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Bars & Pubs - Tue 26 May

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...

Bars & Pubs - 26-30 May

Grab a Garage burger, mate – but make sure you chase it with a specially designed World Class Cocktail created by their bartender Alex Grosset. Designed for World Class Cocktail Week, the ‘Les...

Bars & Pubs - 01-31 May

This May, the country’s biggest celebration of Australian wine returns for a fourth year running as Aussie Wine Month unfolds with a slew of cool lunches, tastings, winery walks, festivals, pop-up...

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

Gardel's Bar

Gardel's Bar

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

The Powder Keg

The Powder Keg

A restaurant with the spirit of a bar and a love of gin arrives in Potts Point

The Gretz

The Gretz

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

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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Bars in Bondi

Bars in Bondi

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

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

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