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FOOD & DRINK

Sydney Bars with Games and Activities for When You Want to Do More Than Just Sit Around and Drink

Sip a shiraz over 'Scrabble' or polish off a pot with a game of pool.
By Concrete Playground
May 21, 2021
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By Concrete Playground
May 21, 2021
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  • Food & Drink

    Taffy's

    The Oaks' sports bar with a Hulk Hogan beer tap, a giant foosball table and foot-long hotdogs.

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    Marrickville Bowling & Recreation Club

    An inner west institution for live music and lawn bowls.

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    B. Lucky & Sons

    An adults-only arcade bar from the Holey Moley team.

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    Holey Moley Golf Club Darlinghurst

    The chain's second Sydney venue is right underneath the Kings Cross Coke sign.

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    Spawn Point

    Let your inner geek run wild with Nintendo games and cocktails.

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    Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

    The activity-filled warehouse comes from the team behind Holey Moley and features ten-pin bowling, dodgem cars and cocktails.

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    The Henson

    An ex-dive bar is revived — and the best bit is that there's no novelty theme to fall back on.

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    Frankie's

    Part dive bar, part New York-style pizza parlour, part blast from the past in the form of 80s metal.

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    The Little Guy

    Boysenberry cider, a 16-strong beer list and live music.

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    Cricketers Arms Hotel

    Known more intimately as the Crix, this is the kind of local that will make you want to move into the area.

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    Holey Moley Golf Club

    Newtown's mini-golf bar with 18 holes, a bao station and a room dedicated to The Simpsons.

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    1989 Arcade Bar

    Mash buttons over a burger or hot brew on King Street.

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    The Unicorn

    This friendly, unpretentious pub from the Mary’s gang is well-loved for its homegrown beer and wine list.

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    Surly's

    There's a lot of American BBQ in this town. But in Surly's, we may have found the best.

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    The Newport

    Merivale's northern jewel in the crown.

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    The Greens

    Prepare to be bowled over.

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    Bondi Bowling Club

    Barefoot bowls, modern bistro food and local craft brews run this renovated Bondi gem.

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    Darlo Bar

    Darlo Bar has long been the inner city lounge room of Darlinghurst locals.

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