Wine bars


You’ll be delighted with the fine range of wine bars in Sydney. There are plenty of stylish wine bars in the city centre, including Ash Street Cellar, Spice Cellar and Bambini Trust. There’s even a winery with a cellar door in a hip inner-city neighbourhood and small gems such as the Wine Library.

  • LuMi Bar and Dining, Sydney
  • Hotel Palisade, Millers Point

Delightful Sydney wine bars

Savour elegant local and international wines in delightful Sydney wine bars, from stylish city venues to comfortable hideaways and hip neighbourhood spots. Your tastebuds are in for a double treat, with many wine bars offering delicious food menus using the freshest produce to match their wines.

In the city centre is a fine selection of wine bars, including Fix St James and the Ash Street Cellar. In the grand St James Trust Building, opposite beautiful Hyde Park, is the inviting wine room of Bambini Trust. You’ll find an impressive sherry collection at Tapavino, a stroll from the Sydney Opera House

Hotel Palisade, Millers Point

The David Jones Wine Bar is in the Market Street food hall of the upmarket department store. A short walk away is Town Hall Station and trains to the wine bars around lively Newtown, including the Bench Wine Bar, 212 Blu and Urban Winery Sydney, which is an actual winery with a cellar door.

Darlinghurst is another vibrant inner-city neighbourhood, with cutting-edge theatre, cabaret and wine bars such as Cork & Screw and Love, Tilley Devine. In neighbouring Surry Hills is 121 BC, which has extensive Italian wine list, and in Paddington is the charming bolthole 10 William Street.

The Wine Library is a compact gem in neighbouring Woollahra. North across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, in McMahons Point, Delicado specialises in Spanish wines and tasty tapas. Or take the train south from the city centre to lovely beachside Cronulla and the Croydon Lane Wine and Tapas Bar.

  1. 121 BC

    121BC focuses on small artisan producers, Italian local varieties, sustainability in wine growing, and minimal intervention in wine- making. Take a stroll through the wine shop, where wines are arranged by...

  2. 212 Blu

    212 Blu is a café and wine bar located at the Newtown end of Australia Street, in Sydney. The ceilings are high, the walls white tiled, and the vibe is mellow and fun.Enjoy a delicious menu of all day...

  3. Barrio Cellar

    Barrio Cellar is a late night tequileria and eatery specialising in Tequila, Mexican Street food and quality cocktails. This cosy, cool & lively venue provides this authentic Mexican food and seasonal cocktails from...

  4. Bench Wine Bar

    Step into a haven of smooth grooves and mood lighting. At the Bench Bar you can enjoy tapas, cocktails, beers, spirits, liqueurs or a wide selection of accessibly priced antipodean and old world wines. Relax...

  5. Love, Tilly Devine

    The darling of Darlinghurst, Love, Tilly Devine is named after one of the most diabolical female criminals in Sydney's history. Boasting the witty spirit of its madam, this hip wine bar offers a stellar wine...

  6. The Wine Library

    Enjoy a selection of over 500 wines, with an emphasis on Italian and French short run labels. The Wine Library's in house wine expert carefully selects wines from all over the world, with extra attention given to...

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