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A late night lounge bar for city loving office workers

The evening’s agenda at this Sydney stalwart is sophisticated service, suits, scotch and sushi. Indulge in a little pre-GFC opulence while sinking back into the deep leather armchairs, and let one of the LBD-clad waitresses take your order (it’s table service only). Make it a classic with a top-shelf twist, like the flirty and fruity the She’ll Be Apples with Scotch and cloudy apple, or if you have a thing for aged spirits get ready to foot a hefty bill ­– there’s plenty on offer. Snacks come by the way of Sushi E and if you’re in late the supper menu is on till the early hours of the morning. Things may still be stuck in a former decade here, but they do it all convincingly enough to impress the inner-suit in any Sydneysider.

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Updated on 7 Jul 2015.

By Jordan Kretchmer   |  

Hemmesphere details

Establishment Hotel, Lvl 4, 252 George St, Sydney 2000

Telephone 02 9240 3100

Price per person including drinks $51 to $100

Open Mon-Fri noon-late; Sat 6pm-late

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