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Surry Hills Neighbourhood Guide

Bustling, vibrant, eclectic and never-boring

Surry Hills is an inner-Sydney suburb fast becoming a popular alternative to the CBD. Home to some of Sydney's best organic cafes, fancy restaurants and small bars, designer boutiques, galleries, street art, small businesses and creatives, there's lots to see and do. 

Explore Surry Hills with Crystalbrook Albion's neighbourhood guide to lead your way...

Surry Hills Breakfast Spots

Start your day in Sydney right with Surry Hills’ range of breakfast spots. From charming streetside cafes to hole-in-the-wall roasteries and trendy eateries, Surry Hills offers a range of delightful spots to grab a coffee, breakfast or brunch. 

Rueben Hills
61 Albion Street, Surry Hills 02 9211 5556

Kawa Café
348 Crown Street, Surry Hills 02 9331 6811

A Close Up Of A Coffee CupImage Credit: Destination NSW

Paramount Coffee Project
80 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills, 0481 148 439

Single O
60-64 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills 02 9211 0665

Surry Hills Lunch Spots

From satisfying midday bites to a long lazy lunch, Surry Hills boasts a range of lunch spots to suit every palate. From trendy ramen bars and lively Mexican eateries to modern Australian restaurants, lunch in Surry Hills is always a culinary adventure. 

Gogyo
52-54 Albion Street, Surry Hills 02 9212 0003

Bills Surry Hills
355 Crown Street, Street, Surry Hills 02 9360 4762

Bartolo
359 Crown Street, Surry Hills 0455 027 378

El Loco at Excelsior
64 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills 02 9114 7339

Nour
3/490 Crown Street, Surry Hills 02 9331 3413

woodfired pizzaImage Credit: Destination NSW

Dinner in Surry Hills

As the sun sets, Surry Hills comes alive with a multitude of Sydney dining choices. From modern Japanese to authentic Italian, South East Asian and delicious Australian degustations, Surry Hills is one of the best dinner spots in Sydney for a reason.

Zushi
2a/285a Crown Street, Surry Hills 02 9380 8830

Al Taglio
102-104 Albion Street, Surry Hills 02 8021 5944

Chin Chin
69 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills 02 9281 3322

Firedoor
23-33 Mary Street, Surry Hills 02 8204 0800

Arthur
544 Bourke Street, Surry Hills 0468 991 088

Best Surry Hills Bars

Surry Hills is well known for its plethora of eclectic bars. From cosy lounges to lively pubs, chic cocktail bars and hidden speakeasies, Surry Hills is the perfect place to let loose, celebrate and dance the night away. 

The Winery
285A Crown Street, Surry Hills 02 8322 2007

Tokyo Bird
Commonwealth Street and Belmore Lane, Surry Hills 02 8880 0788

The Cat’s Meow
Oxford Street, Darlinghurst 0435 785 494

A Woman Sitting At A Table drinking at a surry hills bar    Image Credit: Destination NSW

Lil Darlin
420 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills 02 9698 5488

The Dolphin Hotel
412 Crown Street, Surry Hills 02 9331 4800

Surry Hills Culture Fix

Immerse yourself in the history and vibrant culture of Surry Hills. From theatres to galleries and chic boutiques, the neighbourhood is rich in artistic experiences that will captivate and inspire.

Golden Age Theatre
80 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills 02 9211 1556

Belvoir Theatre
25 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills 02 9699 3444

Belvoir St Theatre, Surry HillsImage Credit: Destination NSW

Berkelouw
19 Oxford St, Paddington 02 9360 3200

Café Lounge
277 Goulburn Street, Surry Hills 02 9016 3951

Badger and Fox Gallery
201 Albion Street, Surry Hills 0416 199 313

Relax and treat yourself in Surry Hills

While in Sydney, why not indulge in some well-deserved self-care? Surry Hills is home to a variety of wellness spots to treat yourself while rejuvenating your body and mind, from trendy hair salons to luxury spas and nail salons. 

Edwards and Co’ Salon
586 Crown Street, Surry Hills 02 9211 6631

Wild Life Hair Salon
50 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills 02 9211 4940

Endota Spa Paddington
124 Jersey Road, Paddington 02 9363 2483

Zen Day Spa
7/91-93 MacLeay Street, Potts Point 02 9361 4200

The Nail Lounge
37 Belmore Street, Surry Hills 02 9281 4500