Local Area Spotlight – Lane Cove West Shops


Lane Cove West is a fabulous suburban satellite shopping area.  It is located at Burns Bay Road (just after the River Road West and Centennial intersection).

It’s easy to find a park and there is something for everyone.  If you love gourmet foods, these shops are a must visit.  It’s also pet central. Here is a rundown of the shops you will love.

Hummerstons Gourmet Meats

The boys at Hummerstons have a real following. If you are time poor, they have some brilliant easy to cook meals (which even come with their own baking dish). Their slow roast lamb is legendary. This butcher shop is so popular that the last time the Pope was in Sydney they supplied all the meat. The Pope and his entourage chomped through 30 shanks, 30 chicken breasts, 8kg of turkey breast, about 10kg of pork fillets and about 3kg of mince. If you have not tried Hummerstons, do yourself a favour and pop in and see the boys.


Fink Chocolate Cafe

Fink Chocolate Cafe is the place to go if you like a good cup of coffee or an extravagant hot chocolate (swiss or dark). They also have some very tasty sandwiches, burgers and salads. In winter, their soups are sublime (and in fact made our list of tasty soups in Lane Cove)


The Beautician

The Beautician is one of In the Cove’s Foundation Sponsors. Zena and Cathy are both very skilled beauticians. They offer a full range of services and their St Tropez Spray Tan is very popular. You can choose from three types of tans:

Classic Bronzing Mist  – whatever your skin type this is the most natural looking, ultimate tan.
Express Bronzing Mist   is St Tropez’s most revolutionary tan yet. It lets you select how dark you want to go by choosing when you shower. The formulation contains fast-acting ingredients that absorb quickly into the skin allowing you to select your depth of colour; For a light, sunkissed glow – shower after 1 hour. For a golden-bronze tan – leave on for 2 hours. For a deeper, darker result – wait 3 hours or more.  After showering your skin is left smooth and silky.
Dark Bronzing Mist – For a spray tan which gives the wow factor leaving you with a deep bronzed look.
Their brands include Sothys, St Tropez, OPI, Clear Start and Becca.

The Beautician has a special offer for Winter

Beautician ITC Display Ad


Infinity Hair

Infinity Hair is another ITC Foundation Sponsor. You can walk into Infinity hair with frizzy fly away hair and walk out looking fabulous. Nothing is too much hassle at Infinity. They stock a wide range of retail products such as Moroccan Oil, GHD and De Lorenzo.
 Infinity Hair Lane Cove
Infinity Hair has a great special for Wednesdays – check it out

Poseidon’s Catch

This is Lane Cove’s newest fish and chips shop. ITC can highly recommend the Chicken Schnitzel burger.

Door to Door Drycleaning

Pop in your laundry at Door to Door Drycleaning.

Lane Cove West is Pet Central.  The bottom floor of the Lane Cove West building houses a vet, a groomer and a pet supply store

Figtree Veterinary Clinic

One of the highlights of the year is Figtree’s annual World Pet Day fete.

Pet Design Dog and Cat Grooming

Very popular on the weekend.

Oliver Barkley Pet Supplies

Oliver Barkley is not just a pet store, it has some really unique items for your pets. If you love spoiling your pets this is the place to go.  It is now under new management.

Oliver Barkley Pet Supplies

Figtree Greengrocer

Figtree Greengrocer offer a very extensive range of fruit, vegetables, dairy products, meat products, nuts, sweets, ice cream, pasta and much more! Family owned and operated for more than 25 years! Twice a year they hold a Fine Food Fair.  Figtree Grocer was recently awarded best Small Fruit and Vegetable Grocer in NSW – find out more here.


Figtree team

Sweet Temptation Patisserie

You can choose from a range of traditional favourites, small tarts and slices, block cakes, pies and quiches.

Figtree Cellars

Figtree Cellars was once an independent liquor outlet. It is now part of the Woolworths.
Lane Cove West has also become an exercise zone.  You have your choice of Pilates, Yoga or F45.

Pure Class Health and Fitness

Pure Class Health and Fitness Pilates is a dynamic workout that infuses traditional Pilates with weights training and cardio exercise to give you lasting results.

With highly qualified and experienced trainers, classes to suit all individuals and levels of experience and the option of private sessions tailored to your personal goals, Pure Class Health and Fitness is the ultimate exercise experience.


F45 Training Lane Cove

F45 is an innovative, challenging and systemised team training workout.




Note Inflow Yoga was located in Lane Cove West shops but has now closed.


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