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Local Area Guide: Hub Customs House

Looking for the best places to drink, dine, park, and shop near Circulay Quay? We’ve put together an area guide, featuring local favourites just moments from our space at Hub Customs House.

Circular Quay isn’t just one of Sydney’s major transport hubs, it’s also where you’ll find some of Sydney’s most iconic attractions like the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Garden, and Customs House.

It’s a vibrant spot found just on the border of the CBD, and where many people flock to when they want to experience the essence of Sydney. It’s also where you’ll find Hub Customs House, where we offer two floors of flexible workspaces and premium amenities servicing some of Sydney’s best businesses.

Being situated just moments from Circular Quay comes with a variety of perks, including being surrounded by the city’s best retail, dining, and fitness options, all just a short walk away from our space.

 

Fitness

Pilates on George

If you’re after a world-class Pilates experience, look no further than Pilates on George. The studio’s Pilates specialists offer a bespoke Pilates experience, giving every new client a personalised consultation before their first class. They even offer private classes to help you deepen your understanding of Pilates.

Distance from Hub: 15-minute walk

Anytime Fitness – Sydney Circular Quay

Aytime Fitness is home to one of Australia’s biggest fitness communities, with over 500 clubs nationwide. Their Sydney Circular Quay club features a range of cardio equipment, yoga classes, and showers fully stocked with amenities.

Distance from Hub: three-minute walk

woman holding weights in a pilates class

Virgin Active – Margaret Street

With an expansive layout, the Virgin Active club on Margaret Street features a collection of sleek, custom-built studios for HIIT, Yoga, Barre, and Cycle, with an additional studio space for more traditional group classes.

Distance from Hub: nine-minute walk

 

Daycare

Little Kingdom Childcare

Little Kingdom Childcare caters for children aged 6 weeks right through to 5 years, with a convenient location in the heart of the Sydney CBD. They offer five nutritious meals per day, pram storage, and an all-inclusive service which means bedding, nappies, and more are all included in the enrolment fee.

Distance from Hub: eight-minute walk

Barangaroo Montessori Academy Childcare Centre

With an education program that is personalised to your child’s learning style, stage of development, and interests, the Barangaroo Montessori Academy Childcare Centre features seven Montessori classrooms and age-specific outdoor spaces featuring gardens, sensory walls, water play areas, and art stations.

Distance from Hub: 15-minute walk

Guardian Childcare – Margaret Street

Conveniently located in the heart of the Sydney CBD, the centre on Margaret Street boasts a range of exciting, resource-rich environments, including an undercover outdoor space, a fort, craft shed, vegetable patches and age-specific play areas.

Distance from Hub: nine-minute walk

 

Dining

Gateway Sydney

If you’re with a group of people with varying tastes and dietary, or you’re just not sure what you feel like eating, head straight to Gateway. The dining precinct features over 30 restaurants, cafes, bars, as well as a huge food court for lunch on the go from a range of cuisines.

Distance from Hub: two-minute walk

Opera Bar

Arguably Sydney’s most picturesque and well-known spots, Opera Bar gives you the best seats in the house to sit and watch the Sydney world go by over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and around the Opera House. Their menu is seafood-led, with plenty of delicious snacks and main meals made with only the best local produce.

Distance from Hub: seven-minute walk

Humble

At Humble, expect bread and pastries baked daily, as well as whole cakes made to order and classic Aussie favourite with the humble twist, like their iconic finger buns. They even offer corporate catering, featuring foccacia slabs and pastries.

Distance from Hub: one-minute walk

Marrickville Pork Roll

Despite what its name suggests, pork banh mis aren’t the only thing they’re slinging at Marrickville Pork Roll. While the pork, BBQ pork and crackling pork belly banh mis are fan favourite, they also do meatball, chicken, salad, and vegetarian. It’s the best place near Circular Quay for a decent sized banh mi that won’t break the bank.

Distance from Hub: one-minute walk

 

Retail

Pitt Street Mall

Housing over 600 stores, including department store giants Myer and David Jones, Pitt Street Mall is Australia’s largest and most happening retail precinct. Dubbed ‘Sydney’s fashion centre’, it’s where you’ll also find Sydney Arcade, Westfield Sydney, Mid City Shopping Centre, and The Strand Arcade.

Distance from Hub: 14-minute walk

Two women walking down the street holding shopping bags

Parking

Wilson Parking – Gateway 

Location: 25 Reiby Place, Sydney
Rates:
Early-bird all day: from $55
Hourly: from $29
Weekend all day: from $32
Distance from Hub: three-minute walk

Secure Parking – Aurora Place

Location: 100 Phillip Street, Sydney
Rates:
Hourly: from $28
Distance from Hub: six-minute walk

Hub members can receive a discount for Secure Parking. Details on how to access the discount are on the member portal.

 

Member Perks and Discounts

Check the perks page on the member portal for regularly updated, exclusive Hub member perks and discounts to some of the best amenities in the Sydney CBD, including discounts for parking, dining, and retail.