The glamorous decor of The Vanguard Newtown is the perfect backdrop for your next event. The environment is elegant and stylish with restaurant, bar and stage facilities and we can also be commissioned to organise live entertainment. The interior design has it's roots in deconstructed underground prohibition music halls...

Whether it be for corporate training or entertainment, a wedding, social celebration or milestone birthday, The Vanguard Newtown has an event package to suit your requirements. With various event formats over 2 levels, the venue can hold up to 150 people for an exclusive use, cocktail style event. Our mezzanine level is the perfect event space for smaller groups of up to 40 people. 

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We have menus designed to suit all occasions.

Chef blends quality produce with an eclectic mix of soul food and modern Australian cooking, and caters for all dietary requirements.

Our creative and extensive cocktail list boasts a large variety of contemporary and classic cocktails to suit any event theme. Our premium wine list combines local Australian wines as well as international labels of all varieties. 



With access to an extensive variety of entertainment, we certainly have an act to suit your event. Leadbelly takes pride in its place in the Australian Music Scene.

The venue has built a reputation amongst musicians as one of the best rooms to play in Sydney. Our sound system, paired with the excellent acoustic qualities of the room and delay speakers strategically positioned throughout, ensures great front of house sound.