What to do in Glebe

What to do in Glebe 

Right in the heart of lively Sydney, Glebe is like an exciting playground, just waiting for curious explorers to jump in and soak up all the good vibes. 

Brunch heroes 

Indulge in a brunch haven at Dirty Red, offering a diverse menu and exceptional coffee. This popular spot transforms into a cozy wine bar on Friday and Saturday nights, adding a unique touch to your dining experience.
Meanwhile, conveniently located as the closest cafe to the hostel, Madame Frou Frou, is a well-known gem offering great value for delicious lunches and coffee. 

Lunch and Dinner 

Delight in the bold flavors of Banger Thai Food at Khao Hom Thai Restaurant, a lunchtime favorite of Brendan, with an irresistible $11 meal deal.  
Explore The Spot, affectionately known as the Burger Spot, a beloved haunt for staff, especially Binam. Here, enjoy hearty meals and coffee without breaking the bank. Satisfy your pizza cravings at Arthurs Pizza, where thin-crust delights with various toppings offer a perfect solution for a quick and tasty meal during a busy day. 

Nightlife Hotspots 

Immerse yourself in the charming blend of old-school Aussie and new-school hipster vibes at Toxteth, just 5 minutes away from the hostel.  
Step into the rich history of No. 92, a two-story wine bar that entices with a diverse range of cocktails inspired by authentic Mexican flavors.  
Explore the quirks of a true-blue Australian pub at Friend in Hand, featuring events like crab racing, comedy nights, and poetry readings. 


Find serenity at Sze Yup Temple, a Buddhist haven offering free entry. 
Delve into the cultural richness at Chau Chak Wing Museum, a modern hub at the University of Sydney. With free entry, this museum seamlessly weaves together art, science, history, and ancient cultures, showcasing works from graduates and esteemed Asian creators. 

Outdoor Adventures 

Energize your day at Jubilee Park or revel in the scenic beauty of Rozelle Bay, located to the south of Glebe Island, offering a perfect backdrop for a leisurely walk. If jogging is your preferred activity, explore the closely connected Glebe Foreshaw Walk and Rozelle Bay, providing a picturesque route for a revitalizing run. 

Hidden Gems 

For post-night-out moments, follow a local's suggestion to Blackwattle Bay, a 30-second walk from the hostel. Sit along the edge, enjoy the breeze, and recharge. 
Open on Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm, Glebe Markets offer a delightful blend of thrift finds and delicious food. Experience a vibrant atmosphere with both locals and fellow travelers, creating a community hub that adds a touch of local charm to your exploration of Surry Hills. 

Dive into Sydney life in Glebe!