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

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