O'Connor Street, Chippendale, NSW 2008

4.2(9 reviews)

Ranked 2nd best street by locals in Chippendale, NSW

Great for

  • Schools
  • Neighbourly spirit
  • Public transport
  • Safe and sound
  • Clean & green

Not great for

  • Cost of living
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping options
  • Gym and fitness
  • Lack of traffic

Who lives here?

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  • Families With Kids
  • Singles

Reviews of O'Connor Street, Chippendale

3rd February 2022

""I want to go to there""

Me and my pup were happily homed in O'Connor Street for 3 years but I decided to move to Camperdown-Stanmore for a bigger during Covid and WFH.
BIG MISTAKE!!!
You don't realise how convenient Chippendale is till you move away. Also it is somehow quieter than the inner-west though it's in the middle of the CBD?!
I could get all my shopping done and home in less than 30 minutes because there is both a Woollies and a Coles within striking distance, not to mention Harris Farm and other specialty food shops. If you're not in the mood to cook, O'Connor is-was SURROUNDED by the BEST places to eat (shout out to LP's Quality Meatsssss and Esterrrrr).
Every afternoon I would walk my pup around Central Park and there is always a handful of other owners and dogs there - everyone is super friendly and chatty. I am already planning to move back - why did I ever think of leaving.😭

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9th January 2022

"Highly Endorse Street & Suburb"

I have lived in Bondi, Paddington, Ultimo, Newtown, Glebe and now Chippendale. As 30 single m, hands down Chippendale rules them all. Quality of life is 100 given the choice of watering holes, incredible food joints, shopping options. When I first moved here I ate out almost everyday, esp. the many hole in wall places (dumplings, noodles, soups, mostly Asian fare). I walked everywhere, there is no need for a car, which also helped burn all that delicious food. Close to the city yet remarkably clean and quiet. Highly endorse O'Connor St. Central and quiet. Small street however, so parking is limited if you have something like a big 4WD. Also, lose the car, you won't need it.

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18th November 2021

"So much to explore and play"

Redfern/Surry Hills/Chippendale has transformed since the 1990s, when I first moved to the area. Chippendale has been the most recent to reincarnate and it has something to offer everyone, but best suited to 30- 40 somethings - read: urbanites with disposable income. A lot of places to blow it, including some of the best food and drink in all of Greater Sydney (current fave the Korean spot on Abercrombie). Speaking of cashed-up locals - home to one of Australia’s richest women, Judith Neilson and her amazing residence Indigo Slam, also White Rabbit Gallery. JRM

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13th October 2021

"Happy Camper"

I work at a design firm in Chippendale the past four years and fell in love with the area. Finally decided to move from Macdonaldtown to this street at the beginning of July. This site was helpful when shortlisting properties so I am paying it forward.
O'Connor St is lovely and quiet and smack between Central Park and Broadway - Apple, JB HiFi, Nike, Woolworths, Coles, Harris Farm, Kmart, Target, the food courts! Also more independent restaurants, bakeries and cafes than you can poke a stick at. I bike it everywhere and I haven't had a problem with safety or crime - it helps that I'm 6'3"?

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6th October 2021

"Recent import & love it here"

It will be interesting to see how 'lively' it gets once street life returns to normal. For now it is verrry quiet. My partner and I both work from home and we are in love with this street and suburb. Big parks to exercise to the left AND right. Friendly neighbours though most have been silent and invisible - do they ever leave home? Five star takeaway food options less than 1 min walk.

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28th November 2020

"Lived there & Loved it."

Quiet street with the best corner block cafe. Only downside was the limited pool of properties on the western side of Abercrombie. I moved to a slightly lesser street nearby for a bit more space.

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23rd November 2020

"quiet lane-like street with north-south aspect"

short walk to everything: groceries, shopping centres, the city's best cafes, bakeries, restaurants, eat streets, art galleries, big green spaces, literally everything you need to live well. terrific inner city suburb. neighbours chat if that's important to you.

only con is the price $$$ as it cleaned up and gentrified. surpassed even darlinghurst in this regard. not for big families unless lucky to access one of the multi-level terraces or residential warehouses.

- anaïs

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15th November 2020

"As central as it gets. Mix of residential and professional/commercial/arts."

Loved it here.

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"Small terreces for DINKBOD (Double Income No Kids But One Dog)"

O'Connor Street is two way street, even although it is a Victorian era street, that is too small to be a 2 way street but it also houses a a lane of parked cars.

Neighbours do talk to each other. But expect to be ignored in the block of units on the West side of O'Connor Street. There is a different feel between East and West side of Abercrombie. There are no Eating out places in this street, but they are nearby, including some nice Thai, and budget Asian food, to pizza's, Kebab's, Italian, Mexican, Indian, etc... mostly found in the near by Broadway Shopping Centre. There are no public entertainment areas, such as pubs, or nightclubs, but you can find a couple of local pubs in the area. Some very old fashion and well kept like The Shannon, but some run down like The Australian in the Corner of Abercrombie and Broadway, currently over run by Punk styled kids, or The Landsdown on City Road, crowded by bands and rock styled kids (And a great place to have a $5 stake dinner!!). Retail Therapy goes with "Style matched by Price" like "Konstantina Mittas" in nearby Backland Street, or furniture like in "Corporate Culture" in the street behind Levey Street. Else you need to walk a bit further to standard Target/Kmart and the rest of shops in the Shopping Centre at Broadway. For Health and Fitness you find that O'Connor Street Houses a Kick boxing Gym, and a Dancing Studio and a Karate Studio. Not bad for a small street.

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