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Maggie’s Thai

Clean and simple, Maggie’s Thai on Erskineville Road speaks through its food. The friendly staff welcome you the moment you come in and deliver your food promptly after your order. With indoor and outdoor seating, it’s the perfect place to bring the whole family. Their authentic menu provides all the classics done right. From Pad […]

Thai Pothong

Thai Pothong is perhaps the only Thai restaurant in Australia that employs enormous, hand-crafted Transformer statues to promote themselves. It’s this kind of kooky exuberance that makes Newtown what it is, and what makes Pothong such a joy to visit. Don’t get duped by the shtick, however; Thai Pothong offers some of the best Thai […]

Surry Hills Eating House

Sujet Saenkham, owner of the ever-popular Spice I Am restaurants, has done it again. Just when you were starting to think you understood regional Thai food, he gives you a real taste of Southern Thai (complete with its Chinese, Malay and Indian influences) that leaves most of Sydney’s Thai restaurants for dead.

The Merton Hotel

With “no pokies, and no gambling of any kind,” The Merton Hotel is “very family-oriented,” explains Bar Manager Jake Dylan. He’s handsome, personable, and a wedding singer on weekends (which accounts for the pub’s great playlist).


Triple Ace Bar manage to eschew having their own bistro by sitting directly under Sydney crab institution - Harry's Chilli Singapore Crab – and leasing out their former beer garden to House.