Here you’ll find the best cheap Indian food in Sydney at Faheem’s Fast Food Newtown’s neighbor to the South, Erskineville (referred to as Erko by people in the know) serves as home to many older lesbians and those seeking a more subdued pub scene with small-town charm.
Although its center is less than a 10-minute walk from busy King Street, Erskineville feels like a world apart with relaxed cafes that spill out onto streets and bars that tend to close much earlier than their Newtown counterparts.
At 30 minutes and one-way, there’s no better way to see (and photograph) the Opera House and Harbour Bridge from every angle.
You’ll end up in the delightful, if touristy, suburb of Manly, where Aussie surfing culture is plentiful and beautiful tanned people abound.
Peters (another queer-friendly, but not as exciting area), and ends just before the University of Sydney.
On it — and the streets that shoot off it it — you will find everything a lesbian would ever need.
I’ve heard many complaints about the disconnect between young and older queer populations.Though it’s farther West than Newtown and Enmore, and therefore less convenient to the city, it comes highly recommended by many lesbians.A small Portuguese enclave serves up some of the best food in the city, and the main strip is reminiscent of Newtown’s.Its small one- or two-bedroom homes make it a family friendly locale. It’s a three-floor gay venue that’s frequented by lesbians and hosts a monthly girls night on the basement dance floor, complete with stage and stripper poles.Although the Imperial is far past its golden days (it used to be the Sydney party spot for gay men), it can still be a fun night out, even if it’s not as busy as one might like.The perennial complaint — that it’s impossible to meet anyone at a club — still rings true.But I’ve found that options for meeting women are varied and plentiful here if you look hard enough: the party rages on Oxford Street and at many monthly girls nights and a few low-key events also cater to those who prefer to socialize over a cup of coffee rather than tequila shots.To escape the crowds, do some bushwalking around Sydney Harbour National Park and discover elevated points with some of the best views of the Sydney skyline.If you can manage a ferry trip during sunset, even better.Although it’s just a 10-minute train trip or bus ride to the city’s center (the central business district or CBD) and under half an hour to some of the city’s most famous beaches, it’s tempting to never leave this virtually perfect neighborhood.King Street serves as Newtown’s major artery, beginning at the line of St.