Although sitting down for a drink alone is off the cards (for now), discover where you can enjoy a meal and a drink at these top Sydney watering holes.
As restrictions across NSW begin to slowly ease, we’re starting to see some of our favourite venues reopen their doors. While many businesses won’t be able to return to ‘normal’ for many weeks to come, we’re optimistic about what these easing restrictions mean for the hospitality industry.
While bars and clubs aren’t allowed to reopen and serve booze-only, they are able to serve alcohol with a meal for up to 10 patrons at their venues. So, what watering holes should you visit? Keep reading to find out!
For those craving a dose of delicious wood-fired bread, we’ve got some great news. The crew from Bar Totti’s are open again, welcoming up to 10 patrons into the venue for a meal and a drink at a time. The venue won’t be taking bookings, so it’s first in best dressed. Find out more here.
The team from Double Bay’s iconic wine bar bibo will be taking bookings for limited dine-in service from Thursday, May 28th onwards. Score delicious vino and eats from this top-notch spot. Get in quick, they’ve already booked out nearly the first month of weekends! Find out more here.
Want to catch up with 9 of your closest mates at one of the CBD’s best bars? The crew from Bulletin Place, one of Australia’s most awarded bars, are now taking inquiries for private events of up to 10 people. Get ready to craft your own cocktail experience curated to the tastes of you and your guests! Want to secure your spot? Click here.
Missing delicious bar snacks, pasta and top-notch vino? Luckily, the team from Dear Sainte Eloise are now taking bookings every night of the week. Punters will be dining from their Feed Me More set menu, with weekend spots filling up past! Find out more here.
Need a glass of wine and delicious eats? Make a booking at one of the CBD’s best wine bars, Fix Wine Bar. The venue will be offering an A La Carte menu for up to 10 dine-up patrons at a time (hour-long slots), with delicious drinks on offer as well. Spots are filling up fast, so find out more here.
Hotel Palisade’s iconic bar and restaurant Henry Deane will be opening from Friday, May 29th for Friday to Sunday dining. Bookings are now being taken for May 28th onwards via phone only on 9018 0123 (lines open Mon to Sat 9am to 5pm). Plus, a credit card deposit of $50pp will be required at the time of booking which will be redeemable against your bill, with strictly 2-hour sittings. Find out more here.
From May 22nd, Isabel will be opening the doors on a Friday and Saturday night for you to enjoy their kaiseki menus. This includes 4 courses of cocktails with matched food will set you back $70, and 6 courses $90. Bookings are essential, so call the venue on 1800 411 774 or click here to book.
The intimate Darlinghurst wine bar Love Tilly Devine is now taking reservations every day of the week. All bookings are being taken online, with walk-ins available (but due to strict limits your best bet is to book ahead). To book your spot for a delicious drinking and dining experience, click here.
Missing the CBD wine bar Prince of York? The team are now taking bookings for limited dine-in service. You can now contact the team to secure your spot for a dining and drinking experience at this top-notch venue. To secure your spot, email the team on firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred date and time or via their website inquiry form here.
With an evolving menu of classic wine bar snacks and delicious wines, the team from Woollahra’s The Wine Library are now taking bookings for limited dine-in service. The venue will be open from Tuesday to Saturday (12pm till late). To secure your spot, click here.