Extend your happy hours with the festival at any number of awesome food , beverage and retail joints surrounding the festival hubs and venues. The Festival precinct offer not just a number of great dining options but is rich in fabulous businesses servicing any sector, check out OTHER for some wonderful comedy community deals!!!


The plethora of fabulous food and beverages in Newtown and Enmore can be overwhelming but here is our hotly contested pick ….


Address: 125 Enmore Road, Enmore  Contact: 0433 669 233

Open: Wednesday – Sunday: open from 5:30pm till late*Open on Enmore Theatre Comedy nights

WaterHorse is a small bar just 30 seconds from the Enmore Theatre! It’s the perfect place for great tasting cocktails, wine or food during the Comedy Festival! So pop in before, after, (or during a show!) as we’d love to see you at our funky, friendly small bar!

Festival Special: To put a smile on your face! M’Laughteritas & Cos’smilepolitans only $10 during Comedy Festival!



 Address: 44 Enmore Rd Newtown

Open: Mon- Sat 5pm-12am, Sun 4pm-10pm Contact: 02 9516 2345

 The Midnight Special is Newtown’s original blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll bar. Take a seat at the large heavy bar and chat to the friendly bar staff or kick back in one of the booths with friends while listening to anything from Abner Jay to Sonic Youth.  Locally Brewed tap beer, wine, cocktails, and tinnies are on offer. On any given night you’ll hear records being spun by guest DJ’s that really get the bar rockin and every Sunday there is live music!



Address: 3 Erskineville Rd , Newtown

Open: 5:30pm till Late        Contact: 02 9557 4455

Delhi ‘O’ Delhi’s unique melange of traditional ingredients carry the delicate flavours of India’s north and south, the rural settings of Bengal and the street eateries of Lucknow – food for body and soul



Address: 503-511 King St

Open: Tue-Sun from 5pm Contact: 02 9557 7428

Enter into a haven of soft jazz & mood lighting, offering innovative food, cocktails & accessibly priced antipodean & old world wines; perfect for pre or post theatre




Address: 1A Bedford  St Newtown

Open: 11am-11pm. 7 days a week  Contact: (02) 9557 0903

 Taking a page out of the more Gothic Mexican style the interior design is both stimulating and engaging with regular monthly exhibitions from local and international artists adorning the walls amongst hand painted skulls, tequila filled coffins and iconic 80′s skate decks. Add fresh, flavoursome Mexican food and beers to the equation and your day is shaping up rather nicely..


In the heart of the CBD …..


The Comedy Store Lounge Bar, adorned with decades of comedy history, is open before and after the show for your leisure.
During the show, non stop drink service is available direct to your table, because we don’t want you to miss one laugh.

However if you are looking further afield nearby Surry Hills and Oxford St also offer some great culinary options and tantalising libations!


The North Shores cultural and increasing culinary heart Chatswood boasts some great dining options.

Bassim Korean Barbecue – 9411 5772
Shop 10, The Concourse
Opening hours: 10am – 11pm, Sunday to Thursday and 10am until late Friday and Saturday

Carre Noir – 9411 1001 /
Shop 1, The Concourse
Opening hours: 8am to 10pm, Monday to Friday

G’Thai Restaurant – 8971 3268 /
Shop 2, The Concourse

Shanghai Stories 1938 – 9412 3880 or book online
Shop 4, The Concourse
Opening hours: 11am – 11pm, Monday to Friday

Terrazza Restaurant and Pizzeria – 9419 5304 or book online
Shop 3, The Concourse
Opening hours: 11am until late, every day.



Address: 18-20 King Street, Newtown

Open: Tuesday – Saturday nights from 5.30pm Contact: 9557 2669

Rubyos is Newtown’s best place to celebrate the Comedy Festival.  With its heritage charm, friendly service and seasonal menu showcasing an eclectic range of share plates, what better way to start off your night of fun?

Festival Special: Wrap your laughing gear around our fabulous 6 course earlybird grazing menu for only $30 per person.Come in before 6.30pm and we guarantee to have you on the bus before 7.30pmBookings recommended. Minimum of 2 guests per table. Not valid with other offers.


The Festival precinct offer not just a number of great dining options but is rich in fabulous businesses servicing any sector, check out OTHER for some wonderful comedy community deals!!!


Address: Studio 201, 3 Gladstone St Newtown  Open: 9am-6pm

Phone: 9519 3810

Nestled in a boutique studio in newtown, scope productions’ team of communications strategists specialise in in video production, event management, photography and multimedia services. Our fresh approach and old fashioned values ensure that our creative solutions will reach a wider ‘scope’ to develop you brand even further, all within a desirable budget.

Festival Special: 15% of your next video or event production when you mention the word ‘comedy’.


 Address: Suite 513, 55 Holt Street Surry Hills  Open: 9am – 5pm Contact: 02 8096 8140

Providing practical legal solutions for businesses and their owners. Teddington Legal  is an incorporated legal practice providing personalised, specialised legal services with a focus on commercial law, contract law, property law, conveyancing and business advice. We believe legal support starts before decisions are made and not simply at the end when documentation is required. Each deal is different, each company has unique needs and objectives, our role is to understand these and help you achieve the best commercial outcome possible.


Address: 187 Enmore Rd, Enmore

Open: Mon – Fri 9am-5pm Contact:02 9557 1225

Buying selling or leasing in the inner west? The team at wiseberry have the experience, expertise and the dedication to ensure your next move is both free and rewarding. Call us now to find out how we can help you and take advantage of our ‘travel dollars’ rewards.

Festival Special: Earn ‘travel Reward dollars’ for every market and rental apraisal conducted untill the 31st May 2013.



Address: 428 King Street Phone : (02) 9557 0718

 Be inspired by the passion and vivacity of Latin America! Caramba’s heart and soul is a unique collection of quality artworks & giftware from across Latin America. We also proudly introduce the fascinating story of the Panama Hat – the “Prince of Straw Hats” – hand woven in Ecuador for over 400 years and a timeless symbol of style. So stay a while, browse around, and let us cultivate your Latin passion!


 Address: 32 King Street, Newtown Open: Sun – Wed 10 – 9 and Thurs – Sat 10 – 11

Gould’s Book Arcade specialises in out of print books, publishers remainders and second hand books, catering to the general reader, students and some specialist areas including  Australian history, politics and Australiana. The collection on labor movement and left-wing politics is the broadest in Australia and with significant Art, Poetry, Military History, Play and Philosophy sections, not to mention Fiction A visit to the shop is always  worthwhile, as many titles will  never be listed on-line.

Festival Special: Come in and mention the Comedy Festival Bus and Get 25%  of your purchase


Addres: 428 King Street

Open: 11am-10pm Mon-Sun Phone: 02 9550 2554





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