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Cocktail Bar in Circular Quay & The Rocks

The drinks are pricey, but it's worth heading to the top of Shangri-La hotel for the views, which seem to stretch all the way to New Zealand. It gets pretty busy, with window tables at a premium, so you may want to reserve one ahead. Views apart, it lacks a little atmosphere; have a sundowner and move on.

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