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Different Drummer Restaurant

#1,282 of 4,975 Restaurants in Sydney
€€ - €€€, Spanish
185 Glebe Point Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
+61 2 9552 3406
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“tapas” (10 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Spanish
€€ - €€€
185 Glebe Point Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the food was tolerable, I certainly didn't enjoy it. What I found intolerable was dealing with the different drummer food the following morning.

2  Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

having entered the red light district we fumbled our way to a table in an area out back that should be forever referred to as ‘the fridge’ ... temperatures we assume are designed to keep vermin at bay & visits brief... the food: the chips...More

Thank Leanne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly they do 2-4-1 cocktails with their happy hour ($17 for two) which is great, but the vegetarian (haloumi) burger is genuinely the nicest burger I’ve ever had in my life. I even downloaded this app just to leave this review because it’s that good,...More

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I absolutely LOVED the fried chicken main from Different Drummer - it is seriously so worth it. I love the american style plating with the sauce and pickles. And how can I forget the cocktails!? 2 for 1 before 7:30 is such a bargain! My...More

Thank theminiaturekitchen
Reviewed 6 December 2017

An eclectic mix of people, very casual and friendly. Live music and great cocktails with real fruit juice.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Didn’t try the food, we just went for a few drinks on a Wednesday night, the live music was fantastic, so much fun! It was a band called Sweet Jelly Rolls and I think they play there regularly on a Wednesday, we had a really...More

Thank Aleeson T
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Came here for some late night drinks after dinner. Great place and nice set up. Friendly staff who know how to make cocktails. Excellent selection.

Thank Granules2013
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little restuarant along glebe point road, the burgers were what attracted me. I had the drummer burger which had triple cheese & paprika flavoured chips, it was incredible and well priced. Its a very narrow place but if you go up the spiral staircase...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Good bar food. Friendly staff a buzzing atmosphere and a local institution. Been back a few times and it's consistently good. Open later than most in the area. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank John S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This bar has a lot of personality and charm Located in the hip Sydney suburb of Glebe, Different drummer is very similar to a certain bar I use to frequent when living in America. With the rock n roll red lit bar, and the courtyard...More

Thank Megan C
An inner city suburb along the water, Glebe has a
deep-rooted sense of cultural history and heritage. It
originated as a semi-rural resort for the well-to-do,
but has transformed into a student-centric melting
pot. Visit Glebe Point Road for ethnic cuisine as
standard as Mexican, Indian, Italian and Chinese, or
as diverse as Spanish, Bavarian, Polish, Czech and
Lebanese. You will find that Glebe is accepting of the
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Glebe Point Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Glebe
  • Neighbourhood: Glebe
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9552 3406
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