Balmain’s hibiscus-filled streets contain dozens of historically significant buildings, most of which are privately owned. The squat,...
St Mary’s Hall
A former church hall, built around 1851.
Once a tough, working-class neighbourhood, Balmain now rivals Paddington in Victorian-era desirability – with the added advantage of...
The Harbour Bridge views from the London’s long balcony are quintessentially Sydney – about as far from London as you can get. There’s a...
Spice I Am
The Balmain outpost of the Spice I Am chain of authentic Thai eateries.
12b Grafton St · interesting places nearby
Hampton Villa information
Balmain’s hibiscus-scattered streets contain dozens of historically significant buildings, most of which are privately owned. The most notable is this graciously proportioned Georgian marine villa (1847). NSW Premier Sir Henry Parkes, the ‘Father of Federation’, lived here from 1888 to 1892.