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“Fun Birthday Night Out!”

Lil Darlin - Surry Hills
Ranked #563 of 6,912 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$28
Cuisines: Australian
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Neighborhood: Surry Hills
Description: Li'l Darlin Surry Hills is a well known cocktail and tapas bar in Sydney's Surry Hills District, from the legendary Fairy Floss Cocktail or Blood Orange Margarita to delicious tapas and authentic Italian pizza. FAMOUS FOR OUR HAPPY HOUR from 5-7pm Monday to Saturday and 10-11:30pm Friday & Saturday. Book a cocktail masterclass, hens party or corporate function. Open for Lunch Monday to Saturday from 12pm - try our $10 lunches. Book the whole venue for a function or book a vip area or table. Classic cocktails and drinks with a fantastic local atmosphere, great bartenders and staff, great prices and lots of fun.
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A group of 12 including interstate and local guests came to Lil Darlin in Surry Hills a couple of weeks ago now to celebrate a birthday, the booking process was simple and easy having to just complete a form and email back to them. It looks quite cosy from the outside, however was surprisingly spacious when you enter.

We arrived just before happy hour ended and were able to order and sample an array of their interesting cocktails for just $10! Our favourite cocktails were the 100s & 1000s and the Big Darlin which was a HUGE cocktail shaker with vodka, chambord, strawberries and cranberry juice which is meant to serve 4 people for $45, we ended up getting about 6 or so drinks from this.

The food was also great we ordered the halloumi, salt and pepper squid, fries and the margharita pizza's which the group all thoroughly enojoyed, a few of the guests who were extra hungry also ordered the schnitzel which they would recommend.

Everyone had a great night, our server was fantastic, we didn't get her name but she was a blonde girl who was working on the 23rd of September in the event management read this! The bar even gave us a complimentary 100s & 1000s shot each which was awesome and they were so delicious we ordered two more rounds! When it came time to leave the designated drivers were stressing about the bill but to everyone's surprise it was so reasonable! Would definitely come back again!

Date of visit: September 2017
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Thank MrandMrsCvet
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

went here last evening while waiting for our table at Buffalo Dining Club, the place seemed nice. We were with friends and got a nice table, they've got a cool thing where if you check in on Facebook (and show them your phone, they're super anal about this) they give you certain cocktails for $10 (half price) so all of us just check in and did that. they do table service which can be a little slow as there were only 2 people working there, 1 behind the bar and 1 serving everyone. Other than that the drinks were good and so was the place.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Thank kda982
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Chic bar very close to Central Station.
Good selection of drinks and some food (not tried).
Excellent service and knowledgeable staff. Happy hour cocktails are recommended.
Will be going back.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Andology
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I recommend you head to Lil Darlin after work on a Friday for happy hour until 7pm! Heaps of young professionals kicking off their weekend. Wine, beer, and some cocktails included on the happy hour menu (not sure about food). I liked the interior design of the restaurant too, a nice atmosphere all around. The staff took care of our group, making sure we had drinks.

I especially enjoyed the margaritas. The happy hour white wine was decent, nothing special. I saw a couple drinking pink cocktails with sprinkles around the rim.....yum! It enticed me to revisit and try some of the fancy cocktails on the menu.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Thank EddieWren
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Visited on a girls weekend to Sydney. Highly recommend for a cocktail bar visit. Cute place, friendly staff, fantastic cocktails, good food, great music.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank brittapps
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