Top Choice Cinema in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Golden Age Cinema & Bar

In what was once the Sydney HQ of Paramount pictures, a heart-warming small cinema has taken over the former screening room downstairs. It shows old favourites, art-house classics and a few recherché gems. There's a…
Top Choice Theatre in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Belvoir St Theatre

In a quiet corner of Surry Hills, this intimate venue, with two small stages, is the home of an often-experimental and consistently excellent theatre company that specialises in quality Australian drama. It often co…
Live Music in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Venue 505

Focusing on jazz, roots, reggae, funk, gypsy and Latin music, this small, relaxed venue is artist-run and thoughtfully programmed. The space features comfortable couches and murals by a local painter. It does pasta,…
Live Music in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Oxford Art Factory

Indie kids party against an arty backdrop at this two-room multipurpose venue modelled on Andy Warhol's NYC creative base. There's a gallery, a bar and a performance space that often hosts international acts and DJs…
Theatre in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

SBW Stables Theatre

In the 19th century this place was knee-high in horse dung; now it's home to the Griffin Theatre Company, dedicated to nurturing new Australian writers. It's also where many actors started out – Cate Blanchett and D…
Cabaret in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst


Slide inside a gorgeously converted banking chamber for a quality French-inflected degustation dinner and a sexy show, blending circus, cabaret, vaudeville and burlesque.
Theatre in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Eternity Playhouse

Based in a beautifully restored Baptist tabernacle (1887), the Darlinghurst Theatre Company focuses on bringing pithy, intelligent Australian scripts to the stage.
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Gaelic Club

Whether it’s the latest darlings of the British music press or some local sonic assailants made good, the occasional concerts at the Gaelic bridge the gap between the pub scene and the larger theatres. The 5.30pm Fr…
Cinema in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst


The Hare Krishna Govinda’s is an all-you-can-gobble vegetarian smorgasbord, plus a movie room upstairs. Expect blockbusters, art-house classics, incense in the air and cushions on the floor.