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.

Last updated on 17th March 2021


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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.