Surry Hills is an inner-city suburb located less than a mile south east of the central business district of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales. The suburb is part of the local government area of the City of Sydney. Surry Hills is bordered by Darlinghurst, Chippendale, Haymarket, Moore Park, Paddington, and Redfern. The industrial and commercial history of Surry Hills has resulted in a large number of pubs in the area. These pubs range in architecture and style from the Victorian era, through Federation and Art Deco. Some of the more popular pubs in Surry Hills include White Horse Hotel, Clock Hotel, and the Dolphin Hotel, all situated on Crown Street in Surry Hills.
Surry Hills features residential neighbourhoods and a mix of commercial and light industrial areas. It is popular for the fashion wholesale outlets, and offers a mix of cafés, restaurants, fashion outlets, and home goods stores. Surry Hills is near Sydney, and many residents work in the surrounding areas. There are hundreds of large corporations with office space or other facilities in the greater Sydney area. They include Caltex Australia, the Commonwealth Bank, Woolworths, Citigroup, UBS Australia, and Deutsche Bank.
Entertainment And Dining Out
In the suburb of Surry Hills you will discover Belvoir St Theatre which is home to Company B, one of Australia’s most respected theatre companies. Close to Surry Hills are several Sydney City Beaches, most within a thirty minute drive of the suburb. These beaches include including Redleaf, Nielsen Park, Parsley Bay, and Camp Cove. The most famous Sydney beach is the popular Bondi Beach. Surry Hills boasts one of the highest, if not the highest, concentration of restaurants in the city. Dining options include Agave Reataurante (Mexican), Ampersand Café & Bookstore (Coffee and snacks), Dome Bar Lounge (Modern Australian), and the Red Snail (French).
The closest major airport to Surry Hills is the Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. This airport is 7 miles from the suburbs. Reaching the city center or other suburbs from the airport can be accomplished by suburban rail, bus, or car. Sydney features a public transportation system that offers commuter rail, bus, ferry, light rail, and a monorail. Central railway station is the largest station on the CityRail network. This station can be found on the western border of Surry Hills. The area is also served by a major road, and great bus service. Surry Hills is within easy walking distance of the Sydney CBD, and is provides great options for bicycles.