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Bars & Pubs - Mon 20 Apr

Swing Out teaches same sex dance classes every Monday night at the very queer-friendly Imperial Hotel. You can drop in as a casual shuffler, or sign up to a six week course to really get into the swing of...

Bars & Pubs - 30 Mar-24 Apr

Crab fans roll up! The Morrison is bringing back nearly a month of shellfish shenanigans for their annual crab carnival. We're talking crab menus, crab cocktails, crab races, and a mud crab-eating contest....

Bars & Pubs - 22 Mar-22 May

Francophiles take note, the Ananas Champagne brunch is back. This means once a month from 11am-5pm on a Sunday you can treat yourself to the talents of local DJs with live entertainment, a seafood grazing...

Latest Sydney bar reviews

The Hayberry

The Hayberry

Crows Nest is upping its after hours game with a new small bar doing bloody great burgers

Smoking Panda

Smoking Panda

Easy drinking stuff that works well in a neighbourhood setting

Tokyo Bird

Tokyo Bird

Got a yen for yakitori? Sighing for sake? Hit up this new Surry Hills bar

This Must Be the Place

This Must Be the Place

What with all the spritzers, salty snacks and stationery-themed art, this must be the place for newfound fun on Oxford Street

Bondi Bowling Club

Bondi Bowling Club

The new generation bowlo comes with cocktails on tap and monster pies

The Bear

The Bear

Chinatown welcomes its first laneway bar

The Botanist

The Botanist

A leafy hideaway for cocktails on the north side

Mr Moustache

Mr Moustache

Welcome to the real Mexico, in downtown Bondi

Wilhelmina's

Wilhelmina's

Lucky Balmain. They get Bryan Brown, Dawn Fraser Baths, and now Wilhelmina's

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Best bars in Enmore

Time for a tipple? Head to this cluster of small bars changing the face of after-hours Enmore

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Best Bars in Newtown

Small bars, wine bars, breweries and slick watering holes. Newtown's got 'em all

Sydney bar awards

Best New Bar

Best New Bar

The old Laugh Garage is now a Cognac den with just as many laughs and better drinks

Bar of the Year

Bar of the Year

Swinging, jumpin', good times accompanied by tasty drinks

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Best bars for a first date

To help navigate the murky waters of the Sydney dating scene we've rounded up our list of perfect first date bars