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.

The Dolphin Hotel Dining Room and Wine Room

A new-age pub from the team at Icebergs.

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

Goros

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