Guide to Sydney

Guide to Sydney

Bars, Hotels, & Pubs:

Arcadia Liquors, Redfern

The Barbershop, CBD

The Baxter, CBD

The Bearded Tit, Redfern

Bulletin Place, CBD – Sleezy date spot.

The Courthouse, Newtown

The Darlo, Darlinghurst

Dead Ringer, Surry Hills

The Dolphin, Surry Hills

Earl’s Juke Joint, Newtown

The Erko, Erskineville

The Forrester/Black Betty, Surry Hills

Franky’s, CBD – Pizza.

Freda’s, Chippendale

GDR, Redfern

Grandma’s Bar, Town Hall

Henrietta Supper Club, Darlinghurst

Janglin Jack’s, Darlinghurst

Kitty Hawk, CBD

Knox Street Bar, Chippendale

Lobo, CBD

The Lord Gladstone Hotel, Chippendale

Love Tilly Devine, Surry Hills

Mojo Record Bar, CBD

Nomad Brewing Company, Brookvale

The Old Growler, Woolloomoollo

Palmer & Co, CBD

Ramblin Rascal Tavern, CBD

Shady Pines Saloon, Darlinghurst – One of my favorite bars in the world.

The Steyne, Manly

Stitch Bar, CBD

This Must Be The Place, Darlinghurst

Uncle Mings, CBD

The Unicorn, Paddington

Wharf Bar, Manly

The Wild Rover, Surry Hills



Acme, Rushcutter’s Bay – Pasta with rap music.

Bar Luca, CBD – One of the best burgers in Sydney.

Bar Reggio, Darlinghurst – BYO Italian.

Chica Bonita, Manly

Coogee Pavilion, Coogee – Good spot to end the walk from Bondi.

Coppolla Pizza, Redfern

Emma’s Snack Bar, Newtown – Lebanese BYO.

Guilty, Darlinghurst – Burger

Himalaya Nepalese Indian, Surry HIlls – BYO.

Jack’s, Newtown – Burger.

Lucio’s Pizzeria, Darlinghurst

Lucky Pickle, Surry Hills – Sandwiches.

Mamak, Haymarket – Malaysian.

Mary’s, Newtown – Burger with metal music.

Ms G, Potts Point

No Name, Darlinghurst – Cheap Italian.

Restaurant Hubert, CBD

South Dowling Sandwiches, Darlinghurst – Sandwiches.

Sunrise Sabi, Manly

Sushi on Stanley, Darlinghurst – Japanese BYO.

Tany’s, Redfern – Japanese.

Tokyo Bird, Surry Hills – Japanese.

Trunk Road, Darlinghurst – Indian wraps.

Ume, Surry Hills – Japanese and a burger.


Cafes & Breakfast Spots:

Bondi Wholefoods, Bondi

Brooklyn Hide, Surry Hills – Bagels.

Curly’s on the Corner, Curly

Foundry Fifty Three, Manly

The Grounds of Alexandria, Alexandria

Hemingway’s, Manly

Paramount Coffee Project, Surry Hills

Porch & Parlour, Bondi

Reuben Hills, Surry Hills – “Really fucking good fried chicken” and pastrami.

Scout’s Honor, Redfern

Showbox, Manly


Things to do:

Beaches. The best ones:

-Bondi Beach


-Shelley Beach


-Hike along the coast from Bondi to Coogee.

-Mitchell Road Antique & Design Centre – Cool warehouse.

-Walk along the water from Spit to Manly.

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