Cocktail bars in Sydney


Looking for a new cocktail bar?

You've come to the right place. Here you'll find the latest cocktail bars as they open in Sydney, so you'll know where to go next time you're in the mood for some top quality drinking.

To be included here, a bar can’t just be serving an alcoholic slushie and calling it a cocktail. Everyone here is doing something special, approaching their cocktail lists with intelligence and flair, and mixing a drink that you’ll never want to end.

It might even be enough to stop you scoffing at the term ‘mixologist’.

Whiskey, tequila, vodka or gin, pick your poison and head on in.

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  • PS40 takes over New Shanghai’s cocktail menu reviews the new Shanghainese-influenced cocktail menu at New Shanghai.

  • Papi Chulo, Manly

    Manly’s newest hotspot Papi Chulo mixes South American fair with the smokey BBQ houses of the Deep South. And let’s not forget to mention the cocktails and tequila.

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  • Which bars are serving Mr Black cocktails?

    A new coffee liqueur is making head’s turn all around Sydney. Here’s where to pick up a lip-smacking Mr Black cocktail.

  • Eau de Vie Apothecary, Darlinghurst

    Cocktail connoisseurs, the time is almost here: Darlinghurst’s Eau de Vie is opening up Apothecary, a cocktail-only event space at Eau de Vie.

  • Mr Tipply’s, Sydney CBD

    Mr Tipply’s is a new cocktail lounge and eatery coming to Sydney’s CBD, reminiscent of a time when men were gentlemen, and drinks were served with a side of dirty humour.

  • Chica Linda at The Carrington, Surry Hills

    A South American eat house is taking over the restaurant space at The Carrington. Meet: Chica Linda. She’s fun, flirty and bound to get you a little bit tipsy.

  • The Potting Shed, Alexandria

    Love The Grounds of Alexandria? Check out their new next door eatery, The Potting Shed.

  • This is Bat Country, Randwick

    This Is Bat Country is the newest cocktail bar and eatery to open in Randwick, paying homage to all things Hunter S. Thompson and serving up a little ‘70s nostalgia with it.

  • The Roosevelt, Potts Point

    The grandness of The Roosevelt’s grand decor is only second to the concoctions it pushes off its liquid nitrogen fuelled cocktail trolley. And very soon, it’s dim sum cocktail cart as well…

  • Niji Restaurant & Bar

    Double Bay gets a new injection of life with the opening of Niji Restaurant & Bar, a fine dining offering of top quality Japanese share food, and cocktails to boot.

  • Ramblin’ Rascal Tavern, Sydney CBD

    If cocktails and cheeky banter is your kind of thing, you’ve come to the right place. Bearded bartenders throwing you a can of VB? Yeah, Ramblin’ Rascal Tavern’s got that, too.“If Earl’s Juke Joint and The Baxter Inn had a lovechild, that’d be us,” says Charlie Lehmann, one-third of the trio responsible for bringing you […]

  • Rocafela, Potts Point

    Walking into Rockafelas is like walking into your crazy uncle’s lounge room. Rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia lines the walls, thin crust Italiano pizza cooks in the oven and there’s a game of backgammon with your name on it in the old library.

  • Swine & Co. Restaurant, Sydney CBD

    There are many reasons to visit Swine & Co other than to sample their suckling pig from the spit.But it’s as good a place as any to start.Before Swine & Co is even open for your morning coffee, you can find head chef Bobby Taylor in the kitchen. Roasting a suckling pig on the spit […]

  • 18 best bars in Sydney’s CBD 2016

    Thought city drinking was all suits shaking hands over business deals? Think again. Here are the best bars in the city to work your way through their cocktail lists this weekend.The best bars are usually not the ones on the corner with suits spilling out of them like confetti. They’re often the ones you walked […]


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