Nezuki Knows: Marrickville

I've been getting some requests from my Nezuki fam about what are my favourite spots and haunts in my favourite hood - Marrickville, NSW.

Nezuki Knows is a new segment that I'm introducing to my space that features key places or items of interest based on my recommendation and experience - think of it as a little compendium of all the insider knowledge at your fingertips! I'd love to share some of my secret spots and haunts from brunching to after 5pm drinks - I've got a place that's perfect!

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Brunch Spots in Marrickville

Roastville Coffee
Great coffee and generous serves, order the Dirty Bird Benedict - you can thank me later!
157 Victoria Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 9560 4802

Kelby's Cafe
Two words. Big Breakfast.
293 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 9564 5165

Reuben Republic
Generous Reuben sandwiches - if you're not a huge eater, definitely share! Burgers & rolls aren't my favourite, it's best to stick to the classics.
266 Marrickville Rd, Sydney NSW 2204

Bourke Street Bakery
A Sydney favourite - be sure to try their signature Ginger Brule Tart and Lamb, Almond & Harissa sausage roll
2 Mitchell St, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 9569 3225

 Cappuccino from Roastville Coffee 

Cappuccino from Roastville Coffee 

Vietnamese in Marrickville

Marrickville Pork Roll
The original and the best - classic banh mi is only $5 (Takeaway only)
236A Illawarra Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

Pho Phd Vietnamese Restaurant
Best Pho in town
260 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 9090 2869

 

Lao in Marrickville

Papaya Grill Lao Restaurant
Authentic Lao cuisine - their Ping Seen is the best in Sydney. It's also BYO which means you can grab a bottle from across the road and you're set.
393 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 8068 0418

 

Greek in Marrickville

The Yeeros Shop
Perfect dinner & late night fix - Lamb Yeeros is worth it.
431 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 9559 1167

 

Italian in Marrickville

Two Chaps
Laid back ambience in an old garage setting, plenty of vegetarian options.
122 Chapel St, Marrickville NSW 2204
If you like this place, you'll also love their other site Pizza Madre, located on 205 Victoria Road Marrickville 2204.

Secret Find: Scarfo Family Pizza Restaurant
Although this is on the border of Marrickville & Dulwich Hill, it's worth the mention - traditional Italian style pizza and pasta and rock-bottom prices. My favourites are the Supreme, Bosciola & Lasange.
233 Wardell Rd, Dulwich Hill NSW 2203

 

Desserts in Marrickville

Gelato Franco
The white chocolate gelato is killer!
281 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

Athena Cake Shop
Family owned Greek sweets & cakes
412 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 9558 1276

Pagoto Gelato & Waffle House
A strange combo of watermelon & feta gelato is crazy, yet surprising. It's almost equivalent to a palate cleanser of rockmelon and prosciutto. 
301 Victoria Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

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Nightlife in Marrickville

Where's Nick
Chilled ambience with huge natural wine selection & bar food available - did I mention they have pizza?!
236 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

The Henson
Chilled neighbourhood pub with outdoor leafy beer garden, plenty of beers on tap and delicious meals to choose from.
91 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

Gasoline Pony
Eclectic bar with live music, delicious bar food and even a relaxed courtyard. It gets packed in here, so get in early to save yourself a spot near the band or bar.
115 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
See Gig guide, here.

Titus Jones
Perfect date night spot - cocktails on point and even delicious tacos with a plethora of hot sauce choices
337 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 8068 4955

Lazy Bones
Live music & Jazz lounge with pizza - tickets also available at the door.
294 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
See Gig guide, here.

 

Audiophile Finds in Marrickville

RPM Records Posters & Memorabilia
For new & old vinyls - records as low as $5, including some rare finds
113 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
(02) 9569 3465

Apollo Hi Fi & Video Centre
Impressive range or audio equipment including record players & amps
283 Victoria Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204
1300 694 434

Enjoy and let me know your hidden Marrickville gems - I'm always on the hunt for new finds!

--Vx