Iconic Sydney restaurateur Jackie Milijash of the infamous celebrity hotspot Jackie’s Café at The Intersection in Paddington, has died.
The Sydney café, was a Sydney institution and a favourite of the likes of Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman and Naomi Watts.
No official cause of death has been released but a number of Milijash’s close friends took to social media to mourn the loss of their beloved friend.
A number of Aussie stars have also taken to social media to mourn the tragic loss.
“Jackie darling! We shared a flat in Edgecliff in the late 80's .... Wild Wild times . Heart of gold . R.I.P x,” - celebrity hairstylist Joh Bailey.
“ I am so sorry to hear this news. She was so full of life,” - Deborah Thomas.
“I'm in complete shock. She had a heart of gold . We will miss you Jackie #RIP,” – marie Claire publisher Jackie Frank
“What?!?! No! I hadn't heard that Ros. How sad. And what a great lady! 😔🙏🏼 #RIP” – Megan Gale
Milijash, who started her business back in 1989 with the original Jackie’s Café on the corner of Liverpool and Kent Street, was also a colourful character on the Sydney social scene, making headlines when she grabbed the microphone off Elton John at James and Jodhi Meares’ wedding in 1999.