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The Baxter Inn

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156 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pretzels” (68 reviews)
“whiskey bar” (48 reviews)
“speak easy” (19 reviews)
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156 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 734 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It took us a bit of time to find this place, as it's hidden in an alley and the entrance is not exactly obvious but it was worth the effort! Great atmosphere and amazing drinks!

Thank catm0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy speakeasy bar with delicious cocktails. One of the best or maybe even the best cocktailbar in Sydney.

Thank Stockholmstjejan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing bar with a++ bartenders. Asked them to surprise us with cocktails and they delivered with great choices. Crazy huge selection of whiskeys. Love the speakeasy vibe and decor, definitely one of Sydney’s top bars.

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bar gives you a special experience. The atmosphere is just so great and in addition to that they have a giant choice of spirits. It begins with the special way you entry through a fire staircase. Definetely go here while you stay in Sydney!

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily I read the reviews especially the reviews that gave instructions on how to find it. The only give away was the red velvet rope for people to line up behind. It wasn't busy so there was no queue. No sign. Steps, 3 doors. We...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Strange experience to line up outside like a nightclub to find is only a small as over crowded bar. Hate to imagine a fire emergency but sure theres a back door entrance outta there. Extremely swanky and of course for lovers of fine spirits. Not...More

Thank TheCantabrian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time to Sydney in 20 years but well worth the wait. This bar is amazing. Great staff, atmosphere, drinks..The lot. Don't miss it

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If there is one place in Sydney which should be on any travelers agenda, Baxters Inn would take that place. We went to some really good cocktail bars in Sydney and Melbourne, but this beats them all. The whiskey collection is like a library and...More

Thank Kalp S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Cute, fun, great music, amazing whiskies. Team behind the bare are knowledgeable and helpful regarding the various whisky options as well Love this place. Gets busy tho so go early for a seat.

Thank LimeChai
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

A friend suggested The Baxter to me whilst on a work trip to Sydney. I couldn’t find it at first as it truly is hidden! Down a darkened laneway & to the right, a security person stands next to an open doorway. Walk down a...More

1  Thank Rachael S
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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