You’re perfectly placed to sample the city’s most talked about eateries, galleries, entertainment venues, stylish bars and providores – all within minutes of home.
From around the world to around the corner, Marrickville is home to the original, the aromatic, the handmade and hand grown. Pull on your sneakers and in few hundred paces you can be in hundreds of places sourcing the best in fresh from this dynamic suburb’s roll-call of old world and new world bakers, makers, eateries and stores.
Recharge in an artisanal coffee mecca. Find salvaged treasures restored with an expert’s hand. Take a class and learn to throw clay, weld metal or dye fabric. Hunt and gather for organic seasonal fruit and veggies, delicious cheeses, exotic spices, and gelato made from old family recipes. Don’t forget to pack your reusable shopping tote, Marrickville is the kind of place that cares.
Make yourself at home in the relaxed, creative ambience of the Inner West, the true cultural heart of city. It’s a place where artwork adorns the awnings of local businesses and stores and life continues after the sun goes down. Few neighbourhoods in Sydney are alive with the same atmosphere as Marrickville.
After dark, head to a cosy jazz bar and sink into a leather sofa for a late night tipple. Meet up with friends at one of Marrickville’s great live music venues before the lights dim and the show begins. From international rock concerts to intimate cabaret shows and emerging performers, this lively suburb is a magnet for art, music and culture.
Pack your basket, roll out a blanket on the grass, and enjoy a picnic in the park. Meet up with an exercise buddy for some serious training or an early morning golf game. All around your Kindred home, local parks, swimming pools and riverside recreation spots let you raise your heart rate, get in some exercise, barbecue, or just be.
From cafes serving up unique brews to restaurants with wine lists worth toasting, Marrickville is a cosy place to make your local. For a big night out or an impromptu meal, head somewhere near for traditional flavours, fragrant Asian fare or modern with a twist. Whatever your mood, Marrickville seems to host something fresh on every corner.
Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Weekends or weekdays. Marrickville’s most charming and interesting places are just a short stroll from your front door. No matter what time of day or night, the freshest foodie hot spots and not-so-well-kept secret haunts are mere paces away to satisfy every taste and whim.