Winter is all about Mulled Wine at these Sydney Bars
Mulled wine is the ideal hand warmer for a cold night out, one that also heats your insides like a full strength shot of whiskey, without the burn. And the best part about mulled wine? It’s usually cheaper than cocktails. We’ve put our drinking to the test at these bars and give their mulled wine the tick of approval!
Small in name, yes, but this Crows Nest gem certainly packs a punch when it comes to serving winter-warming concoctions! Served in a glass with an orange slice as garnish, Small Bar’s mulled wine won’t break the bank at $8.50 a glass. Hot and filled with spices including cinnamon, it’s the perfect place to warm up for after work drinks on a Friday night.
48 Erskine Street, Sydney, Monday – Friday: 12pm-midnight, Saturday: 5pm-midnight
At $10 a pop, you will receive a hot glass of spicy mulled wine to enjoy in the cobblestone alleyway among the heaters. With a menu full of comforting snacks, you can enjoy a quiet night out with friends at this bar named after The Avalanches most famous song.
338 Kent Street, Sydney, Mon – Tues: 4:30pm-10pm, Wed – Fri: 4:30pm-midnight, Sat: 6pm-midnight
This winter Darlinghurst small bar, Della Hyde, is serving delicious mulled wine for only $8. They have also created a Mulled Wine Daiquiri ($18) as a part of their special winter menu, a tasty concoction of Havana rum, lime juice and mulled wine syrup.
34 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, Tues: 5pm-midnight, Wed-Thur: 5pm-1am, Fri: 5pm-2am, Sat: 5pm-3am
Parsons offer a special twist on the ‘mulled’ beverages spectrum, serving not mulled wine per say but mulled cider every night. A glass of non-alcoholic cider is $8 for whilst a delicious glass of mulled cider with a shot of rum is $12. Along with a kitchen full of wonderful food including slow cooked roasts and pastas, there’s lots to keep you warm at night at this Potts Point small bar.
3 Kellett Street, Potts Point, Wed – Sat: 5pm-midnight, Sun: 2pm-10pm
This cosy basement level bar in Sydney’s CBD is now serving up mulled wine in a mug from Monday to Wednesday during winter for $12. With spices and grilled pineapple, this flavoursome mixture makes for a great winter warmer. Order some of their signature jaffles on the side and get cosy at this granny chic bar.
275 Clarence Street, Sydney, Mon – Fri: 3pm-late, Sat: 5pm-late
For mulled wine in Chippendale you must head to The Duck Inn Pub and Kitchen. You will be served a piping hot cup of mulled wine at $8.50 with all the classic cloves, aniseed and orange. With a classic pub menu, it’s a great place to keep out of the cold.
74 Rose Street, Chippendale, Mon – Sat: 11am-11pm, Sun: 12pm-10pm
This cosy Darlinghurst eatery oozes seasonality and freshness in everything it does. The addition of mulled wine every winter makes for no exception! Served in a little enamel cup, you can expect all the delicious flavours typically found in the perfect mulled wine – cinnamon, orange, star anise and more!
32 Burton St. Darlinghurst, +61 (2) 9358 1487, Open Tuesday 6pm – 12pm, Wednesday6pm – 12pm, Thursday10am – 12pm, Friday10am – 1am, Saturday10am – 1am, Sundays 10am – 11pm
This urban garden oasis nestled in the heartland of Surry Hills is here for you during the chilly months, offering speciality red mulled wine and Hendrick’s mulled wine. The price varies between $10-$14 depending on which type you opt for, but the good news is that it’s available daily!
285a Crown St, Surry Hills, (02) 8322 2007, Open Monday – Sunday 12pm to 12am.