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Newtown Chewtown - Food & Street Art

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Eat your way through Newtown and learn about street art!

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$59.00
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$59.00
31 reviews

  • Small-group tour of Sydney's food mecca, Newtown
  • Includes 4 food stops, a drink, stories and more!
  • Discover great restaurants and cool street art

What we'll do

Newtown is a truly diverse neighbourhood, and on this experience, you're going to see and taste a bit of everything! 

Your tour starts at a popular brewery for a shared tasting paddle or a glass of craft beer. You'll get a run-down on Newtown's history, colourful characters and development, before heading off to explore the neighbourhood.

You'll sample a range of Newtown's multicultural cuisine, with a minimum of 4 food stops included. Cuisine options include Egyptian, Indian, Pakistani, Turkish, Thai, Japanese, "Australian" and more! Vegetarian and vegans are sorted too - Newtown is famous for its many vegan-friendly restaurants. As we explore, you'll see some of the neighbourhood's best street art.

The tour finishes at a restaurant that embodies what Newtown is all about and serves up delicious, home-made style food. And there's always the option for a nightcap, with some excellent bars close by.

Mouth-watering food, delicious drinks, cool street art and a great crew to hang with - what are you waiting for?

What to know

  • Tour days: See calendar for availability
  • Price includes: 
    • 3 hour guided activity
    • 4 food stops
    • 1 alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink
    • Group photo
    • Map with recommendations
  • Language: Tour is given in easy to understand English. Our guides also speak Mandarin Chinese (contact us to confirm availability).
  • Perfect for: Solo travellers, couples or small groups. You'll be in a fun and friendly group consisting of locals and travellers. 
  • Group size: 4 - 10 people
  • Age range: Most participants are in their 20s, 30s and 40s but everyone is welcome - provided you're over 18!
  • COVID-Safe Plan: Hand sanitiser provided and social distancing (1.5 metres) enforced. All venues that we visit have their own COVID-Safe Plans.
  • Open Date bookings: must be confirmed at least 3 days in advance.

About your guides

Your guide will normally be me, Justin. I'm a recovering lawyer and the "Head Honcho" of AussieYou. About 4 years ago I quit my corporate job to work in a happier industry - tourism! I love showing people around Sydney and bringing together people from all over the world. Newtown is one of my favourite parts of Sydney and I often recommend my guests visit this diverse, bohemian neighbourhood. I love checking out all the great eateries and bars in Newtown, so stick with me and you'll see the area like a local!

I have also solo travelled all through South America, Europe and Asia, visiting over 40 years. I have previously lived and studied in China - yep, 我会说中文!(I can speak Chinese).

On some weekends my co-host Eddie will lead the tour. Like me, Eddie is an inner-west local and can't wait to show you around.

        Frequently asked questions

        • What should I bring? We recommend bringing some cash as well as a credit card for extra purchases.
        • Where do we start? We start at Young Henrys craft brewery or at Newtown train station, depending on the day of the tour.
        • Where do we finish? We finish near where we start, about a 5-minute walk back to Newtown train station.
        • Do you offer gift vouchers? Yes, we do! Select the "Open Date" option when booking, then reply to the booking confirmation email to let us know that it is for someone else. We'll prepare you a customised gift voucher that you can give to them.
        • Are private tours available? Yes! Private tours are available and can be given in English or Mandarin Chinese. Please contact us for more information.
        • Who can come? All guests must be over 18 years old. 

        Cancellation policy

        • Cancellations made 48 hours or more before the activity starts will receive a full refund.
        • No cancellations can be made within 48 hours of the activity, however reschedules or credits can be arranged (subject to availability and at the tour operator's discretion).
        • For private tours, cancellations made 7 days or more before the activity starts will receive a full refund; cancellations made between 3 and 7 days before the activity starts will receive a 50% refund, and no cancellations can be made within 3 days of the activity.
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          SW
          04/26/2021
          ShangChe W.
          Australia Australia
          I love it!

          Fantastic! Really had a great time !Thank you Justin Bro!

          CD
          04/26/2021
          Carol D.
          Australia Australia
          Great Sunday afternoon stroll through the streets of Newtown

          Chose this tour after a search of ‘what to do with with our Discovery Vouchers’. Newtown has always been a favourite place of ours for its diversity and culture. Justin was a knowledgeable local who is passionate about his craft and also loyal to his local community during this difficult time. He shared his own experiences and also his knowledge of the local area. The street art is everywhere which when we go about our busy lives we don’t stop to take it all in. This tour represents exceptional value for money especially combined with your discovery vouchers. We will probably join you again for your secret bar tour. I would throughly recommend this tour.

          LT
          01/11/2021
          Lisa T.
          Australia Australia
          Great time and value

          We found this tour whilst looking for things to do in Sydney related to art. We were really impressed by Justin's passion for the area and knowledge of the artworks. Even though I had grown up in Sydney I still hadn't explored the back streets of Newtown. The value was great with 4 food stops and finishing with a very generous beer tasting. Will definitely recommend to friends.

          SM
          09/29/2020
          Simon M.
          United Kingdom United Kingdom
          Newtown street art tour

          Great - Justin knew his stuff as an excellent tour guide.

          KF
          09/05/2020
          Kathie F.
          Australia Australia
          Good fun and good value

          This was a great tour with a small group. Justin was an excellent host. Recommended for all ages.