Newtown area guide

Restaurants, bars, shops and events in Newtown

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Classic Hifi

Their main offering is beautifully restored audio systems from the '70s and...

Izba Russian Treats

There is no shortage of sweet treats to be found when combing the streets of...

Rising Sun Workshop

We have an unashamed pro-snack agenda here at Time Out Sydney . We think...

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Oscillate Wildly

In Newtown , some things change while others stay very much the same. The...

Black Star Pastry

Right next door to Oscillate Wildly (who, incidentally, have recently lost...

Bloodwood

Suffer stodgy Italian and average Vietnamese no more, Newtown. Bloodwood,...

Miss Peaches Soul Food Kitchen

The  Marly   joins Newtown’s host of ‘ pubs what got a...

Al Aseel

You’ve probably heard us moon and swoon over Jasmins in Lakemba about a...

Gigi Pizzeria

This South King Street pizzeria is doing things by the book, and by that we...

The Stinking Bishops

Fun fact: Stinking Bishop cheese from Gloucestershire gets its name from the...

Rising Sun Workshop

We have an unashamed pro-snack agenda here at Time Out Sydney . We think...

Luxe Espresso

The impressive range of baked goods sets Luxe Espresso apart from the cafés...

Best bars in Newtown

Earl's Juke Joint

Rule one at Earl’s Juke Joint: ‘Please respect our neighbours, and our...

Courthouse Hotel

There’s nothing about this old boozer that we don’t like and we are not...

The Union Hotel - Newtown

If it’s been a while between beers at the Union for you, now might be the...

The Midnight Special

We’re seeing an excellent trend in Sydney bars at the moment. And that is...

Mary's

It was an STI clinic (called the Sanctuary – how creepy is that?), a...

Kingston Public Bar and Kitchen

There’s a sign out front saying “nothing to see here”, and this is a...

The Bank Hotel

Every few years the Bank undergoes a spruce-up and the latest one keeps much...

The Marlborough Hotel

The Marlborough Hotel is the gatekeeper to Newtown. It’s the first big pub...

Kuleto's Bar

In spite of growing numbers of small bars in Newtown, Kuleto’s is still a...

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Blue Dog Posters & Prints

“Keeping students weird” with movie, rock, art, nature and political...

Egg Records

Collectibles, rarities, film memorabilia and a constantly changing range of...

Green Living Centre

At the Green Living Centre's free workshops, learn how to set up and...

Mulberry Street

Discerning vintage shoppers come to this boutique for formal dresses. Be...

Scrags House of Fashion

Puffy sleeves, pointy collars and off-the-shoulder hemlines are what fill...

Three 5 Nine King

At this Red Cross store in Newtown, shoppers can find rockabilly and punk...

The Flower Room

The Flower Room is a funky oasis on Newtown’s busy King Street. You’ll...

Salon De African Pride

The African braiding palace of Newtown also does dreads, straightening,...

Midnight Black

If you’ve got an hourglass figure and are looking for a little retro...

What's on in Newtown

  • (Around Town)

    Thu 31 Jul Ash Maher and Jodie Fisher run a weekly No Lights No Lycra dance party in the dark, where they dig out queasy cheese to... More details
  • (Music)

    Thu 31 Jul Smooth cat Ben Howard has just released his sideshow dates for  Splendour in the Grass . Tickets for Splendour are... More details
  • (Music)

    Thu 31 Jul After nearly two years of constant touring – both here and abroad – the boys from Husky retreated to their Melbourne homes... More details
  • (Art)

    16 Jul-02 Aug Behind every piece of art lies a unique narrative. Third-time Wynne Prize finalist Rex Turnbull draws us in to see the stories... More details
  • (Film)

    09 Jun-18 Aug The Dendy Newtown continues its run as one of the premier spots in Sydney to catch cult favourites from your childhood – or... More details
  • (Theatre)

    08 Jul-09 Aug New Theatre presents a later, lesser-known work by the late Lanford Wilson, who won a Pulitzer in 1980 for this family drama... More details
  • (Shopping)

    Sat 02 Aug Organised by the Neighbourhood Centre, this market allows Newtown locals to sell their goods on the high street. The... More details
  • (Bars & Pubs)

    Sun 03 Aug Rickety Racket is all about southern food, brews and tunes with $12 burgers, crazy-cheap drink specials (hello $6 Young... More details
  • (Comedy)

    Mon 04 Aug Sam Kissajukian hosts this weekly open mic night – a space for comics to try new material and develop their craft in an... More details
  • (Bars & Pubs)

    Thu 07 Aug The last in the Cake Wine series of conversation starters at the Newtown Hotel will be the 'School of Wine'.  Cake... More details

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