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Blackbird & Co

The lightwood tables and cleanly tiled walls of Blackbird and Co Cafe Restaurant radiate calm that you feel before you have even sat down. The atmosphere is one of welcome and comfort. People sip coffee while reading the newspaper and munch slowly on a baked good or plate of eggs. However substantial a breakfast you […]

The Pie Tin

The name says it all. On opening the doors of the little corner shop only a block off of King, you will enter a pie lover’s paradise. One counter is full of sweet pies from Apple to Lemon to Oreo to TimTam. You name it; they’ll have it. The other wall holds savoury pies from […]

C9 Chocolate and Gelato

As the old saying goes: Do one thing and do it well. At C9 Chocolate and Gelato, they’ve turned that saying on its head slightly: do two things and do them, very, very well. At C9, you can’t go wrong with either of their main products. The coffee is superb, and the clean, chic interior […]

The Vintage Cafe

Whatever time of day, The Vintage Cafe is ready to provide! Including a mix of Spanish, Portuguese, and Mediterranean food, the extensive menu is full of delicious options from breakfast-all-day to tapas. Whatever you order, you will be sure to enjoy the affordable prices and fresh ingredients. With dark tile floors and large windows, the […]

Handcraft Specialty Coffee

Located near the end of King Street towards City Road, Handcraft Specialty Coffee offers delicious food and drink in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. They take their coffee seriously at Handcraft, offering a various different blend and single origin options from a variety of African, South American and Pacific sources. If you’re feeling spoilt for […]

Cafe Piccolo Erko

Cafe Piccolo Erko, located across from the venerable Erskineville Hotel, is as humble a coffee shop as they come. Outfitted in a vintage, art-deco style, Café Piccolo feels cosy and welcoming as soon as you step through the door. Expertly brewed coffee awaits once you’re inside, and the café’s abundant seating and friendly vibe encourages […]


Down a quiet side street off King Street rests Brewtown, one of Sydney’s most well-known and well-visited specialty coffee joints. Situated inside an old industrial building, Brewtown provides a welcoming indoor space that offers plentiful seating for small and large parties alike. With two dedicated coffee preparation stations along the far wall, coffee is taken […]

Cow & The Moon

During a hot Australian spring, it’s inevitable that you’ll find yourself with a craving for ice cream. For those times, and any other, Cow & The Moon Artisan Gelato is here to cool you down and cheer you up. Located past the Enmore Theatre along Enmore Road, this gelato joint serves delicious coffee, cakes and of […]

Cafe Sofia

Down from King Street in serene Erskineville, Cafe Sofia is a hideaway from Newtown’s busy streets and tooting cars. Featuring a cool, retro-chic style and a delicious breakfast and lunch menu, it’s perfect for either a quick stop off or a long meal. Feel free to grab a takeaway coffee and explore the quirky Erko shops […]

212 Blu

Tucked away amidst the quiet street of shops, bars and cafés that hides down Australia Street in the heart of Newtown stands 212 Blu. Popular purveyor of piccolos and smashed avo by day and tapas and wine by night, 212 Blu is one of Newtown’s coolest café/bar hybrids. Indoor seating is plentiful and the establishment’s […]