Bars & City Drinking

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Eileen's Bar - Four Pillars

Branded bars are tricky to pull off, without a diverse enough catalogue the drinking can get monotonous, the branding can be too in your face and they

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Byrdi

Byrdi is a bar unlike any other, pulling the concepts of seasonality and locality together with culinary techniques, in a venue that is both day and night,

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Capitano

Carlton's Capitano might not look it, but this small Italian restaurant on the corner of Rathdowne and Palmerston serves up some of the very best drinks

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Big Poppa's

Combing great bottles of wine with oodles of magnificent cheese is a bit of a no-brainer. The French, Spanish and Italians have been at it for centuries,

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Cantina OK

When travelers think of Sydney bars it's often big corporate-owned waterside venues which snarl at open shoes and uncollared shirts. Cantina OK is here

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Alberto's Lounge

In the no man's land that sits between the city and Surry Hills, dominated by unkempt carparks and gloomy office blocks, this late-night laneway diner

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Maybe Sammy

Maybe Sammy feels like a bar that's been cut straight out of a London hotel and set adrift to land on Sydney's shore. It's got the jacketed bartenders

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Bar Totti's

Merivale's famed Italian joint has made the transition from Bondi to the CBD – fronting the Ivy Precinct on George Street with its wood-fired oven and

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American Bar at The Savoy

Perhaps the most famous hotel in the world, The Savoy reopened in 2010 after a three-year, £100m+ refurbishment. While the rest of the hotel now sparkles

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Tayer + Elementary

At first glance, this is yet another brutalist Shoreditch/Hoxton/Old Street bar with bare concrete, exposed aircon ducking and raw steel trunking. But

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The World's Most Sustainable Bar

“Sustainability should be important to everyone everywhere,” states Odd Strandbakken, bar manager of Oslo’s HIMKOK, officially the world’s most

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Bristol bar guide

Once a major industrial city with one of the country's largest ports, Bristol is still England's tenth largest city. It was through Bristol that much of

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Press Club

Located in the prime position of Brunswick St in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, Press Club is a steampunk vibe bar focusing on cocktail finesse and live

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Boilermaker House

Housed on Melbourne's Lonsdale Street, Boilermaker House, as the name suggests, is a venue with an emphasis on whisk(e)y and beer, housing 900 plus whiskies

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Above Board

Housed in Melbourne's inner north suburb of Collingwood, Above Board is the brainchild of veteran bartender Hayden Lambert. Head up the stairs via craft

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The Gresham

Award winning and Heritage listed, The Gresham is located on the famous Queen St in Brisbane city. Originally designed for the Queensland National Bank

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Jack Rabbits

Hidden in Electric Avenue, up the stairs and through a wardrobe lies Jack Rabbits, a whisk(e)y and cocktail focused bar based on a 1920s prohibition speakeasy.

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9 of the creepiest bars for Halloween

Sadly, none of us will ever sit at The Shining's Gold Room bar and chat with the world's most sinister bartender, Lloyd. Yet from vampire strippers to

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Bar Americano

If the overcrowded, loud music, sticky floor, and cheap drinks scene is your thing, then Bar Americano is not the bar for you. In true Melbournian fashion,

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Mjølner

Head down the heavy weathered wooden door on Cleveland St in Sydney's inner-city suburb of Redfern and you'll pleasantly be transported to the Viking Era