With Sydney reopened, there’s no better time to discover our city. If you’re interested in venturing beyond your local and trying something different with mates, here are 9 cool bars Sydney has on offer this weekend.
1. Saga Bar
A mystical dive bar in the heart of Sydney, Saga Bar is a must-see for cocktail enthusiasts.
49-51 Goold St, Chippendale NSW 2008
Trading Hours 4-11pm Wed-Sat
You can make a booking here.
2. Shady Pines Saloon
A Nashville-inspired dive bar, complete with vintage taxidermy, great small-batch whiskey and live music.
4/256 Crown St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Trading Hours 4pm-12am daily
Bookings available here.
3. Tio’s Cerveceria
A lively Mexican bar complete with margaritas, complementary popcorn, and Tio’s Famous Spicy Beer (Michelada).
4/14 Foster St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Trading Hours 5pm-12am Wed-Sun
Be sure to make a booking.
4. The Erko
With a cosy interior and leafy beer garden, this dog-friendly pub is perfect for a day session or night time drink.
102 Erskineville Rd, Erskineville NSW 2043
Trading Hours 12pm-12am Mon-Sat
Secure your seat here.
5. Goros - Surry Hills
This exciting Japanese late night restaurant and bar has it all with arcade games, weekend DJs and $10 Sake-bomb specials.
84/86 Mary St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Trading Hours 5pm-1am Thu-Sat
Re-opened October 14, guarantee a spot by making a booking.
6. Oxford Tavern
Decked out with classic American decor, and a custom meat smoker, this Petersham mainstay offers craft beers and delicious barbecue.
1 New Canterbury Rd, Petersham NSW 2049
Trading Hours 12pm-12am Sun-Thu
Reserve a spot here.
7. Mary's Newtown
Famous for its burgers, loud rock’n’roll, and rustic timber decor, Mary’s is a night-time favourite.
6 Mary St, Newtown NSW 2042
Trading Hours 4pm-12am Mon-Thu
Make a booking here. Bookings only from Mon-Wed, Thu-Sun is walk-in only.
8. Cricketers Arms Hotel - Surry Hills
A classic old boozer with a quirky beer garden often packed both inside and out.
106 Fitzroy St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Trading Hours 5-10pm Tue
You can reserve a spot here.
9. The Courthouse Newtown
‘The Courty’ is a Newtown staple, with a dog-friendly leafy beer garden and Aussie classics on tap. Be sure to try the nachos.
202 Australia St, Newtown NSW 2042
Make a booking here.
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