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...

Bodega | Surry Hills

Bodega is a Tapas joint located in Surryhills. It combines South American and Spanish flavours and we checked in for lunch. On the street side, it's a fairly simple affair but inside is a large kitchen along on...

Candeloris | Smithfield

Located out in Smithfields is Candeloris, an italian eatery that's recently undergone a million dollar fitout as it gears up for the future. The area in which it sits and its premium feel is at odds with the gl...

Grain Bar | The Rocks

Good bless grain bar and their excellent cocktails, great steadily refilled barsnacks (rice crackers) and their excellent floor staff that will give you the attention you deserve at this "hotel front bar" but d...

The Owl House | Darlinghurst

The Owl House was a venue that we probably wouldn't have chanced upon now - what with the trend now for new and now - but talking to the crew at Wasamedia - and hearing that this was a local favourite of theirs...

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...

Mordeo | Sydney

Located under the Deutsche Bank Place, is Mordeo bistro and bar. Its a modern bistro and bar dishing out southern european cuisine, there's panini and pasta to be had and also a custom "Mordeo" only white wolf ...

Waitan | Sydney Chinatown

Half a year down from their launch, Waitan has undergone a few nip tucks with their opium daybeds and cavernous dimly lit space tweaked. The menu's also been streamlined with the peculiar fusion out the door an...

Gin and Negronis at the Clock | SurryHills

The Clock's a bit of an institution in Surryhills - packed and popular most nights with a great balcony up high with a great view across crown street and a popular inner city haunt. They've got a bit of a gin s...

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 ...

Ramblin’ Rascal Tavern | Sydney

Ramblin Rascal Tavern is now open in the old comedy club locale. Its a rather large bar with ample seating, plenty of booths and dark panelled oaks. Its also really in far down the basement and we couldn't real...

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...

The Stinking Bishops | Enmore

The Stinking Bishops is Enmore's newest hotspot, located funnily enough under a "generi" apartment complex but finished just enough with the right fitout that you don't feel it when inside. Its an interesting v...

Molecular Cocktail Class at Zigi’s | Chippendale

Zigi's Art Wine and Cheese in Chippendale is a rather cool venue. Its got street art, and a palooza of cooking classes, as well as being a bit of a winebar/cheese destination. Very often, you'll head upstairs a...

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 ...

Bars March Launch | Cafe del Mar

Parched March, Sydney’s only month-long celebration of bar culture in support of Animal Welfare League NSW relaunched as BARS MARCH for its fifth year. The new name says it all: a whole month of responsible d...

Rabbit Hole Bar | Sydney

Rabbit hole bar turned one and we were invited to the soirée. This is a 2 parter, first is their 1st anniversary/Birthday Celebrations and the 2nd a visit made last year for some fine molecular cocktail over p...

The Tilbury Hotel | Woolloomooloo

The Tilbury Hotel is located along Nicholson Street in Woolloomooloo. It's a great place to grab drinks with a nice modern pub feel (they renovated a few years back) and now with new headchef Elton Inglis (form...