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Top Choice Pub in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Old Fitzroy Hotel

A gem hidden in the backstreets of Woolloomooloo, this totally unpretentious theatre pub is also a decent old-fashioned boozer in its own right, with a great variety of beers on tap and a convivial welcome. Prop up …
Wine Bar in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Monopole

Dark and sexy, Monopole seduces with its stylish interior, complete with hanging strips of black sound-absorption material and discreet front screen. A fabulous wine list of small Australian and international produc…
Pub in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Tilbury

Once the dank domain of burly sailors and salty ne’er-do-wells, the Tilbury now sparkles. An upmarket crowd of Potts Pointers and yachties populate the light, bright interiors, sipping G&Ts and glasses of import…
Bar in Kings Cross & Potts Point

World Bar

A reformed bordello is an unpretentious, grungy club with three floors to lure in backpackers and cheap drinks to loosen things up. DJs play indie, hiphop, power pop and house nightly. Wednesday (The Wall) and Satur…
Pub in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Kings Cross Hotel

This grand old brick building guards the entrance to the Cross and is one of the area's best pubs, with several levels of boozy entertainment. The balcony bar is a very pleasant spot for lunch, while the rooftop tha…
Cocktail Bar in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Roosevelt

The low-lit seductive glamour of this sleek and stylish cocktail bar takes you right back to the '20s, though it's named for a local postwar gangster's haunt. They take their cocktails seriously here, making them in…
Club in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Candy’s Apartment

It’s dark and very sweaty in this subterranean venue with two bars, a dance floor with DJs spinning house and other electronica, and a space for bands to play. They pack ’em in and you’ll find plenty of guys and gal…
Pub in Kings Cross & Potts Point

East Sydney Hotel

Not a poker machine is in sight at this beautiful traditional corner boozer in a quiet area of Woolloomooloo. Open since 1856, it's a place of great character, perfect for sipping a quiet schooner of beer while read…
Pub in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Potts Point Hotel

With a pleasant terrace for people-watching in the heart of the cross, this pub (formerly called Sugarmill) has an interesting interior, with columns and high pressed-tin ceilings that hint at its banking past. The …