Surry Hills hotel

The old Palace has been serving-up beer in Sydney for over 150 years: Local Taphouse, Darlinghurst

Palace Hotel, Darlinghurst By MICK ROBERTS © THE Palace Hotel was first licensed in December 1878. Currently a craft beer pub, specialising in Australian brews, the former Palace Hotel, at the corner of Flinders Street and South Dowling Road at… Read More ›

The Duracks 47 year reign at the Newmarket Hotel, Surry Hills

By MICK ROBERTS © THE remaining historic inner-city pubs of Sydney hold countless sad and tragic secrets. After the Great War many soldiers returned to Australia’s shores dealing with personal psychological traumas. This is the likely explanation behind the terrible… Read More ›