A galleried walkaway takes you from Norton street and magically transports you into Italy with touches of Tuscan architecture, colours of tan and burnt red and a striking space that opens before you.

To complete this sophisticated European setting,there is the Galleria Designer boutiques offering the cream of european and Asutralian fashion.

Also on this level are colourful accessories and homeware stores-jewellery and hair and beauty specialists-and casual cafe.

These surround overlook the stunning outdoor piazza a ganerous space ringed by cafes and restaurants that provide a superb range to choose from, through cheerful trattoria style to fine italian dinning.

Located 5 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD, the Italian Forum is the cultural home of Sydney’s Italian community, who predominantly migrated to the area post-WWII. Affectionately known as “Sydney’s Little Italy