Sydney Bars

LA nightlife brand, Hyde, launches new bar & dining concept in Sydney

December 12, 2019

Hyde Hacienda Sydney Bar + Lounge is Sydney’s answer to a hybrid dinner, drinks and dancing venue. The South American-inspired vista bar is opening its third Australian location, in the former Hacienda venue within Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour. It’s an exciting new iteration for one of Sydney’s most iconic harbourfront bars. While the brand […]

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Applejack launch their first sleek Sydney CBD venue Bopp & Tone

November 18, 2018

Hospitality group Applejack known for producing unconventional yet elegant venues (The Butler Potts Point, The Botanist Kirribilli, SoCal Sydney, Della Hyde) have launched a new restaurant and bar at their first Sydney CBD location, just a stone’s throw from Wynyard station on Carrington street. Dubbed Bopp & Tone, founders Hamish Watts and Ben Carroll’s latest […]

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What to expect when the legendary Employees Only opens in Sydney

October 17, 2018

Out of all the excellent new openings populating Sydney’s hospitality scene before 2019 kicks off, few are as high-profile as this one. Employees Only, the award-winning speakeasy born in New York’s West Village and often referred to as one of the world’s best, is finally ready to open it’s doors in Sydney’s CBD. It will […]

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Eau De Vie introduce an interactive custom made martini trolley at their Darlinghurst bar (Sydney)

January 21, 2018

One of Sydney’s finest cocktail bars, Eau De Vie, has just started a new partnership with Star of Bombay that has resulted in an exclusively-designed custom martini trolley that will be available at the venue to reflect the ceremonial ritual of the classic martini services influenced by iconic hotel bars throughout history. The bespoke theatrical […]

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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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Seven new Sydney bars you really need to know about

April 28, 2016

Sydney bar culture is such an ever-changing landscape that is still continuing to thrive and adapt no matter how much the government tries to destroy it, and 2016 should no exception when it comes to new and exciting bars, either perfecting trends, creating new ones, or just reviving old ones. Early 2016 already saw the […]

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The Barber Shop takes a unique approach to new Barangaroo bar

April 13, 2016

Get a good ol’ fashioned tidy up and revamp that clipper cut while sipping on boutique bottled beers and classy cocktails at The Barber Shop’s second location at The Streets of Barangaroo when the new venue opens by the middle of this month. The award-winning CBD cocktail bar will expand following it’s pop-up concept Gin & It, […]

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Time Out Sydney Bar Awards winners for 2016

December 6, 2015

Once again Time Out Sydney have gone through their annual Bar Awards, going through the city’s very diverse scene and crowned those who have made the biggest impact throughout the last 12 months. The list of winners is always a great indication of how Sydney’s bar scene has grown and where it is headed as […]

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The Brown Brothers Prosecco Summer Terrace opens at Palace Cinemas (Sydney)

November 24, 2015

This season head along to Norton Street’s iconic Palace Cinemas and you’ll the newly opened Brown Brothers Prosecco Summer Terrace hanging above the bustling strip as the newest addition to the inner-west’s bar and dining scene. The breezy terrace bar is a bright green space of astro-turf, citrus trees, and Acapulco chairs designed to build […]

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Darlo Country Club is Darlinghurst’s latest cocktail bar and diner (Sydney)

November 14, 2015

Tapping into the aesthetic of exclusive country clubs throughout California, Sydney’s newest opening Darlo Country Club is the new bar and diner at the site of the former Victoria Room. Completely transforming the space with cactus green beams, soft linen paneling, brass elements, and a lush new coat of paint, the vibrant new bar looks […]

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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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Merviale’s intimate Whisky bar, J&M, opens in Sydney

November 10, 2015

Hospitality group Merivale will officially open doors to J&M, an intimate Whisky Bar located on Level 2 of Angel Hotel, from 11th November 2015. Initially, J&M will function as an exclusive showcase for Chivas Regal, driven by the sensory experience of Chivas 18. Aimed at a complete but intimate experience, J&M will be one for […]

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La Puerta Latino Flavours opens in Neutral Bay (Sydney)

November 8, 2015

Neutral Bay’s growing dining scene has just taken a big step forward, welcoming Oscar Espinosa, ex-Head Chef of Mexicano, for his first solo venture, tapping into authentic South American food with La Puerta Latino Flavours. Just off the Military Road strip, on Waters Road, you’ll find the restaurant-bar and it’s heady tapas-style approach to flavours […]

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Time Out Sydney Bar Awards Nominees for 2016

November 6, 2015

On Sunday 6 December of this year, at the new host venue of Sky Terrace at The Star, tastemakers and scene sifters Time Out will once again be crowning the winners of various categories for their annual Sydney Bar Awards. The ceremony has long been known as one of the liveliest celebrations of Sydney’s diverse […]

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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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Eating with the AU: The Smoking Panda’s first birthday – CBD (Sydney)

June 21, 2015

The Smoking Panda is one of those blink and you’ll miss it places, a nameless sign stamped with a cute furry panda is the only clue that this hidden gem of a bar even exists. Which is just the sort of thing to be expected from its cheeky collaborators barman/mad scientist Grant Collins (White Hart, The Powder […]

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