Wine bars in Sydney
Savour elegant Australian and international wines in charming 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 serving delicious food 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. In the heart of the central business district is the Wolf Wine Bar, serving seasonal wines by the glass.
Amid the gleaming office towers on the stylish Barangaroo waterfront is Born by Tapavino. The wine bar specialises in all things Spanish. You’ll also find an impressive Spanish sherry collection at Bar Tapavino, a stroll from Circular Quay and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House.
Take a ferry from Circular Quay to Double Bay and browse the boutiques, before popping into the delectable Bibo – the wine list is impeccable. Alternatively, enjoy a scenic ferry to Manly, via the Sydney Harbour’s dramatic entrance, and stop by the delightful Good Hope Manly for a glass or two.
There are trains from the city centre to the wine bars around lively Newtown, including the
Hop on a train to Kings Cross and walk to art deco Potts Point. The acclaimed Monopole is on Macleay Street and Dear Sainte Eloise is on the Llankelly Place ‘eat street’. You can also see cutting-edge plays at the Hayes Theatre. Neighbouring Darlinghurst is home to evocative theatre, too, and the cosy Love, Tilly Devine.
Surry Hills is another popular inner Sydney destination for wine lovers. MV Bistro & Wine Bar is in a colonial stonemasonry workshop on Crown Street. In nearby Paddington, amid the Victorian terrace houses, is the charming bolthole 10 William Street. Just up the road in Woollahra is another compact gem, The Wine Library.