Restaurants

Nour

Restaurant

Forget everything you know about Lebanese food.

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The Dolphin Hotel Dining Room and Wine Room

Restaurant

A restaurant and a wine room run by the Icebergs team and Rootstock’s James Hird.

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Izakaya Fujiyama

Restaurant

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

Harpoon Harry

Restaurant

A traditional Sydney pub with a Central American twist.

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Mama’s Buoi Surry Hills

Restaurant

Home cooking, Modern Vietnamese and communal spirit collide at Mama’s Buoi.

Maybe Frank Surry Hills

Restaurant

Northern-Italian pizza, pesto lasagne and cocktails.

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

The Shakespeare Hotel

Bar

A spot for great value beers and pub feeds.

The Winery

Bar

A wine bar that isn't bewildering.

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The Royal Albert Hotel

Bar

Craft beer is king at this petite Surry Hills boozer.

The Soda Factory

Bar

Late opening hours, gigs galore and sweet boozy ice cream spiders.

Four Pillars Laboratory

Bar

This Crown Street gin hub has a still making small-batch spirits just for Sydney, and a shop selling gin and gin-related goods. To find Eileen’s Bar, look out for the discreet doorway and ascend the staircase.

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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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.