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The 10 Best Bars In Double Bay, Sydney

The 10 Best Bars In Double Bay, Sydney

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Located just outside the center of Sydney, Australia lies Double Bay. Although small, Double Bay offers both visitors and locals a diverse bar and restaurant scene. Below we have listed our 10 favorite bars in Double Bay.

Mrs. Sippy

Enjoy the warm Australian weather at Mrs. Sippy’s, an open-air bar is perfect for casual drinks at night. The laid-back atmosphere is accentuated by the creative graffiti on the walls and an inviting courtyard. They also offer delicious cocktails, wine, and food. At night, embrace the local culture with their local DJs and get ready to dance the night away.

37 Bay Street, Double Bay NSW 2028, Australia +61 2 9362 3321

Stillery Bar

Stillery Bar offers a diverse list of cocktails and an elegant atmosphere. They use more than 70 different types of gin to create your favorite drinks. One of the most sophisticated touches is their seven-meter-long marble and leather bar. For cooler nights they have a beautiful marble fireplace. Although they specialize in gin drinks, they also offer beer, wine, and delicious food.

InterContinental Double Bay, 33 Cross St, Double Bay NSW 2028, Australia +61 2 8388 8372


Vine offers both French-influenced cuisine and a spectacular wine bar, and the restaurant is spread out between an indoor and outdoor area. The cream-colored interior is modern and has a homey, intimate feeling, and their wine list consists of more than 50 specially selected wines. Be sure to make a reservation, as the restaurant gets pretty crowded on weekends.

2 Short St, Double Bay NSW 2028, Australia +61 2 9363 0010

Pelicano Restaurant and Bar

Pelicano Restaurant and Bar offers fine dining in a casual atmosphere. The inside is modern and colorful, and their menu is based on seasonal offerings. This is the perfect place for a special event or night out with friends or family because their dishes are meant to be shared. They also offer a private room for special occasions.

24 Bay St, Double Bay NSW 2028, Australia +61 2 8021 4050

Pink Salt

Pink Salt is a rustic-chic restaurant and bar. The interior is decorated with items from all over the world. The outdoor space has an abundance of plants and greenery. The restaurant offers food contemporary Australian food with a Mediterranean influence, and chef Mark Williamson only uses the freshest ingredients. Their bar offers both traditional and original cocktails – plus, on the weekends they have a DJ and dance floor.

2/53 Cross St, Double Bay NSW 2028, Australia +61 2 9328 1664


Casablanca is not your typical nightclub; it is elegant and upscale, and they even offer an early dinner. The nightclub is very intimate, and offers different venues for whatever you feel like. Their martini bar is the centerpiece of the club and is very sophisticated, and the club offers a VIP area you can reserve in advance for special occasions. In addition, they have private booths and lounges for parties.

16 Cross Street, Double Bay NSW 2028, Australia +61 2 9328 4411

The Sheaf

The Sheaf offers a different experience in Double Bay – their famous beer garden is outdoors and offers a casual and lively environment. They offer great food along with their drinks. Come here to socialize with friends and to meet new people. They also offer multiple televisions, so that you never miss a game. Be sure to visit their Garden Bar to listen to live music.

429 New South Head Rd Double Bay NSW, Australia +61 2 9327 5877


Located inside the Golden Sheaf Hotel is the posh cocktail lounge known as Soda, which is small and cozy. Everything in the interior is decorated in velvet, the walls are black and white, and red curtains accent the room. The lounge is spread over three rooms making the space very intimate, with an additional outdoor area on the terrace.

429 New South Head Rd Double Bay NSW, Australia +61 2 9327 5877

The Royal Oak Hotel

Come to the Royal Oak Hotel for a nice beer in a casual setting. They also offer traditional pub food along with streaming live sports, and there is both an indoor area and a large terrace area. In addition to their diverse selection of beers they also have an extensive wine list, with both menus offering local and global options.

28 Bay St, Double Bay NSW 2028, Australia +61 2 9363 3935

Niji Restaurant & Bar

Niji Restaurant and Bar offers both contemporary and traditional Japanese food, combining Japanese dishes with Western ingredients. The interior has a wood ceiling to emulate a traditional Japanese restaurant. Their dishes are meant to be shared, and they also offer a sushi bar and an outdoor seating area.

21 Bay St, Double Bay NSW 2028, Australia +61 2 8095 9508