The Bearded Tit | Redfern

All hail a new favourite. This one's going to be one to watch - The Beared Tit in Redfern - which is now open 6 days is a fantastic bar/small bar in Redfern that had a great crowd, a burlesque wonderland atmosp...

The Chip off the Old Block | Chippendale

The Chip off the Old Block in Chippendale is a bit of a play on names. The name borrows from chippendale where this resides and the other part of the name is the fact that Katya Ginsberg whose venue this is; h...

Brooklyn Social | Surry Hills

Brooklyn Social's now open and its taken over the old Mexico Food and Liquor Venue. Its a bit of a rock and roll, gin joint with rather well priced Americana eats. Once the sun has set and the locals have taken...

Sony QX100 | So Cal

So here at Jugernauts.com, we shoot with a SONY RX100M2 (had the M1 before but lost that one drunken night in a cab) and also the excellent full framer SONY Alpha A7. So when Sony Australia invited us to a do t...

Golden Age Bar | Surry Hills

Located in the same building that houses Paramount Coffee, inside Paramount House is the Golden Age Bar - it adjoins a cinema called the Golden Age Cinema and as an extension of that, a lot of the cocktail are ...

Parke Davis | Sydney

Parke Davis is a new small bar that's popped up in the city right under that cuban place - If you're near the QVB, cross the road and this sits just there. This is a Cocktail bar, they do serve food (from 1pm-m...

Bulletin Place | Sydney

Bulletin Place sits 50 and this is pretty easily one of the best small bars you can hit. Its intimate, the service is top notch, there's a daily cocktail list up on the wall and a lot of it is just brilliant. B...

ISOS VODKA + THE COTTON THIEF | CREMORNE

The Cotton Thief is a small bar situated along military road up in Cremorne. It self describes as a convinct small bar and its intimate one with a great craft beer selection and nice wine selection. They also m...

Bondi Hardware 2nd Birthday | Bondi

Bondi Hardware, the 1st of Applejack Hospitality's small bar/restaurant empire (also including the botanist and socal) turns 2 and they threw a bit of a farewell summer birthday party. Packed to the brim with l...

The Angry Pirate Bar | Redfern

Have you ever gone: "Oh, I really like all these themed small bars but there's nothing for pirates" or something to that effect? So there you go, there's the Angry Pirate Bar in Redfern - its a good one, with y...

Mr Moustache | Bondi

Located in the same complex that houses Gelato Messina Bondi, A Tavola, Burger and Ribs is the rather sexy Mr Moustache. Equal parts mexican Cantina and luxe mezcal bar, it ooze plenty of style with a rather ni...

The Botanist Kirribilli 1st Birthday | Kirribilli

Kirribilli’s first small bar and restaurant The Botanist, which is owned by Applejack Hospitality (Owners Hamish Watts and Ben Carrol) who are behind successful Sydney restaurants Bondi Hardware and recently ...

Love on Top | Kings Cross

Love on Top is located at the Cross - Its a asian dumpling / small bar fused into one venue. We came for their media launch and tasted a bit of the food and Love on Top has a great vibe and what we ate was pret...

Hinky Dinks | Darlinghurst

Gotta confess, we were headed elsewhere when we landed at Hinky Dinks. The venue has quite a different vibe from what the website would suggest - with people in it; this kitschy venue has a lively happy vibe an...

Papa Gedes | Sydney

Light in yonder tunnel. We wandered in Papa Gedes one evening after a night on the town at the Bristol Arms. They weren't open very long - this was about 1 week into their opening - Grabbed their well priced co...

Name This Bar Spring Relaunch | Darlinghurst

??. 4 years later, Name this Bar relaunches with a cool new look that blends street art, astroturf, funky art, worn timber walls and botanicals. Its a good looking spring rebirth, with great acoustics inside. ...

Vui Va Say | Newtown

The doors shut and the glass got newspapered and suddenly Jesterseeds was no more. Jugs wondered what would happen in its stead and then the signage went up as did the red paint. I figured it was vietnamese-y w...

Best of Sydney 2013 Select | Sydney

Thought I'd give a quick shout up and round up of a few places around sydney that won AltMedia's Best of Sydney 2013 Public Vote. Did a bit of writing for AltMedia and scouted out a few venues and #jugfav Lobo ...

Foley Lane | Darlinghurst

Got invited to "Tapas Heaven" by Google so we came to Foley Lane. Foley Lane can be considered one of the OG small bars especially with all the new places popping up everywhere. Its located round the back of Ta...

Lobo Plantation | 209 Clarence Street

The Lobo Plantation. Its quite rare that I walk into a venue and within minutes realise that I really effing dig it. Lobo Plantation is it. Like Uncle Ming on York, Lobo is a themed small bar. It focuses on wha...