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An unpretentious city bar where the music flows as freely as the drinks

Rumour has it that Mojo Record Bar is Sydney’s most popular first date venue. It might be true – it’s extremely comfortable, there’s enough cool posters on the walls and record singles on the ceiling to keep conversation flowing and the drinks menu is safe enough to offer something for everyone. But to call Mojo a ‘date bar’ would undersell its many excellent attributes. We love it because it’s not pretentious, the staff serve up banter with their drinks and they play good music. It helps when you’re out the back of a record store (hence the name). Plus – and this is what we like most – Mojo is doing its own thing, a quality to admire in a world that favours following trends, regardless of over-supply. Mojo keeps the menu simple by offering three pizze and the drinks menu is short, opting for the smaller suppliers over the bigger guys. Mojo, keep doing what you’re doing. 

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Updated on 15 Apr 2015.

By Sarah Norris   |   Photos by Daniel Boud

Mojo Record Bar details

73 York St, Sydney 2000

Telephone 02 9262 4999

Price per person including drinks $10.00 to $50.00

Open Store Mon-Wed noon-6pm; Thu, Fri noon-10pm; Sat 11am-6pm Bar Mon-Wed 4pm-midnight; Thu, Sat 4pm-1am; Fri 3pm-1am

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