Eating out in Newtown
Got a few hours to spare on this bohemian inner west strip? Sip a bowl latte and watch the world go by, enjoy a cocktail at a funky bar or flip a coin over which restaurant to go for dinner, and you'll scratch the surface of one of Sydney's greatest restaurant eat streets.
Colourful and unconventional, Newtown has inner-city attractions that range from restaurants and bars, to theatres and clubs. Specialist shops include vintage fashion and music stores, bookshops, antique stores, hairdressing salons and homeware shops.
More than 100 restaurants and cafés offering a range of ethnic cuisines can be found along King Street and nearby Enmore and Erskineville. Quirky and cool, shopping in Enmore Road and south King Street offer buttons, beads, tiles, tribal gifts, gothic garments and second-hand furniture.
Check out the heritage cemetery at St Stephen's Anglican Church before heading off to an avant-garde performance at the King Street Theatre or see some of the best musicians and comedians at The Emore Theatre.
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Wander along King Street and grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants that line Newtowns main thoroughfare. Enjoy a cocktail in a funky bar or watch the world go past with a cappuccino or latte in hand at one of the suburbs numerous cafs.
Stop by one of Newtowns art galleries or creative arts centres and delight in the areas local artistic talent through many temporary and permanent exhibition spaces. Watch a play or a gig at the theatres and live music venues on Enmore Road or King Street.
Discover hidden treasures such as designer fashion, quirky homewares and unique gifts in Newtowns eclectic mix of shopping spots. Immerse yourself in the world of retro, vintage and alternative fashion or find your next favourite read in one of the suburbs many book stores.
Artwork on display at May Lane, an outdoor gallery space at St Peters near Newtown. Image Dan Boud
Couple sitting at the Old Fish cafe in Newtown. Image James Pipino,Tourism NSW
Couple having drinks at 'Madame Fling Flongs' above 'Sonja's' in Newtown Sydney. Image James Pipino,Tourism NSW
Interior of design store 'Made 590' on King Street in Newtown. Image Daniel Boud, Tourism NSW