Small Bars

Sydney welcomes tiny cocktail and meze bar “Baraki”

April 16, 2019

Sydney favourite Alpha has opened up a tiny new cocktail and meze bar named Baraki, carved into the ground floor of 240 Castlereagh Street with just 8 seats. The smaller-than-small bar will extend Executive Chef Peter Conistis’ vision beyond Alpha and upstairs cocktail bar Beta, channelling the Athens neighbourhood of Plaka with two backlit walls […]

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Five of the best new Sydney bars to check out this summer

January 24, 2019

Whether you like it or not, it doesn’t look like the NSW state government are removing the shackles they first placed on Sydney’s once vibrant hospitality (and hence, tourism) industry in 2014. And while people continue to campaign against the paralysing ‘lockout laws’, it’s looking like adaptation is the best way to go, at least […]

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Sydney’s beloved laneway bar Since I Left You reopens as SILY

June 27, 2017

Long-standing Sydney laneway bar, the former Since I Left You, has reinvented itself as SILY, encapsulating the very best of the city’s small bar scene by serving cocktails and creative culinary delights against the stunning backdrop of Kent street’s heritage sandstone architecture. SILY’s courtyard is hidden down a cobbled stone pathway, offering a cosy feel, yet […]

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Papa Gedes enter their third year with a brand new cocktail menu (Sydney)

November 13, 2015

Sydney’s Papa Gedes have recently turned two, entering into their third year operating as one of the most charming small bars in the CBD. Themed towards the voodoo history of New Orleans, the tiki-esque bar has maintained a balance that doesn’t go over-the-top yet remains playful with a distinctive aesthetic that is clear in both […]

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Sydney’s Archie Rose Distillery to let the public customise their own spirits

November 4, 2015

Award-winning hidden gem Archie Rose Distilling Co., Sydney’s first commercial distillery in 160 years, have just announced the next stage in their constant evolution, adding to the whole experience of the bar-slash-distillery by offering you the chance to design your very own Vodka, Gin, or Whisky. By simply logging on to Archie Rose’s website (link […]

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