Ask pretty much anyone about the best bars in Paddington and they're bound to mention The Royal Hotel. A gorgeous four-floor amalgamation of a sports pub, cocktail haunt, restaurant and rooftop terrace, this is the place to go for game day screenings, midweek quiz nights, bottomless brunches and weekend DJ sets.
Bars in Paddington Sydney
Renowned for its boutique shops and charming terrace houses, it should come as no surprise that this neighbourhood has some of Sydney's top drinking spots. Whether you're looking to sink craft brews while catching a sports game, sip cocktails on a rooftop terrace or spend your nights dancing at a live music venue on Oxford Street, the bars in Paddington are sure to please.
With sleek interiors, gorgeous cocktails and live music sets, Goodbar is one of the most popular places to drink in Paddington, Sydney. As well as playing host to international names such as Idris Elba and Seth Troxler, the late-night basement hangout also has a gourmet snacks menu.
Best known as a stylish seafood restaurant, Saint Peter stocks a surprisingly large range of international wines. Giving Paddington bars a run for their money, this sleek spot also shakes up a handful of classic cocktails, making it ideal for date night drinks - and dinner, if things go well.