Cosmopolitan Darlinghurst is the centre of Sydney’s gay scene, home to Sydney Mardi Gras. Darlinghurst’s main shopping strip is Oxford Street stretching from Hyde Park to South Dowling Street. Here you’ll find everything from alternative clothing boutiques, late-night book shops and music stores to supermarkets,pubs, clubs and bars. It’s also a great place for people-watching.

Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, is famous for its coffee and Italian-style cafes, but there are also some good Indian, Thai and other restaurants. Nearby Crown, Burton and Liverpool streets are packed with fashion boutiques, bookshops, art galleries, music shops, cafes and restaurants including Brett Whitely Studio and Object, Australia’s centre for Design and Craft. On Saturdays you’ll find superb organic produce at the Sydney Sustainable Markets at Taylor Square. At night Darlinghurst really comes alive with clubs, cocktail bars, live music and gay bars offering late night entertainment.

Quick Facts

Darlinghurst is a suburb of Sydney in New South Wales. It is located approximately 2kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 0.857 square kilometres. Darlinghurst has a recorded population of 11320 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Darlinghurst we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Darlinghurst and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.