October 28, 2011
Newtown is the alternative and bohemian centre of Sydney. Along Newtown’s busy King Street is where you’ll see the greatest mix of Newtown’s residents, including university students, young professionals and older hippies, sipping fair trade coffees and ordering organic foods at the many popular cafes.
There are great cafes all along Newtown’s King Street, and just off it, offering all day big breakfasts, sweet treats and unique settings. Here are just a few of the fantastic cafes you should visit this weekend for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and everything in between!
- A Coffee & A Yarn – 413 King St – One of the more unique cafes in Newtown, A Coffee & A Yarn is a knitting cafe where you can enjoy a great cup of coffee while you knit and crochet to your heart’s content. A Coffee & A Yarn also offer knitting lessons, which are a fun way to learn to knit with friends.
- Buzzzbar Cafe – 349 King St – Buzzzbar offer a fantastic menu for breakfast, brunch and lunch. If you have a sweet tooth, check out their dessert menu because you’ll have trouble deciding on only one.
- Cafe Martini – 529A King St – A popular cafe for breakfast and brunch amongst the locals, head to Cafe Martini for an affordable and filling meal. There’s a nice courtyard out the back of the cafe which is a great place to enjoy the sun during summer.
- Corelli’s – 352 King St – If you’re after some cheap meals early in the morning to late at night, then try Corelli’s. The tables outside the cafe are great for people watching.
- Funky Brewsters – 343 King St – Funky Brewsters brews great coffee, the best in Newtown some say. For coffee lovers, you’ll just have to try it out to see if it lives up to the hype.
- Pastizzi Cafe – 523 King St – If you want the best pastizzis in Sydney, head to Newtown’s Pastizzi Cafe for a delicious range of sweet and savoury pastizzis. They even sell packs of frozen ones which you can take home and enjoy whenever you want.
- Satellite Cafe – 8/80 Wilson St – Just off King St is the Satellite Cafe. While it’s not big, the coffee and food is both fresh and delicious. Well worth venturing off King St for some quiet and a great menu.