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Bars & Pubs - 27-29 Aug

Nothing says 'old Hollywood glamour' like nursing a Martini – it's the cocktail we associate with well-tailored suits, high-end cars and spies who love you. And for three days you can drink like a star of...

Bars & Pubs - 28-29 Aug

Settle in to the sweet sounds of piano entertainment every Friday and Saturday night at The Push, with a rotating roster of performers providing that relaxed ambiance we all crave after a classy night out....

Bars & Pubs - 12 Jun-31 Aug

The Woolwich  Pier is making keeping warm this winter a whole lot easier with its inaugural Winter Festival. There's plenty of activities and specials to cater for both kids and their taller...

Latest Sydney bar reviews

Rosie Campbell's

Rosie Campbell's

Finally, a Caribbean-themed bar that gets the holiday vibes pitch perfect

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

Barrio Cellar

Barrio Cellar

Bad day in the office? A cellar full of tequila will sort that right out

Freda's

Freda's

Loosen that collar at Chippendale’s neighbourhood party bar

Gardel's Bar

Gardel's Bar

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

JB & Sons

JB & Sons

Freshwater's suddenly got itself a nightlife worth talking about

Surly's

Surly's

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

Tokyo Bird

Tokyo Bird

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

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News and interviews

Poor Toms

Poor Toms

In an unassuming Marrickville warehouse, two high-school mates are cooking up the ultimate party gin

Sydney bar crawls & tours

Bars in Bondi

Bars in Bondi

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

Best Bars in Newtown

Best Bars in Newtown

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

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

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

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