Meet Your Local… Grocer
Joe from Crown Street Grocer
365 Crown Street, Surry Hills
02 8668 5326
Describe your business.
Crown St Grocer is a combination of a fresh fruit and veg grocer, a grocery store (specialising in Italian products) and a coffee shop.
Favourite thing about your job?
Definitely the customers, we have great relationships with many regular customers that brighten up my day. Also being situated in Surry Hills obviously brings in a fun and vibrant crowd so it’s always a pleasure to meet new people.
How long have you been in the area?
We’ve been working and living in Surry Hills for about five years now.
What makes your business unique?
I think what sets our business aside from other grocers is that we are family owned and operated. Therefore making the business more personal and welcoming.
What’s your Surry Hills secret?
I’ve always believed that you must have a positive attitude. When you exert positivity into the store or customers, good things are bound to come your way.
Describe the perfect Surry Hills weekend.
My perfect Surry Hills weekend would be taking my kids to Shannon Reserve, and watching them play around in the sun with my beautiful wife.
What do you like about Grand Royal Barbers?
Grand Royal Barbers have such friendly and welcoming staff. They are very personable and close to their customers. Plus they always have really great and new ideas.
Describe your style.
I would describe my style as cool casual.
Wet shave or electric?
Always wet shave.
Shoes or thongs?
Your favourite city?
Besides Sydney would be Roma.