Best Fireplaces in Sydney

Updated July 7th, 2022


When the temperature drops, there's few better places to be than parked in front of an open fire, mulled wine or cider in hand.

Here, we round up the best bars and pubs to do just that.

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  • Inviting lounges by the fireplace.

  • A courtyard fireplace that helps you enjoy the outdoors all year round.

  • Beer and an open fire since 1841.

  • A modern and comfortable heritage-listed gastropub (on the site of a former brothel).

  • Like end-to-end diner Fred’s upstairs, this warm basement bar employs the best of the season’s produce on a menu that truly has something for everyone. Fancy something fresh and lively? Sure thing. Or perhaps a stiff, old-school classic? Right this way.

  • The friendly local with a roaring fire.

  • Woolloomooloo’s great-grandfather of a pub has fine-dining chefs in the kitchen and a celebrated indie theatre downstairs. The 150-year-old bolthole has outlasted many of its operators, but its latest incarnation – from the team behind Newtown's Odd Culture – might be the best one yet.

  • Almost everything about this place is authentically English, right down to the imported antique wallpaper.

  • A whisky bar in a former opium den/bootmaker’s workshop/doss house.

  • Sip whisky by a crackling fireplace.

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  • In winter, oysters are best consumed beside a fire.

  • A beach-chic venue that switches gear during the colder months.