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Excellent restaurants, seedy surroundings.

The Cross has excellent restaurants, if you can avoid the faux seedy surroundings. Just stay out of the main road.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 8, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A happening place at night. Wonderful selection of eateries. Felt totally safe exploring. A seedy side but not threatening. Some interesting characters. Great people watching.

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Thank Gregnlindy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

seems to have lost it's vibrancy or something, now quite rundown and scruffy, the redeeming feature is the fountain and some sculpture

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the atmosphere here in Kings cross, nice people from all over the world with friendly attitude

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We really enjoyed walking the streets of The Cross reading the brass plaques that tell of the cities past. Once a renowned part of Australia's seedy past it is now a cosmopolitan part of Sydney with cafes and shops to delight most travellers.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Look you have to go once while in Sydney. But from the sex shops and filthy streets. I would suggest there are plenty of other locations to go to - i would not suggest staying here! Being from melbourne, I went here to find somewhere to eat - feeling totally uncomfortable, I left and decided to have dinner at our... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The Cross has excellent restaurants, if you can avoid the faux seedy surroundings. Just stay out of the main road.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Last reviewer got it right re identity crisis, It's a bit of everything. saw it last night at its worst, sleazy, scary, police arresting a couple of guys, yet hundreds of young people thronging around bars - obviously fun for some , less than others. A different atmosphere in the morning , boring but parents taking their families for a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

King's Cross is having an identity crisis. It's a bit sleazy, a bit hip, a bit touristy, sort of half way cleaned up and now a bit lost and aimless, like someone trying on 'bag lady' as a bohemian look.

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We stayed in Kings Cross for our 4 day trip to the UH, Cal Berkley football game. I usually get a rental car for our trips. My husband said that we don't need one, Since I have never been to Australia, I figured that I would listen to him. From the airport you catch a train straight to Kings Cross... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Well I first went to the Cross in 1972..it was fairly vibrate as I recall as a young man. I have to say it is fairly yuk now. That said once one gets to Maclay St the cafes are very good and competely unlike the ""strip"". Over all stay away from the Cross but the rest is great

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