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Mountbatten recently refitted
Commodore Up-market but friendly
Newport Arms Like a pubgoer's Disneyland!
Lord Wolseley Tucked away in a side-street, a hidden local
Arena slick bar/restaurant near the showground
William Hotel Friendly and welcoming
Robin Hood a person could easily get very comfortable here..
Fox and Lion Huge outdoor area, great for people watching
Garry Owen Best Dartboard we've found so far, and a friendly place overall. Recomended
Triple Ace A little scruffy, but honest about it. The neon is a little over the top though!
James Squire Brewhouse Vying for Sydney's microbrew crown and doing mighty well about it
Dundee Arms an appealing little sandstone tavern
Billabong Hotel
Pier 26 Quite a pleasant position for a bar....
Peppermint Lounge Fancy a late-night cocktail?
Dolphin award winning restaurant
Harbour View neat, well appointed and in a unique position
Sydney Park
Sly Fox plenty live music, plenty free pool
Bridge Entertainment central
Kirribilli Just next to Milson's Point Station, and quite rated too
Carlisle Castle Nice bistro and Beer Garden
West End A real local's pub
Town Hall we liked the balcony, despite the stiff breeze
Welcome Great Irish pub with a mainly over 30 crowd
Brookvale Not far from Warringah Mall, this is a big, open northern beaches classic
Harp Possibly the best Irish pub in Sydney? the quest continues....
Union (newtown) recently changed hands, yet to be reviewed.
Billy The Pigs A rip snorter
Lord Dudley An English Village Pub in the heart of Woollahra
Cooper's Arms A popular spot for Newtown locals
Lord Nelson GREAT - what more can we say?
Dick's featuring 'the dome' restaurant
Alfred Cool & Cruisy
Tank Stream slick, minimalist hideaway
Macquarie Hotel What a pub should look like. To a brit, anyway.
Lord Roberts A bar in pub's clothing
Merton Estate Local on a busy main road
Crown quiet and comfortable
Edinburgh Castle popular after-work boozer
Durty Nelly's Genuinely Irish Flavour
Excelsior (Glebe) A live music supporter and $5 food's next great hope
Grand Hotel (Cock and Bull) damn good guinness
Paddy Maguire's A pub of contrasts
Cargo slick. Major pickup spot at weekends
Pumphouse Bar and Grill minimalist bar/restaurant, recently renovated
Trinity The Big Red Irish Bar
Tattersalls busy road, busy pub?
Town Hall (Newtown) Head on upstairs....
Empire Home of Sydney Blues
Headquarters Popular with students and betting locals
North Annandale The picture window would be good for people watching... in a busier suburb
Steyne A good and very popular spot
Blues Point Hotel Friendly pub in a quiet area
Sweeneys Definitely a TAB joint, but it's cheap and has an internet cafe...
Excelsior Live Music and a laid back atmosphere
Friend In Hand Crab Racing, clutter, eclecticism and more.
Moretons A great little beer garden
Duke a good pre-Enmore venue, full of local colur
Duck And Swan Was a little grotty, and slightly mysterious, now renovated and improving by the day
Berry Street Tavern bigger than you'd think
Jamberoo Pub
The Pub With No Beer Yes, the one from the Slim Dusty Song. A MUST visit if you're ever nearby
Ettamogah Bar too touristy for us, but a good spot occassionally
Kirk On Harris Originally and more properly the 'Dunkirk', but who's splitting hairs? Currently in the throes of a major renovation - expect good things!
Bondi Hotel good pub - very weekendy though
Bay View
Bald Faced Stag
Annandale A Live Music institution. Totally recommended
Australian a superb selection of beers, and gourmet pizza to boot.
Mercantile Irish through and through
Cat and Fiddle A live music venue since Adam was a boy
Thurles Castle not a bad little pub - very sporty though
Orchard Tavern Chatswood's immediate attraction...
Hicksy's Orange Grove tucked away off the beaten track, a locals' pub with colour
Pyrmont Bridge open 24hrs and quite rated
Gaelic Club In the proud Gaelic tradition, a great place to be entertained
Botany View as yet unreviewed
Lewisham Hotel (Live House) .
Empire (King's Cross) a 24 hour playground for cross-ites
Nag's Head On our 'to do' list!
Kings X At the top of the strip....
Hero Of Waterloo You can feel the history around you.
Gladesville Hotel .
Bourbon And Beefsteak One of the cross's famous landmarks
Cruise what a location! 2006 Restaurant of the Year in the AHA (NSW) Awards for Excellence
Palisade A great little pub, tucked away at the back end of The Rocks
Aurora 24 hours, closest to central
Crystal Palace popular with students and backpackers
Bank Biggest beer garden in the area, great Thai food.
Rosie's Bar and Bistro With a pleasant courtyard area
Different Drummer well worth the effort
Palace One of our favourite pool venues
Lansdowne Popular, loud, plenty of music
Century Tavern Everyone knows this place, and everyone ends up here eventually
Watershed a slick waterside venue
Exchange spacious and classy, but the safari bar is a strange addition
Scruffy Murphys Very popular Irish pub
Upside The newest of the backpacker bars
Hopetoun Live music 7 nights a week
Chamberlain Refitted from scruffy old pub to slick city bar. We're still deciding which incarnation we prefer.
London Very popular at weekends
Agincourt as much ambience as a convenience store (!)
Docks The former Ettamoggah Bar.
Pyrmont Point The last pub on Harris Street, previously a locals-only kind of pub, now a more upmarket establishment
Sandringham A history of live music
White Cockatoo Most handy for Petersham railway station, with huge food portions
Toxteth a new late night haunt for the team
Tilbury refitted and pretty rated
Unity Hall very friendly indeed
Woollahra Hotel cool
Hollywood One of Sydney's character-filled gems
Strattons A little nondescript, but OK for a quiet
Red Oak Boutique Beer Cafe an excellent micro-brew bar and restaurant
Establishment top dog among Sydney bars, according to the AHA at least.
Sir William Wallace ...but they'll never take our freedom
Goldfish Bowl Fairly Average
Riverview A positive haven
Oscars aka New York Hotel (on the planning applications at least). Good pizzas and ribs
Quay Bar nifty little bar and restaurant, lots of outdoor seating
Bald Rock warm, inviting and tucked away off the beaten track
Glenmore bit of a TAB and pokie joint, though the roof garden is rated.
Red Lion Well presented with a large balcony area
PJ O'Brien's Within the Grace Hotel complex...
Bar Broadway 24-hour bar with massive hangover potential
Captain Cook (The Rocks) quiet, overshadowed by its neighbours, we think
Commercial feels a little cramped - probably the pokies
Warren View Live music, and an unpretensious crowd.
KB Traditional tile and Tooth's Brewery posters.
Ancient Briton A claimant to "Coldest beer in Sydney".

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