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FOOD & DRINK

The Most Clicked-On Sydney Bars of 2021

These are the bars you gravitated to in 2021 — and the one's you need to add to your must-visit list in 2022.
By Ben Hansen
January 05, 2022
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By Ben Hansen
January 05, 2022
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  • Food & Drink

    Barangaroo House

    The jewel in Barangaroo's ever-growing crown, Barangaroo House is made up of three levels — we reviewed them all.

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    The Royal Hotel

    Rise to the top of this Five Ways pub for incredible views over the city.

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    Maybe Sammy

    An opulent 50s-inspired bar from the Maybe Frank team.

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    The Glenmore

    This pub in The Rocks has a rooftop with one of the best views over the harbour.

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    Untied

    With an oyster bar, Aussie-themed cocktails and a view over the harbour.

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    The Butler

    Feast your eyes on this luscious French-Caribbean terrace restaurant and bar.

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    East Village Hotel

    The three-tiered Darlinghurst pub gets a new life with an upstairs sports bar and rooftop terrace.

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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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    Taylor's Rooftop

    A CBD rooftop bar with a vertical garden, tacos and live tunes.

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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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    Nikkei Bar & Restaurant

    The Tokyo Bird team is serving up a Japanese-Peruvian menu at its newest Surry Hills restaurant.

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    Bar Ombre

    This rooftop bar boasts a dedicated spritz menu, a daily happy hour and views of the Harbour Bridge.

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    Restaurant Hubert

    High-class French food in a subterranean space on Bligh Street, where the chicken fricassée is the stuff of legend.

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    Henry Deane

    The Palisade's luxe rooftop bar is the best place to take in Sydney.

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    Prince of York

    At this multi-level CBD venue you can start with bone marrow toasties and naturally fermented prosecco for dinner, then head downstairs to dance on tables under a disco ball.

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    Mary's Underground

    As well as a full French-style bistro menu, this CBD restaurant from the Mary's crew has a seafood bar and jazz running six night a week.

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    Bendooley Estate

    An opulent, 200-acre property with Italian varieties and a bookshop.

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    Cantina OK!

    A hole-in-the-wall mezcal bar by the Tio's team.

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    Mjolner

    A Thor-inspired carvery doing modern Nordic food and exceptional cocktails.

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    DD's

    This cocktail lounge and degustation-only restaurant has taken over the former GDR digs.

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