Situated right on the beach, this huge place has several components, including a live music venue and a nightclub called Selina's. Local celebrities and university students are constant patrons, but the most prominent clientele are backpackers...  Read More

Forbes Hotel


The oldest continually-licensed pub in Sydney, with four floors of entertainment ranging from restaurants to bars and dance floors. Popular with business professionals, it's a great place to kick off the weekend, even as early as Thursday...  Read More



Frequented by people from all walks of life, this comfortable pub is favored by art students, beautiful locals, and business people. Having a drink in the beer garden before heading off to dinner is popular; alternatively, order from the local...  Read More

Hotel CBD


Polished hardwood floors, arched windows, and historic architecture mark this lovely hotel and its multiple bars. The sleek Ground Bar sports a 360 degree bar, the Pool Bar offers four billiards tables, and the Club Bar has comfortable...  Read More

Inner City
Paddington Inn


Spacious and airy, this establishment (both restaurant and back bar) is accented with bright colours and polished wooden floors in a funked up heritage building. Although it's stylish and upscale, the place has a casual ambience that eschews...  Read More

North Shore


Popular with locals, this pub is one of the largest in Sydney and possibly the most family-friendly (with high chairs available and balloons given freely) - it's always full on weekends. Select and cook your own steak on the barbeques, or order...  Read More

Darlo Bar


For those nights when you just want to kick back and relax. A bohemian atmosphere and an eclectic mix of regulars distinguish this place, and you're certain to find artsy and musical types, along with university students and easy-going locals....  Read More

Darling Harbour


Whether you choose to sit inside at the bar or relax on the patio next to Darling Harbour, Pontoon should be your end-of-week destination. Popular with business professionals ready to kick off the weekend as well as with varied groups ranging in...  Read More

Slip Inn


With four bars and two nightclubs, this complex offers a choice of venues to suit your mood. The outdoor Garden Bar looks across the Harbour, the casual Slip Bar has pool tables and Thai food, and the Sand Bar offers seclusion for those who want...  Read More



Sydney's "superclub," this venue is known for its state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and broadcasting equipment. A gorgeous fish tank provides a focal point in the space, which includes comfortable seating alongside the dance floors. Gay and...  Read More