It's hard to find the right venue for work drinks.


Chances are, you'll be rolling with a large group of diverse ages and tastes. You need a big bar with an egalitarian streak - one that offers French champagne alongside Toohey's New, without judging your office get-up.


Some of our choices are smaller or more specialised. But for the most part, we've gone for the true all-rounders, where everyone can find a seat and a drink they like. Go on, get that weekend started.

Tuxedo

A dedicated Espresso Martini bar.

195 Gloucester St
The Rocks NSW 2000

Opera Bar

You won't have trouble getting a seat - there are 700.

Lower Concourse, Sydney Opera House Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW

Burrow Bar

As intimate as the name implies.

De Mestre Place
Sydney NSW 2000

The Barber Shop

Low-key as they come.

89 York Street
Sydney NSW

Papa Gede's

Repping New Orleans.

346-348 Rear 348 Kent Street, via laneway
Sydney NSW

Work in Progress

Tinnies and Connect Four.

50 King Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Shirt Bar

The most white-collar bar ever.

7 Sussex Lane
Sydney NSW 2000
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