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Your Guide To What’s On This Week

20 Jul. 2018

Tequila is the word of the week with the upcoming World Tequila Day on Tuesday, but if spirits aren’t your flavour, be sure to check out our other events happening in Sydney this week, including a dog film festival and a smoky night market. World Tequila Day @ Bar Patrón by Rockpool 2 Phillip St […]


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The Most Unique And Quirkiest Restaurants In Sydney

12 Jul. 2018

Are your date nights lacking fun and excitement? Weekly family dinners boring you out of your brain? Don’t fret, these restaurants have taken eating out to whole other level! You will find yourself having an experience rather than just a meal. Spice World 405 Sussex St, Haymarket Barbie dolls, hot pot and robots – not […]


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Get Free Burgers This Wednesday If You’re A Blues Fan!

9 Jul. 2018

Calling all Blues fans! To celebrate the State of Origin finale, Made by the Hill is giving away FREE burgers to anybody who stays and watches the Blues win the 2018 title at the bar – provided there is no upset loss! To get a free burger, all you have to do is pop down to […]


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Your Guide To What’s On: Christmas In July Edition

29 Jun. 2018

Grab your winter jumpers and Christmas sweaters from the back of your wardrobe because Christmas in July is on its way! We’ve found some of the best events to help kick-start the chrissy vibes. Christmas Beer Class 201 Clarence St, Sydney CBD Love Christmas? Love food? Love beer? Perfect, we’ve got the night for you. […]


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Your Guide To What’s On This Week

22 Jun. 2018

A lot is going on in Sydney this week! Ever wanted to enjoy some craft beer with some of the world’s best BBQ food? How about listening to local bluegrass musicians jam whilst you sip on a mulled wine inside a glasshouse? Sounds perfect right? Read on to see what other events are blasting off […]


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Where to Find Sydney’s Most Authentic Italian Restaurants

20 Jun. 2018

Want comfort food but don’t want to compromise on style or location? Well, we’ve found Sydney’s top 5 Italian restaurants so you can enjoy the heartiness of nonna’s cooking and still be able to claim you’re cultured enough to call yourself a true city-sider. BONDI TRATTORIA 4 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach NSW 2026 Looking for […]


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The Purrfect Dog & Cat Friendly Cafes To Get A Spot Of Brunch

13 Jun. 2018

For someone so close to us, we don’t really eat with our pets by our side, but why shouldn’t we? They’re with us through thick and thin, so why not take them out for a bite? If you don’t have a pet or don’t feel comfortable bringing your pet to a venue, how about visiting […]


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Your Guide to What’s On This Week

12 Jun. 2018

Whether you want to try your hand at scoring some free chicken, dive into a 7-foot high all you can eat cheese dome, or dance the night away – there is plenty of things happening this week in Sydney to keep you occupied! The Cheese Dome First Fleet Park, The Rocks Coming to Sydney is […]


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WIN 1 of 5 Double Passes To The Sydney Film Festival

8 Jun. 2018

*GIVEAWAY TIME! WE HAVE 5 x DOUBLE PASSES TO PRESENT TO SOME LUCKY WINNERS TO ATTEND THE CLOSING NIGHT OF THE SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL* Head to our Facebook page here to enter! All you have to do is ‘like’ the Hidden City Secrets Sydney page and ‘tag’ who you would take to the film with […]


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What’s on Guide: Queen’s Birthday Edition

1 Jun. 2018

With the Queen’s Birthday Weekend coming up, there’s certainly a lot to do in Sydney this week, whether it’s grabbing a delicious Italian cocktail for Negroni Week or spending a few days in the NSW Central Ranges. Read on to see what awaits you during this royal week. Negroni Week @ The Morrison 225 George […]


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Your Guide To What’s On This Week

28 May. 2018

For most the last days of autumn and warm weather are something to be mourned. However as Sydney-siders know, the start of June means the start of Vivid and a time of celebration. But if you’re not into the shining lights of this amazing festival we’ve got you covered better than any grandma-knitted sweater ever […]


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The Top 5 Must-see Events at Vivid Sydney!

24 May. 2018

Vivid returns to Sydney for its 10th Anniversary and is jam packed with incredible light spectaculars, events, food, music and innovative ideas! This 23-day festival will run from 25 May to 16 June and features a plethora of opportunities to be wowed. So, to make your Vivid experience a lil smoother we’ve picked 5 of […]


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Tropic Like it’s hot at Sydney’s Best Tiki bar

3 May. 2018

Thirsty for an island getaway but can’t quite justify a trip to the Bahamas? The Cliff Dive in Darlinghurst have got you covered. This Tiki-infused cocktail bar serves up all things under-the-sea kitschy, with their motto being good times and great drinks. Located in the bustling Oxford street, this bar is the perfect mix of […]


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Sydney’s Best Craft Beer Microbreweries

24 Apr. 2018

A host of fantastic microbreweries has opened across the country, offering unique and whimsical craft beer flavours even Homer Simpson would approve of. With more to sample than ever before, these Sydney microbreweries believe they can turn beer-haters into avid beer-adorers. Sauce Brewing Co 1a Mitchell St, Marrickville NSW Calling all beer nerds! Sauce Brewing […]


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This Former Opium Den May Just Have the Best Cocktails in Sydney

11 Apr. 2018

Etched between the cosy sandstones of Sydney’s most affluent suburb, you’ll find a whiskey bar steeped in charm, history and of course, booze. While it’s now known for creating some of the most inspired drinks in Sydney, this underground whiskey bar was once a hot spot for opium trading. The Doss House is Sydney’s premier […]


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A new Japanese-French Fusion Restaurant has Landed in Sydney’s Inner West

10 Apr. 2018

The Inner West of Sydney has a new addition to the first class dining scene, welcoming Katsumi Japanese Restaurant to the evergreen suburb of Mortlake. The Japanese fusion restaurant channels a delicate French flair, making it a rarity in the area since its doors opened in late November of 2017. Head Chef Vincent Zhou has […]


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5 Eclectic Bars in Surry Hills You Can’t Pass

5 Apr. 2018

Sydney’s Surry Hills epitomises vibrant suburban culture, lining the inner city streets with some of the best bars and pubs in the 2010 postcode. Fusing a warm local touch with the contemporary edge of the bustling city, you can enjoy a midweek craft brew, dynamic wine, or weekend cocktail in style. These top picks will have […]


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All You Can Eat Pizza For Only $20

13 Mar. 2018

Pizza lovers, rejoice. Your prayers have been answered by the pizza gods, and you can now indulge in all-you-can-eat-pizza every Monday night at (nearly) every Salt Meats Cheese venue. And trust us, you knead this in your life. Salt Meats Cheese is a family-owned Italian restaurant, delivering a passion for food and shared experiences in […]


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Sustainable Seafood Foodtrucks Land on Sydney’s Shores

8 Mar. 2018

This March, we’re keepin’ it wild with the launch of Australia’s very first Sustainable Seafood Week. Head down to Martin Place between the 12-18th of March to score yourself some ocean-friendly eats and help support a cause dedicated to sustainability. Held by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC,) Sustainable Seafood Week is all about enjoying wild-caught […]


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Sydney’s Most Mouth-watering Desserts

1 Mar. 2018

Butter up baby, summer is over and it’s time to bust out your trackies and succumb to your sweet tooth. From the decedent, to the down-right-dirty, we have all your dessert dreams covered with our list of Sydney’s Best Desserts. Dessert Kitchen 1/78 Harbour St, Haymarket Unleash your inner innovator with Dessert Kitchens creative concoction […]


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Where To Take Bae For A Drink This Valentine’s Day

9 Feb. 2018

If Valentine’s Day isn’t the most important day of your year as a couple, do you even relationship?!!? February 14th should not be taken lightly. Yes, it may be a day filled with admiration, doting, love, and all that other gushy stuff, but you’re forgetting one thing –EXPECTATION. With so much riding on this big […]


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Beat your NYD Hangover

20 Dec. 2017

No one wants to start the New Year seedy and hungover, so we’ve found and tested a few hangover cures that work for us and will hopefully work for you too! PREPARE YOUR BODY!  Before you leave to go to your big New Year’s Eve bash, preparation is the key. Just like we prime our […]


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10 Do’s and Don’ts for New Years Eve

14 Dec. 2017

We’ve come up with some simple do’s and don’ts for New Years Eve so you can have a sparkling night and enjoy all the festivities (minus any embarrassing moments… we hope). Time to enjoy all the food and drinks before we start planning for all those New Years resolutions (that we won’t keep) once again.   […]


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Where to go this New Year’s Eve

14 Dec. 2017

Goodbye to 2017 and welcome to all the New Year’s resolutions that we will not keep! Yes, it’s time to start looking for a venue to bring in the New Year. Luckily, we have narrowed the list down for you. BUCKLEY’S Ever wondered what it was like celebrating the New Year in the 1920’s? Step […]


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Calling all Brunchers!

7 Dec. 2017

Our favourite time of the day – BRUNCH! That golden, sweet spot between breakfast and lunch, whereby we haven’t eaten since dinner last night, have slept through peak breakfast time and woken up before the lunch menu kicks in. Here are a couple of our favourite go-to places to help you decide on your next […]


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Bottomless Sorbet Cocktails are on This Summer

6 Dec. 2017

A classic Sydney summer is nothing without icy, slushy-style sorbet cocktails on a Saturday arvo. Thanks to the The Loft, you can enjoy a bottomless sorbet sesh every lunchtime on Saturdays and Sundays. For 2.5 hours of free-flowing sorbet cocktails and a grazing platter, you and your friends can enjoy summer the best way possible […]


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Giveaway! 3 Double Passes to the Open Air Cinema

30 Nov. 2017

*GIVEAWAY TIME! WE HAVE 3 X DOUBLE PASSES TO GIVE AWAY TO 6 LUCKY WINNERS TO ATTEND A MOVIE OF THEIR CHOICE AT THE AMERICAN EXPRESS OPENAIR CINEMA IN SYDNEY’S INNER WEST!* Head to the Hidden City Secrets Facebook page and tag who you would take and tell us why you should win. Click here to enter […]


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12 Things Christmas Workers Don’t Want you to Know

29 Nov. 2017

It’s all smiles and pleasantries when you walk through the shop door, but behind closed doors, there are just some things retail and hospitality workers would never say to your face. HOWEVER, we’d like to divulge those secrets today and if you’re the one working this Christmas, we feel you. Here are 12 things we […]


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Sydney’s Brand New Brewery & Beer Garden

24 Nov. 2017

Located at the King St Wharf in Sydney, is the brand new microbrewery that does it all. All Hands Brewing House is the latest Red Rock Leisure venue to be not only a brewery, but also a restaurant and bar. The brewery takes its inspiration from the history and tradition of the King St Docks, […]


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A Traveling Pop-up Ice Bar is Coming to Sydney!

22 Nov. 2017

Forget your sweltering 30+ degree days and step into a world of icy cold luxury thanks to IceBar. No more fervent forehead wipes, sweaty palms and soaked clothing when trying to enjoy a beer with your mates. Instead, IceBar are providing us with amazing pop-up bars across the country designed purely to chill you out, […]


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Where To Host Your Office Christmas Party

20 Nov. 2017

Christmas is rapidly approaching and if you’re reading this, you are probably a little bit unprepared for your end-of-year office Christmas party. But that’s okay, we have your back and the boss won’t even know you left planning to the last minute with these exceptional venues.   Moore Park Golf Cleveland St, Moore Park Take […]


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Six Tips for an Epic Office Christmas Party

20 Nov. 2017

So you’re in charge of the office Christmas party this year? No pressure – just your boss and everyone you work with judging you. At Hidden City Secrets, we are the king of planning parties and picking the perfect venue, so follow our guide on how to host a headache free Christmas party. Tip 1 […]


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Where to be this Melbourne Cup Day

3 Nov. 2017

Just because the races are in Melbourne, it doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a bev and a bet. We all know it’s a great excuse for a long weekend, too much food and even more drinks. So fascinators down, top buttons undone, drinks up and let fun begin.   The Argyle  18 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia  Bringing the glitz […]


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A Guide To Sydney’s Good Food Month

10 Oct. 2017

We all appreciate a good feed every once in a while, so how about a month of it? Good Food Month have collaborated with some of the best chefs and culinary masterminds within Sydney to produce Hyde Park Palms – a custom built pop up in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. From the 5th of […]


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Oktoberfest Is Back

5 Oct. 2017

Become part of Australia’s largest and most popular Oktoberfest Celebration, Returning for its seventh year ‘Oktoberfest in the Gardens’ is bringing Munich to Sydney. On Saturday the 28th of October, The Domain will play host to Australia’s biggest Bavarian festival. This event attracts thousands to celebrate everyone’s favourite things: Food, Music and Beer. So throw […]


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Where To Get A Drink In The CBD

11 Sep. 2017

Known for its glamorous (and highly expensive) real estate and iconic landmarks such as the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, Sydney is the typical cosmopolitan city fit for the country’s elite and anyone else who has hundreds and thousands to splash on rent every week (seriously, how do some people afford it ?!) What […]


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The Best Asian Fusion Restaurants on Kensington St

5 Sep. 2017

Downtown, things will be great when your downtown, no finer place for sure, downtown, everything’s waiting for you… are the words you will be singing when you stumble upon this glorious selection of Asian cuisines, seafood sensations and the finest coffee you will find in Sydney. Kensington Street is a must see for all Sydneysiders, […]


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Sydney’s Best Function Venues with a View

1 Sep. 2017

Can’t find the perfect venue that ticks all the boxes? Struggling to secure a venue that has the perfect view? If you’re anxiously nodding, then stop stressing and keep reading. HCS have found you some amazing venues to host an upcoming special event or if you’re simply looking to impress an important client and need […]


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Father’s Day: Where To Go For Lunch

31 Aug. 2017

Well, it’s that time of the year again where dad’s get offered the limelight and the chance to celebrate their parenting skills, even though they struggle to make anything but a toasted cheese sandwich and have to rely on mum to remember when your birthday is. Despite all that, dads are always there to provide […]


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Top 5 Date-Worthy Restaurants

16 Aug. 2017

It’s tough being in a relationship, especially after those first 3 months pass by and you’re sadly no longer in the honeymoon stage. Keeping the romance alive and surprising each other takes a lot of effort and we seem to get everything and anything delivered these days so why bother getting off the couch? (Besides […]