Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
Spend Date Night Harbour-Side With Sydney’s Top Australian Eatery

16 Jul. 2019

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 […]


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Get Free 23 Karat Gold Wings At NeNe Chicken This Saturday

1 Jul. 2019

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. […]


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4 Cosy Boozy Dining Spots To Keep You Warm This Winter

24 Jun. 2019

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 […]


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

18 Jun. 2019

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, […]


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

7 May. 2019

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 […]


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

1 May. 2019

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  […]


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

17 Apr. 2019

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 […]


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

16 Apr. 2019

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 […]


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

2 Apr. 2019

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 […]


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

1 Apr. 2019

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, […]


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

29 Mar. 2019

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 […]


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

21 Mar. 2019

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 […]


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

5 Mar. 2019

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. […]


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

4 Mar. 2019

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 […]


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

27 Feb. 2019

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 […]


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

14 Feb. 2019

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 […]


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

24 Jan. 2019

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 […]


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

15 Jan. 2019

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 […]


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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 […]