Get your dinner on.
The best place to experience Sydney's thriving small bar culture.
The area might best be known for its nightlife, but it has plenty to offer before sunset, too.
Nightlife in Darlinghurst starts after work. Residents here are spoiled with a rich choice of booze, available even before it's dark.
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An intimate vibe and 300-strong wine list make this one a date-night home run.
Italian food, drinks and hip-hop served until 3am. Yes.
A taxidermy-filled den that's equally about well-made cocktails and straight spirits, bourbon particularly.
The Darlo Country Club could be a Sydney après-work institution.
An upmarket, three-storey pub from the Goodtimes Hospitality Group.
A comfy cocktail bar that nails drinks, music and service in equal measures.
Inventive cocktails served fast.
A terrific corner pub.
Meticulously made cocktails in a plush, vintage-look room.
No sign, no fancy cocktails, but lots of locals at this Oxford Street hideaway.
A charming exposed-brick boozer complete with rooftop garden.
Drink, dance, shoot pool and snack on Eastern Europe’s finest.
This bar specialises in sour beer and natural wine.
Ten different varieties to try.
A world-class beer bar. Enough said.
It's a bar, but trust us, you'll want to stay for dinner.
A late-night tiki bar, dancehall and tuckshop by those behind Tio's.
A refurbished live-music favourite, with pizzas and pool tables.
A Wes Anderson-inspired bar with pastel walls and cocktails to boot.
An alfresco bar from the owner of Tuxedo and Kansas City Shuffle.
The gin flows freely at this Darlinghurst venue that tips its hat to Old Havana.
A cocktail-only establishment offering a three-course drink experience.
This bright, Scandinavian-look space is the antithesis of dark and mysterious cocktail bars. The drinks are creative, but avoid showy tricks or gimmicks in favour of balanced, considered and seasonal ingredients.
A bustling Darlo watering hole and one of the original small bars.