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Stix and Pita

Fresh and modern, Stix and Pita does Greek food right. Entering the restaurant, located along Enmore Road, you see immediately in front of you chefs making pita fresh and turning meat on skewers. Sit in the clean dining room or move out to the spacious outside seating. Choose your own meat, fillings, and sauces to […]

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 […]

1989 Bar Arcade Kitchen

The dream of the 80’s is alive in Newtown. Close to the end of King Street towards City Road, 1989 Bar Arcade Kitchen serves coffee and cocktails with a heavy helping of nostalgia. Grab a drink from their extensive drinks menu before heading over to the arcade cabinets that give 1989 its name. You’re invited […]

Luyu & Yum Yum

Nowhere in Newtown manages to transport you out of King Street like Luyu & Yum Yum, the chic dumpling and tea house located down the road from the Newtown Hotel. As you pass under an awning of dumpling baskets and ascend the stairs, it would be easy to forget where you were at all. The […]

Lentil As Anything

If you’re after a good, hearty meal made ethically, look no further than Lentil as Anything. This vegan restaurant is not-for-profit and operates on a pay-as-you-feel model; meaning that you pay as much as you feel your meal was worth, in proportion to your financial ability. This disregard for profit gives Lentil as Anything a […]

Thai Pothong

Thai Pothong is perhaps the only Thai restaurant in Australia that employs enormous, hand-crafted Transformer statues to promote themselves. It’s this kind of kooky exuberance that makes Newtown what it is, and what makes Pothong such a joy to visit. Don’t get duped by the shtick, however; Thai Pothong offers some of the best Thai […]

Shenkin Kitchen

With three Shenkin eateries located throughout greater Newtown, the Shenkin Kitchen exhibits all the character that has made the brand loved. The whitewashed brick and exposed wood ceiling exude a feeling both traditional and cosy. The little tables are filled with customers enjoying a range of Middle Eastern plates. The menu’s page of signature dishes […]

Continental Deli Bar Bistro

The memory of old Italy awaits at Continental Deli Bar Bistro, located only a short walk down Australia Street in the heart of Newtown. Smells of ham, cheese and wine waft through the compact space. A long marble bar spaciously seats customers looking to enjoy a champagne and cheese board while chatting to Continental’s knowledgeable […]

The Italian Bowl

The Italian Bowl is a culinary delight, offering delicious Italian cuisine at prices that’ll keep your wallet plump. This restaurant will leave any diner spoilt for choice, with a ‘build-your-own’ philosophy where each pasta dish is made to order: pasta hungry customers pick their favourite pasta and sauce from the extensive menu. With portion sizes […]

Sushi Wow

When you’ve got a craving for fish, get your fix at Sushi Wow. You’ll feel at home right away. The staff greets you with a hearty Japanese welcome before ushering you to a seat in front of the long sushi train. Colourful dishes float gracefully past, waiting to be snatched up. From nigiri to edamame, […]