Eastside is flourishing with Easter flair and there are plenty of local eateries with mouthwatering options this long weekend. The best in chocolate eggs, the softest hot cross buns and some scrumptious cocktails are all on the menu.
Flour & Stone have a low GI hot cross bun for those that want the treat without going full cake.
Flour & Stone in Woolloomooloo are serving up little healthier versions of Hot Cross Buns, lower GI and without the fluffy sweet sponge. Plus for those of us who are on the go they offer a little slick of real butter on the top to make it extra special.
Messina unveils 3 new Easter flavours.
We are so lucky to have not one but TWO Gelato Messina here in Eastside and are spoiled for choice when it comes to arguably the best sweet treat in Sydney. And, of course they have excelled with their latest seasonal range... The Holy Trinity. We are talking three delicious flavours 'Mango Cheesecake', 'Passionfruit White Chocolate' and 'Yellow Peach Vanilla' - let’s hope your Easter Bunny delivers the goods this year!
Kakawa has 40 new chocolate products.
If you are a chocolate fanatic then get ready for the ultimate indulgence at Kakawa in Darlinghurst. The famous chocolatiers will have up to 40 new products in time for Easter, making it almost impossible to deny yourself the pleasure of treating your taste buds this Long Weekend. They're a step above the usual Red Tulip foiled numbers so maybe hide them from little hands and keep this slice of holiday luxury to yourself.
The Forrester's are doing “Eggspresso” Martinis!
It always seems like the kids get all the fun at Easter, but not this year. The Forrester's in Surry Hills will be hosting a grown ups Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, PLUS there will be $12 "Eggspresso" martinis all weekend long. There will be two egg hunts, starting at 12pm & 4pm with live music all afternoon. First to find the Golden Egg will score $200 app credit.
Bourke Street Bakery will be selling Hot Cross Loaves this Easter. Get in quick!
If you are sick of the tiny hot cross buns from your local supermarket and are looking for something with a bit more substance, then look no further than Bourke Street Bakery. They have stores in Surry Hills, Alexandria and Barangaroo, plus in house at Harris Farm Potts Point and we would suggest you arrive nice and early to beat the queues and get yours while they are soft and warm.