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Different Drummer Restaurant

) #1,746 of 4,779 Restaurants in Sydney €€ - €€€ , Spanish
185 Glebe Point Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
+61 2 9552 3406
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good53%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (8 reviews)
“glebe” (8 reviews)
“mates” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Spanish
€€ - €€€
185 Glebe Point Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

If you are after an after dinner drink then this is the place to go. I wouldn't consider this place for a dinner bit late night snack or pre dinner snack and cocktail this is the place to go. The cocktails are delicious although you...More

Thank Jodie G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Was surprised there was no table service, given this is pegged as a tapas place. You literally had to stand four deep at the bar while we were there, order your food and drink and pay each time, then wait for your cocktails to be...More

Thank LPTraveller760
Reviewed 1 December 2016

a friend and I enjoyed an excellent selection of tapas foods that made our mouth dance with joy and minds login a book a must return reminder. The selection of cocktails was impressive and a fantastic treat. Recommended Tapas Bar.

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Second visit to this cute little pub in one of the best parts of Sydney, "Glebe". Tapas is average. Pub grub at best. Ambiance, coziness, and beer variety will help catching up with mates in this place worth the visit.

Thank rightcoastplayer
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The title was just random...it looks tiny from the outside but it's quite a large restaurant/bar. We made a reservation and our table was right on top on the 3rd level. It's got it's own lil private balcony too. Perfect for group bookings. However the...More

Thank Michelle268
Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you are looking for Tapas bar....skip this place. It's a bar, with some very average mass produced tapas on the site. It's very small and cramped and our table was so close to the menu's toilets we were over powered by the smell of...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I've been going to this place for years, ever since I lived just down the road while at uni. I hadn't been back for a while until last year, but even though I'm sure there have been many and varied changes it still has the...More

Thank Deirdre M
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Very helpful and friendly in helping to organise me husband's surprise drinks birthday evening. Loved the happy hour cocktail hour! Loved sitting near the window upstairs on a balmy summer evening.

Thank 35mmm
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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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Spanish
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, 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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