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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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.
An intimate vibe and 300-strong wine list make this one a date-night home run.
The Darlo Country Club could be a Sydney après-work institution.
No sign, no fancy cocktails, but lots of locals at this Oxford Street hideaway.
Inventive cocktails served fast.
A terrific corner pub.
A charming exposed-brick boozer complete with rooftop garden.
A world-class beer bar. Enough said.
An upmarket, three-storey pub from the Goodtimes Hospitality Group.
Meticulously made cocktails in a plush, vintage-look room.
A comfy cocktail bar that nails drinks, music and service in equal measures.
A Wes Anderson-inspired bar with pastel walls and cocktails to boot.
Ten different varieties to try.
An alfresco bar from the owner of Tuxedo and Kansas City Shuffle.
Drink, dance, shoot pool and snack on Eastern Europe’s finest.
This bar specialises in sour beer and natural wine.
The gin flows freely at this Darlinghurst venue that tips its hat to Old Havana.
A refurbished live-music favourite, with pizzas and pool tables.
It's a bar, but trust us, you'll want to stay for dinner.
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 cocktail-only establishment offering a three-course drink experience.
A late-night tiki bar, dancehall and tuckshop by those behind Tio's.
A bustling Darlo watering hole and one of the original small bars.