Best Sports Bar – Cheers Bar

BY SAM CALDWELL cheers     No, it’s not exactly Sam Molone’s Boston bar, where everybody knows your name. It’s Cheers Bar, Sydney, where good … Read more

Best Coffee – The Reformatory Caffeine Lab

BY SAM CALDWELL The reformatory   The Reformatory is hard out one of the best coffee places around. And thankfully you don’t actually have to commit a … Read more

Best Coffee & Tunes – Suzie Q

BY SAM CALDWELL Suzie Q   Playing the role of record store, café, bar and morning coffee stop-off, Surry Hills’ Suzie Q will have you leaving with … Read more

Best Bottle Shop – Annandale Cellars

BY TOM NASH Annandale Cellars   Let me let you in on a little secret – as much as you think you know about wines… you know … Read more

Beer – Rose Hotel

BY STEPHANIE TILLER rose hotel   The Rose Hotel is a hidden gem amid the countless local pubs that sprawl the Sydney pub-scape. Frequented by both uni … Read more

Best Hotel – Lord Roberts Hotel

BY SAM CALDWELL Lord Roberts Hotel   The Lord Roberts Hotel truly is an iconic piece of Sydney’s history. Though founded in 1867 as the Shannon Hotel, in … Read more

Best Apple Whiskey – Frankie’s Pizza By The Slice

BY JEMMA CLARKE frankies   Frankie’s Pizza offers an atmospheric experience week after week. Between the fresh pizza bar, pinball wizard corner, the stream of people … Read more

Best High Tea – The Tea Room

BY JENNIFER LUU The Tea Room   Teatime at this historic inner-city location is a genteel, napkins-on-laps and pinkies-raised affair, conducted with elaborate ceremony and pomp. Located in … Read more

Best Espresso & Wine – Baker Bros.

BY MEGGAN TURNER Baker Bros   Located in the bustling centre of Sydney’s CBD, Baker Bros. is an espresso and wine bar with a difference. The brainchild … Read more

Best Cheap Booze – Shark Hotel

BY BRIDGET PAYNE shark hotel   The Shark Hotel provides a too-rare space to sit in ridiculously comfortable chairs while having a chat with your drunk companions … Read more