Spotlight On Sydneys Neighbourhoods – Glebe

Use Coach Hire in Sydney to Explore Glebe for Your Day Trip!

Glebe is one of the oldest suburbs in Sydney, and was originally part of the vast 400-acre Glebe Estate that had been granted to the Anglican Church in the 1790s. Today, Glebe is an inner-city neighbourhood that features tints of inner-Sydney bohemia, well-preserved colonial architecture, wide tree lined streets and much more.
The suburb hosts more than 20 heritage-listed buildings that include unique pubs, residences, halls and churches. That being said, most of Glebe’s landmarks and homes truly reflect the diversity and changing fortunes of the region through the years. To comfortably explore and enjoy all what this suburb has to offer, visitors planning to tour with families or in groups are recommended to use coach hire in Sydney.

About Glebe

Glebe is a region that is situated three kilometres southwest of Sydney’s Central Business District. Home to approximately 11 000 residents who largely consist of students, academics as well as upwardly moving professionals, Glebe is a much-loved place to live in, largely because of its lively village-like atmosphere and distinct architecture.

Shopping in Glebe

– Glebe Markets

Ensure to visit the Glebe Markets for a shopping experience like no other. These markets are held at Glebe Public School, and they have become a huge attraction to all visitors in Glebe. With over 200 stalls, it is a great place to pick up a special gift for a loved one. The markets are held every Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.

 – Broadway Shopping Centre

For a more commercialised shopping experience, you can also visit the Broadway Shopping Centre which is near the Central Station. This large shopping mall has supermarkets, a 12-screen cinema, and over 100 specialty shops.

– Gleebooks

 This is arguably the best independent bookshop in Sydney and that stocks a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books from both local and international writers. Apart from the books, the store also has an unbelievably diverse range of specialist DVDs, CDs, periodicals and journals.Eateries, Pubs and Restaurants in Glebe

– Harold Park Hotel

Conveniently situated in the inner-city suburb of Glebe, this is one of the finest hotels to have lunch, dine and stay. The hotel’s bistro includes everything from desserts, bar food, snacks, and the likes at their seasonal a la carte menu. They also feature daily specials and a traditional roast on Sundays.

– The Boathouse on Blackwattle Bay

Boathouse specializes in seafood making it is one of the best places to sample and taste oysters. They have more than a dozen varieties of oysters on offer. Their signature dish is the Snapper Pie, which is an all-round favourite. This dish is wheeled out to guest tables on trolleys and served up with mashed potatoes and sides of smoked tomato. Besides the pie, many other dishes and drinks also served here.
Apart from the good food and great wine, the restaurant also features one of the best restaurant services in Glebe.

– Fountain 77

This top-notch eatery is set in a gorgeous historic sandstone building and is located at Glebe Point Road in the inner city suburb of Glebe, Sydney. The establishment features a lovely fountain set in a large courtyard, making it a perfect place to relax and enjoy drinks from the bar or a great Italian meal.

– Glebe Point Diner

This eatery is antidote to bad dining. Here, locally sourced ingredients are cooked with top skills and care. Simply put, seasonal produce is prepared and served with utmost care and professionalism, making the diner one of the best in Glebe. Best of all, the menu is changed on a daily basis and the wine list features only local wines.

– San Churro

Apart from being a café, San Churro also is a chocolateria.  This means that chocolate addicts have a good reason to visit this eatery. This café specialises in churros, or the Spanish doughnuts, that are slightly dusted with cinnamon sugar. These are then served with a hot or cold cup of Spanish hot chocolate, depending on your preferences.
Other pubs, restaurants and eateries  to check out while in Glebe include Sonoma Bakery Café, Thievery, Despana, Himalayan Char Grill, Spice Aroma Indian Restaurant, Ombretta, Haven Hotel, Verona Guest House, Madame Frou Frou, Wedge Espresso, Almustafa, among the many other establishments.

There’s More to Tour in Glebe!

There are many more worthy attractions in Glebe that you can explore with a cheap coach hire service in Sydney. For example, you can head to Glebe Foreshore Walk or Glass Artists Gallery. If you want to know more about the places you can explore in Glebe, our experienced bus driver will know all the best places to bring you to so make a booking with us today!

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