Glebe

Highlights

Enjoy fine food and wine, vibrant markets and heritage pubs in Glebe, one of Sydney’s oldest neighbourhoods and great for exploring on foot. Glebe Point Road is an ‘eat street’ with enticing small bars, and the beautifully restored Tramsheds Harold Park is another delectable destination.

  • Foreshore Walk, Glebe
  • Tramsheds, Harold Park

About Glebe

With its village charm, Glebe is a delight to explore. You’ll find colonial buildings, fine food and wine on Glebe Point Road, the lovingly restored Tramsheds Harold Park and lively markets. Stroll to the Nicolson Museum and discover Australia’s biggest public collection of archaeological treasures.

Southern Glebe Point Road, near the university, is a short walk or bus ride from Central Station and is lined with cafes, bars, shops and restaurants. Browse Gleebooks and the popular Glebe Markets every Saturday at Glebe Public School, and check out the events calendar for festivals and fairs.

Tramsheds, Harold Park

You can walk from the school to the heritage-listed Tramsheds Harold Park, home to provedores, cafes, restaurants and bars. Alternatively, take the light rail from Central Station or Darling Harbour and alight at Jubilee Station for this delicious destination in a former tramway depot, built in 1904.

One of the attractions in this vibrant inner Sydney neighbourhood is spectacular vistas on the Glebe Foreshore Walk from Bicentennial Park, near the Tramsheds, to Blackwattle Bay and the Sydney Fish Market. Reserve a table at the acclaimed Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay, a waterside restaurant.

Blackwattle Bay, Glebe

Glebe is one of Sydney’s oldest areas, with more than 20 heritage-listed buildings and rows of 19th century terrace houses. Heritage pubs and small bars are plentiful. Sip a pint in the English-style Nag’s Head Hotel, visit the art deco Friend in Hand, and enjoy comedy at the Harold Park Hotel.

On Glebe Point Road is Different Drummer for cocktails and tapas, Mr Falcon’s for relaxed music and ambience, or the Little Guy for craft beer and live music. You can peruse books and savour wines at Sappho Books, Cafe and Wine Bar, near the shopping centre and cinema complex Broadway Sydney.

  • Glebe Markets

    Fashion and Shopping

    With an eclectic mix of shops, markets and specialty stores, browse for a perfect outfit or brilliant book in Glebe. At the bustling Glebe Markets on Saturdays you’ll find gorgeous clothing, handmade gifts and second-hand treasures.

  • Different Drummer, Glebe

    Food and Wine

    Discover Glebe's heritage pubs and enjoy a delicious range of restaurants, bars, and classic cafes. With a university next door, you'll find plenty of budget eats in Glebe, too. And enjoy great views and fresh seafood at the Boathouse.

  • Nicholson Museum, Glebe

    Art and Culture

    From glassworks to photography, Glebe is home to various art galleries. Sydney University's Nicholson Museum has Australia's largest public collection of archaeological artefacts. For stand-up comedy, visit the Harold Park Hotel.

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