Looking for things to do in Balmain?
Balmain is by far one of the most fascinating parts of Sydney city. Located just a few minutes from Downtown Sydney, this beautiful waterfront community boasts of being home to a long list of world-class attractions, highly rated restaurants, and a growing tourist scene. As such, it is one of the few spots you cannot afford to miss during your visit to Sydney City. Below is a compilation of things to do during your stay in Balmain:
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Shop till you drop
Being one of the most advanced mixed-use suburbs in the Inner West, Balmain has a rich collection of shops, malls, and boutiques selling everything from clothes and jewelry to electronics and housewares. Darling Street in Balmain is one of Sydney’s prime shopping destinations. This modern shopping strip features some of the most popular high-end fashion shops in the city including the likes of Bassike Balmain at 316 Darling Street, Balmain NSW 2041 and duckegg BLUE located at 489 Darling St, Balmain NSW 2041.
Additionally, Balmain also hosts one of the largest outdoor markets in Sydney City: the Balmain Market. Here, you can find everything from handmade arts & crafts, gifts, homewares, delicious foods and so much more. The market takes place at the St Andrews Church and is a perfect stop for visitors looking for the perfect souvenir.
Enjoy a world food tour
Balmain is home to some of Sydney’s most popular ethnic dining spots that will surely transport your taste buds to different parts of the world. You can start your day with an early breakfast at the Efendy Turkish restaurant at 79 Elliott St, Balmain NSW 2041, and then follow it up with tasty Italian lunch cuisines at the Cappello Pizzeria at 79 Darling St, Balmain East NSW 2041 before ending the day with a hearty middle-eastern dinner at Kazbah. There are also plenty of Indian, Greek, Thai, Japanese, Mediterranean, and Modern Australian restaurants scattered throughout the suburb.
Take a historic tour of the suburb
Just like the rest of Sydney, Balmain has a rich history that goes way back to the 18th century. History buffs and architecture enthusiasts will surely enjoy a self-guided walking tour of the suburb and the many historical structures that are located within the area. Some of the most visited historical sites in Balmain include Balmoral House, Old Balmain Post Office, and the Ewenton House just to mention a few.
You can also spend a day at a local park, catch a ferry ride, go for a swim at Dawn Fraser Baths, or enjoy a picturesque view of the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge from the comfort of Ballast Point Park. The list goes on and on.
And once you are done with your swim, you can look forward to going home to take a hot shower, to end off a relaxing day! Having issues with your hot water system? Give Plumbwell a call today, we are the hot water heater plumbers in Balmain.
Looking for something more relaxing to do?
If you would prefer to just kick back and relax instead of travelling around the area, you could always check out our favourite parks in Balmain, NSW.