Nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Newtown & the Inner West

Timbah

Quite a way down Glebe Point Rd is an excellent independent bottleshop; turn right to find this convivial wine bar it runs downstairs. It's a lovely space decked out in wood; there's always something interesting ava…
Top Choice Bar in Newtown & the Inner West

Archie Rose Distilling Co.

This distillery has made quite an impact with its excellent gins and where better to try them than the place itself? The bar is appropriately industrial chic; the mezzanine is a great spot to sit and observe the act…
Top Choice Bar in Newtown & the Inner West

Lazybones Lounge

Roomy and extravagantly decorated, Lazybones is an excellent bar-lounge with live music nightly and a decent line in cocktails and food. At weekends it gets likeably louche, with a happy crowd dancing until late. Ev…
Top Choice Bar in Newtown & the Inner West

Earl's Juke Joint

The current it-bar of the minute, swinging Earl's serves craft beers and killer cocktails to the Newtown hip-erati. It's hidden behind the down-at-heel facade of the butcher's shop it used to be, but once in, you're…
Pub in Newtown & the Inner West

Duck Inn

What Chippendale does best is a real feeling of neighbourhood despite its proximity to central Sydney. This backstreet pub takes food and drink seriously but is as convivial as they come, spacious with a comfortable…
Pub in Newtown & the Inner West

The Henson

Offering something for everyone, this excellent neighbourhood pub sums up the modern Inner West vibe. Sip craft ale in various indoor spaces, watch charcuterie being sliced in the deli/beer shop or order up a platef…
Brewery in Newtown & the Inner West

Young Henry's

Conviviality is assured in this craft brewery bar, where the beer is as fresh as you'll get. Basically, they've filled a bit of warehouse with high tables, a loud stereo system and a counter to serve their delicious…
Pub in Newtown & the Inner West

Courthouse Hotel

A block back from the King St fray, the 150-year-old Courthouse is one of Newtown's best pubs, the kind of place where everyone from goth lesbians to magistrates can have a beer and feel right at home. It packs out …
Bar in Newtown & the Inner West

Hive Bar

In groovy Erskineville village, this breezy little corner bar lures the neighbourhood's hipsters with food, cocktails – try the Full Scottish Breakfast featuring marmalade and malt whisky – DJs spinning funk and sou…
Pub in Newtown & the Inner West

Erskineville Hotel

The Erko's art-deco glory is something to behold, and it also happens to be one of the area's best pubs. The wood-lined beer garden, local characters, range of curious spaces to drink in, and good pub food served in…