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The 10 Best Bars In Sydney's Newtown And Enmore Neighborhoods

The 10 Best Bars In Sydney's Newtown And Enmore Neighborhoods

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Newtown and Enmore, chic adjoining neighborhoods in Sydney, have an abundance of trendy bars. From upscale wine bars to casual hangouts, Newtown and Enmore have it all. Below, we have listed some of our favorites.

The Gretz

The Gretz is from the masterminds behind the award-winning Hartsyard. Located just up the road from the Hartsyard, the bar is small and intimate and offers cocktails, seafood, snacks, local craft beers, and wines. The interior is rustic-chic, with light bulbs hanging from the ceiling and brick walls. The centerpiece of the Gretz is their long bar that spans the whole building.


Address & Phone Number: 125 Enmore Rd, Enmore NSW 2042, Australia

Earl’s Juke Joint

Earl’s Juke Joint is an unpretentious New Orleans styled cocktail bar. Come here for a casual night out with friends and be prepared to meet new people. Half of the brick walled building is dedicated to a beautiful wooden bar, and on the other side are candlelit tables while the walls are lined with pictures of famous jazz musicians. To go with their delicious drinks, try their snack pack to sustain you through the night.


Address & Phone Number: 407 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

Bench Wine Bar

Bench Wine Bar boasts one of the largest wine selections in Sydney. They offer a diverse list of global wines and a traditional, upscale bar food menu. They have won numerous awards.


Address & Phone Number: 503-511 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia +61 2 9557 7428

Courthouse Hotel

The Courthouse Hotel, beyond being a great place to stay, is home to their famous outdoor beer garden. At night this outdoor space has a very romantic and casual atmosphere with string lights hanging throughout the venue. On cooler nights they have heating lamps, so you can enjoy their outdoor space all year long. This is a great place to go for drinks after work and to have a relaxing night out.


Address & Phone Number: 202 Australia St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia +61 2 9519 8273


Corridor is a small and intimate cocktail bar with live music. The rustic wooden bar is the centerpiece of this establishment. In addition to their cocktail list, they also offer burgers, traditional bar food and wine.


Address & Phone Number: 153A King Street, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia +61 422 873 879

Zanzi Bar Newtown

Zanzi Bar Newtown is located across three unique stories. The lounge bar is inspired by the 1920’s, and features fresh and seasonal cuisine paired with creative cocktails. Their new rooftop terrace bar, with a more casual and quirky atmosphere than the lounge, has amazing views over the popular King Street. The rooftop terrace has an astro-turf ground and wooden tables. Look out for their Happy Hour.


Address & Phone Number: 323 King Street, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia +61 2 9519 1511

Cooper’s Hotel

Cooper’s Hotel offers two different bars. The first one is their casual public bar, which broadcasts sports all day long and offers $10 meals. This is the perfect place to have and afternoon beer and watch the game. Their upstairs garden bar & bistro is much quieter and offers a whole different experience. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail under the starry night sky.


Address & Phone Number: 221 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia +61 2 9550 3461


Blacksheep is an upscale cocktail bar in the heart of Newtown with an elegant and romantic atmosphere. Chandeliers hanging from the ceilings and mood lighting make this the perfect place for a special occasion. Their cocktail list consists of classics but also offers creative drinks such as their Zombie cocktail. In addition to their cocktail menu, they also offer small plates.


Address & Phone Number: 256 King St, Newtown NSW 2044, Australia +61 2 8033 3455

Kingston Public Bar & Kitchen

Kingston Public Bar & Kitchen is a casual rustic-chic bar with a quirky, charming feel. They offer specialty rums, whiskey’s, beers, and large plates – their food menu is meant to be shared. This is a great place to grab a table and spend a night hanging out with friends. Check out their Facebook page for weekly specials.


Address & Phone Number: 62-64 King St, Fitzroy Ln, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia +61 2 8084 4140


This edgy restaurant offers one of the best burgers in Sydney. Mary’s is located in a converted warehouse and boasts an impressive menu. The interior of the restaurant has a rock n’ roll atmosphere and includes a graffiti wall. In addition to their burgers, they also offer delicious fried chicken.


Address & Phone Number: 6 Mary Street Newtown, New South Wales 2042 +61 2 4995 9550