Bars

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Visiting Sydney and want to know which are the top bars? Sydney has a wide selection of top quality bars. The choice on which bar to go to depends on the location, theme and which activities and competitions the bars provide.

 

Finding which Sydney bars are the best is hard as there are so many great choices out there, so we have compiled a list for you to make it easier for you to find outstanding venues which cater for beautiful drinks and entertainment!

1

 Opera Bar

Opera Bar
The Opera Bar is located in the most enviable position of Sydney. Imagine drinking from a beautiful selection of wine and cocktails whilst overlooking spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. This bar has been described as the best beer garden in the world and is open 7 days a week from 11.30am, boasting live music each night.
Sydney Opera House, Sydney Ph: 02 9247-1666  View Map
2

 Soho Bar and Lounge

Soho Bar and Lounge
This fancy bar is one of the best in not only Sydney, but the entire New South Wales. Down stairs at this multi level venue is where you will a find the lounge bar which boasts a fantastic atmosphere, whilst upstairs provides a dance floor which has been rocked by international DJ’s such as Laidback Luke, Avicci and Carl Cox.
171 Victoria Street, Potts Point Ph: 02 9358-6511  View Map
3

 The Grasshopper

The Grasshopper
The Grasshopper is quirky, unique and exciting. This establishment has great respect for the environment. Whenever possible, this Sydney bar sources second hand furniture and focuses on whole and organic foods and wines, as well as recycling. The Grasshopper has been awarded with Small Bar of the Year and Small Business of the year and is rapidly becoming one of the great bars in Sydney.

1 Temperance Lane, Sydney Ph: 02 9947-9025  View Map

4

 Martin Place Bar

Martin Place Bar
Located in the heart of the Sydney CBD, Martin Place Bar is an attractive and contemporary space perfect for the Sydney City lifestyle. This Bar has been awarded Australia’s best Pub/Bistro for three years running in the Lifestyle Food Awards. This bar is perfect for a breakfast, lunch or dinner meeting and is suitable for tailored events.
51 Martin Place, Sydney Ph: 02 9231-5575  View Map
5

 Arthouse Hotel

Arthouse Hotel
This exceptional bar consists of beautiful art, music and entertainment. This building has recently been elegantly refurbished and is now a stylish taproom where arty types and suits mix it side by side. The Arthouse Hotel consists of four bars and a restaurants and caters for popular events such as gala dinners or simple get togethers.

275 Pitt Street, Sydney Ph: 02 9284-1200  View Map

6

 Pontoon Bar

Pontoon Bar
Drinks over the superb Darling Harbour? Pontoon Bar will provide that and more. The Pontoon Bar has rapidly become one of Sydney’s well known venues. This bar provides stunning water views, a fantastic relaxed atmosphere and is one of the hottest places to be in Sydney!

Cockle Bar Wharf, Darling Park Ph: 02 9267-7099  View Map

7

 Brooklyn Bar

Brooklyn Bar
Brooklyn Bar is the perfect place to start off your night. With a stylish Italian dècor and a buzzing atmosphere, Brooklyn Bar is the number one Friday night hangout. If you don’t want to enjoy a night out without spending a fortune, then the Brooklyn Bar is your answer. This savvy joint provides free entry and great early bird drink specials.

225 George St, Sydney Ph: 02 9247-6744 View Map

8

 The Morrison Bar

The Morrison Bar
This charming and stylish bar is located in the heart of Sydney CBD and provides Sydney’s finest cocktails in a sophisticated manner. The Morrison Bar provides elegant surroundings, fine wines, delicious mixed drinks and a warm atmosphere.

225 George St, Sydney Ph: 02 9247-6744 View Map

9

 Oxford Art Factory

Oxford Art Factory
This bar has the reputation of being one of the best nightspots in Sydney. Oxford Art Factory is a great meeting place for tourists and locals alike. The Oxford Art Factory was inspired by Andy Warhol’s factory in New York during the 60’s and has since provided sensational local and international artists to showcase their talent on a world class platform.
38-46 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst  View Map
10

 Cohibar

Cohibar
Overlook the spectacular Darling Harbour and the amazing city skyline, Cohibar boasts a sensational night. With an electric and fun vibe, this place will keep you entertained the whole night with the resident DJ’s playing the best and funkiest house music that go hand in hand with the best cocktails in Sydney.
10 Darling Drive, Sydney  View Map