Area Profile – Surry Hills

On the southern fringe of Sydney CBD, you’ll find the suburb of Surry Hills, a stylish, artistic and foodie-filled community. Surry Hills is no doubt one of Sydney’s most delightful inner city neighborhoods.

From acclaimed theatres and intriguing galleries to fine food and wine, Surry Hills is the place to discover all of Sydney’s hidden gems. 

Being home to award-winning restaurants, hip bars and great pubs, Surry Hills is an evolving area and becoming known for its stylish night culture and morning café scene. With a dynamic range of restaurants, bars and cafes there is no shortage of delicious places to eat or flavorsome cocktails to enjoy. 

Surry Hills has a mixture of residential, commercial and light industrial areas. It remains Sydney’s main center for fashion and wholesale activities. The trendy pubs, wine bars and galleries dot the area around Surry Hills’ library, which is a community hub with a contemporary and sustainable design. 

The Surry Hills Library and Community Centre has set a new standard for sustainable public buildings and provides a diverse range of services to this dynamic community. The library was first built in 1956 as a small modest building and has continued to evolve from there, alike the ever-progressive nature of the urban area.  

In the heart of Surry Hills is the Shopping Village known for its vibrant community atmosphere. The shopping centre is conveniently located on the corner of Cleveland Street and Baptist Street, being the perfect place to catch up with friends for a quick coffee or over a long lunch.