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Newtown Visitor Guide

Continental Deli Bar Bistro, Newtown © Destination NSW

This historic inner Sydney suburb is 4km southwest of Downtown Sydney and the CBD.
Newtown, which is famed for its quirky, bohemian vibe, is home to legendary dining and drinking establishments, on-trend arts and theatre venues, and unique vintage shopping. This dynamic inner Sydney neighbourhood draws both artists and foodies because to its street art and beautifully renovated historic terrace buildings.
The centre of Newtown is King Street and it’s the main traffic fare. It is also the centre of all the action but not the exclusively, however it’s a good place to start. MORE KING ST INFO

SHOPPING

Newtown has some unique independent shops and makers. See our shopping in Newtown page. GO SHOPPING

Newtown Hotel © Destination NSW

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK

There are plenty of places to dine in Newtown… this is our selection.

MACELLERIA
73-75 Enmore Rd, Newtown
Ph 02 9557 0465
macelleria.com.au/macelleria-newtown-2/
Open: 7 days 12pm – 10:30pm
“The butcher that cooks for you. At home in the heart of Newtown’s Enmore Road food precinct, Macelleria Newtown is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious meal whether its dinner for two, a group of friends, family or even a pre-show drink. Macelleria Newtown provides the ultimate dining experience with plenty of room to relax and enjoy our fully licensed venue with an extensive food and beverage menu.”


PASHA’S RESTAURANT
490-492 King Street, Newtown
Ph 02 9519 3139
Email bookings@pashas.com.au
www.pashas.com.au
“Pasha’s Restaurant charming and sophisticated décor create the ultimate setting for that private event or all-important corporate function. The popularity of Pasha’s Turkish Restaurant is due to the best quality of the food, charming atmosphere and truly unforgettable dining experience.”


STEKI TAVERNA
2 O’Connell Street, Newtown
Ph 02 9516 2191
Email admin@steki.com.au
steki.com.au
www.facebook.com/STEKItaverna
“STEKI means a ‘hangout’ a ‘meeting place’ a ‘place where someone frequents’. Over the years it has come to be known for its welcoming, warm and casual atmosphere, Its delicious traditional Greek food and of course for its LIVE music.”


SOCIETE ON KING – Restaurant
1/655 King Street St Peters 2042
Ph 0404 836 393
Email hello@societeonking.com
www.societeonking.com
www.facebook.com/Societeonking
Open Monday to Sunday– 6:30am – 3:00pm
“Chrissie and Steve are the Co-Founders sort out to create a place founded on inclusivity and to celebrate a quality crafted brunch offering. Having worked in the hospitality industry for some 30 plus years our owners are passionate about the industry! “


1989 ARCADE BAR
Retro Arcade Bar
22 King St Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9516 5581
Email hey@1989.com.au
1989.com.au
Open Mon – Thu, 5pm – 11pm, Fri – Saturday, 5pm – 12am, Sunday, 5pm – 11pm
“On the ground floor is the main bar with all the neon signage, posters and kitsch you’d expect from a locals’ dive bar; out the back is a small sort of Japanese alleyway packed to the gills with games; and upstairs is a more laid-back, moody, 70s lounge type affair complete with a rug that really ties the room together.”


MARY’S NEWTOWN
6 Mary St Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9550 4995
www.marys69.com
“The short menu is styled on American fast food, three fatty and delicious burgers and fried chicken. The wine list features the best of Australian and New Zealand wine producers, local beers such as Young Henrys and an ever-growing cocktail list.”


COURTHOUSE HOTEL
202 Australia St Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9519 8273
Email courthouse@solotel.com.au
www.facebook.com/TheCourty


CONTINENTAL DELI NEWTOWN
210 Australia St Newtown 2042
Ph 02 8624 3131
Email enquiries@continentaldelicatessen.com.au
https://www.continentaldelicatessen.com.au
Open Mon–Sun 12 – 11pm
“Pretty beautiful out the front of the deli on crisp sunny days in Sydney. For winter we have a heater to warm you up if the hot buttered rum doesn’t.”


AP BAKERY NEWTOWN
1a Bucknell St Newtown 2042
Email hello@apbakery.com.au
www.apbakery.com.au
Open Wed. to Sun. 8am – 2:30pm
“Enjoy pillowy buttermilk croissants, fragrant coconut and plum tarts or soft fermented potato ciabatta layered with crispy bacon, hot sauce and curry leaf butter.


RUBYOS NEWTOWN
18-20 King Street Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9557 2669
Email enquiries@rubyos.com.au
rubyos.com.au
“Welcome to Rubyos – the best place for food lovers to dine in or to celebrate special occasions; located in Newtown, Sydney. Featuring an eclectic grazing menu that is designed to share from the middle of the table – the ultimate Grazing Banquets.”


BEACH BURRITO CO. NEWTOWN
1a Bedford Street Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9557 0903
Email newtown@beachburritocompany.com
www.beachburritocompany.com/venue/newtown
“With quality at the forefront, the seasonal menu and carefully crafted beverage offering has earned Beach Burrito Co. a well respected reputation, as the only place to be for Mexican food lovers.


BREWTOWN NEWTOWN
6-8 39;Connell Street Newtown 2042
Email Info@brewtownsydney.com.au
www.brewtownsydney.com.au
“This huge cafe in an historic warehouse in Newtown is famous for its ‘brewnuts’, their take on the cronut (a hybrid croissant-doughnut). The cafe also roasts its own coffee on-site and serves up a wide selection of beautifully plated breakfast and lunch dishes.”


CAIRO TAKEAWAY
81 Enmore Road Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9517 2060
Email info@cairotakeaway.com
www.cairotakeaway.com
“We are a little corner shop that serves food that is inspired by the streets and the homes of Egypt. Food that is rich in plants, beans and grains such as falafel, fuul and Koshary. Charcoal meats also feature as they too are an important part of daily Egyptian cuisine.”


THE STINKING BISHOPS
Shop 5/63-71 Enmore Road Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9550 6116
Email tsbcheese@gmail.com
www.thestinkingbishops.com
“Boutique Restaurant and Cheese bar. We specialise in all things CHEESE! An original dining experience. Our friendly staff will help you create your own amazing cheese board from over 62 cheeses.”


RISING SUN WORKSHOP
1 Whateley Street Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9550 3891
Email info@risingsunworkshop.com
https://www.risingsunworkshop.com
“Our restaurant & workshop share space, but more important are the views we share. That traditions guide but do not rule. Rising Sun Workshop does not support factory farming, what we buy in we buy local, from roasters, smokers, brewers, growers, winemakers & distillers who share our philosophies – our mates.”

Rising Sun Workshop, Newtown © Destination NSW

COURTHOUSE HOTEL
202 Australia Street Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9519 8273
Email courthouse@solotel.com.au
www.facebook.com/TheCourty


BUTTERCREAM BAKERY
75 Mary Street St Peters 2044
Ph 02 9056 0890
Email email@buttercream.com.au
http://www.buttercream.com.au/
“Our collection of cakes are designed specifically to each customers requirements! Just choose the palette that suits your theme and add the decorations to match.”


SIXPENNY
83 Percival Road Stanmore 2048
Ph 02 9572 6666
Email info@sixpenny.com.au
http://www.sixpenny.com.au
“Chefs Daniel Puskas and Anthony Schifilliti lead the kitchen in utilising local suppliers, growers and producers to focus on creating a narrative around all things that make-up Australia.”


MARLBOROUGH HOTEL
145 King Street Newtown 2042
Ph 02 9519 1222
Email marlborough@solotel.com.au
www.marlboroughhotel.com.au
“The Marly is an inclusive venue for all genres of music, genders and generations within our community. From showcasing the best in homegrown live music to providing a haven for locals & visitors to enjoy a night out or a sunny arvo bevvie in our Beer garden – we are a voice for fun and creativity in Newtown.”


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Street Art, Newtown © Anna Kucera; Destination NSW

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