Sydney Pop-Ups

Sydney is getting a “Mamma Mia” pop-up with Greek feasts and Retrosweat classes

November 2, 2018

Head along to Waterloo from 8th to 10th November and you’ll find Sydney’s latest pop-up, inspired by none other than Mamma Mia. Designed to celebrate the home release of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, the temporary space will be themed towards the movie and host Retrosweat and Cork & Chroma classes (soundtracked by ABBA […]

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“Kingdom of Rice” is Merivale’s new pop-up Cambodian diner in Mascot

October 29, 2018

Merivale have stepped into the widely underutilised (in Sydney) realm of Cambodian cooking with the new Kingdom of Rice, the group’s latest pop-up packed with flavour and colour. It follows the widely acclaimed Dirty Italian Disco as Merivale’s second pop-up at their Tennyson Hotel in Mascot, helmed by the same culinary minds behind ACME – […]

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Shannon Noll and Menulog are opening a concept store in Surry Hills this week (Sydney)

May 28, 2018

Legendary iconic Australian legend-slash-icon and the world’s best singer (if memes are your thing) Shannon Noll has done a Jeff Goldblum and teamed up with Menulog to open a pop-up store in Sydney today. Based on research which shows Aussies spend more than an hour each day preparing meals instead of getting a good night’s […]

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Renowned British Chef Alastair Little is opening a pop up restaurant with Merivale (Sydney)

April 15, 2018

From 23rd until later 2018 Merivale will be hosting a special collaboration pop-up restaurant with renowned British chef Alastair Little on the first floor of Hotel CBD in Sydney. Dubbed Little Bistro the new restaurant will take guests on a journey that typifies Little’s storied career with a short, seasonal menu defined by simplicity and […]

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Dan Murphy’s is turning a heritage house in Chippendale into an interactive pop-up (Sydney)

March 1, 2018

Dan Murphy’s are planning to take over an abandoned heritage house in Sydney this month, turning the space into what they’ve conceived as the “House of Discovery” where the drink trends of 2018 will be highlighted and celebrated for guests across two fun-filled days. The interactive pop-up will be located in Chippendale, nodding heavily to […]

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Ginkgo Bar & Dining is Darlinghurst’s new late-night dumpling pop up (Sydney)

February 20, 2018

Darlinghurst has got a new late-night dumpling go-to with Ginkgo Bar & Dining, a North East Chinese pop-up restaurant from the same team behind Ultimo’s beloved Harbin style restaurant Chulin. Owner Carly Jin and her husband Tim are aiming to make this a showcase for Harbin style dining, with a menu featuring over 16 varieties […]

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Veuve Clicquot is staging a bubbly takeover at Hilton Sydney for the next two months

February 14, 2018

Hilton Sydney have partnered up with Veuve Clicquot for to stage a bunch of “Yellow Hour” pop ups throughout the lush CBD property, presenting a number of specials each day between 5pm and 7pm Tuesday 13th February to Sunday 15th April. Zeta Bar, Marble Bar, and glass brasserie will each be flecked by yellow hues […]

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Anna Polyviou has opened a gingerbread dessert pop-up at Shangri-La Sydney

December 12, 2017

Renowned Punk Princess of Pastry Anna Polyviou will be helping Sydney’s lush Shangri-La Hotel, at which she has long been an Executive Pastry Chef, charge into the holiday season with a special pop-up store which will be marked by an enormous four metre gingerbread train out the front, combining 2,000 kilos of gingerbread bricks, 500 […]

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A premium French luxury fashion shop from L’Ingénue has popped up in Sydney

November 21, 2017

Australian online boutique L’Ingénue is furthering their commitment to Parisian designed luxury fashion with a temporary pop-up shop on Sydney’s Oxford Street. The boutique’s exclusive range of high quality French fashion will be available at the store, which is currently operating at 270 Oxford Street, Paddington from now until 29th November. Open from 10am to […]

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Remi is leading a Melbourne cultural takeover at Kings Cross Hotel this month (Sydney)

November 19, 2017

Across all five-levels of Kings Cross Hotel will be a pop-up showcase of Melbourne kinetic culture, spanning live music, art, food and drink. Fashioned as Melbourne After Dark, the one-off travelling pop-up will land in Sydney to highlight the world’s most livable city (and maybe show us Sydneysiders a thing or two about nightlife) across […]

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Allen’s are running a pop-up lolly store in Sydney and Melbourne until Christmas

November 14, 2017

Much like their super popular pop-up lolly shop last year, Allen’s Lollysmiths is a temporary store that has appeared in Sydney and Melbourne, offering one giant pick ‘n’ mix experience where sugar-enthusiasts can create custom lolly jars from just about every iteration of the brand’s famous product that has ever existed. Opening last week in […]

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Nike Australia to open Virgil Abloh “The Ten” pop-up store in Sydney this week

November 6, 2017

For a very limited time Nike are giving their excellent collaboration series with Off-White founder Virgil Abloh, “The Ten”, its own dedicated pop-up store in Sydney. The news follows the already announced raffle by pop-up partners Supply Store which allowed winners access to purchase both the Nike Blazer x Virgil Abloh ($200 AUD) or the […]

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Deliveroo and Messina are bringing an immersive pop-up milk bar to Sydney and Melbourne

November 1, 2017

Delivery service Deliveroo and reigning dessert kings Messina are hooked up to bring a very interesting immersive pop-up to Sydney’s World Square this weekend and Melbourne’s Southbank the week after. Dubbed The Infinity Field, the one-day-only Messina store will be shaped into an interactive infinity mirrored cube which will be erected on-site, operating as a […]

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Sydney’s new pop-up cafe is dedicated entirely to the humble avocado

November 1, 2017

After similar pop-ups in New York and Amsterdam, an avocado cafe has made Sydney it’s temporary home with designs to serve exclusively avocado creations for breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout November. Good Fat by Australian Avocados, which opens today on Crown Street in Surry Hills, is being fronted by Sydney chef Liam Crawley who has […]

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A pop-up Bo’s Diner from Baby Driver has taken over The Soda Factory

October 31, 2017

Sydney’s renowned The Soda Factory in Surry Hills got a makeover earlier this week for the promotional home entertainment release of Baby Driver. To gear up for the film, which has just been released on DVD/Blu-Ray and Digital, the already popular American themed diner joint has transformed into the movie’s fictional Bo’s Diner. Bo’s Diner […]

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The chefs behind Pinbone are opening an American-style Italian diner with Merivale (Sydney)

October 17, 2017

Sydney chef duo Mike Eggert and Jemma Whiteman are two names which are always welcome at any table in Sydney, stemming from their time running the city’s hugely popular Pinbone before closing up shop in 2015. Since then they’ve been spotted in and around the likes of 10 William Street and their own Kensington restaurant, […]

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Merivale’s The Paddington is going Cuban for a limited time only (Sydney)

September 25, 2017

Celebrating the people and street culture of modern Cuba, Merivale will be using The Paddington to host a temporary transformation, filled with Que Bola feasts and Havana club cocktails. Across three nights, the popular Paddington gastropub will be taking on the character often credited to Cuba’s festive hospitality scene, with the crux of celebrations happening […]

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Sydney now has a Kingsman pop-up with special Statesman bourbon cocktails

September 24, 2017

To celebrate the release of Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the team behind Old Forester Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey have launched the Statesman, an exclusive special selection batch of the distillery’s premium bourbon, in Australia. Not only that, but they’ve taken over Sydney institution Zeta Bar as the city’s main hub of the expression, transforming the […]

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A rainbow-coloured pop up bar is coming to the MCA (Sydney)

September 14, 2017

Inspired by the Sydney International Art Series exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Sip My Ocean, which kicks off 1st November of this year, the harbourside Museum of Contemporary Art will be curating a special summer bar called Colour Fields for the public as well as private functions. The pop up joins the series of temporary bars which […]

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Sydney to host a pop-up IceBar this summer

September 4, 2017

Some people love to plan for Sydney’s famously beautiful summer season early in the year, no less the organisers behind IceBar, a new pop-up bar experience set to stretch across five days in January 2018. IceBar, a space operating at minus five degrees, will be location in the CBD and offer respite from the the […]

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A two day tunnel party is coming to Milsons Point (Sydney)

September 3, 2017

A street party in Milsons Point that isn’t New Year’s Eve? We’re down for that. Across two days in October the affluent harbourside Sydney suburb will be hosting a two-day interactive pop up designed along the theme of “Now and Then, New and Old”, borrowing patches of the 20s, 70s, 80s and 90s for an […]

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A cookie dessert pop up has opened in Potts Point (Sydney)

July 30, 2017

From now until the 26th August Bistro Rex in Potts Point will play host to a very special cookie dessert pop-up, a collaboration between Byron Bay Cookies and dessert diva Christine Manfield. Brought to life to celebrate the brand’s new Ginger Spice Cream Cookie (ginger biscuits sandwiched with a nutmeg spiced fruirt mince cream), the […]

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Luxe pop-up igloo bars have taken over Walsh Bay (Sydney)

July 19, 2017

With the middle of winter upon us Sydneysiders are able to strut their stuff on pop-up skating rinks and happen upon mulled wine served up in the city’s best bars. This latest winter-exclusive really takes things to the next level though. The ever-creative minds over at Pier One Sydney Harbour have hooked up with G.H […]

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An authentic French baguette pop-up has opened in Potts Point (Sydney)

July 6, 2017

Sydney CBD’s Jardin St James are reaching out from their location in the forecourt of the city’s oldest church for a little hole-in-the-wall pop-up down in Potts Point, set to operate from today for the next month or so with a heavy, heady and delicious focus on the art of the French baguette. At least […]

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Pepsi are rounding up Sydney’s top chefs for a vanilla themed pop-up restaurant

June 13, 2017

Following the recent launch of its new Vanilla flavour, Pepsi Max are bringing a pretty damn sweet pop-up dining concept to Sydney for three days later this month, rounding up a talented bunch to offer cheap-as-chips $30 set menus. That talented bunch consists of Mitch Orr (ACME), Jimmy Hurlston (Guilty, Easey’s), Andy Bowdy (Saga) and […]

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Interactive performance art bar La Rosa Social Club is coming to Carriageworks (Sydney)

May 21, 2017

You’re going to want to hit up Semi Permanent this year. The design conference has partnered up with Carriageworks to bring La Rosa Social Club over to Sydney, after much success in L.A and Berlin. A concept given life by famed filmmaker Aaron Rose, the pop-up bar is designed to be pull together elements of […]

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FLUX contemporary Hawaiian designer pop-up rides a wave into Sydney this week

May 21, 2017

This time of year it’s mighty tempting to fight them winter chills and head off somewhere sunny, welcoming and familiar. Hawaii remains a top destination for us Aussies which is unsurprising, given how similarly laid back and beachy the vibe is over there. So for anyone craving an eternal summer or daydreaming about their next […]

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Anna Polyviou’s epic chocolate firecracker gets a dessert pop-up at Shangri-La Hotel (Sydney)

May 7, 2017

One of the country’s most renowned pastry chefs Anna Polyviou stirred up a recent episode of MasterChef Australia with one of the most curious desserts the reality show has seen, sparking contestants with a challenge to recreate her playful Firecracker dessert. The intricate, cartoon-themed chocolate dessert was an instant hit with viewers, playing on Polyviou’s […]

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The Dolphin Hotel has launched an Aperitivo Hour series with guest chefs, snacks and wine (Sydney)

April 30, 2017

After unveiling a new era last year and subsequently rising through the ranks to become one of the area’s hottest spots, The Dolphin Hotel in Surry Hills will be using their dedicated Wine Room as a platform for a guest chef series fashioned as “Aperitivo Hour”. The series, which kicked off early last month and […]

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Breaking Bad’s Los Pollos Hermanos is popping up in Sydney next week, and so is Gus Fring

April 3, 2017

Gone but definitely not forgotten, AMC’s now iconic Breaking Bad series is still making waves through pop culture, largely in thanks to currently running spin-off Better Call Saul, the third season of which will be premiering in Australia in Stan come April 11th. Cause the celebrate? You’re god damn right. After popping up at SXSW […]

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