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

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