When she’s not killing it in a chess-themed Netflix hit show or anything that Robert Eggers makes, it turns out that Anya Taylor-Joy enjoys dining out at rather fancy restaurants.
And she spent much of the accompanying interview gushing over her favourite Sydney hotspots, as per Pedestrian.TV. The beautiful Bronte beach got a nice mention, with Taylor-Joy expressing her love of the city’s beaches in general.
“There’s no distinction between the ocean and the pool,” she said. “And I’ve never been in a pool that has a current before, so it was rather enlightening.”
According to The Queen’s Gambit star, Sydney’s secret beach spots are all extremely friendly, but it almost definitely helps being the internet’s current favourite actress (sorry, Florence Pugh).
“If you see people in neighbouring houses, they just smile and wave at you, and semi-applaud you for getting in the water when it’s that cold,” she insisted. “There’s no, ‘You’re not supposed to be there!’ which I really like.”
As for her favourite Sydney restaurant, that honour went to Paddington joint Fred’s, a fancy farm-to-table restaurant that changes its menu everyday, which sounds like an almighty workload.
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You can read Taylor-Joy’s full Vogue Australia interview here, which includes discussion of her teenage years, her upcoming films, and how she deals with her growing fame.
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