long Weekend Holiday
Do you want to get out of the city this Easter? Maybe the chocolatey torrent that engulfs us all this time of year is a little rich for your tastes, and you’d like to spend some time reacquainting yourself with nature. Well, a Blue Mountains getaway might be just the ticket! Explore the Jenolan Caves, check out the awe-inspiring Three Sisters, and don’t forget to grab a delicious pastry from Hominy Bakery. Find out more