Top Choice Pub in Paddington & Centennial Park


This spacious art-deco pub is casual and unpretentious, a fine place to sink a few craft beers, sip some Australian wines or try out the pool table atop a Persian-style rug. Burgers are the highlight of the OK eatin…
Bar in Paddington & Centennial Park

The Paddington

There's a kick to Paddington's weekend nightlife, and this bar-restaurant is a key player. Drinks and service are excellent, while succulent chickens spinning on the rotisserie provide a simple but classy eating cho…
Pub in Paddington & Centennial Park

Four in Hand

You can't go far in Paddington without tripping over a beautiful old pub. This is among the nicest, a classic corner space with out-of-time ambience as light filters softly into the understated interior. Its newly e…
Pub in Paddington & Centennial Park

Lord Dudley Hotel

Popular with rich older geezers and block-shouldered rugby union types, the Lord Dudley is as close to an English country pub as Sydney gets. The exterior is festooned with hanging baskets; the interior features dar…
Wine Bar in Paddington & Centennial Park

10 William Street

Paddington loves its quality Italian food and eagerly indulges in this minuscolo slice of la dolce vita on the fashion strip. There are excellent imported wines, many of them by the glass, and equally impressive foo…
Wine Bar in Paddington & Centennial Park

Wine Library

An impressive range of wines by the glass, a smart-casual ambience and a Mediterranean-inclined menu make this the most desirable library in town. There's courtyard seating out the back and very helpful service.
Pub in Paddington & Centennial Park

Paddo Inn

The Paddo seems to get a new look every few years, perhaps in keeping with its prime fashion-strip position. The latest incarnation sees a luminous, comfortable front bar with chalkboard-style tables and a couple of…
Pub in Paddington & Centennial Park

Light Brigade

Charge into this curvy art-deco pub for its relaxed ground-floor sports bar with a good-value menu, a pool table, and lots of black tiles and angular stainless steel. Upstairs beyond a huge clock face is a tapas res…
Pub in Paddington & Centennial Park

Royal Hotel

One of the key points on the attractive Five Ways intersection, this beautifully renovated pub is spread over four floors. At the top, both the Elephant bar and the rooftop enjoy views over the city skyline.
Pub in Paddington & Centennial Park

Imperial Hotel

This neighbourhood watering hole offers a stylish interior, solicitous service, an extensive wine list and good steaks and other pub grub. In an outrageously hipster move, they even have an in-house barber.