Top 10 Restaurants in Surry Hills

Chin Chin Sydney
Chin Chin
Chin Chin Sydney

Chin Chin

Surry Hills’ best Restaurants

Looking for a restaurant in Surry Hills?  Well, you’re spoilt for choice in this foodie suburb.  Chock full of options, sometimes it can be hard to choose.

But, never fear.  I’ve narrowed it down for you, coming up with my Top 10 list of the best restaurants in Surry Hills (in no particular order).

You can’t go wrong.

    Melbourne’s iconic Chin Chin restaurant has found its way to Sydney.  Serving up an Asian fuision menu.  Beware – you will need to be prepared to wait for a table and you can be sure it will always be pumping!
    Read my review of Chin Chin
    69 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills
    Amazing Argentinean meats authentically cooked over fire pits, along with top notch service and a fun, rockabilly atmosphere.  I love it.
    Read my review of Porteno
    50 Holt Street, Surry Hills 
  3. POLY
    Brought to us by the guy behind much loved Chippendale restaurant Ester, Poly is part restaurant, part wine bar.  A top spot for a casual bite.
    Read my review of Poly
    74-76 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills
    Porteno’s older brother.  Serving up innovative spanish tapas with rockabilly flair.  Beware, no bookings – but I think it’s worth the wait.
    Read my review of Bodega
    216 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills 
    The dining room at The Dolphin Hotel is serving up serious food these days with a Modern Italo-Australian menu.
    Read my review of The Dolphin Hotel
    412 Crown Street, Surry Hills
    Long standing Japanese favourite, Toko is still serving quality Japanese cuisine whilst maintaining it’s laid back, yet spot on trend atmosphere.
    Read my review of Toko Restaurant & Bar
    490 Crown Street, Surry Hills 
  7. NOMAD
    This Surry Hills resto serves up exceptional cuisine.  Wood oven cooking is a specialty.  Plus, they offer a cellar door, should you be wanting to take home a bottle of your favourite drop.
    Read my review of Nomad
    16 Foster Street, Surry Hills 
    Firedoor focusses on wood fire cooking.  The natural beauty of the produce is respected.  This is not a fancy way of cooking, it is all about enhancing flavours through traditional smoking and fire techniques.
    Read my review of Firedoor
    23-33 Mary Street, Surry Hills
  9. BILLS
    The Breakfast King Bill Granger has one of his iconic cafe/restaurants in Surry Hills.  Serving up simple, tasty food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    Read my review of Bills
    359 Crown Street, Surry Hills
    I love the quality of cuisine at Bishop Sessa.  Serving up superb fare at reasonable prices.
    Read my review of Bishop Sessa Restaurant & Bar
    527 Crown Street, Surry Hills 

Note:  I regularly review my Top 10 Series to ensure I serve you current content.

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Image courtesy of Chin Chin.