Top 5 Bars to Visit in Sydney During Winter

Even when the temperature drops, there are plenty of places to soak up some fun indoors in Sydney. Locals and visitors can vouch that the harbour city has no shortage of unique bars to visit – so why not make an evening out of it and stop in for a drink or two? Read on for some of our top bars to enjoy in Sydney this winter. 

Wild Sage Barangaroo 

Just like its older (but no less fun-loving) sibling in Cammeray, The Streets’ newest cafe serves up modern Australian dishes with a creative twist. The drinks menu has you covered all day from dawn to dusk – think coffee, super smoothies, beers, wines, and classic cocktails. 

Bar H 

Make yourself acquainted to Bar H Dining. A bar and restaurant that brings an intimate and vibrant setting to Surry Hills. The venue is dark and moody yet extremely welcoming. The perfect place to try something unique from their drink’s list or relaxed dinner with friends. The selection of wine is eclectic. Strong focuses on organic, biodynamic and sustainable producers and varieties. Never tried sake? Bar H will take you on a journey to all regions of Japan with the most elegant to the richest flavour’s sake has to offer. All of this, while the drink’s list has endless possibilities to suit all tastes and budget. 


Mode Kitchen & Bar in Sydney’s CBD strikes the perfect balance between casual bistro and fine dining. A welcoming restaurant setting with a touch of glamour; friendly service with polish; and an uncomplicated menu which embodies great cooking and delicious flavours. For the perfect match, with over 200 labels the wine list both a celebration of the diverse preferences and interests of wine lovers.  

Solander Dining and Bar 

Solander Dining and Bar is a relaxed and sophisticated dining and bar experience located on the ground floor of West Hotel. Solander Bar offers bespoke botanical-inspired cocktails, non-alcohol cocktails, and a range of boutique Australian and International spirits, wines and craft beers. Enjoy a drink seated at the stunning emerald green terrazzo marble bar or sit with an aperitivo and bar snack in the open-air “jungle” atrium surrounded by lush green foliage and atmospheric festoon lights.  

Harbour Bar and Kitchen 

Introducing the hottest edition to Sydney’s Harbourside dining precinct – Harbour Bar and Kitchen Spanning across the balcony level of Harbourside, boasting the most desirable location in Darling Harbour, HBK offers stunning views of Sydney Harbour and the iconic Sydney city skyline from every seat in the house. Giving you a reason to re visit the iconic tourist district, HBK a world class dining experience paired with a luxe outdoor bar scene. Make sure to visit the picturesque bar for a cup of house roasted coffee or a Nitro cold brew or pop in for a cocktail crafted by in house mixologist Ronan Tuck across the lavish outdoor bar space. 


Don’t let the winter blues keep you at home, ensure to get out and explore one of these hot bars this winter with the gourmet traveller gift card. Buy your gourmet traveller gift card online.  

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