Must-see shopping in Newtown & the Inner West

  • Mitchell Road Antiques in Alexandria

    Mitchell Road Antique & Design Centre

    Newtown & the Inner West

    This extraordinary vintage and antique market is a warehouse full of retro chic, whether you are after original 1970s Lego, pre-loved rocking horses, a…

  • Carriageworks Farmers Market

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Over 70 regular stallholders sell their goodies at Sydney's best farmers market, established to connect small NSW producers with consumers in the big city…

  • Little Bottleshop

    Newtown & the Inner West

    One of Sydney's best bottle shops for those interested in Australian wine, this unassuming place features an excellent curated selection of small-vineyard…

  • Gleebooks

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Gleebooks is one of Sydney’s best bookshops, with its aisles full of politics, arts and general fiction titles, and the staff really know their stuff…

  • Faster Pussycat shop in Newtown

    Faster Pussycat

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Inspired by ‘trash pop culture, hot rods and rock and roll’, this cool cat coughs up retro clothing and accessories for all genders and ages (including…

  • Grounds Markets in Alexandia

    Grounds Markets

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Alexandria's favourite factory-garden-farm-cafe hosts these excellent markets, with a rotating crop of crafty stallholders and delicious baked treats.

  • Better Read Than Dead

    Newtown & the Inner West

    This is our favourite Newtown bookshop, and not just because of the pithy name and the great selection of Lonely Planet titles. Nobody seems to mind if…

  • Koskela

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Beautiful designer furniture and homewares are created from repurposed wood at this striking historic warehouse space. It's well worth a browse and there…

  • Glebe Markets

    Newtown & the Inner West

    The best of the west: Sydney's bohemian inner-city contingent beats a course to this crowded retro-chic market. There are some great handicrafts and…

  • Deus Ex Machina

    Newtown & the Inner West

    This kooky showroom is crammed with classic and custom-made motorcycles and surfboards. A hybrid workshop, cafe and offbeat boutique, it stocks men's and…

  • Seafolly swimwear outlet shop


    Newtown & the Inner West

    Here’s where the famous Aussie women’s swimwear label sells its sexy seconds, samples and discontinued lines. As well as bikinis to battle over, there are…

  • Darren Knight Gallery

    Darren Knight Gallery

    Newtown & the Inner West

    This little, off-the-beaten-track, two-storey gallery showcases established and up-and-coming artists from Australia and New Zealand.

  • Beehive Gallery shop in Newtown

    Beehive Gallery

    Newtown & the Inner West

    If it’s handmade or Japanese, it has a home in this lovely, handcraft-filled store.

  • Berkelouw Books

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Six generations of Berkelouws have specialised in second-hand books and printed rarities since setting up shop in Holland in 1812. The contemporary shops…

  • Oxford

    Newtown & the Inner West

    A bargain outlet for a big local brand, Oxford stocks reasonably priced but stylish mens- and womenswear, including well-tailored shirts, suits and ties…

  • Egg Records

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Just off King Street, this secondhand and new music store is the perfect place to, say, complete your collection of 1980s David Bowie 12-inch singles, or…

  • Broadway Shopping Centre

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Inside the rejuvenated Grace Bros building (check out the cool old globes above the facade), this centre has dozens of shops, a food court, a cinema…

  • Annandale Galleries

    Newtown & the Inner West

    A highly regarded backstreet commercial gallery that represents, among others, Aboriginal artists from the communities of Maningrida and Yirrkala in…

  • Blue Dog

    Newtown & the Inner West

    This Newtown classic has an excellent selection of posters of all types. It's the go-to for local students when some decoration of the new share house is…

  • Utopia Art

    Newtown & the Inner West

    Utopia exhibits Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal artists in a contemporary context.

  • Homewares shop Victoria's Basement

    Victoria’s Basement

    Newtown & the Inner West

    This huge warehouse (on the 1st floor, not in the basement) is packed to overflowing with high-quality kitchen and tableware at bargain-basement prices …