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Top Choice Market in Newtown & the Inner West

Carriageworks Farmers Market

Over 70 regular stallholders sell their goodies at Sydney's best farmers market, held in a heritage-listed railway workshop. Food and coffee stands do a brisk business and vegetables, fruit, meat and seafood from al…
Top Choice Antiques in Newtown & the Inner West

Mitchell Road Antique & Design Centre

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 Georgian coronation tea set or Bakelite telephones. For some it…
Wine in Newtown & the Inner West

Little Bottleshop

One of Sydney's best bottleshops for those interested in Australian wine, this unassuming place features an excellent curated selection of small-vineyard wines from quality regions. Look out for their own 2037 (Gleb…
Books in Newtown & the Inner West

Gleebooks

One of Sydney’s best bookshops, Gleebooks' aisles are full of politics, arts and general fiction, and staff really know their stuff. Check its calendar for author talks and book launches.
Books in Newtown & the Inner West

Better Read Than Dead

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 you waste hours perusing the beautifully presented aisles, stac…
Fashion & Accessories in Newtown & the Inner West

Deus Ex Machina

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 women's threads, including Deus-branded jeans, tees and short…
Market in Newtown & the Inner West

Glebe Markets

The best of the west: Sydney's hipster inner-city contingent beats a course to this crowded retro-chic market. There are some great handcrafts and design on sale, as well as an inclusive, community atmosphere.
Fashion & Accessories in Newtown & the Inner West

Faster Pussycat

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 punk babywear) in several shades of leopard print.
Market in Newtown & the Inner West

Grounds Markets

Alexandria's favourite factory-garden-farm-cafe hosts these excellent markets, with a rotating crop of crafty stallholders and delicious baked treats.
Music in Newtown & the Inner West

Revolve Records

Vinyl hounds should head here, just up from Erskineville station for a treasure-trove of second-hand records of all types.