Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Only 2 Weeks Left to Catch a Movie Under The Stars

Roll out your picnic rugs, grab your favourite red and the popcorn because there’s just 2 WEEKS left of Moonlight Cinema! Whether you’re after a friendly night-in with the fam-bam, a cosy get together with your mates or a cute, romantic date night, this POPULAR outdoor cinema is the perfect way to spend the night under Centennial... more info


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Limited Elton John Installation @ Grounds of Alexandria!

Are you a big Elton John fan? Did you see him live in concert and on the big screen, but still want more? The Grounds of Alexandria, Universal Music Australia and Bravado International have teamed up to bring you an immersive ode to the man himself in the form of a Yellow Brick Road installation.... more info


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Chinatown Burwood – Noodles, Dumplings & Fried Ice Cream!

The once empty alleyways and old buildings in the inner-west suburb of Burwood has now been transformed and is full of life with neon lights and hawker-style food alley with 30 food stalls to enjoy some regionally diverse Chinese cuisine. From noodles to fried ice cream Burwood Chinatown has you covered. With a variety of... more info


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Make It a Magical NYE at These Exclusive Events

It’s a night to let loose, indulge and reflect on the year that was – and where better to celebrate New Year’s than Sydney, Australia’s most recognisable city! Whether it’s light drinks and a three-course meal or an all-out party extravaganza, we’ve got you covered when it comes to making it an unforgettable evening… Watsons... more info


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Stunning Eateries Perfect for a Visual (and Literal!) Feast

No dining experience is truly complete without stunning surrounds and an ambient atmosphere to match. Even the most extraordinary meal can seem a little bland when faced with a drab wall or dank, lifeless interior. To help you strike the perfect balance between fabulous food and spectacular scenery, we’ve uncovered Sydney’s best restaurants to indulge in... more info


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Spend Christmas In the Clouds at this Spectacular Lunch

Spend Christmas Day in the most splendid way possible, perched 86 levels above Sydney CBD, with the most breathtaking views of the harbour and beyond. STUDIO, located in Sydney Tower, holds the award for the highest event space, and the views from the top are unmatched.   Inspired by the stylings of a New York... more info


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Ring in the New Year With Style at This Stunning Event

Epicure at Taronga Zoo invites you to an unforgettable New Year’s Eve with stunning views of the world famous Sydney Harbour fireworks, delicious food and premium drinks. Located just minutes from Circular Quay, this unique, world-class function venue hosts one of the best New Year’s Eve parties in all of Sydney.   Choose from a... more info


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5 Places To Enjoy Aperitivo Hour

So it’s wine o’clock and the echoes coming from your stomach are consuming your every thought, but it’s not quite dinner time and you’re in need of a solution- Aperitivo is just for you! Originating in Italy, it is their version of happy hour, where the afternoon hits and drinks are complimented with nibbles, or... more info


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Top 5 Italian Restaurants To Satisfy Your Carb Cravings

You can never go wrong with Italian cuisine. Whether it’s a simple lunch, date night or a special event, Italian food is always the best option! Here are our 5 top Italian restaurants that will help satisfy your carb cravings. Mordeo – Pasta and Panini Bar 2/126 Phillip Street, Sydney  Mordeo is a pasta and panini... more info


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This Luxe Pub is Ready for Your Next Event

Sitting at the intersection of South Dowling and Flinders Streets it’s easy for the unfamiliar eye to skim over the humble brown building that houses The Taphouse. Step inside however and you’ll discover one of the Sydney bar scene’s best-kept secrets. Dating as far back as 1878 when it was first known as the Palace... more info


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5 Places to Celebrate Cup Day in Sydney

For all you punters out there (and those that just love the chance to sip champagne and let loose!) we’ve rounded up the best places to get that trackside feel this Cup Day. Whether you’re planning a huge blowout, a more modest affair or simply chasing a spontaneous drink, this list has you covered for... more info


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OZ Comic-Con Sydney Double Pass Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY TIME! WIN A DOUBLE PASS TO OZ COMIC CON IN SYDNEY BY TAGGING WHO YOU WOULD TAKE IN OUR FACEBOOK POST! Enter Here After a successful event in Melbourne, the ultimate celebration of pop-culture returns to Sydney on the 28th-29th September! Oz Comic-Con is Australia’s largest pop-culture convention where fans of comics, anime, manga,... more info


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Sydney’s BEST Late-Night Eats

It’s 1am, you’ve been out with your mates for hours and the last thing you’ve eaten was a Maccas chip pinched off your mate Kevin at least 5 hours ago. You’re hungry. It’s late. What the heck do you do now, go home and sleep it off? Look for Kate who went walkabouts after the... more info


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Sydney’s ultimate guide to bottomless boozy brunches

If there’s one thing Sydney-siders like more than a sleep-in, it’s an excuse to day drink. Fortunately, the bottomless brunch scene caters to both. Although most offerings raise some eyebrows over their loose interpretation of brunch timing, these boozy, foodie extravaganzas are an absolute must. Green Moustache ($70 per head) 100 Miller St, North Sydney... more info


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Spend Date Night Harbour-Side With Sydney’s Top Australian Eatery

Nestled within Sydney’s acclaimed Cockle Bay, Blackbird Cafe is a top Modern Australian Eatery, showcasing an extensive menu of simple yet classic dishes. The relaxing atmosphere and greenery surrounding this space hasn’t been lost in the buzz of being a cafe, restaurant, bar and function venue, in fact Blackbird pulls it off pretty well. As you... more info


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Get Free 23 Karat Gold Wings At NeNe Chicken This Saturday

Get ready to strike gold at everyone’s favourite Korean fried chicken outlet to celebrate National Fried Chicken Day! NeNe Chicken is delivering a gold rush to five stores around Australia from 12 noon on Saturday the 6th of July, with free original wingettes and drummettes being served to the first 100 lucky people in line.... more info


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4 Cosy Boozy Dining Spots To Keep You Warm This Winter

Looking for somewhere cosy, warm, or otherwise aesthetically pleasing to dine at this winter? Need a place to take your cutie on a cold winter’s day or night? Crawl out from under your doona and look no further as we have compiled some of the cosiest cafes and restaurants that Sydney and its surrounds has... more info


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Celebrate Negroni Week In Style With These 7 Sydney CBD Bars & Restaurants

This year, Negroni Week is taking place around seven of Sydney’s most top rated CBD restaurants and is a celebration of the timeless cocktail. Running from the 24th to the 30th of June 2019, this boozy week will be supporting OzHarvest, Australia’s leading food rescue charity. One dollar from every Negroni sold will be donated,... more info


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This Sydney Wine Festival Will Let You Sample Over 20 Of Australia’s Best Wines

Come and be a part of Australia’s most respected wine awards, at The Young Gun of Wine People’s Choice Tasting in collaboration with Best Cellars. It’s all happening on Thursday 30 May…for one night only, you’ll be able to taste Australia’s best wines from the 2019 Final 12 cohort. Young Gun of Wine knows a... more info


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Take Your Upcoming Private Dining Function To The Next Level At One Of These Kensington St Hotspots

The months are flying by faster and faster, meaning that that upcoming special event on your mind is getting closer. Every unforgettable event starts with a spectacular venue, so we have compiled a list of some remarkable Kensington St function spaces to help you plan your next festivity. Olio Level 2, 2/10 Kensington St, Chippendale ... more info


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Australia’s Ultimate Beer, Cider & Food Fest is Coming To Sydney This Winter

Time to gather your drinking buddies because world renowned beer festival GABS (otherwise known as The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) is happening soon. Kicking of the month on the 1st of June, GABS will be held at the beautiful Sydney Showgrounds with two boozy 5-hour sessions taking place on the day. Boasting a line up... more info


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This Sydney restaurant is offering 10-cent dumplings for one day only!

If you consider yourself a dumpling addict this one-day-only dumpling event is not one to miss. Round up those silver coins you collected over the weekend, and head down to The Argyle on the 23rd of April to in indulge in a feast of affordable and delicious dumplings. Choose from prawn, pork and vegetable dumpling... more info


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We’ve found 2 Sydney hot spots with brand new cocktail menus to get excited about!

Calling all Sydney siders, these two popular bars have launched a brand new drinks menu and we’re here to tell you all about it. If you haven’t heard of Coogee Bay Hotel or Cruise Bar, let us fill you in. These bars offers unrivalled views of Sydney’s seaside and harbour side and are the perfect... more info


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This Top Chinese Restaurant & Neil Perry Have Teamed Up To Create An Innovative New Menu

Acclaimed Chinese restaurant Spice Temple are mixing things up in an exceptional way by combining their regional Chinese cuisine with unique native Australian ingredients such as Salt Bush, Warrigal Greens and Davidson Plum, to create a diverse new menu. To celebrate this first directional change in their ten years and in collaboration with Neil Perry,... more info


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Chocolate Margaritas Exist and This Tex-Mex Restaurant Is Serving Them For 1 Month Only!

Calling all chocolate lovers! We know you’re already having your fair share of delectable chocolate hot cross buns and Creme Eggs in the lead up to Easter, but things are about to get a whole lot sweeter with El Camino’s new chocolate-infused margaritas! Well known for its pops of colour and electric vibes, El Camino... more info


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ICYMI: Belles Hot Chicken’s Japanese pop up has only a few days remaining

Cure your travel bug and take a 12-day virtual trip to Japan at Belles Hot Chicken with a limited time menu – featuring authentic Japanese flavours with a twist. This 12 day menu will feature at all 3 Sydney stores in Barangaroo, Forest Lodge and Haymarket. Having deeply explored Japan and its culinary creations, one dish... more info


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Four New Cheeky Gin Bowls Have Just Arrived at this Japanese Hot-Spot Restaurant

The secret’s out… after popular demand, Sydney siders can now sip on Saké Manly’s signature gin bowls at Saké The Rocks and Double Bay. After making a summer splash at Saké Manly’s launch, there’ll now be even more fun with the supercharged G&Ts being introduced across all Saké restaurants with new ingredients, botanicals and names.... more info


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Cancel Your Friday Night Plans and Head to this Plush 1980’s Miami Disco-Inspired Club

The Flamingo Lounge in Potts Point only opened its doors less than two years ago but has already created a household name for itself. It’s an exclusive bar and club to go to experience the best of Sydney’s nightlife. Reminiscent of the 1980s classic Miami bar glamour, Flamingo Lounge offers its guests a sophisticated atmosphere... more info


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Australia’s first and only peanut butter dessert bar has Sydney-siders going nuts

Want to escape those guilty feelings you get after indulging in dessert? Then look no further than Australia’s first peanut butter dessert bar, the sweet haven that’s thriving in the heart of Sydney’s Little Italy. Situated on lively Norton Street in Leichhardt, Peanut Butter Bar is here to offer ‘indulgent wellness’ in the form of... more info


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Party 86 Levels From the Ground At This Sky-high Function Venue

Looking to take an event to the next level? Look no further than Studio, Sydney Tower! As Sydney’s highest event space and bar, let its breathtaking, panoramic views of Sydney’s glistening waters and high-rise skyscrapers do the talking, and take your next event to new heights. Located right in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, it’s... more info


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Watson’s Bay Hotel Is The Waterfront Paradise You’ve Been Waiting For

Welcome to Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel, one of Sydney’s most iconic and picturesque venues. Situated along the ocean, Watson’s Bay Hotel not only wines, dines and treats you like a celebrity, but they can also accommodate you in their luxury hotel suites and throw a party like no one’s seen before. The Beach Club is... more info


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Win 1 x DOUBLE PASS to Electric Gardens Festival in Sydney!

We’re giving away 2 tickets to Electric Gardens Festival in Sydney! To enter, head to our Hidden City Secrets Facebook page or simply click below. All you have to do is ‘like’ the post and ‘tag’ who you would take in the comments! ENTER OUR GIVEAWAY HERE TO WIN 2 FREE TICKETS Electric Gardens Festival... more info


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Start the New Year Right at these Ultra Cool Sydney NYE Parties

Sick of the same old routine when it comes to New Year’s? Tired of those intense crowds and feelings of being squished? Well today is your lucky day friend cause we have compiled a groovy list of Sydney’s best parties and events to go to to ring in the New Year! They’re fun, funky and... more info


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Your Guide To What’s On This Week

Christmas festivities by the water, free films and lunch by the pool, this upcoming summer season is set to be epic. Gin on the Lawn at Chiswick  65 Ocean St, Woollahra 2025 Fancy a fresh, crisp gin this summer? Where charm, memorable food and gin unite, Chiswick Woollahra and Bombay Sapphire welcome you to Gin on... more info


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This Place is Hosting BYO boozy workshops and classes

It’s always been forced upon us that ‘learning is fun’, and it’s true that learning can be fun, but when it’s pitted against going out with friends and letting loose it can’t even compare. But never fear, evolution is here. Learning has evolved, and right here in Sydney you can now enjoy Classes with Glasses,... more info


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This top Japanese restaurant just opened on a Manly rooftop in time for summer!

Saké is making a splash at Manly this spring, get ready for bespoke gin, sashimi, and sunset views over the manly wharf. Saké puts its signature super-fusion stamp on the seaside suburb. The new venue has been architecturally designed by Luchetti Krelle which accentuates views of Manly Cove. The new space features floor-to-ceiling, bi-fold windows... more info


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The best day trips you can take around Sydney right now

A day trip is both the perfect bonding experience and the most efficient way for you to recharge your batteries away from the busy everyday lives that are lead in Sydney. We know life is hard, but not to worry we’re here to help you make it better. We’ve done most of the work in... more info


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Sydney’s Best Cheap Eats For When It’s Rent Week…

Have you ever checked your bank account at the end of the week and somehow you only have $3 to your name? Flash back to the start of the week and you realise you’ve spent your weeks pay on your stomach? Well, you’re not alone. It’s a hard life and we understand, which is why... more info


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Tex-Mex, Tequila, and Tacos are coming to Manly so get excited!

Heads up Sydney, a new rooftop Mexican bar is coming your way! For their very exciting opening weekend El Camino Cantina are throwing an amazing party that you wouldn’t want to miss! Opening on the new rooftop of Manly Wharf, El Camino are throwing a three-day weekend party! Starting on Friday the 9th through to... more info


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Gather Your Mates Because We’ve Found Sydney’s Best Trivia Nights

Here at Hidden City Secrets we like to prioritize low risk, high reward situations, it’s only logical! Trivia Nights with your best pals at your local pub comfortably falls into this category, with cheap drinks, great banter and prizes. We’ve listed below 3 of the top weekly Trivia Nights in Sydney for you to enjoy!... more info