Elizabeth Bay House
Completed in 1839 for Colonial Secretary Alexander Macleay, this elegant neoclassical mansion by architect John Verge was one of the...
These stone stairs were built in 1870 to connect spiffy Potts Point with the Woolloomooloo slums below. The steep steps run past an...
Harry’s Cafe de Wheels
Sure, it’s a humble pie cart, but Harry’s is a tourist attraction nonetheless. Open since 1938 (except for a few years when founder...
The Darlinghurst Theatre Company brings pithy, intelligent Australian scripts to life in this intimate (and allegedly haunted) Potts...
La Buvette & Spring Espresso
This elbow-to-elbow pair of linked microcafes are always crammed with the beautiful, the famous and the guppies (gay urban...
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Yellow House information
Once a sunflower-yellow symbol of all things bohemian, this former artists’ residence was home to such cult heroes as Martin Sharp, Peter Weir, Brett Whiteley and George Gittoes. It fell on hard (er) times in the 1970s but has recently been renovated to become the slick commercial gallery Martin Browne Fine Art , showcasing contemporary Australian and New Zealand art. The cafe-providore Yellow , known for its wicked chocolate cake, is also located here.