Darlinghurst and its mass of small bars might feel most alive at night, but the area isn't lacking when it comes to daytime options, either. After all, this is where Bill Granger first introduced Sydneysiders to the pleasures of smashed avo and ricotta hotcakes. Bills remains one of the suburb's best cafes, though it has some serious competition, as this list illustrates.

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Guide to Darlinghurst
Best Restaurants in Darlinghurst
Best Cafes in Surry Hills
Best Cafes in Paddington