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Bars & Pubs - Sat 30 May

Ardbeg has won a slew of awards for its infamously peaty flavour, and has been named 'Scotch Whisky of the Year' by Jim Murray's Whisky Bible for three years running. It’s distilled on a small Scottish...

Bars & Pubs - Sat 30 May

It's not tht gin has changed drastically in recent years, it's that how we feel about it has shifted so that mother's ruin has become a favoured tipple for Sydneysiders. In her gin blog, The Ginstress, Elly...

Bars & Pubs - Sat 30 May

The Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular, or GABS for short, is a craft beer festival that was dreamt up by the Local Taphouse owners Steve Jeffares and Guy Greenstone over a drink in 2011. The festival is...

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Gardel's Bar

Gardel's Bar

Surry Hills’ cocktail credentials are all in order now that Gardel’s is back

Surly's

Surly's

Brisket, brews and the Rabbitohs - the Sydney/Stateside seesaw finds a happy balance at this new Surry Hills barbecue bar

The Gretz

The Gretz

Round two for Hartsyard brings more boozy good times to Enmore Road

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

Bitter Phew

Bitter Phew

A bare bones bar where craft beer is the star

Tokyo Bird

Tokyo Bird

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

Smoking Panda

Smoking Panda

Easy drinking stuff that works well in a neighbourhood setting

Wilhelmina's

Wilhelmina's

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

The Bearded Tit

The Bearded Tit

A densely populated creative space on Regent Street celebrates art and beer in no particular order

Coogee Pavilion

Coogee Pavilion

The hospitality group that ate Sydney is moving in on its beaches, one bite at a time

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Best Bars in Newtown

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

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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

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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