Incorporating a region that includes Crows Nest, Kirribilli, Milsons Point and Wollstonecraft, North Sydney is a leafy area, just north of the Harbour Bridge, that is known for its gorgeous parks. Whilst Newtown and Darlinghurst tend to get most of the plaudits, many of the best North Sydney Bars are just as good as any you will find at those places. Offering everything from fine wines and inventive cocktails, to cold beers and delicious share plates, here are some of the best places you can visit.
Found in the heart of north Sydney’s CBD, Barry’s offer a relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for unwinding with friends after a long day. With a wide selection of both local and imported beer, there is a taste for everybody. For all those sport enthusiasts, get to enjoy your favourite game live on the available dedicated screens.
32 Walker St, North Sydney
Get to have a unique experience in the French-style pub bistro beautifully decorated with warm wood giving a classic bar feel to it. This kid friendly hotel offers both outdoor and indoor sitting with a very inclusive menu. For those planning for functions, be sure to check out their spacious courtyard. Night owls can also get to enjoy themselves in the available sports bar.
271 Pacific Hwy, North Sydney
It might as well be one of the oldest bars in the area. Initially beginning as a school in 1878, it was converted to a hotel in 1992. Offering both indoor and outdoor sitting, you can choose whether to catch some rays in the courtyard or stay cool under an umbrella. Be sure to try their famous 2 for 1 chicken schnitzel on Thursdays.
36 Blue St, North Sydney
Another of the many hotels found in the area with a unique history. Initially, it was a heritage listed fire station that has been remodelled into a hotel. This two level establishment features an impressive bar in the lower level with beautiful exposed brick walls and American style booths with leather banquets and stylish booths in the upper level. Enjoy chilling in the semi covered terrace with underneath heaters making it perfect even for cold nights.
86 Walker St, North Sydney
This multi-storey hotel offers a large space for various functions. Get to sample the wide array of both international and local drinks available at the stylish pub. Enjoy live entertainment each day with Dj’s, various events and promotions. Every night is a busy night. Or simply escape the hustle and chill on the rooftop terrace, there is something for everybody.
1 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest
Commonly referred to as “Percy’s” by the locals this family friendly modern establishment offers a variety of facilities that include: A contemporary bistro, lounge & sports bar, TAB & gaming facilities, outdoor courtyard, drive thru bottle shop and boutique accommodation. Get to dine and spend the night in style at the newly refurbished North Sydney Hotel.
292 Miller St, North Sydney
Another iconic establishment in the area, this traditional hotel boasts multiple bars and dining areas with a wide choice of meals and drinks that are sure to leave you craving more. Whether it’s a romantic dinner or shared plates between friends the Kirribilli Hotel has a wide array of options for everybody.
35-37 Broughton St, Milsons Point
Found just over the Harbour Bridge, the hotel boasts an award winning bistro that offers more than just pub food. Get to enjoy bistro classics and weekly specials with a side of your favourite drink. The hotel also has a beautiful outdoor terrace with a beautiful garden that’s perfect for holding functions.
206 Blues Point Rd, McMahons Point
The name itself is enough to interest anyone that visits north Sydney. Built in 1860, this time tested hotel offers one of the best pub grub and sports entertainment in the area. Gather your friends for a night chill out and enjoy some of the local live bands and perfectly cold drink offers.
199 Miller St, North Sydney
What better way to enjoy the amazing Australian cuisine than with the award winning chef Subodh. The hotel offers a large dining area with a modern bistro and an exquisite outdoor terrace. For those looking to unwind in the evening breeze, enjoy the beautiful night in their beautiful rooftop with a beautiful view of north Sydney.
116 Blues Point Rd, McMahons Point