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The Quirkiest Dive Bars Making A Splash In Sydney

6 Dec. 2018

Here it is Sydney, the world’s worst collection of puns and best collection of dive bars. Let’s make a splash and dive into this list! Dive bars are infamous for their quirky décor, odd staff and vibes that aren’t typical of most high-end bars. Dive bars aim to make patrons comfortable, and encourage you to […]


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

3 Dec. 2018

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 […]


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Your Guide To What’s On This Week

23 Nov. 2018

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 […]


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This Place is Hosting BYO boozy workshops and classes

23 Nov. 2018

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, […]


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

15 Nov. 2018

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 […]


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The best day trips you can take around Sydney right now

13 Nov. 2018

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 […]


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

9 Nov. 2018

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 […]


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

7 Nov. 2018

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 […]


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

5 Nov. 2018

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! […]


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Tis the Season to Throw a Christmas Party & We’ve Got the Best Venues Here!

2 Nov. 2018

The silly season is fast approaching, and if you have been appointed the task of organizing your workplace or family’s annual Christmas Party, not to fear, those midnight nightmares about function venues and canapes you wake up screaming from will soon be over for good! Check out some of Sydney’s best kept secrets with these […]


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This Bikie Themed Cafe is Throwing an Exclusive Japanese Feast!

30 Oct. 2018

Deus Cafe, also accurately known as The House of Simple Pleasures, has been sating the appetites and caffeinated the souls of motorcyclists, artists, mothers and brothers of the inner west for over a decade. Now they are introducing a Japanese cuisine takeover hosted by an authentic Japanese biker, bringing Japan to you for one night […]


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What’s On Guide: Melbourne Cup Edition

26 Oct. 2018

It’s that time of year again, The Melbourne Cup is coming back to town, and while we are all a little salty that the race that stops the nation takes place in the city of our arch nemesis, we still love to celebrate it in style. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the coolest […]


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Daylight savings has kicked in & these are the best sunset bars to visit right now

15 Oct. 2018

Winter is coming, but summer is coming sooner! Spring has sprung and brought upon us the much awaited daylight savings. It’s always drab missing an hour’s sleep, but so worth it now that we have extended sunlight every night. The cold winter took its toll on us with dark days and chilling winds, but no […]


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Your Guide To Whats On This Week

12 Oct. 2018

October is one hell of a busy month! The weather is finally starting to warm up and spring events are in full swing and summer time isn’t far away! Be sure to check out the cool things you can do in Sydney this month including celebrating Good Food Month and a night time bike ride […]


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Ditch the Hangover with these Late Night Eats in Sydney

11 Oct. 2018

Look Sydney, we know these lockout laws can be tough. Getting your night cut short when you feel like it’s only just begun, and facing that age old problem that we all at one time or another have struggled with; desperately wandering around the city streets in search of that perfect meal that we hope […]


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Win 1x Double Pass to Oktoberfest In The Gardens in Sydney!

9 Oct. 2018

Do you like spending an innocuous amount of time perfecting the perfect pigtail? Is your idea of a perfect day having a pint of beer the size of your head in your hands at all times? Do you enjoy wearing Bavarian themed costumes but find that modern day society is unaccepting of you style choices? […]


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What’s On Guide: Oktoberfest Edition

4 Oct. 2018

Can you believe it’s already October? The year has flown by, but the good news is that October means Oktoberfest. So if you love putting on your lederhosen and drinking bier with your mates, October is surely your favourite month. Here are all the exciting, upcoming Oktoberfest events near you! Munich Brauhaus Playfair St & […]


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Sydney’s Best Burger Joints to Satisfy your Every Craving

4 Oct. 2018

Burgers. How bloody good are burgers!? Although we’ll never be able to try a famous Krabby Patty made by Spongebob himself, these Sydney Burger Joints are giving us the next best thing. Whether you like your burgers super plain, vegan or packed with double meat and extra bacon, we’ve got you covered with our top […]


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Grab Free Tacos At This Rock ‘n’ Roll Tex-Mex Cantina

27 Sep. 2018

This morning I handed over five bucks for banana bread, I touched on the tram and it cost me two dollars and when I arrived at work I fired up my premium Spotify account which, you guessed it, I pay for. I preceded to lose myself in a day dream where I didn’t have to […]


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Free Coffee, Free Espresso Martinis and more!

27 Sep. 2018

If you’re anything like me, you identify as a coffee fanatic. In fact, I am currently typing this with a freshly brewed pot of drip coffee next to me, it keeps me company every morning. What can I say, I’m afflicted with coffee infatuation. Tia Maria understands the relationship us fans have with coffee have and […]


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Sydney’s Most Luxurious End Of Year Event Venue

24 Sep. 2018

Marquee is one of the leading nightclubs and venues in all of Sydney. With an ambient atmosphere, seductive scenery, and an outstanding outdoor area, Marquee is the go to place to feel like a V.I.P. The venue is cleverly designed, and well decorated to replicate the extravagant Marquee clubs in Las Vegas and New York.  […]


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The Hottest Jazz Joints You Need To Swing By In Sydney

14 Sep. 2018

Are you the next Miles Davis? Do you love finding chic and classy places to relax after a hard day’s work? Or are you just trying to find a way to convince people you’re a lot more sophisticated than you actually are? If you answered yes to any of these questions (and even if you […]


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The Top 5 Fringe Fest Events To Get Around In Sydney

29 Aug. 2018

Sydney’s Fringe Festival is back baby! For its 9th year in a row, the Fringe Festival is here to celebrate local artists, performers and hidden gems the city has to offer. From the 1st of September to the 30th of September the festival will be bringing the streets of Sydney to life. With the festival […]


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Get Yo’ Geek On and Win a Double Pass to Oz Comic Con Sydney!

28 Aug. 2018

GIVEAWAY TIME! Win a double pass to Oz Comic Con in Sydney by tagging who you would take in our Facebook post!   Enter Here   Walking around at Oz Comic Con can feel like you’ve fallen down the rabbit hole and into a land of madness, where the mad hatter may offer you tea, […]


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Treat Dad to a Unique 3 course meal this Father’s Day

20 Aug. 2018

It’s that time of year again, where we all come together and celebrate the ol’ man (although don’t tell him I called him that) – dad! I know what you’re thinking, “I’ve already bought him a Bunnings gift card and an apron that says ‘Best Dad in the World!’” and mate, you have hit the […]


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Get 1/2 Price Whisky Flights at this Underground Bar on Father’s Day

20 Aug. 2018

Help dad ward off the winter chill this Father’s Day with a dram at The Doss House Whisky Bar. Head to The Rocks in the heart of Sydney and give this vibrant yet cosy underground bar a go. Gift your dad with an experience on Sunday 2nd of September and treat him in the best way […]


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An Ethical Event Venue Making a Difference

20 Aug. 2018

When Bethany and Guy decided to get married, they agreed they would rather elope than put their money into what they felt was a profiteering industry. With backgrounds in ecology and community development, they wanted their money to go towards an ethical cause. “We felt the wedding industry is completely over-commercialised and we didn’t want […]


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Fill Up On Limited Edition Southern-style Comfort Food At This Harbourside Bar

9 Aug. 2018

With winter coming out in full force, there has been no better time to indulge in some hot and delicious food to keep yourself warm. Cruise Bar are happy to announce their first ever ‘Quayside Comfort’, with a new limited time menu inspired by the cuisines of the Deep South. In partnership with Kentucky whiskey […]


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Your Guide To What’s On This Week

3 Aug. 2018

Release your inner foodie and alcohol connoisseur because this week is jam packed full of different food and alcohol related events! These 5 events will definitely have you wanting more delicious food and dranks. Beer Paddle @ Fratelli Fresh Darling Harbour 2/14 Darling Dr, Darling Harbour  Fratelli Fresh Darling Harbour launched the exclusive Goose Island […]


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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 […]