Belrose is home to the newly completed Glenrose Village shopping centre, popular Glen Street Theatre and a brand new library which opened on 2nd June 2017.
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The name 'Belrose' is said to be derived from the combination of two plant names the Christmas Bell and the Bush Rose which were predominant in the area. Belrose is only 19km from the City centre and 12km to Manly Beach.
Belrose is how suburban life should be - small enough to have a tight-knit sense of community, yet full of wide open spaces for generously-sized family homes. This is a lovely quiet suburb where people take pride in their gardens.
Houses in Belrose were designed with families in mind, built from the 1960’s onwards, with large blocks & backyards and also lots of parks & playgrounds. The local Belrose Hotel is geared towards families & tradies and there is also the Belrose Bowling Club for the young at heart.
The community is well catered for with Glenaeon Retirement Village and also Belrose Country Club. These facilities account for the medium to high density figures in our fast facts.
The Glen Street Theatre is a cultural hub offering entertainment for all ages in its 400 seat auditorium. With plays, music and cabaret there is entertainment all year round. Glen Street Theatre (pictured below) has recently completed a seven million dollar upgrade including renovations to the foyer & landscaping as well as the new library and cafe.
The local shopping centre known as Glenrose has recently been completed and has Woolworths and Aldi as well as a specialist butcher, seafood, baker & chicken shop. There are a great variety of restaurants also at Glenrose.
Cafes & Restaurants
The New Civic – Glenrose Village Shopping Centre
This funky American Style diner serves wholesome breakfasts (all day) as well as great coffee, burgers & nachos. They also have Friday night cocktails which are amazing.
Momokko Japanese Restaurant – Glenrose Village Shopping Centre
Eat-in or dine alfresco at this authentic Japanese restaurant. The sushi is very good, the mixed tempura fresh and crispy the salmon teriyaki are also very tasty. They even do a tempura Mars Bar!
Stella Blu Kitchen And Pizzeria – Glenrose Village Shopping Centre
If you are looking for Italian with a buzzy vibe, Stella Blu offers a good selection of pizza including a vegetarian option, pasta, gnocchi & a six hour slow roasted lamb shoulder. If you have room for dessert try the Nutella pizza served with vanilla gelato
Belrose Hotel – Hews Parade, Belrose
A favourite for families. This recently renovated hotel offers a quality family dining experience with an extensive menu with attentive & polite staff. In 2014, The Belrose Hotel received the ‘Best Family Friendly Hotel’ award from the Sydney Morning Herald Good Pub Food Guide. The Belrose Hotel has the largest indoor ‘soft-play’ playground of any of hotel in Australia, with separate infant/toddler and kids’ play areas. So, you can relax and enjoy your dining experience while the kids are active and entertained. Click here to view the venue & menu.
Things to do
Glen Street Theatre – Glen Street, Belrose
Glen Street Theatre is the cultural hub of The Forest. Their packed programme includes the Sydney North Dance Festival which showcases performances by over 3,700 students from 92 schools. There are also operatic performances, tribute shows, plays & literary lunches and also plenty of entertainment for children. Click here for a full programme.
Belrose Super Centre - 4-6 Niangala Close, Belrose
If you are looking for retail therapy visit the Belrose Super Centre where you can find furniture giants such as Domayne, Freedom, Harvey Norman, Nick Scalli, Oz Design, BBQ’s Galore, Adairs, Spotlight & Pillow Talk. Kids are well catered for with an undercover playground and a kids club with school holiday activities. There is also a food court and coffee shops for refreshments.
Parks & Ovals
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