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182 Campbell St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9331 3705
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“buffalo wings” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (14 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
182 Campbell St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feels like you’re in a bungalow on Rainey St in Austin. Great vibe, the burgers were good. Free shuffle board and video games, great fun. (The ladies toilets need some love and cleanliness though).

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a meal and beer. Looks inviting from the outside and comfortable on the in. Burgers were good washed down with a jug or two of the YH's newtowner. Sides such as nachos, coleslaw, mac and cheese were good as well but the...More

Thank BizyTraveller
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Really friendly staff, really take the time to offer recommendations. The food is amazing, from the southern fried chicken to the brisket burger with mac n cheese, oh Lordy, I could live on nothing but this food. Their in house sauces are fantastic and really...More

Thank Harrigans_Travels
Reviewed 22 January 2018

‘Ello chaps! Want to find out how Ozzies try to do American BBQ? Then check out Surly’s. Their menu touts being an authentic American BBQ spot, inspired by Nashville. It’s a nice try, but reality is far from reality. The meat was fatty, unseasoned, and...More

Thank HerbertEdgewood
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great service, atmosphere and food.. American sports on large screens. American beer on tap fries/chips burgers and more

Thank John R
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

With drool worthy brisket & buffalo wings, great staff & awesome cocktails what's not like about this place. It is the best American BBQ I have had in Sydney & if I ever the chance to swing by it is always a YES!!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This place reminds me of Hamburger Mary’s in La or Mo’s in San Diego - the burgers are great. Ask for Viv, she is incredibly fun and made sure we had a great time! Well worth a visit!

Thank Chris D
Angus W, General Manager at Surlys, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thanked for your Review Chris!

Reviewed 23 October 2017

On our first night in town, my daughter and I were craving burgers. Rather than settle for an average, chain store burger, I googled and found this GEM of a place 100m from our accommodation. The staff were amazing (welcome to Sydney!), the margaritas were...More

Thank bbg023
Rebecca N, General Manager at Surlys, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thanks for your great review, I'm glad you enjoyed our Burgers. We look forward to seeing you at Surly's again soon!

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

You guys knocked it out the park. The heavenly Clamato juice was just what this Canadian expat needed. Loved the vibe and service, felt just like home. Keep on keepin on team.

Thank Greigh M
Rebecca N, Manager at Surlys, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Greigh! Glad we had you covered with the Clamato Juice! Surly's owner is Canadian so he makes sure to have a little bit of home at each of his venues. Hope to see you back at Surly's again soon.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

I was really looking forward to trying an assortment of US BBQ at Surly's. I'd call myself a real BBQ enthusiast, smoke a lot of food myself, so I'm pretty particular. As much as I really enjoyed Surly's bar atmosphere as a cool hangout, the...More

Thank Chairman N
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Campbell St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9331 3705
American themed BBQ restaurant.
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