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Bars and restaurants in Darlinghurst

Dining in Darlinghurst offers a diverse array of styles and flavours to choose from. Discover lazy breakfast venues, sip afternoon cocktails or have wine and nibbles in a tapas bar. Head to stylish restaurants and enjoy anything from late-night gourmet pizza to zesty Thai or classic French cuisine.

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About Darlinghurst

Darlinghurst's main strip is Oxford Street, where Sydney's fabulous Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade is held each March. If you love shopping, good food and wine or people-watching, then Oxford Street is a great place to start.

Nearby Crown, Burton and Liverpool streets are packed with fashion boutiques, bookshops, art galleries, music shops, cafes and restaurants. On Saturdays you'll find superb organic produce at Sydney Sustainable Markets at Taylor Square. Don't miss an art fix at Brett Whiteley Studio and Object – Australian Centre for Design and Craft.

It's at night that the suburb really comes alive with clubs, cocktail bars, live music and gay bars offering late night entertainment.


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  • Food and Wine

    Sample cuisine from around the world at one of Darlinghursts many diverse restaurants. Unearth the suburbs hidden eateries or stop by a cosy caf for a cup of coffee. Enjoy a delicious cocktail created by a mixologist, or relax with a glass in hand at one of Darlinghursts bars and hotels.

  • Arts and Culture

    Enjoy the party vibe of the annual Sydney Mardi Gras Parade as floats make their way along Oxford Street. Discover local and international talent at one of Darlinghursts art galleries and catch a gig at one of the precincts performance venues. Visit the historic Darlinghurst Gaol or learn about Jewish history at the Sydney Jewish Museum.

  • Fashion and Shopping

    Head to Oxford Street to peruse the wares of designer brands and big name stores, or explore Darlinghursts back streets to discover eclectic boutiques, quirky gift stores and a range of retro finds. Browse through handcrafted homewares and hard-to-find collectables in the suburbs edgy shopping precinct.

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