Best of Sydney 2016

BEST LOCAL PUB – THE LORD ROBERTS HOTEL

The Lord Roberts Hotel is an allrounder. You will find your classic schnitties, parmas, fish & chips and burgers alongside cheese platters and delicious chef specials. With the grill flared up, snacks to nibble on and a pint in hand, this Darlinghurst hangout is excellent if you’re looking for a laid back night. Weekly Trivia […]

BEST ART & ALCOHOL – THE BEARDED TIT

The Bearded Tit can only be described as a hot mess. The bar equally resembles a theatre storage room, school disco, barber shop, thrift store and your Great Aunt’s apartment all in one. Kitschy decor is scattered throughout: to your left might be a lei-wearing hog bust with a trumpet in its mouth. To your […]

BEST OF SYDNEY 2016

EDITOR’S NOTE The City Hub has turned 21. Happy Birthday to us! We happen to believe we live in a damn cool city filled with culture, creativity and fun, and the Best of Sydney is the perfect homage to all the places that make it so. So to celebrate once again, we have compiled a […]

BEST RETRO SALON – DOPPELGÄNGER HAIR

With a reputation for bold colour work, this salon has been serving up eclectic ladies’ and mens’ styles since 1999. You’re just as likely to see a head of vintage curls, a blunt fringe or a blue mohawk walk out the door of their sweet pastel pink retro salon. Doppelgänger’s skilled staff don’t always follow […]

BEST CREATIVE BUSINESS RESOURCE – CREATIVE PLUS BUSINESS

Monica Davidson learned the pragmatic side of freelance business early in her career. With the knowledge and experience she gained she mastered the business of creating. Tax, invoicing, budgeting, marketing, planning and all that other eye-glazing stuff is taught through workshops, mentoring, speaking, online courses and an informative website and newsletter. It’s all in simple […]

BEST BARBERSHOP – THE BARBERSHOP

At its flagship York Street location, the parlour-style barbershop up front exudes the nostalgic atmosphere of a bygone era with shelves of leather bound books and vintage sporting paraphernalia. Through the partition doors at the back you’ll find yourself in a refined, dimly lit bar serving only the finest selection of gin. Sister store at […]

BEST YOGA – YOGA NIDRA

Have you tried Yoga Nidra? Yoga’s deepest form of relaxation, it’s a great way to take a break from the stress of the city. Housed in the upper level of the old Glebe post office, you can experience it for free at Life and Balance on the last Sunday of every month. With complimentary tea, […]

BEST INK – LDF TATTOO

Getting a tattoo is a big decision, but deciding where to get inked shouldn’t be. LDF Tattoo is far and away the nest tattoo studio in Sydney, and you can trust this reported because she has been inked there on 13 occasions. Les Rice, the owner and founder of LDF is an award winning artist, […]

BEST PIERCINGS – INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH

Industrial Strength opened Sydney’s first body piercing studio in 1992. Since then, they have set the standard high with continual progression and education, and opened their high-end, street-front studio in Newtown sixteen years ago. They offer a breathtaking array of the highest quality body jewellery coupled with cutting edge piercing techniques. With two fully-equipped, purpose- […]

BEST KITCHENS – BV KITCHENS

It’s an exciting moment when you make the final decision to renovate your kitchen.  It can also be quite daunting unless you know where to go.  You don’t need to do exhaustive searches.  BV Kitchens in Yennora comes highly recommended and has been operating since the 1970s as a friendly, family business. With quality materials […]