Restaurants

Bastardo

Restaurant

This Holt Street eatery is a throwback to Bodega (which is right around the corner) in the early noughties and Italy in the ’60s. Visit for spaghetti with ‘nduja and clams, house-made gelato and fried pizza.

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Bad Hombres

Restaurant

A plant-based Mexican diner with creativity at its core.

The Dolphin Hotel Dining Room and Wine Room

Restaurant

This Surry Hills pub got a shake-up in 2020 – but it’s still one of Sydney’s best all-in-one wine bars, restaurants and boozers.

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Nikkei

Restaurant

A restaurant and bar focusing on the melding of Japanese techniques and flavours with Peruvian produce.

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Nour

Restaurant

Forget everything you know about Lebanese food.

Izakaya Fujiyama

Restaurant

An oversized bento box-like Japanese eatery and sake bar.

Cafes

Bangbang Cafe

Cafe

A relaxed low-key cafe with a nod to the owner's DJ background.

Kawa

Cafe

A charming place to enjoy fresh local ingredients and alfresco dining on one of Sydney’s favourite streets.

Paramount Coffee Project

Cafe

A corner of Paramount House brings together two coffee heroes.

Reuben Hills

Cafe

One of Sydney’s most respected coffee roasters.

Shift Eatery

Cafe

This cafe makes eating vegan easy.

Balkan Butler

Cafe

Macedonian food, including burek made by a master.

Bars

Bodega x Wyno

Bar

Bodega has joined up with Wyno, together the venue is now known as Bodega x Wyno. There’s a bigger focus on vino, a smaller menu and fan favourites, the fish fingers and banana spilt, are still available.

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The Clock Hotel

Bar

This huge two-storey pub – with a popular wraparound verandah and interior courtyard – is one of Surry Hill's original boozers. And after 150 years, you still can't do the Crown Street crawl without a trip to The Clock.

The Keg and Brew

Bar

Craft beer is the focus at this Surry Hills pub.

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The Shakespeare Hotel

Bar

A spot for great value beers and pub feeds.

The Winery

Bar

A wine bar that isn't bewildering.

The Royal Albert Hotel

Bar

Craft beer is king at this petite Surry Hills boozer.

Shops

Henrietta

Shop

At this buzzing charcoal chicken restaurant and takeaway joint, match the smoky Lebanese chook with slushies or Middle-Eastern “packaged” cocktails. And get brisket-shawarma tacos and lamb san choy bow on the side.

The Essential Ingredient

Shop

Everything you need for your kitchen, and state-of-the art cooking-class facilities. Plus a cheese counter with local and international specialties.

The Standard Store

Shop

Specialises in international basics for men and women.

Ardi's Block to Grill

Shop

An artisan butchery with a mini restaurant attached taking on the supermarkets by offering cut-to-order meat .

Provider Store

Shop

Japanese and Scandinavian homewares, and pieces handmade by owner Tara Bennett.

Formaggi Ocello

Shop

A cheese lover’s paradise.