Crows Nest is a suburb 5 kilometres (3 miles) north of the Sydney central business district, in the Australian state of New South Wales. This suburb is on the lower North Shore, in the local government area of North Sydney Council.
Crows Nest as a major commercial district offering a variety of shops and restaurants. The centre sits at the junction of five main roads. The largest part of the Crow’s Nest economy comes from being a suburb of Sydney. Sydney is the financial and economic hub of Australia. It is based on the industries of property and business services, retail, manufacturing, and health and community services. Major companies with office space or headquartered in Sydney include Caltex Australia, the Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, Woolworths, Citigroup, UBS Australia, Mizuho Corporate Bank, HSBC Bank Australia, and Deutsche Bank.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Held on the third Saturday of every month, the Crows Nest Market is held in Ernest Place (off Willoughby Rd). This is a great place to spend a few hours. Nearby the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb offers more active entertainment. Sometimes called the ‘coat hanger,’ the Sydney Harbour Bridge has been climbed by over two million people. The legal climbs are available from dawn to dark, and in a range of adventures that will take you to the top of the bridge. Crows Nest is well known hot spot for vibrant restaurants and cafes, including BahBQ Brazilian Grill, HaNa Ju-Rin Japanese, I Love Pho, and the Tall Lemongrass (modern Australian). Extra Virgin Fine Foods is a popular tapas restaurant in the area serving specialty paella that is not to be missed.
The closest major airport to Crows Nest is the Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. This airport is 20 km (12 miles) from the suburb. The Warringah Freeway runs along the northern border of Crows Nest, it is also served by the Pacific Highway, a major road along the western border of the suburb.