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Paddington Reservoir Gardens

251-255 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
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Just a cute garden

Lovely area made out of an old water reservoir.. beautifully landscaped, with seating and areas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
karen m
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Nice place to chill

I wouldn’t specifically go out of your way to go and see it but it is a nice green area to sit and... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Liv B
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251-255 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely area made out of an old water reservoir.. beautifully landscaped, with seating and areas that are perfect for photos..in fact there was a bride and groom having photos in there..peaceful and surprising..take the time to walk down the steps for a good look..there’s a...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

I wouldn’t specifically go out of your way to go and see it but it is a nice green area to sit and read for half an hour or so. It’s gorgeous with character with, potentially, an art installation on display depending on when you...More

Thank Liv B
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We were disappointed with the gardens. Whilst it maybe a nice place to sit and be tranquil to actually go specifically to visit it is a waste of time. Parking was difficult and we spent about 10 minutes walking around. Unfortunately the most interesting part...More

Thank Wayne C
Reviewed October 2, 2017

A nice walk through when visiting Paddington. A well designed mix of history with modern Garden. Considering it is off the main road of Oxford Street. A little retreat away from the hustle and bustle.

Thank ansettf27
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant reuse of a hole in the ground left by the historic water reservoir. Now a sun-drenched community space adding value to the neighbouring apartments and offering respite to visitors of Oxford Street, Paddington. Worth a visit.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Tip: anyone can sneak in here take a seat in the sun relax; play with phone or in my case complete Spanish homework 📚 Bonus when stunning exhibition on. Has enhanced my experience of neighbourhood to have access to this lovely space

1  Thank spiceylulu
Reviewed May 19, 2017

A term probaly used far to much within TA reviews. However, from the corner Oxford st and Oatley rd, looking across the street all you can see, is some posh apartments and a small green space,. However on closer inspection stairs lead down, to a...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

A quiet, beautiful space in the city. A small grassy patch is ideal for picnics or come and relax in one of the comfortable deck chairs.

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous urban space with a great blend of old and new. Good to see councils retaining local heritage. Make the most of the chairs dotted through out the space to put your feet up and relax for a while.

Thank Tania C
Reviewed January 13, 2017

i have been here more than four times.it is really beautiful and there were exhibitions here too by various artists.i love this place as you can see what they had done in the olden days -the water system and how it worked

Thank Saintjoan2001
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of
Paddington showcases streets lined with restored
Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive
features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies.
It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art
galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the
Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist
attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds
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July 6, 2017|
Response from Kristen B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ali, No it's free entry into the reservoir