Potts Point is one of Sydney’s oldest neighbourhoods, featuring an eclectic mix of art deco architecture, Victorian apartments and manicured hedges. Wander down alleyways to find hidden staircases leading to leafy, panoramic views over the city, stroll through art galleries, or simply sit back with an espresso and enjoy the people-watching. Here are some of the top attractions in and around Potts Point, as featured in Urban Walkabout.
Embracing risk and experimentation, this art gallery & studio complex supports contemporary art by living artists. Independent, not-for-profit, non-collecting & critically engaged, this is where audiences meet the artists and ideas of our times. Click here to learn more.
Address: 43-51 Cowper Wharf Rd, Woolloomooloo
Phone: 9356 0555
Breathtakingly elegant, Elizabeth Bay House is a superb example of colonial architecture. The exquisite interiors paint an evocative picture of 19th century sophistication. Experience history first hand as you step into ‘the finest house in the colony’. Click here to learn more.
Address: 7 Onslow Avenue, Elizabeth Bay
Phone: 9356 3022
With a reputation for artistic excellence, the Griffin Theatre company produces new, groundbreaking plays that bring playwrights and new writing to the stage. They are renowned around Australia for bringing contemporary theatre alive. Click here to learn more.
Address: SBW Stables Theatre, 10 Nimrod Street, Kings Cross
Phone: 9361 3817
Uniting the best in the business, Cabaret Season (1-28 June) showcases performances from some of the country’s best musicians, taking to the stage at this independent space, dedicated to small-scale musical theatre and cabaret. Click here to learn more.
Address: 19 Greenknowe Avenue, Potts Point
Phone: 8065 7337
A sparkling new addition to the decorative arts and antique scene, this boutique is not for the indecisive – the slick space overflows with unique treasures, sourced from 15 of Australia’s most respected antique dealers. Browse one-of-a-kind pieces spanning antiquities from ancient civilisations and collectables to decorative arts and vintage couture, and rest assured that whatever you take home will not only be of the finest quality, but will be an instant talking point. Click here to learn more.
Address: 67 Macleay St, Potts Point
Phone: 9357 2033