Craft Beer and Breweries


Savour the diverse flavours of Sydney’s celebrated craft brewery scene. Imbibe the delicious creations of Australia’s oldest pub brewery in the historic Rocks, visit microbreweries such as Young Henrys and 4 Pines, enjoy craft beers at pubs, and join Dave’s Brewery Tours for a fun day out.

  • Young Henry's, Sydney
  • Young Henry's, Sydney

Hops of joy in Sydney

The harbour city is the flavour capital for craft beer. Enjoy a moreish range of craft beer in Sydney and visit a variety of small breweries. You can even combine intriguing history and heritage with your passion for beer at Australia’s oldest pub brewery, the Lord Nelson Brewery in The Rocks.

You’ll find many pubs with craft beer on tap and in bottles. The Keg and Brew Hotel, in Surry Hills near Central Station, has one of the largest offerings of craft beer. You can join Dave’s Brewery Tours from the Keg and Brew and explore breweries in Sydney and along the spectacular coast.

Wayward Brewing Co, Annandale

Dave’s Pub Walks and Ale and Tales: Sydney’s Historic Pub Tour both serve up fascinating heritage and craft beers. Some of the microbreweries have delicious restaurants, such as the Lord Nelson in The Rocks. Sample a house-brewed lager by an open fireplace in the historic Hero of Waterloo.  

You can taste craft beers from Rocks Brewing Co. at Harts Pub in The Rocks. Sydney Brewery creates a tempting range of craft beers, from Coogee Kolsch and Darlo Dark to Lovedale Lager and Sydney Cider. You’ll find their tasty creations in the Cidery Bar, on the lobby level of Rydges World Square.

Some of the popular neighbourhood craft breweries to visit include Young Henrys and Wayward Brewing Co., both in Newtown, and Batch Brewing Co. in Marrickville. You can combine Sydney Harbour sightseeing on a delightful ferry ride with a visit to the 4 Pines Brewing Co. in Manly.

  1. Batch Brewing Co

    Visit the Batch Brewing Company to sample a range of hand crafted beers. Enjoy a jar or two with your friends and take away a growler (1.89L) or bomber (640mL) of your favourite. Batch Brewing Company brews...

  2. Bitter Phew

    Escape the bustle of Oxford Street and head upstairs into Bitter Phew's little slice of beer paradise, or Sit at the large oregon bar, unwind with your favourite beer while watching the world go by on Oxford Street or...

  3. Harts Pub

    One of the original Sydney venues on the craft beer scene, Harts Pub has been championing an all-Australian craft beer line-up since 2009. Originally a private residence spanning three terraces, Harts Pub...

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