12 Best Watch Stores in Sydney

With many of the world’s finest Swiss watches on offer, here are the 12 Best Watch Shops in Sydney accommodating to various buying preferences, whether brand new, pre-owned or of course stunning vintage pieces. For years Sydney has been at the epicentre of Australian culture, design and style, thus it would seem fitting that some of Australia’s best watch stores are showcased in the Harbour City.

Our list is compiled of only the paramount retailers who strive to provide the utmost care and quality to any customer. The name of the game is luxury, and who does luxury better than Sydney? After reading this list of watch stores, we’ll let you be the judge.


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watches of switzerland

Watches of Switzerland

Founded in 1997, Watches of Switzerland has been one of Sydney’s premiere horological distributor. Remaining family owned in that time Watches of Sydney is one of Australia’s leading and largest official boutique retailer of exclusive luxury watches. Carrying such beautiful timepieces from Rolex, Jaeger-LeCoultre and IWC. In addition to providing the aforementioned timepieces, Watches of Switzerland also provide an after sales service to ensure the longevity of their esteemed products.

Brands: BreitlingRolex, A Lange and Söhne, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, IWC, Piaget, TAG Heuer and Tudor

199 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: (02) 9251 0088

the hour glass

The Hour Glass

The Hour Glass has endeavoured to provide impeccable service alongside equally impressive products. As per mentioned on the retailors official website The Hour Glass has an admirable mission, that being to become the watch world’s leading cultural enterprise, making it a primary port of call for all enthusiasts and collectors alike. Representing over 50 brands, The Sydney watch shop is located on King Street and offers tailored consultation to all discerning customers.

Brands: Audemars PiguetBreitlingOmega, Roger Dubuis, Richard Mille, Cartier

142 King Street, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: (02) 9221 2288

swiss concept

Swiss Concept

Situated in the convenient Pitt Street location, the Swiss Concept watch shop has been one of Sydney’s leading distributor of, you guessed it, Swiss Watches. Since 1997 the Sydney watch store has been distributing timepieces hailing from the European nation, while additionally providing service that has become as everlasting as the pieces they sell.

Brands: Breitling, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Cartier, IWC, Longines,Omega

90 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: (02) 9221 6288

gregory jewellers

Gregory’s Jewellers

A seasoned veteran when it comes to luxury goods distribution, since 1967 Gregory’s has been one of Sydney’s premiere dealer in fine Swiss Watches. Providing Harbour City residents with the crème de la crème of extravagance. Superb quality and service has set the bar for all retailer’s wanting to provide style and elegance to the public while competing against Gregory’s Jewellers.

Brands: Bell & Ross,BreitlingBremont, Oris, Rado

67 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: (02) 9233 3510

j farren price

J Farren Price

Anthony de Mello once said that “Wisdom can be learned. But it cannot be taught”. Wisdom would be the best way to describe what the Sydney Watchmaker J Farren Price is gifted with. Since 1942, the store has strived to provide Sydney siders and in fact all of Australia with the finest range of timepieces in the world. In-fact John Farren-Price, the stores founder was the first to introduce many extraordinary European timepieces to Australia.

Brands: Chopard, Patek Philippe, Greubel Forsey, Rolex, Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger Le Coultre, IWC, Panerai, Chopard, Tudor, Longines

80 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: (02) 9231 3299

kennedy

Kennedy

Kennedy was founded in 1976 and has continued to be a supreme distributor of quality, sophistication and panache. Sydney has been blessed from a horological standpoint with regard to this purveyor of timepieces. Many of the world’s finest brands are provided by this boutique, as well as a driven commitment for excellence in customer service.

Brands: Patek Philippe, Rolex, IWC, Cartier, Girard-Perregaux, Longines

The Star Harbourside, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009 – ph: (02) 9518 9499

nicholas hacko clockmaker

Nicholas Hacko/Clockmaker

Nicholas Hacko is a third-generation master watchmaker. Weighty titles aside Mr Hacko has established himself as a unique independent distributor of some of the finest timepieces to adorn the carpus. What does this mean for you? A much more unbiased and all-encompassing approach to providing quality watches for Sydney.

Brands: Patek Philippe, TAG Heuer

Suite 403, Level 4, Culwulla Chambers, 67 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: (02) 9232 0500

vintage watch co.

Vintage Watch Co.

Gracing Sydney with its services since 1994, The Vintage Watch Co. combines expert advice and a range that can only be described as distinctive. With a staff of trained watchmakers who can assist in everything from a battery change to and full restoration of your precious timepiece, the Vintage Watch Co. provides Sydney with the ultimate vintage watch experience.

Brands: Maurice Lacroix, Oris, Grand Seiko, Victorinox, Luminox, Mondaine

Shop 28, The Strand Arcade, 412-414 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: (02) 9221 3373

zaeger diamonds & watches

Zaeger Diamonds & Watches

Zaeger Diamonds & Watches provide the Sydney watch market with wholesale prices direct to any customer. For over 25 years Zaeger Watches in the Sydney CBD has been operating in the wholesale market of luxury timepieces with a showroom located Castlereagh Street. A loyal commitment to its customers is perhaps the best way to describe specifically why this distributor has remained relevant and more importantly revered.

Brands: Baume & Mercier, Breguet, Chopard, Maurice Lacroix, Montblanc, Omega, PiagetZenith

St James Trust Building, Level 1, Suite 101, 185 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: 1300 923 437

watch exchange

Watch Exchange

The Sydney Watch Exchange provides only the finest in Vintage/Pre-owned timepieces.   The Watch Exchange brings together the wider horological community and provides it with a marketplace for only the highest quality pre-owned watches. Moreover, it is perhaps best to describe pre-owned as pre-loved, the Sydney Watch Exchange ensures that that love is continued for years to come.

Brands: Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, Panerai, Frank Muller, TAG Heuer

Shop 5044, Westfield Shopping Centre, Bondi Junction, 500 Oxford Street NSW 2022 – ph: (02) 8262 3100

hardy brothers

Hardy Brothers

For 160 years, Hardy Brothers has been building a reputation for service, quality and design by providing a unique shopping experience for anyone looking for the very best watches in Sydney. Hardy Brothers offer amongst their extensive range of time pieces some of the world’s iconic Swiss brands including Baume and Mercier, Buben & Zorweg and Breitling

Brands: Baume & Mercier, Buben & Zorweg, Breitling

60 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000 – ph: 

shum watches & jewellery

Shum Watches & Jewellery

Shum’s Watches & Jewellery can be regarded as a catalyst, this is with regard to the fact that establishing in 1978 it became the first wristwatch retailer in Sydney’s Chinatown.  Offering many prestigious Swiss watches from brands such as Piaget, Vacheron Constantin and Mido the boutique also provides an exceptional after sales services.

Brands: Breitling Jaeger LeCoultre, Mido, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin

419 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 – ph: (02) 9211 1887


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