Big Poppa’s Darlinghurst

Upstairs, its pared back wine bar look. All hail the new late night drinks and eats destination. Big Poppa's opened a couple months back and it's a good one. A favourite that has seen us return a couple of ...

PS40 Bar Sydney

PS40 Bar Sydney Sydney’s latest Bar PS40 is opening this week and we’ve managed a sneak peek via Neat Spirit’s Plantation Rum Zombie Competition. Thor and Michael's venue is unlike anything you’ve see...

Easy Eight Diner and Bar | Sydney CBD

Easy Eight Diner and Bar Located in the small square of land that houses what are now Sydney's best smallbars, The Barber Shop and Baxter's Inn is the newly opened Easy 8 Diner. Entry is only from Clarence, yo...

Jangling Jacks Potts Point

Jangling Jacks Potts Point Jangling Jacks is Potts Point's Newest Bar. Him : An animated skeleton wielding his stick beckoning you inwards into the New Orleanesque speakeasy that is Jangling Jacks. The venue ...

Hill Bar North Bondi

Hill Bar North Bondi The Hill Eatery up at North Bondi has opened up a bar adjoining their dining space adding to the venue a bar hotspot which will serve up drinks and eats in a Florida Keys inspired space. W...

Since I Left You x Fintan Magee

Since I Left You x Fintan Magee Celebrating its Fourth Year, Sydney's Since I left You small bar is ever evolving. They landed a major street art coup with one of Australia’s most in-demand street artists...

Red Lily Smallbar Darlinghurst

Red Lily Darlinghurst might be our new favourite late night cheap drinks sorta smallbar - we'll need to check back in more but we were wandering up to the Lord Roberts Pub for drinks when we chanced upon their ...

Ketchup JugsXAU One Darlie Laundromatic

As Jugernauts approaches its 3rd year, we've accured and met a heap of great people in the industry. With our good friends at the AUreview; the first Ketchup event held on the 2nd of July at Darlinghurst's Darl...

Darlie Laundromatic Darlinghurst

Darlie Laundromatic located on Palmer Street in Darlinghurst has been gone for a while. In between the transitions between owners, there was a fire in the venue and its taken a while for them to clean up and re...

Downstairs and The Hazy Rose Darlinghurst

As you ascend up from downstairs, and enter the Hazy Rose, you'll enter into a 1940's space populated by an art nouveau feel to the venue and a warmth and welcoming red glow. The barfly in us is excited as t...

Spawn Point Small Bar Sydney CBD

Spawn Point Small Bar is Sydney's first Gaming Small Bar (capacity 60) and we wandered in after checking into The Swinging Cat. Spawn Point is a gamer centric small bar; with videogames and videogame parapherna...

This must be the Place Darlinghurst

Diageo Reserve World Class winner Luke Ashton and Charlie Ainsbury's This Must be the Place (TMBTP) is now open at 239 Oxford Street. Both Luke and Ashton are concurrent winners to Australia's Bartender of the ...

The Swinging Cat Smallbar SydneyCBD

The Swinging Cat is Sydney CBD's latest small bar open in what is probably the most amusing location yet. It's the one under Subway Sandwiches on King Street in the city and there's no telegraphing where this i...

The Gretz Gretzenmore by Hartsyard | Enmore

The Gretzenmore or 'Gretz' is the newest smallbar along the Enmore Road stretch and its by the team behind Hartsyard. It's small enough to be intimate but lit and finished just right to broadly appeal with inte...

Parsons Bar | Potts Point

Parson's Bar is the the latest small bar talking over the kellet street side of Potts Point. Built by the its owners (brothers Joe, Nick van der Heide with Byron Dunn) Parsons Bar front bar was one they physica...

Peekaboo Smallbar | Woolloomooloo

Peekaboo Bar, very much like its namesake is a bit of a hidey hole that lies hidden away on Bourke Street. On the street side, impressions are New Orleans-esque with their signage. Alongside Parsons' this new s...

Valentine’s Day Picks 2015

VDAY is almost here. If you haven't already booked that table for your bae at Quay; Here's our picks for a night of romance and goodtimes this coming forthcoming Valentines Day. Darren Templeton of Restaur...

Lobo Plantation – Rum Journal and Flights

The Lobo Plantation which is a now a multi award winning bar location at 209 Clarence is one of our favourites. Its an intimately luxuriant plantation themed rum bar, staffed by super friendly bar guys. Service...

Push Bar | The Rocks

The Push down at the rocks has had a bit of change moving from pub kitchen/tapas into more of a smallbar/cocktail venue with an extended cocktail list (heaps at $16) : and most eats under $20. Considering the l...

Pocket Bar | Darlinghurst

Pocketbar sits round the back of oxford street and is run by the same guys who helm stitch and button bar, (button is a perennial favourite) and we really enjoy the time we spend there. Well, Pocketbar now has ...