Balmain’s frangipani-scented streets contain dozens of historically significant buildings, most of which are privately owned. Darling St...
Dawn Fraser Baths
Australia’s all-conquering 1956–64 Olympian Dawn Fraser sacrificed her youth swimming laps at these tidal baths. The magnificently...
If Balmain’s historic cuteness doesn’t float your boat, head to Elkington Park, named in 1883 after a local politician. At the bottom of...
The wedge-shaped Exchange (1885) has been lavishly renovated (all charcoal and grey, pressed tin and chandeliers); take a place on the...
Rock the Kazbah for weekend brunch or a peppy dinner. On hot summer days the windows fold out to the street. Generous serves feature...
296 Darling St · interesting places nearby
Adriano Zumbo information
Crafty Adriano gets up at 3am every day to bake the amazing edibles on sale in his superskinny patisserie. The slenderness of the shop will be inversely proportionate to the girth of your waistline if you visit too often: the macarons are as astonishing to look at as they are to eat.