Sydney really is a city bursting with colour and life. From its pristine white-sanded beaches and world-class restaurants and bars to the distinctive events that unite its population, there’s no surprise that this energetic city attracts travellers from all over the world. At Meriton Suites World Tower, you’ll be in the middle of all the action. First time visitors mustn’t leave the city without standing in the shadow of the towering Sydney Harbour Bridge and taking in the sail-like curves of the iconic Sydney Opera House. Stroll through the breathtaking grounds of the Royal Botanic Gardens, meet and greet Australian animals at Taronga Zoo and go for a wild ride at Luna Park. Wander through the leafy historic streets of The Rocks, and imagine how the sailors and convicts of the early 1800s would have responded to today’s innovative architecture and transport. When the weather is fine (and it usually is), make your way to Manly Beach for a spot of surfing, or to Bondi where the world’s most beautiful people are busy enjoying the world’s most beautiful beaches. Major Sydney events Sydney has never been one to shy from the spotlight. Don’t miss these top events in and around the city:
Mardi Gras in March
Taste of Sydney in March
Vivid Sydney in May and June
City2Surf in August
New Year’s Eve overwatching the fireworks in spectacular Sydney Harbour.
Must-see attractions close to your Liverpool Street accommodation You couldn’t be better placed to explore Sydney than at World Tower. When you’re not taking in the sweeping city views from your Liverpool Street suite, you can step out into the vibrant streets of the CBD. You’re less than a 10 minute walk away from the iconic ANZAC Memorial and Hyde Park for an afternoon of peace and reflection. Nearby, the Australian Museum offers an enthralling exploration into the history of the city and beyond: from Australia’s rich Indigenous heritage to the recent events that helped shape the nation. While you’re staying in the area, you must also catch a ballet or theatrical production at Capitol Theatre. It’s an easy walk from your suite to see the best from West End and Broadway, and you’ll find plenty of fine bars and dining options along the way before the show.
Restaurants near Meriton Suites World Tower
If you’re looking for restaurants and cafes close to Meriton Suites World Tower, you’ll be spoilt for choice in this busy location. Here are our top picks:
Burger Project, World Square 11.06/644 George St (1 minute walk) If you’ve just arrived in town and are feeling ravenous, then seek out one of the best burgers in Sydney at Neil Perry’s Burger Project. This trendy spot boasts mouth-watering Cape Grim beef patties and house-made ice cream, hailing from the same team behind Rockpool Bar & Grill.
Diethnes Greek Restaurant, 336 Pitt St (2 minute walk) Lovers of Greek and Mediterranean fare can’t miss Diethnes Greek Restaurant which has been a local institution since 1952. Step inside the welcoming ambience and feast on lovingly prepared slow cooked lamb, fresh grilled octopus and perfect moussaka.
Nel Restaurant, 75 Wentworth Ave (8 minute walk) For a special night out, get your best threads on and head out for a night at Nel. The degustation menu here changes every six weeks so you can experience eight courses of stunning seasonal cuisine with optional matched wines. A decadent meal full of surprising delights is guaranteed.
Assembly Bar, 488 Kent St (4 minute walk) When you’re in the mood for a cocktail in a cosy setting, then amble over to Assembly Bar and find a seat within its low-lit atmosphere. This tucked-away bar offers some seriously good whiskey and spirits, wood fired pizzas, and drinks to share served in skull jars that are smouldering with dry ice.
3 Wise Monkeys, 555 George St (1 minute walk) Chasing some high-quality pub grub? There’s always something interesting happening at 3 Wise Monkeys, from live DJ sets to live sports coverage over three levels – plus, it’s an easy stroll back to your suite at the end of the night.
Be sure to check out the new Darling Square precinct, offering up various mouth-watering restaurants including:
Bau Truong, 1 Little Pier Street (8-minute walk) Bau Truong serves up modern fusion Vietnamese for lunch and dinner. Think Vietnamese taco with slow-cooked meat, fresh herbs and chilli and deep-fried Banh Mi with vegemite.
Fishbowl, 1 Little Pier Street (8-minute walk) With its cult-like following and now famous Japanese inspired bowls, Sydney’s much-loved FISHBOWL launches a new concept for Maker’s Dozen. Expect the usual sashimi and protein offerings, plus a slew of new options including a sashimi bar with Japanese inspired cocktails.
Rey’s Place, 1 Little Pier Street (8-minute walk) Rey’s Place offers a rare taste of Filipino food in Sydney, boasting a mouthwatering share menu with a twist alongside the sweet and boozy cocktail and dessert combos.
Shopping close to Meriton Suites World Tower
Some of the city’s best shopping opportunities are located just minutes from your accommodation, and in fact World Square is located within the same building. For local and international labels:
World Square Shopping Centre, George St (1 minute walk) An array of Australian and global fashion, from Lorna Jane and Cue to Calvin Klein and Hugo Boss.
Pitt Street Mall, 182 Pitt St (10 minute walk) Discover an abundance of big international names, including Zara, H&M, Topshop and Sephora.
Westfield Sydney, Pitt St & Market St (9 minute walk) Snap up local designer goods from Camilla & Marc, Tigerlily, Sass & Bide and more.
For the essentials:
Coles supermarket, lower ground level of World Square (1 minute walk)
Liquorland, lower ground level of World Square (1 minute walk)
Priceline Pharmacy, lower ground level of World Square (1 minute walk)
Australia Post, ground level of World Square (1 minute walk)
Transport to and from your World Tower accommodation
Meriton Suites World Tower is centrally located, and it’s easy to travel to and from your accommodation: Airport Shuttle
Journey: A 30-40 minute trip from Sydney Airport (Domestic) to Meriton Suites World Tower.