Photo: Newtown has Speciality Shops, Books, Music, Clothes, great Coffees and Food
The gradual transformation of Newtown has resulted in this inner city suburb to be a great place to eat, with restaurants of all kinds popping up along King Street and in the many side streets.
Mon, this house is pumping! Serving not only great food but a very interesting selection of drinks, Jamaica House has gained a reputation for being amongst the top ten restaurants in Sydney’s Newtown. Their small menu ensures freshness of some very traditional Jamaican dishes, including Jerk Pork and Pineapple Skewers. Vegetarians can try the Crispy Jamaican Spiced Pastry.
The drinks menu includes the Zombie, a Banana Colada and the Rockafella. If they don’t put you in a Jamaican mood, what will?
62/64 King Street, Newtown
Phone : +61 (02) 8084 4140
Serving great traditional Italian family food, Nonna Gio encourages sharing dishes or your own portions. The food here is promised to be simple with authentic recipes passed down through the generations, only the best dishes have made the cut.
In fact, they do not even have a menu. They have a selection of Italian cheeses for entrées, they have two mains dishes to select from traditional recipes that change weekly. It does not get any homey than that, ensuring freshness and flavours you would be hard pressed to duplicate at home, even if your an accomplished cook yourself.
526 King St
Phone : +61 (02) 8964 3540
With claims to be one of the best, if not the best, Thai restaurant in Sydney you would have to not like food from Thailand to not try this place. Also catering for vegans and kids, they have a smallish selection of excellent dishes to try.
Their BBQ Baby Octopus is delicious, as are their Chicken Satay and their Steam Ginger Scallops. They also have good selection of vegetarian dishes to try.
294 King Street
Phone : +61 (02) 9550 6277
This fine dining restaurant has a wonderful selection of tapas style dishes to taste, as they promise the ultimate grazing experience. They not only have hot dishes, they have cold ones as well as vegetarian.
You may want to try the banquet Celebration Menu (minimum two guests). Their dishes are fusion from the wide world of food and delicious.
18-20 King Street
Phone : +61 (02) 9557 2669
Is there anything more satisfying than Mexican food? Great taste, straightforward and filling. At Calaveras you can get exactly that, with a selection of Quesadillas, Tacos and Platos Grandes as well as the usual sides.
You will also find a great range of imported cervasas, tequila & mezcals to accompany the meal. Or try one of their delicious cocktails.
Level 1, 324A King Street
Phone : +61 2 0451 541 712
Note: At the time of the review, there was no address or phone number on their website!??
See the Greater Sydney Map showing Newtown: Sydney Surrounds Map - Or the inner city Rail Map: Sydney Inner City West Train Stations Note: You can catch a train from Sydney Airport to Redfern or Central Station, then to Newtown. Redfern Station is the train station closest to Sydney University.
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