Lane Cove Business Round Up – August/September/October 2023

Welcome to our Lane Cove Business Round-Up for August/September/October 2023

This article is about new businesses, closed businesses, renovations, refurbishments, businesses for sale, Commercial Development Applications, and businesses that support ITC by becoming part of our Local Business Directory.

We start this edition of our Business Round Up with a fact check.

McDonalds is NOT opening in Lane Cove

In the Cove has been inundated with emails, phone calls, texts (and smoke signals) with people asking when McDonalds is opening in Lane Cove. This rumour has started due to two things:

  1. A 24/7 drive-thru McDonalds is planned for Chatswood East near Bunnings (expected to open in a year’s time); and
  2. The following photo appeared in The Village Observer’s 30th-anniversary special – Happy Birthday TVO. It was just an example of the type of news they have covered over their 30 years. It shows that people still love reading TVO (and of course ITC). Read us both and you will know everything there is to know about Lane Cove.



Kin Cafe

Kin Cafe and Wine Bar has opened on Burns Bay Road (in the Harris Farm Markets building).

Morgans/ San Antonio Bakery

As previously reported, Ground Cafe has been sold and refurbished. They are now open and a must-try is their polenta meals.  They are located near the library.

Yoga for Kids

There is a new yoga business in Lane Cove for kids and teens!

It is called Yoga with Mausmi.

Mausmi teaches yoga and meditation to help shape the body and mind. Classes are offered every Saturday at 9:15 am – 10 am.

She is currently developing her new website, so you can send her a Facebook DM or email her at [email protected] with any questions.

Yoga with Mausmi has also come on board as an ITC business supporter, and we are grateful for her support!

Kosuke Ramen

Kosuke Ramen is located under Via Napoli on Austin Street.  They are open and sometimes there are lineups waiting for their tasty Ramen.

Stormer Music

Stormer Music Lane Cove has opened in Lane Cove. Stormer offers music tuition and music therapy with wonderful teachers and therapists for students and clients of all ages, stages, abilities and walks of life!
Located – 2/46 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove

Opening Soonish


Barrel One Coffee Roasters

Barrel One Coffee Roasters is coming to Lane Cove – they will be located across from the Post Office next to Unwined.

They have coffee shops in:
  • Potts Point
  • Manly
  • Brookvale and
  • Cromer
The fit-out is slowly coming along, with the windows all now covered with brown paper.


The Edit

The Edit (the fashion consignment business) has a new major shareholder.  The business will be going online only.  The new owner is from Hunters Hill.

Denim Life

After five years on Burns Bay Road, Denin Life was giving notice on their premises, and they will be relocating to the Edit premises in the Village Shopping Centre in November.

Lane Cove Restaurants


Exciting News! Shorties Lane Cove are thrilled to announce they are now open for lunch every Friday to Sunday from noon. Plus, you can savour your meal in their brand-new outdoor dining area – perfect for soaking up the sun while you dine!



Apple Dental

Apple Dental is now open once a month on Sundays for hygiene appointments – which is good news for working parents.   Book online or call (02) 9420 5050.

The Diddy

The Diddy has submitted a DA to install more shade cloths (as per below) to have more covered areas for patrons. Also, their Thursday night Trivia is doing so well that they have run out of room in the middle function room and will expand into other club areas.


Riverview Butcher
We reported in our last business alert that Riverview Butcher was opening 7 days a week (see below).  However due to staff changes they have had to revert back to Monday to Saturday.



Bakers Delight Lane Cove

Bakers Delight Lane Cove won one Bronze and three silver awards at the recent Sydney Fine Food Fair.  Well done.  Bakers Delight have been in Lane Cove and supported our community for over 25 years and they are still producing award winning bread.



Mileham Group

In September 2023, Mileham – Architect & Custom Home Builder won a Master Builders Association Excellence in Housing Award for the second year running! Highly coveted and very competitive, the MBA Awards celebrate excellence in construction, innovation and quality in the residential building industry.

Mileham said:

“Winning an award like this – two years in a row – is simply not possible without having an incredible team on the ground who provide personalised care and acute attention to detail with each and every project.

Could your major renovation or new home build be the next MBA Award Winning Home? Book your FREE Consultation with MILEHAM today:

View our winning project:”


Businesses For Sale/Retail Premises For Lease

For Sale

Coffee shop for sale in Lane Cove West Business Park – more details here here

Malaysian Restaurant for sale – details here.

For Lease

The old Sydney City Motorcycles premises on Epping Road is for lease.  The owner had submitted a Development Application.  They then submitted a 4.55 modification that was withdrawn.  Find out more here.

The Convenience Store on Longueville Road is for lease. Find out more here.

Commercial Properties to Buy

72 Helen Steet is for sale. Find out more here.


Please note not all businesses listed above are ITC Business Supporters.


Lane Cove Business Directory


The following businesses are now listed in our Local Business Directory.

If you are looking for a Lane Cove business, please check out our local business directory and support those who support us.

Our advertisers have provided the information below.

Lower North Shore Conveyancing

Buying and Selling Made Easy with your Local, Independent Licensed Conveyancer


Single point of contact will handle your entire matter (Carla Beck is a Licensed Conveyancer with 10 years conveyancing experience. NSW Conveyancing Licence Number 05008140. Carla is one of a select number of Licensed Conveyancers in NSW with a law degree (Carla holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales.)

Carla is passionate about providing the most professional conveyancing service and will only ever act in your best interests with excellent attention to detail.

Lower North Shore Conveyancing has managed hundreds of conveyancing matters for all types of clients – upsizers, downsizers, investors, first and second home buyers, probate and family law vendors, corporate purchasers.

We make the buying or selling process easy so that you can focus on your your day to day responsibilities (or on moving house). We are not 9 to 5 and fit in with your requirements for phone calls and meetings.

This is a very challenging property market. If you are trying to purchase a property we don’t  rush you into a contract review but instead work with you to get the timing right to avoid wasting time and money. If you need to move quickly we can do that too (while making sure that all of the essential due diligence is done).

Here are a couple of our recent testimonials:

“Lower North Shore Conveyancing has supported us in multiple property transactions and we couldn’t be happier with the service we received. Carla is the consummate professional, extremely diligent in managing the complexities of property transactions in a thorough and efficient manner. Most importantly she is a pleasure to work with, providing complete peace of mind that your affairs are in safe hands.“

Land purchase & unit sale

Terry posted this review to our Google Business Profile with a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

“Carla from Lower North Shore Conveyancing helped us with our contract when buying our first home recently and was so helpful and responsive. She had to review our contract and provide feedback very quickly due to a condensed timeline we were on, and had no problems in doing so. She knows her stuff (very helpful if you’re doing this for the first time!) and was a pleasure to work with. I strongly recommend using her services if you’re looking to buy or sell!”

House purchase

Annika posted this review to our Google Business Profile with a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Address: Ground Floor, 5 Alexander St, Crows Nest NSW 2065 (by appointment)

Phone: 02 9132 4020


The Plant Food Company

We are your local champions of Organic, Australian grown, Cruelty-Free and minimal plastic waste food. We are at the vanguard of a movement to change the way we think about, and the way we produce and consume food.

We believe that food can only be truly good; if it’s good for you, it’s good for the planet and it is good for the other animals.

We have the widest selection of great tasting, wholesome, unpackaged food plus low toxin personal care and cleaning products; all at very reasonable prices.

Our wide range includes nuts, seeds, chocolate enrobed fruit and nuts, dried fruit, legumes, grains, flours, oils, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar etc!


Address 4/34-48 Alexander Street, Crows Nest NSW 2065

Facebook @ThePlantFoodCompany

Instagram @plantfoodcompany


Butterflies Early Learning and Childcare

Our Program and Curriculum

At Butterflies we implement the Early Years Learning Framework to extend and enrich Children’s learning through opportunities which maximise their potential and develop the foundations for future success in learning.

Our program provides children with opportunities, experiences and routines that take into consideration each child’s developmental level and interests. Children are encouraged to select their own experiences from a range of choices, thus giving children control over their environment. Play-based problem-solving with other children and an adult is an early learning strategy that has a crucial effect on early brain development and should be the format for children entering the school system.

Routines are an important part of a young child’s play but they must remain flexible enough to take into consideration each child’s particular needs at the time.

The Centre provides a balance of indoor and outdoor experiences that allow children to naturally progress through their own unique stage of learning. The curriculum features child-initiated experiences that allow young minds to be continually sharpened.

Staff members negotiate the curriculum with the children and actively seek input from parents in regards to their child’s likes, interests and events that occur in the home. Children’s interests are developed into a broad theme through which curriculum goals are achieved by introducing appropriate language (both oral and written), maths and science concepts. For example, block play provides ample opportunities for children to experiment with the maths concepts of counting, sorting, shape, size and special awareness. With the introduction of signs for roadways, work-areas and buildings children become aware of words and their purpose. Careful planning to introduce these topics, while children are playing, provides a vibrant education which has real meaning for the child.

Throughout the year, staff are compiling a portfolio for your child to keep at the end of the year. Parents are welcome to view this portfolio and to contribute information regarding their child at any time. Your child’s portfolio will be in electronic form and is given to parents at the end of the year on CD.


The Centre is staffed in full accordance with the Education and Care Services National Regulations, as to the qualifications and levels of staffing in each room. Each of our three rooms is led by an Early Childhood Teacher. Our staff turn over rate is very low.
All staff at the Centre are required to hold a current First Aid Certificate, along with Anaphylaxis and Asthma qualifications, and the Centre encourages staff to undertake further studies and participate in professional development courses to revise and learn new skills, techniques etc.

Address 9 Waltham St, Artarmon NSW 2064

Phone (02) 9438 4884

Facebook @Butterfliesearlylearning/

Instagram @butterfliesearlylearning/


Reece’s Rimskims Installations

A simple step for protecting your car rims. A nice easy approach to protect your rims for years to come.

AddressMobile installer North Shore
Mobile0447 284 763

Pearly White Smiles

Hi I’m Phoebe, and I have over 17 years of experience in the dental field. I have worked in both general and orthodontics, where I have assisted in changing smiles and improving oral health.

With my extensive experience in all areas of dental practice, I understand the importance of oral health, not just for teeth but also for overall well-being.

My passion for dental care has led me to start Pearly White Smiles, a mobile teeth whitening service where I help clients achieve a brighter, more confident smile. With my expertise and experience, I am committed to helping clients achieve their dental goals and feel more self-assured in their everyday lives.

I am a Lane Cove local but travel all around Sydney.


Address: Mobile

Phone: 0403 126 977

Instagram:  pearly_white_smiles_sydney


Stormer Music

Stormer Music is here to provide great music lessons and music therapy with wonderful teachers and therapists for students and clients of all ages, stages, abilities and walks of life!

Address  2/46 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW 2066

Facebook stormermusiclanecove

Instagram stormermusiclanecove


Everybody Chiropractic

At Everybody Chiropractic we adopt a holistic and tailored approach to support our clients’ journey to recovery and improved musculoskeletal health. We believe that people on all walks of life, from infants, right through to the elderly, can benefit from personalised and restorative chiropractic care aimed at optimising the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and thereby alleviating the potential impact these disorders can have on the function of the nervous system and overall well being.

Whether you are seeking treatment and management of spinal pain, nerve pain, peripheral injuries, headaches, sporting injuries, poor posture or pursuing improved functionality, the chiropractors at Everybody Chiropractic offer
– A detailed assessment at your initial consultation
– Gentle and targeted treatments to manage injuries and restore balance and mobility
– Rehabilitative exercises to support optimal posture and physical activity, available on
our YouTube channel
– Ongoing patient education to encourage self-management

Contact us by phoning the clinic on 9420 1474, send us an email enquiry online or use our online booking system.

Address  57A Tambourine Bay Rd Riverview 2066

Phone 9420 1474


Instagram @everybodychiro/


Posability Australia

Posability Australia is a not for profit organisation and registered charity providing a range of services to assist children and adolescents with learning difficulties and other developmental delays. PosAbility aims to maximise a child’s ability to LEARN to their potential, LIVE to the fullest and GROW to be all they can be. Combining the knowledge and skills of enthusiastic and passionate professionals, including special educators, teachers, psychologists, occupational therapists and speech therapists, PosAbility offers a range of assessment and evidence based intervention services to help children reach their potential, including the following:

Diagnostic assessments for Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and /or Dyscalculia
Cognitive and psychometric assessments
Screening and diagnostic assessments for ADHD and Autism
Speech and Language assessments
Occupational Therapy Assessments – handwriting, fine motor and gross motor skills
Individual targeted intervention tot improve reading, spelling, writing, comprehension and numeracy skills

Holiday group programs for social skills, emotional regulation, writing and Mathematics
Intensive multidisciplinary intervention for children with significant delays in their learning
Consultation for parents to support developing a plan
Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy intervention
Counselling and skill building sessions with Psychologists and Counsellors
Supervision and training for teachers and other professionals

Address F 28 / 16 Mars Rd, Lane Cove West

Phone Number 02 9420 4101

Instagram @posability/

Website posability

Phallosan Forte

Medical practice dedicated to treating urological conditions with non-invasive methods. Orthopedic medical devices, from our experience, have shown higher patient approval ratings than surgical procedures. Treatment is conducted in the comfort of the user’s home and does not interfere with one’s lifestyle.

If you have recently had prostate, bladder, or a similar surgery you may be experiencing unwanted side effects. These can affect your self-esteem and reduce your ability to comfortably socialise with friends and family. By participating and following our individually customised programs symptoms will disappear quickly and easily.

To arrange an appointment, please use our contact form or call us for a consultation

Address 5/68 Gould St Bondi

Phone 1300935470

Facebook Phallosan Forte Facebook

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