Restaurants

Bella Brutta

Restaurant

Serving a pizza style all its own. Plus natural Italian wines, cannoli and tiramisu.

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Botany View Hotel

Restaurant

A revamped pub and live-music venue in a quiet part of Newtown.

Hartsyard

Restaurant

Vegetables and seafood dominate the menu at this refined but down-to-earth spot.

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La Favola

Restaurant

Six pastas with your choice of sauce and a couple of starters – simple pleasures await.

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Chicken Shop

Restaurant

Old-school burgers and rotisserie chicken like you used to get after school.

Flying Tong

Restaurant

Some of the best Korean fried chicken in town.

Cafes

Brewtown Newtown

Cafe

A huge warehouse cafe, where coffee is roasted on site.

Either Or

Cafe

Smoked-salmon poke with a long black? Or a lamb, chip and tzatziki smørrebrød with a beer?

Rolling Penny

Cafe

A neighbourhood cafe inspired by healthy eating and comforting old faithfuls.

Greek Vegan Bakery Newtown

Cafe

Vegan spanakopita, moussaka with baked eggplants and cinnamon cookies.

Satellite Cafe

Cafe

Since 1996 this backstreet hangout has been a community hub for Newtown locals.

1989 Kitchen and Arcade

Cafe

Free coffee if you beat any high scores.

Bars

South King Recreation Club

Bar

Local DJs, craft beers and beer-flavoured lamingtons bring the RSL into the 21st century.

Earl's Juke Joint

Bar

A lively cocktail bar hidden behind the facade of an old butcher shop.

Courthouse Hotel

Bar

A classic old boozer blessed with one of the best beer gardens in Sydney.

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Union Hotel

Bar

One of the best craft beer pubs in Sydney.

The Carlisle Castle Hotel

Bar

A historic Newtown pub that's retained its old-school charm.

Mary's Newtown

Bar

Sydney’s most influential burger joint.

Shops

P&V Wine & Liquor Merchants

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Natural wines, local beers and paper bags of Wapengo oysters make a perfect picnic at dog-watching hour at nearby Camperdown Memorial Rest Park.

AS Colour

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This NZ-based label provides cheap, high-quality basics that don’t weigh on your conscience.

A Loft Story

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A dog-friendly cafe, hairdresser, beauty salon and retail concept rolled into one plant-filled creative space.

The Pie Tin Newtown

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Away from the bustle of King Street, The Pie Tin is pretty clear on its specialty.

The Collective Ensemble

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South King's Collective Ensemble curates an impressive selection of vintage wears.

Gelato Blue

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A vegan-friendly gelateria where everything is produced in-house.