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Shady Pines Saloon

#256 of 4,572 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Darlinghurst
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Shop 4, 256 Crown Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Turnd down into Crown off Oxford Street and do an immediate right into the next lane. There is a door on the left which leads to some stairs down to the bar. Just a one room bar with an American feel. Good selection of bottled beer and cocktails. No beer on tap. Friendly staff and counrty and western music. A... More 

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Thank Ian M
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once you find this place (it's tucked away but worth the look) you'll find yourself in a great bar with great atmosphere. We stopped off for about an hour or so before another function and didn't want to leave. Staff are great, it's just s great place. We are going back soon.

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Thank JoChappy
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It's tucked away in Foley St just off Crown St but well worth finding, full of character & interesting items to check out. There's no tap beer but a good selection of bottled beers, whiskeys & cocktails that are a little expensive but we still had a fun visit.

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Thank SteveMavo
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Drinks made with love and to requests Iggie and Evan top mixologists thanks for taking care of us. Highly recommend.

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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I'm from the US, so I was hesitant to go here, but so glad I went! This place is hidden in an ally and it wasn't crowded when we finally found it. The cocktails are crazy good and unique and free peanuts. I'm not a bug fan of the cheesy western vibe, but the cocktails made it all worth it.

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Thank Amy B
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My friend introduced me to this establishment. We arrived a to concrete stairwell in an ally and I was sceptical to say the least. But on entry I was extremely surprised. The bar is awesome. I felt like I had just be transported back to a better time. The bar staff were well dressed. The music was at a level... More 

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Thank Christopher B
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and drinks.. bar service was awesome. It's almost a secret location. Highly recommended

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Thank Debra S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We found Shady Pines n loved the drinks menu. Bar staff were excellent especially Sam who served us. She was amazing-so good to see a girl who knows her stuff!! Great drinks-great night!

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Thank Linda S
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This saloon style bar tucked away down a laneway, drawing inspiration from country-western movies, has great vibe. Cocktails are nice and they have good selection of beers. Unfortunately we didn't get free peanuts but we really didn't need them.

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Thank Mirna P
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

this place is great! we came for a friend's birthday then back again a few weeks later for mine. when you get there don't be put off by the blank white wall that looks like an abandoned crappy building, just go in. the decor from stuffed moose heads to burnt glass jar candle holders gives such a chilled vibe. no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 4, 256 Crown Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst

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Staying in Darlinghurst

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Darlinghurst
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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