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144 Victoria Street Potts Point Sydney

Kings Cross

Chiliblue is in the heart of Kings Cross. You can easily get to and from Sydney CBD and shopping district by Kings Cross train or bus or by walking along William Street from Hyde Park.

Kings Cross is a richly vibrant and diverse part of Sydney - open 24/7

Kings Cross buzzes with nightclubs, live music, and adult entertainment. The Cross hosts more than 200 of the city's finest restaurants, bars and cafes. The clubs attract both local and international stars.

Australia's best known entertainment district never sleeps and holds appeal for late night revellers, jet-lagged travellers and international backpackers.

Away from the bright lights, the Cross boasts some fine examples of colonial and art deco architecture such as Elizabeth Bay House and Tusculum House. For the city lover who wants an insight into the different facets of Sydney, King's Cross is well worth it.

An open-all-hours precinct and its stylish restaurants, nightclubs, bars and hotels, is a melting pot of strip clubs, gangsters, streetwalkers and pimps and is a popular destination for visitors to Sydney and Sydneysiders alike.

Enjoy cosy wine bars like LL Wine and Dine to cocktail bar/clubs such as The Piano Room, 21 and Goldfish.

There are a multitude of eating options in Kings Cross from fine dining to trendy cafes or the best pizzerias, seasonal fare at Wilbur's Place on Llankelly, or Mexican at Barrio Chino on the main strip along Bayswater Road.

Kings Cross landmarks include...

  • The El Alamein 'thistle' fountain, a photo opportunity here for any traveller
  • The Cross Art Projects in Macleay Street - a not-for-profit art initiative that works with artists, curators, writers and activists to create a collaborative workspace.
  • the famous McElhone Steps in Victoria Street (a great shortcut down to Finger Wharf).
  • See a play at Griffin Theatre Company - with a reputation for artistic excellence, its a major force in Australian theatre.
  • Discover the area's brutal history on a Kings Cross Razorhurst Tour.

Other things to do...

Kings Cross is also home to one of Sydneys icon Harry's Cafe de Wheels in Wooloomooloo. Open for 18 hours a day, Harry's Cafe de Wheels started in 1945 and has been frequented by the rich and famous from around the world. Check out there walls of photos of some of their patrons. It is a must visit on the way home after a night out.

Check out the artist run Artspace Gallery too. You will find contemporary exhibitions from Australian artists.

Other interesting places to visit in the area include the Sydney Jewish Museum.

Sydney Jewish Museum tells the history of Jews within Australia with some very good exhibitions. The Museum is dedicated to documenting and teaching the history of the Holocaust. This world-class museum challenges visitors' perceptions of democracy, morality, social justice and human rights and places the Holocaust in its historical and contemporary context.