Surry Hills is home to everything from intimate wine bars to old man pubs and a specialist absinthe bar. But when it comes to Friday knock-offs, you need an accessible all-rounder - somewhere everyone in your team can find a drink they like. Here are our top picks.

412 Crown Street, Surry Hills

Dead Ringer

Tap beers and imaginative cocktails from the trio behind Bulletin Place.

413 Bourke Street, Surry Hills
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The Carrington

Happy hour from 5-7pm, every weeknight.

565 Bourke Street, Surry Hills

Tokyo Bird

A taste of Japanese bar culture in Sydney.

Shop 2 226-228 Commonwealth Street (enter via Belmore Lane), Surry Hills
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The Whisky Room at The Clock Hotel

One hundred whiskies from around the world.

Upstairs 470 Crown Street, Surry Hills


Karaoke with your colleagues?

84/86 Mary Street, Surry Hills

The Wild Rover

Possibly the world's first non-tacky Irish bar, outside of Ireland.

75 Campbell Street, Surry Hills

The Soda Factory

As close as you can get to feeling like a kid, in a bar.

16 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills

Bodega x Wyno

A Surry Hills classic with an extensive list of Spanish and South American wines.

50 Holt Street, Surry Hills
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Button Bar

A pirate-themed space from the team behind Pocket Bar and Stitch.

65 Foveaux St, Surry Hills

Hotel Hollywood

Revel in the glory days of show business.

2 Foster Street , Surry Hills

Vasco Bar

Rock'n'roll vibes with Italian snacks.

421 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills

The Forresters

An Aussie pub crossed with a New York pizzeria.

Corner Foveaux and Riley Streets, Surry Hills

Cricketers Arms Hotel

A classic old boozer with a stunning collection of ephemera.

106 Fitzroy Street, Surry Hills

The Beresford Hotel

A historic Art Deco pub that's good for a refreshing drink after work.

354 Bourke Street, Surry Hills

The Norfolk

Ignore the pokies, or embrace them. Either way, this is a great pub.

305 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills