Balmain is a cosmopolitan village that offers the best of both worlds. Peaceful suburban pockets, natural parklands, and a buzzing night scene mean there is plenty to explore! The heart of Balmain is Darling Street, and it stretches from East Balmain to Rozelle. The majority of shops and entertainment within the area can easily be found by walking down Darling Street and we recommend starting your exploration of the area from here. To get you started, we have put together a brief guide to some places of interest in the area.
Balmain is home to some of Sydneys favourite places to eat, and features cuisines from all over the world. Some favourites with the locals are Rosso Pomodoro, Cappello, Blue Ginger, Bertoni, Adriano Zumbo & La Grand Bouffe.
Balmain is a shoppers dream with everything from quirky vintage stores to the latest high end fashion. Load your shopping bags at Leona Edmiston, duckeggBLUE, Beezarr... for Lovely Things and Alfies Store
Some of Sydney’s most respected galleries are on picturesque Darling St, among them, Kate Owen Aboriginal Art Gallery and Artereal. Nearby, Breathing Colours, Tora Sumi and Sydney College of the Arts Gallery will also delight.