Sydney’s flagship suburb for same-sex pride. Darlinghurst serves as a desirable springboard to city life brimming with restaurants and pubs, with the city just down the street.
A busy hub with entertainment options that range from cool cocktails to fabulous restaurants, this is the suburb to be if you want to catch a play or go clubbing.
Great offer of local pubs and bars, nightclubs, live music, theatre and cinemas
Good number of parking spaces, average cost of street parking, average speed and road quality
Easy access to supermarkets, local shops, and convenience stores
Accessing gyms, local parks and public spaces, sporting facilities and swimming centres, walkways and cycleways in the suburb
Quick access to train, buses and ferries
Local lively markets, large shopping centres and boutique shops
Oxford Street is also renowned for its great night life, dotted with Sydney’s premiere gay clubs, fascinating cabaret performances and edgy live music venues. Head to the Griffin Theatre at the historic SBW Stables Theatre, or to the heritage-listed Eternity Playhouse where the Darlinghurst Theatre sits at, for daring, radical performances.
The Australian Museum, the Sydney Jewish Museum and the National Art School are definitely worth exploring. And if it comes to shopping, these inner city streets have something for everyone, with an eclectic mix of stylish boutiques and commercial galleries.
Stanley Street is popular for its Italian-style fare restaurants, bars and galleries. The captivating range of restaurants and cafes also includes Tropicana Caffe and The Bunker among popular spots. Cosy, fabulous small bars such as Shady Pines Saloon, Pocket Bar and Love, Tilly Devine are the stars of Darlinghurst laneways and backstreets.