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Recipes
Cherry Berry Cheesecake Trifle
If you're struggling to decide whether to make a cheesecake or a trifle for your Christmas day dessert, we have made the decision incredibly easy for you with this creation which will give you the best of both glorious worlds!
Recipes
Christmas ice cream cake with berries and caramelised peaches recipe
This sensational creation combines some of our favourite Christmas ingredients into one impressive dessert!
Recipes
Roast vegetable celebration salad
“Can you please bring a salad?” would have to be one of the most commonly asked questions when you’re invited to a good ol’ Aussie barbecue. Why not wow them with this delicious creation?
Family & Kids
Christmas Crafts For Kids
In our home it’s not Christmas unless we have made all the craft! No matter the age of your kids you can easily get them involved in these three simple craft ideas to add some festive cheer.
Christmas Recipes For Kids
Have some festive fun with the kids this Christmas, with this range of recipes that can be made by the youngest master chefs.
Family & Kids, Gifts, Toys
Top Kids Toys For 2017
Looking for the latest kids toys? Discover Charlestown Sqaure's list of top toys of 2017 for boys and girls.
Recipes
PAVLOVA WREATH RECIPE
There is no dessert more Aussie than a Pav, especially when adorned with fresh slithers of mango, banana and a generous drizzle of passionfruit!
Recipes
Panettone stuffing cups recipe
Love stuffing? Try this delicious Christmas recipe that makes the side dish a real star of the show!
Fashion, Christmas
GET PARTY READY
Womdering what to wear to all of your Christmas parties this season? We've picked the 3 hottest trends straight from the runways.
Health and Beauty
Beauty Trends & Services this Festive Season
Everyone wants to look and feel their best during the busy festive season. We've highlighted some of the hottest trends this summer that you can achieve from our range of beauty services here at Charlestown Square.
Recipes
Stuffed roast pumpkin with haloumi, chorizo and rice recipe
Did someone say haloumi and chorizo? When those two ingredients combine, its always a winning combo. This roast pumpkin is filled with rice, quinoa, veggies, chorizo and haloumi, making it a winner for any Christmas gathering!
Recipe
CRUNCHY HERB AND GARLIC POTATOES RECIPE
Who doesn't LOVE roast potatoes? This variation will keep your guests coming back for more! Our hot tip? Cook more than you think you'll need, as they will be the first thing to be finished!
Family & Kids
Top Gift Ideas for Kids in 2017
Looking for the best kid’s gifts at Charlestown Square this Christmas? Check out this go-to list of the best presents for children, to give them a gift you know they’ll love!
Recipes
BBQ grilled prawns with mango salsa recipe
It’s not an Aussie summer without a feast of prawns, and with mangoes at their peak the two go hand in hand. Try this delicious prawn recipe!
Style Notes
POP to it
Colour is, and always has been, a recurring trend for summer. But this season, our favourite stores have offered us a whole new and more daring ways to wear the bold theme. 
Style Notes
Bold & Beautiful
If we learnt anything from the runways of New York Fashion Week, it's that colour is going to be huge when it comes to makeup this season. Discover a whole new world of beauty at Charlestown Square.
Recipes
Lime and ginger glazed ham recipe
If you are looking for a no-fuss glazed ham recipe to try this year, well this one is for you!
Christmas Food Gift Ideas
Need Christmas food gift ideas? We've created a list of the top Christmas food gifts to bring along to any Christmas party.
The Top 10 Reads This Summer
Get in early and pick up your new read for the Summer holiday period. Discover our top list of holiday reads for 2017.
Classic Australian Christmas Foods
When it comes to Christmas, Australia shares similar meal traditions of Europe and America, but due to the warmer weather, we like to put a unique twist on the classic Christmas meals. Discover the classic Australian Christmas foods today.
Style Notes
Be left red-faced by the latest makeup trend
It’s a makeup colour that has the capacity to either look classic or avant-garde, depending on where you use it. Of course we’re talking about red, red, red.
Recipe
Chicken breast roasts with sausage stuffing recipe
These mini roasts are an easy option for a Christmas buffet as there are no bones to contend with, which means they are very easy to carve and nice and quick to cook, not to mention delicious!
Style Notes
We're Seeing Red
We're seeing red - and it is looking hot this summer. Let red be the new star of your wardrobe and don’t be afraid to face it head-on. Whether it’s a daring pencil skirt or luscious boots; red will certainly put a spotlight on your outfit this season.
Red is a fearless trend for any aspiring fashion standout.  Pairing red with foundational colours, like black, white or even beige can create a striking style.
Make White Rose & watermelon iced tea
Delicate rose combines with summery sweet watermelon makes for a very grown up iced tea, delicious served on balmy evenings!
Make Cucumber & chicken sandwiches with Matcha mayo
A modern matcha take on a classic high tea morsel, these tea sandwiches are delightfully satisfying.
Make Chocolate Chip Matcha Popsicles
Summer is on it's way in and what's  better for summer than a healthy, freshing, delicious popsicle!  Read on for our recipe.
Our unbeatable cookie recipe for dad!
If your dad is anything like ours, he loves a good cookie! Read on for our favourite cookie recipe to share with dad this Father's Day!
Charcoal is the new black
Charcoal is the latest food craze to sweep the nation, here’s everything you need to know to about it.
food, recipe
HALLOUMI AND CHORIZO TOOTHPICKS
Halloumi and chorizo, where can you go wrong?!
food, recipe
HONEY BALSAMIC GLAZED SHRIMP SKEWERS
A sweet and savoury shrimp recipe for the record books!
Food, recipe
GOAT CHEESE WITH FIG SPREAD AND PROSCIUTTO
An easy and delicious recipe that the whole family will love and want again and again!
SWEDISH MEATBALLS
A Swedish meatball recipe to die for!
Health, Fresh Food
​5 Super Healthy Food Trends You Haven’t Tried Yet
We are all on the kale, quinoa and Greek yogurt band wagon, if you’re looking for new uber-healthy to your repertoire, look no further!  Here are 5 new foods to add to your healthy diet.
Cleansing with honey
2016 is all about natural remedies and one of our favourite is moving away from face cleansing with soap and onto honey!
Adaptogens – the new stress-fighting superherbs!
Today on the blog: Adaptogens – the new stress-fighting superherbs!
Today on the blog: Beauty products you drink!
It’s no secret that you are what you eat but now you are also what you drink!  And we’re not just talking water! Read on to find out about the new beauty trend that's taking over the world!
6 life hacks for eating better
​Even though we enjoy healthy meal prep, it can sometimes feel a chore and often over overwhelming.  Take note of the following tips and healthy lifestyle choices will become habits!
 
food, health
Our Top 5 Ways to Improve Digestion
Make these 5 small changes in your life and your gut will thank you!
clean eating, recipes, food, fresh food, dessert
Our top 5 clean eat dessert recipes
5 easy, clean eating dessert recipes
food, skin, beauty, health
5 Foods to Get Glowing Skin!
Skin looking a bit dull this winter?  Here are our 5 top foods that will keep your skin glowing all year round!
Recipe, fresh food, food, winter, health
Chinese Greens Stir-Fried With Soy Sauce & Ginger
A greens recipe that even the kids will like!
recipe
Potato Gnocchi with a puree of Stinging Nettles, Spinach & Herbs
A Gnocchi recipe you'll use again and AGAIN!
Classic Italian Lasagne
Classic Lasange - your family will thank you!
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Australia Day Trading Hours
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 10am - 4pm
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Mon - 9am - 5.30pm
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30 Pearson Street
Charlestown NSW 2290
Phone: 02 4944 4333