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Published December 13th 2010
Bondi Junction has a multi-cultural outlook with its endless choices of food, fashion and fun. A worldly place to visit, Bondi Junction is home to a variety of people from many different backgrounds that bring a certain atmosphere of flavour and buzz to the busy downtown shopping precinct.
Indian, Vietnamese, Israeli and Russian – Just a few of the cultural backgrounds represented in Bondi Junction. International Travellers, Australia-wide Tourists and roaming locals all come together in Bondi Junction to make it one of Sydney's most frequented destinations.
Bondi Junction boasts a myriad of find dinning cuisine, featuring Akiri Sushi, Amarcord Italian Restaurant, Chilli Club Thai Restaurant, Copacabana Bondi Bar and Grill, Eliat Hadassa Kosher Butchery and Pasha's Turkish Grilled Kababs. You can also find Opalos Portuguese Chicken and the Mad Noodle – what an amazing range of delicious choices!
Restaurants are not the only businesses you will find in Bondi Junction; there are Cake Shops, Doctors, Galleries, Cafes, Book Stores, Westfield Shopping Centre, Tennis Courts, Places of Worship, Day Care Centres, Alternative Therapies, Gluten Free and Health Stores. Try an afternoon at Bondi Junction's Tokyo Jazz Café, or enjoy a treat from the Wellington Cake Shop.
Fancy some interesting shopping ideas? On the weekends you can walk to the Bondi Junction Market held at the Oxford Street Mall in Bondi Junction between 9am to 5pm and full of life. Why not go early and enjoy the buskers and variety of the Bondi Junction Market's collection of Antiques, Clothing, Furniture, Plants and Arts and Crafts.
Did you know that the Bondi Junction Market was originally organised by two of the local Rotary Clubs in 1991, who donate their profits to local and international charity? During or after the Bondi Junction Market, enjoy more of Bondi Junction's multicultural tastes - perhaps try Baba's Indian Food on Bronte Road, or Arthur's Pizza on Oxford Street.
Chez Lulu is one of Bondi Junction's best kept secrets! French Cuisine and mouth watering Crepes along with the tastes of Brittany and the atmosphere to match. If you desire a spicier pallet, then Guzman Y Gomez is where you should go, with its Mexican and Latin American flavours you will leave very satisfied and wish your stomach held more.
At the Australian Sports Nutrition Shop you will find all your Nutrition questions answered; just ask the friendly sales person and find the solution to most health related problems. Iron deficiency is a big cause of loss of energy in women, while men may find they have too much Iron, which can also be dangerous – Did you know that both conditions can be fatal?
What other surprises does Bondi Junction hold? Bondi Junction is home to Bing Lee, the Homewares and Furniture giant, as well as Australian Geographic, who stock many scientific books, information and knowledge toys – for the big kids too!
Are you interested in Chinese Medicine? Perhaps you would consider joining a Build-A-Bear workshop? There are lots of courses and classes on various topics of interest for everyone within Bondi Junction and surrounds. Why not book yourself into a Beauty parlour for a well earned massage, or some hot rocks therapy?
Need to get fit? Why not hop along to Zumba Fitness at Club Bondi Junction situated in Gray Street and part of a whole activities and events business. At Club Bondi Junction you can host a function; wedding, anniversary, birthday or 21st party! Club Bondi Junction boasts a friendly atmosphere and tasty catered meals.
Bondi Junction is part of the wider
Waverley Council's precinct in Sydney. Waverley Council offers Immigration Settlement Advice and Services, Interpreting and Translation Advice and Services, Education Advice and Services, Employment and Training Advice and Services, as well as Children and Youth, Aged, Housing and Legal Advice and Services.
Who else calls Bondi Junctions Home? Did you know that the Classical Guitar Society of Sydney calls Bondi Junction Home? Well, neither did I, but now I do! So, you see, there are many surprises to be found in Bondi Junction, so why not plan a visit?
If you are planning to stay in Bondi Junction, why not book into the Meriton Luxury Serviced Apartments , if you book directly, there is no booking fee. There are other wonderful hotels and accommodation options in Bondi Junction and we recommend you shop around until you find what you need at the price you can afford.
When visiting Bondi Junction for a week or two or more, Westfield's Shopping Centre offers all your living needs. Open from Mon-Wed 9.30am-6.00pm, Thurs 9.30am-9.00pm, Fri 9.30am-7.00pm, Sat 9.30am-6.00pm and Sun 10.00am-6.00pm, Westfield's Shopping Centre's supermarkets have an incredible range of fine foods on offer, from Moroccan Rice to Sweet Challah Bread.
Event Cinema's Bondi Junction is a great way to spend Saturday afternoon. Housed in Westfield's Shopping Centre in Bondi Junction, Event Cinema Bondi Junction offers an air-conditioned film experience in comfy cinematic chairs, with digital surround sounds and wall-to-wall screens.
With families and couples in mind and even single travellers, Bondi Junction offers so much in such a small area that when you visit you will soon see why it is one of Sydney's most frequented destinations and why many people who come for a visit – end up staying!