Delicious Delights in Darlinghurst

Every Sydneysider knows Darlinghurst!

Whether you’re a daytime shopaholic or an evening party junkie, you’re sure to have stumbled your way into one of Sydney’s most vibrant suburbs! But Darlinghurst has so many bars and restaurants to choose from; having so much choice at your fingertips can be intimidating. Mulling over all those choices is wasting your precious fun time in the city. And so we at Liven thought we could give you a hand. We present to you: The Liven Food Guide to Darlinghurst.


298 Crown Street, Darlinghurst 2010

Delicious. Quick. Healthy. Wanna take a guess what we’re talking about? … Well, if you guessed Fishbowl, you’re spot on! In case you didn’t know, Sydney’s new favourite quick health resto is in Darlinghurst!

Tucked neatly in Crown Street, Fishbowl Darlinghurst is the perfect place to meet up with a mate for a quick munch and chat before hitting some of the funkiest shops in Sydney. With their stunningly simple menu, you can make a meal that’s as unique as you.

Hot Tip: Try The O.G. Fishbowl.

Gin Im Thai

199 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst 2010


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Known for the love and care put into their food and service, Gin Im Thai is a shining star in the heart of Kings Cross. Cosy with rustic furnishings, this restaurant makes for a lively and lovely little hang out for friends and family alike. It’s also just a few minutes from Kings Cross Station! Convenient, huh? Drop in for some excellent Pad Thai with a side of amazing service with a smile!

Hot Tip: Try the Pad Thai.


239 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst 2010

Hey, who doesn’t love traditional Japanese food? We do, it’s rad af. Add in some unconventional and wacky Japanese food? Extra rad. You know who’s got both? Zushi.

This swanky Darlinghurst branch lies snug in the middle of Victoria Street, so whether you’re feeling up for Sushi Rolls or Sashimi Tacos, Zushi has your back. It’s a true Japanese Jack-of-all-trades, so feel free to pop in for a relaxing lunch or a fun dinner out. Get your sushi fix on!

Hot Tip: Try the Sashimi Tacos.


241 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst 2010

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You know ‘em. You love ‘em. Welcome master gelato brand Messina. With over 40 flavours of lusciously creamy gelato and divinely sweet sorbet, every visit is a brand new adventure! It doesn’t matter if you’re in the middle of a shopping spree, you’re heading home from work, or you just had a huge night out with the lads. If you find yourself in Darlinghurst, have a wander down onto Victoria Street. You could do with a little more Messina in your life.


Rey's Place

163 Crown Street, Darlinghurst 2010

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Let’s take a sharp left turn into the unconventional. I mean, has anyone ever heard of an Australian-Filipino fusion restaurant? Neither did we, until we found Rey’s Place. This place, this fantastic den of wonders, gets tried and true Australian dishes and ingredients and sprinkles Filipino magic on top. Little sliders with braised pork belly and chili aioli, fried caramelised banana fritters with ube parfait, crispy whitebait fritters… Sound delicious? Then head down Crown Street for a experience that your tastebuds will never forget.

Hot Tip: Try the Sisig Bao Slider.

The Colonial

118 Crown Street, Darlinghurst 2010

Fancy something fancy? Then step into The Colonial. Sitting on Crown Street, this British Indian jewel proudly boasts UK-themed paraphernalia on its walls and exudes an air of regal modernity to match. You’ll be swept away by aromas so mouth-watering that only a taste of their lavishly creamy curries can satiate your taste buds. Can’t find anything that suits you? The Colonial is unique in that you can customise your own curry! Refine your meal to suit your own palate, go and create your perfect meal now.

Hot Tip: Try the Chicken Tikka Masala.

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