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Bars & Pubs - Tue 28 Apr

The Cut Bar and Grill is raising a glass to its new role as the official home of Glenmorangie premium single malt scotch whisky with a special party on Tue Apr 28. Head to the Glenmorangie Gathering and...

Bars & Pubs - Tue 28 Apr

Bangladesh-born head chef Tapos Singha will guide guests through a four-course menu, designed to pay tribute to the energetic blend of art, intellect, passion, poverty, love and hate that lines the streets...

Bars & Pubs - Tue 28 Apr

Grab a pair of tap shoes and get your jazz hands ready every Tuesday in downtown Sydney. The fellas at The Basement sure take their swing dancing seriously - see the drinking den transform into a '40s dance...

Latest Sydney bar reviews

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

Smoking Panda

Smoking Panda

Easy drinking stuff that works well in a neighbourhood setting

The Hayberry

The Hayberry

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

Coogee Pavilion

Coogee Pavilion

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

The Bear

The Bear

Chinatown welcomes its first laneway bar

SoCal

SoCal

It's all about the Californian dreaming at this breezy bar north of the Bridge

Bondi Bowling Club

Bondi Bowling Club

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

Wilhelmina's

Wilhelmina's

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

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

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Best bars in Enmore

Best bars in Enmore

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

Best Bars in Newtown

Best Bars in Newtown

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

Bars in Bondi

Bars in Bondi

More than blondes and breakers: Bondi is filled with amazing bars

Sydney bar awards

Bar of the Year

Bar of the Year

Swinging, jumpin', good times accompanied by tasty drinks

Best New Bar

Best New Bar

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

Sydney's best bars

Best bars for a first date

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