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Blu Bar On 36

176 Cumberland St | Level 36, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9250 6206
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  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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176 Cumberland St | Level 36, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a drink after work with girlfriends - great spot for meeting friends visiting from out of town as the view is incredible, opera house and bridge view are the perfect backdrop. Staff were nice. We arrived early (3.45) knowing it opened at 4pm...More

Thank Emma F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 6 family members stopped in shortly after the 5pm opening to enjoy the sunset and enjoy a cocktail. One of our party ordered an Gin gimlet and he had to spell it out for the server, another ordered a lemon drop and...More

Thank JandJ S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great cocktails and a great view. The people on the front desk could be friendlier. They are a bit snooty. However, once inside the bartenders are nice as are the wait staff. Maybe it was an "off" night but at the prices they charge, this...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to have a drink before dinner at Altitude-wished we had waited until we were in the restaurant. Understood that people reserve the tables at the windows-the problem was the attitude of the staff. It really seemed like they weren't happy to be there and...More

Thank eeplebneesta
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We had read a lot about this bar and decided to try it one evening. It was fairly empty and we do not know why there is such a build up for this venue as service was quite slow and the drinks were OK but...More

Thank has2bperfect
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I received a voucher for a cocktail in this bar as a gift for my wedding from my brother in love, that payed the experience in anticipation, and reserved a table for us,as confirmed when we reached the bar. Everything has been ok till the...More

Thank Jose_Ninguem
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Don't miss out on a cocktail or two on the 36th floor of the Shangri-La Hotel, where the cocktails are as strong as the views.

Thank GeroChiavari
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t go there lovely view really nice staff but you won’t get a seat with out a wait. That’s if your lucky it’s not just the hotel bar it’s used by non residents. ,

Thank steveloud
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The best cocktail bar around with the breathtaking view of the Opera/ Darling harbour and the Piers. We were early and were generously given the window seats for an hour without reservation. We saw hundreds of people enjoying the evening as the sun went down....More

Thank mikshar
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sparkling view of the bridge and northern city Awesome spot for drink anytime ! Stunning views ! Friendly staff nice lounges

Thank Dean W
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
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11:30 - 15:45
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11:30 - 15:45
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Cumberland St | Level 36, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9250 6206
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