Nightlife

Pub in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Pyrmont Bridge Hotel

Standing like a guardian of tradition at the entrance to Pyrmont, this solid centenarian pub is a bastion of no-frills Sydney drinking culture. With an island bar and rooftop terrace, there are many handsome feature…
Bar in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Home

Welcome to the pleasuredome: a three-level, 2100-capacity timber-and-glass ‘prow’ that’s home to a dance floor, countless bars, outdoor balconies, and sonics that make other clubs sound like transistor radios. The c…
Bar in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Peg Leg

Occupying what was once one of Sydney's older hotels, this small bar has a pirate theme and a feel of the Spanish Main. It's got plenty of interesting spirits, including lots of quality rum for the yo-ho-ho-ers. It …
Cocktail Bar in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Smoke

On the top floor of the new Barangaroo House building, Smoke has a most pleasant outlook over the busy comings and goings at the ferry wharf below. It takes cocktails seriously – the seasonal G&T is a standout d…
Bar in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Pontoon

Perennially busy Pontoon offers water breezes, cool tunes and high-tech sound and screens. The crowd can be less appealing – rugby-necks, hen nights, back-slapping office bully boys and 50-somethings on the prowl – …
Bar in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Cargo Bar

This pioneering King Street Wharf bar has had a makeover, with a more spacious interior and the same great outdoor tables. It still lures beautiful boys, babes and backpackers, who get wall-to-wall boozy after 11pm.…
Pub in Darling Harbour & Pyrmont

Quarrymans Hotel

This solid corner pub is part of a little local zone and has been beautifully done up, with the old plaster moulded ceilings and exposed brick adding character. There's a great selection of craft beers on tap and a …