Meet up, sit, eat, relax and enjoy beautiful fresh food and coffee served from the heart, in the heart of Bondi. Our food is fresh, wholesome and locally sourced with each dish reflecting the unique flavours, colours and lifestyle of Bondi. Our single estate, premium coffee is brought to you by local Eastern Suburbs coffee purveyors, Gypsy Espresso.
Heart Cafe is Bondi’s first social enterprise cafe, where diners can enjoy delicious, local dishes while helping to bridge the gap from unemployment to mainstream employment for some of Sydney’s most disadvantaged young people. Heart Cafe is a place for everyone.
Open daily, 7am – 4pm
In 2019, Wayside Chapel in partnership with UTS released the Managing Hybrid Releases Guidebook, using examing Heart Cafe as a social enterprise. You can download the guidebook here.
Check out Heart Cafe at www.heartcafe.com.au.
“Lovely coffee, friendly staff, delish food and a great social enterprise. What more could you ask for? It IS a cafe with heart. Thanks for the yummy breakfast – I’ll definitely be back to try some of the gorgeous sounding lunch menu.”
Roger, Heart Cafe customer.
Wayside Chapel Op Shops are currently closed to the public due to social distancing requirements, however you can now shop online. We are still accepting donations of good quality, clean clothing, towels and blankets in clothing bins. Staff will sort items between emergency clothing and those for sale with all proceeds going back to help people in need. Please see donation requirements below.
Wayside is now managing two Op Shops in the eastern suburbs – bringing you an even larger range of curated eclectic fashion and bargain buys.
Packed to the rafters with clothes, jewellery and kitsch delights, our Op Shops are a favourite of fashionistas looking for quirky one-offs and affordable designs. Dinnigan, Gucci and Ksubi – donated by some of Wayside’s very well dressed supporters – nestle amongst humble brand names, homewares and handmade items.
Shoppers have the added benefit of knowing that every dollar spent goes straight back into Wayside’s programs and services to help the more marginalised members of our community.
For fabulous and fresh fashion finds every day, follow us on our Op Shop Instagram!
Mon – Fri: 9am – 4pm
Sat: 9am – 3pm
Telephone: 9581 9127
Tues – Fri: 9am – 4pm
Sat: 9am – 3pm
Sun – Mon: closed
Telephone: 0415 692 702
Wayside Chapel Op Shops will accept:
Wayside Chapel Op Shops can’t accept
Please keep these tips in mind when planning to make a donation:
If you would like to donate clothing to Wayside Chapel, find our Donation Bins in the following places:
Wayside Chapel Kings Cross – 29 Hughes St Potts Point: drop off in Op Shop or after-hours chute in Orwell Lane
Wayside Chapel Op Shop Bondi Beach – 40-42 Warners Ave, North Bondi or drop off in the Donation Bin at Cnr Warners Ave & Niblick Street, North Bondi
Elizabeth Bay Donation Bin – 19-23 Bradley Ln, Potts PointClick here to shop at our Online Op Shop
“I come here to admire the beautiful clothes, it’s like an art gallery. I’ve bought lots of clothes from here and I get some great advice about washing and sewing from the staff and volunteers. It’s such a pleasant place.”
Sue, Op Shop customer