Want to Explore Sydney at Night? – Consider These Options

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So it is nighttime in Sydney and you are wondering where to have a drink or a night out. Do not worry, there are a plethora of options that you can avail, notwithstanding, whichever suburb of Sydney you may be putting up at.

If you are a fan of the arts, a stopover at the Sydney Opera House is a must.

Explore Sydney at Night

Some of the bars and clubs that are worth visiting as part of your Sydney sojourn are Grasshopper, Café Sydney, Opera Bar, Home and Arq, and Chinese Laundry.

For enjoying live music during nighttime in Sydney, you can visit the Basement, Annandale Hotel, and Qudos Bank Arena.

CBD and Darling Harbor

At Sydney’s CBD and Darling Harbor, you have an enviable line-up of bars, concert venues, nightclubs and waterfronts that can be explored at night.

Sydney’s iconic nightclub ‘The Marquee’ has numerous dance floors playing thumbing music by the hottest DJs; if you wish to party until the wee hours of the morning, park yourself at this club for the night.


On the other side of Pyrmont Bridge, you have Ivy Club where you can take a dip in the rooftop pool beneath the stars and soak in the lovely sights of the city.

At Chinese Laundry, an underground club, you have 3 floors dishing out techno, hip-hop and house beats for reveling in.

You must also consider visiting Frankie’s Pizza for your fill of rock-n-roll and live performances; you can also binge on pizza and guzzle craft beer when parked here. If you like Karaoke, there is a special room where you can display your singing skills along with many others.

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 Heading a little south, you will reach Ramblin’ Rascal Tavern; you can down some scrumptious cocktails and indulge in whiskey-tasting sessions at this joint.

If you are a fan of vinyl records, then you should visit Mojo Record Bar for its enviable collection in the front room. At the back-end of the joint, there are bands on Saturdays and DJs dishing out funky music on Thursdays – Australian craft beer is available on all days.

Surry Hills

On the brink of CBD is Surry Hills, laced with eateries, bars, and nightclubs, you are sure to find something here for your entertainment. In Surry Hills, you can stopover at Harpoon Harry Public Bar and the Beresford for partying and relishing some yummy fare.

Surry Hills Church

A visit to the Winery is also recommended for sipping on some cocktails and devouring a meal. The Wild Rover is an Irish-based joint where you can sample a variety of whiskeys for satiating your palate.

Play Bar is another club that you should consider visiting for grooving to live music and relishing traditional cocktails.


When in Newtown, you can visit the Newtown Hotel, the beer garden at the Bank Hotel, Hartsyard, the Marlborough hotel, Miss Peaches, and Newtown Social Club, and Basement bar Tokyo Sing Song.

new town sydney


Darlinghurst in Sydney is home to joints such as Darlo Bar, the Local Taphouse, the Hazy Rose, Henrietta Supper Club, The Standard Bowl, and The Oxford Art Factory.

Darlinghurst in Sydney


This vibrant suburb of Sydney is considered upmarket and teeming with professionals who are looking to unwind after a long tiring day at work.  Some places that you may fancy visiting are the Bellevue Hotel, the London Hotel, The Royal Hotel, the Grand National hotel, and the Verandah.

Paddington in Sydney

Kings’ Cross

Known for its notoriety in the past, King’s Cross today houses a series of pubs and cocktail bars for serving those patrons that are looking to drink and make merry during nighttime. Some places to visit at Kings’ Cross include The World Bar, Parsons, and Eau de Vie.


Famous Bondi Beach

Known for its beaches, Bondi is streaming with wayfarers all year long. Some joints around the beach that can be visited are House of Luis Tan, Bondi Hardware, El Topo Basement, Fat Ruperts and the Anchor Bar and Restaurant.

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