Darlinghurst

Cuckoo Callay’s super indulgent bacon festival is back (Sydney)

April 26, 2018

Now well-established amongst Sydney’s bacon-loving diners, Cuckoo Callay’s Bacon Ooze Festival is back with an entirely new menu for the fourth consecutive year. You’ve got until the last week of June to head along to either (or both, do both) the popular café’s Newtown or Surry Hills outposts and dig into a specially created menu […]

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Original superstar bartending team from Eau di Vie to return for one night only (Sydney)

April 15, 2018

Sydney cocktail lovers are going to want to head along to Eau de Vie on Sunday 29th April because for one night only, the super stylish small bar will be getting the original bartending team back together in collaboration with The House of Angostura. For those not familiar with the bar’s storied history, that means […]

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Holey Moley Golf Club to open their biggest venue to date in Kings Cross (Sydney)

April 8, 2018

Adding to their ever-expanding presence across the country, putt-putt party bar Holey Moley Golf Club will be opening their newest location under Sydney’s iconic Coca-Cola sign in Kings Cross. Set to launch on 10th May with what is being described as a “Gatsby-style” grand opening, the rapidly growing chain of venues will bring a two-storey […]

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Sri Lankan street food heroes Hopper Kadé open new restaurant on Crown Street (Sydney)

March 1, 2018

Graduating from popular street food stall, Sri Lankan street food purveyors Hopper Kadé have opened a permanent restaurant on Crown Street in Darlinghurst. After building a cult following thanks to their signature hopper menu, founders Ruvanie De Zoysa and Chris Goffin have worked with Head Chef Diago Fernandez to take their offering to the next […]

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The Fuscaldo family have opened a new Italian restaurant and cafe near Hyde Park (Sydney)

February 26, 2018

Sydney’s ever-changing William Street has copped a new neighbourhood Italian café and restaurant with Vizio Caffé e Cucina, opening up on the Hyde Park end of the long strip with designs on serving up hearty international breakfasts, leisurely lunches and authentic Italian dinners. The venue is owned by the Fuscaldo family, who have a long […]

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Review: Darlinghurst’s Lucky Suzie brings modern Malaysian to a whole new level (Sydney)

July 9, 2017

Darlinghurst’s Lucky Suzie is one of the area’s best kept secrets; there’s no doubting that. What chef Zachary Tan (widely known for Devon Cafe) has worked up in his experimental modern Malaysian kitchen is a consistent burst of big traditional flavours mixed into modern, eye-catching dishes with a menu that seems to be changing regularly. […]

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Lotus Dining open Madame Shanghai, a street food and yum cha restaurant, in Darlinghurst (Sydney)

May 23, 2017

Opened just a few weeks ago in Darlinghurst, Madame Shanghai is an old-school Shanghai street food and yum cha spot by the same team behind Sydney’s beloved Lotus restaurants and Papa Bo Min. Vintage-minded with a love of all things Chinoiserie, the new venue overlooks Hyde Park and brings a bit of Sydney’s leafy icon […]

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Review: Brick Lane brings the lighter side of Indian dining to Darlinghurst (Sydney)

May 7, 2017

“Experimental Indian” isn’t something you’d hear often around Sydney’s dining scene a few years ago. Now, it’s picking up, and a few inventive restaurants across the city are really highlighting a side of Indian cuisine that moves far away from excessively creamy butter chicken and puffy, indulgent cheese naan. Brick Lane is but the latest […]

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Burger Watch: Guilty brings mi goreng fried chicken sandwiches to Sydney

April 25, 2017

Welcome to Burger Watch, where we acknowledge the constant creativity bursting from all sides of the epic burger wave that regularly sweeps Australia. The highest-of-high demand is reserved for this timeless food staple and just about every interpretation of it, whether it to be an over-the-top glutton-fest or a focus on simple burgers done well. […]

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Johnny Fontane’s brings Chicago style deep-dish pizza to Darlinghurst (Sydney)

March 13, 2017

How has Sydney gone this long without Chicago-style deep dish pizza? The famous mid-west style of pizza has long been an indulgent fantasy for Sydney diners returning from vacation in the States, but up until now it’s been hard to come across. That’s going to change with the opening of Johnny Fontane’s, a new venue […]

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Eau De Vie launches their 2017 Appreciation Society Program (Sydney)

March 12, 2017

Inside The Kirketon Hotel in Sydney lies a cocktail bar that will excite every sense of your body, leaving little wonder as to why it’s remained one of the most respected and referenced cocktail bars in the city’s history. From smoking beechwood, to liquid nitrogen, to adding sea salt and citrus aromas in the form […]

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Review: Classico Moderno – Darlinghurst (Sydney)

November 20, 2016

Three different set menus – with the option to mix-and-match or add dishes – define the offering at new Darlinghurst restaurant Classico Moderno, which sits modestly behind the Hyde Park end of Oxford Street. Chef Bryan Gerlini seems to have been inspired from his time spent at the highly acclaimed Café Paci with Pasi Petanen, […]

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Cafe Paci chef brings Darlinghurst a new pop up restaurant with Classico Moderno (Sydney)

October 11, 2016

The Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy is about to see a major champion with new Sydney pop-up restaurant Classico Moderno, a concept from young local chef Bryan Gerlini who is determined to showcase the best of his home and its classic cuisine. Aside from being the founding Head Chef of Leichhardt’s excellent Capriccio Osteria, Gerlini […]

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Lazy Suzie evolves into Lucky Suzie; introduces fresh new menu (Sydney)

July 26, 2016

Executive Chef Zachary Tan has been kicking all types of goals at Darlinghurst’s Lazy Suzie which opened earlier this year in March, dishing up unique twists on Malaysian street food with some of the best cocktails in the area (and that’s saying a lot). However, somewhere along the way the owners faced a potential trademark […]

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Pub Life Kitchen open PLK Express at former Club 77 (Sydney)

July 16, 2016

Apex burger joint Pub Life Kitchen have ventured on down to the former digs of Darlinghurst’s notorious Club 77 (where Starfuckers regularly had night-crawlers in a frenzy), which was recently overturned and transformed into a stylish subterranean diner simply called 77. In the underground diner, PLK have set up a residency called PLK Express, offering […]

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Review: Darlo Country Club – Darlinghurst (Sydney)

July 3, 2016

Darlo Country Club has been alive with a spirited L.A Hamptons theme for a little over half a year now, fitting out the former Victoria Room space with a bright, energetic bar and restaurant full of playful cocktails (like the Eton Fizz and Gentlemen’s Agreement) and indulgent bar food. It didn’t take long for them […]

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First Look: Burgers by Josh at Hotel William – Darlinghurst (Sydney)

June 7, 2016

From North Sydney to Annandale and now to Darlinghurst, Josh Arthurs (the head of nomadic business Burgers by Josh) knows exactly how to whip burger enthusiasts into a frenzy. The queues his burgers attract are as legendary as the burgers themselves, and that’s not looking to change anytime soon with his most central kitchen takeover […]

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Della Hyde are serving mulled wine daiquiris, winter juleps, and more through June (Sydney)

June 6, 2016

Mulled Wine Daiquiris and Winter Juleps will be taking over Darlinghurst’s Della Hyde this month as the cosy small bar teams with Thredbo Tourism to stage “Della Après-Ski”. It won’t exactly be the Austrian slops down below Oxford Street, but will be a series of warm winter-friendly events which highlight the new drinks list along […]

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Review: Lazy Suzie (Dinner Menu) – Darlinghurst (Sydney)

May 17, 2016

IconPark’s revolving restaurant concept has moved out of the space at 78 Stanley Street in Darlinghurst, making way for Head Chef Zachary Tan and his business partner Derek Puah, both of whom have turned the venue into a new restaurant-bar called Lazy Suzie*. Tan needs no introduction to food lovers around Sydney, being the Chef […]

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A new three-level theatrical bar opens up in Darlinghurst (Sydney)

May 11, 2016

A new three-floor bar aimed at theatrical entertainment? We’ll take it! The Oxford Circus is an ambitious multi-purpose venue that has opened up in Darlinghurst, bringing a bit of theatre and pizzaz to nights out in lock-out city from Wednesday to Sunday. With morale about Sydney’s nightlife at a record low, touches like this may […]

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Burgers by Josh reveals the next location of his next pop-up and potential 3am closing time (Sydney)

May 11, 2016

Sydney’s burger guru, Burgers by Josh is here to announce his new venue and talks to us about his future! Following an epic residency at Sydney’s institution, The Annandale Hotel, that saw massive lines out the door every night and stunning specials, Josh talks to us about what is in store next for him. Josh […]

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Sydney just received three new burger joints in the span of one week

April 27, 2016

Look, Sydney’s burger craze really isn’t going anywhere anytime soon so naysayers may as well embrace it. As burger chefs across the city continue to perfect their art, us here in the harbour city have become truly spoilt for choice. Media are constantly having to revise their “best burgers in Sydney” articles, frenzied burger fiends […]

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Gelato Messina have opened an experimental degustation bar in Darlinghurst (Sydney)

April 15, 2016

Australia’s most consistently anticipated dessert overlords Gelato Messina will be re-opening the modest space next door to their original Darlinghurst store as an experimental Gelato lab, called Messina Creative Department which features an eight-seater table for seven-course degustations. Taking bookings from next Wednesday 20th April, the lab will be dabbling in both savoury and dessert […]

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Devon Cafe open new bar Lazy Suzie in Darlinghurst (Sydney)

April 5, 2016

The team behind cult favourite Devon Café have just opened up their first bar-restaurant with Lazy Suzie, a playful fusion style venture that is located in Darlinghurst, serving up Malaysian hawker-style street food and Asian-inspired cocktails. Owners Derek Puah and Zacharay Tan (who also serves as Exec. Chef) have looked to Penang for inspiration to […]

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The team behind Bar Luca are opening a burger restaurant on Oxford Street next month (Sydney)

February 8, 2016

If you’re one of the 40,000+ members of The Fatties Burger Appreciation Society on Facebook then you may be all too familiar with the name Bar Luca. The near-Circular-Quay pub has become famous for their burgers, particularly the poutine-packed Blame Canada, which was voted by said Facebook group as the best burger in Sydney; anyone […]

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169 Darlinghurst is offering high-quality, organic food and classic cocktails above Tatler (Sydney)

February 1, 2016

Iconic and entertaining Darlinghurst venue Tatler now includes new hotspot, 169 Darlinghurst, situated above the popular Sydney haunt. Tim Clark, who established Tatler, was also behind this new venture. Overlooking one of the city’s most eclectic neighbourhoods, 169 Darlinghurst, a café, bar and nightclub, showcases a menu full of seasonal Australian produce with strong Japanese, […]

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Darlo Country Club is Darlinghurst’s latest cocktail bar and diner (Sydney)

November 14, 2015

Tapping into the aesthetic of exclusive country clubs throughout California, Sydney’s newest opening Darlo Country Club is the new bar and diner at the site of the former Victoria Room. Completely transforming the space with cactus green beams, soft linen paneling, brass elements, and a lush new coat of paint, the vibrant new bar looks […]

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Applejack hospitality group to open new bar on Oxford Street (Sydney)

November 7, 2015

If you live in Sydney then you are no doubt aware of how influential Applejack Hospitality have been to the small bar scene. They own and operate some of the city’s most popular and distinctive haunts including Bondi Hardware, The Botanist, SoCal, and most recently, The Butler. Now, the rapidly expanding hospitality group have announced […]

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