The inner west suburb of Leichhardt is just a 20 minute bus ride from Sydney’s city centre. With a strong Italian heritage, Leichhardt’s shops and restaurants specialise in handmade Italian pasta, freshly ground coffee and seasonal gelato. Most of Leichhardt’s action occurs on Norton Street and is lined with delis, cafes and cake shops. Experience its casual dining scene at cafes such as Bar Italia, Bar Sport and Berkelouw.

The Italian Forum is reminiscent of a Tuscan piazza and is home to the Leichhardt library. Here you can find out about the area’s local history or follow the local walking trail that takes you from Leichhardt along the Sydney Harbour foreshore to the pretty Gladstone Park in nearby Balmain.

Quick Facts

Leichhardt is a suburb of Sydney in New South Wales. It is located approximately 5kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 2.595 square kilometres. Leichhardt has a recorded population of 14625 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Leichhardt 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 Leichhardt and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.