Sydney’s Best Rooftop Bars: Top 5


Take the stress off your shoulders and unwind in Sydney’s best rooftop bars with the most extravagant views of the harbor. With the list scattered over Sydney, the best we have found are in Surrey Hills and Darlinghurst. With the good music rolling through and the bar serving the most delicious cocktails, who wouldn’t love a good night out on the top story bar?

1. Sky Terrace Bar- The Star

With the food getting cooler and the weather getting warmer in Sydney, how can you resist not enjoying a good Saturday night out on the rooftop of Sydney’s famous club The Star. With the bar being open from Thursday – Sunday, they have designed the beautiful bar almost resort like. The view from the Terrace of Sydney Harbor is a must-see experience that will relax that stressful week you had.

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2. Coogee Rooftop- Merivale 

The three leveled restaurant and bar has a great range of Mediterranean flavors for everyone to try. Executive Chef, Jordan Toft helped design the outdoor bar and also won an award for the best Restaurant of the Year award. The greenery surrounding the bar with views of the beach helps customers relax while sipping on a delicious cocktail .


3. Aurora Hotel- Rooftop Beer Garden

The Beer Garden, having views overlooking the Centrepoint Tower and the Iconic clock of Central, is a great atmosphere to come on a Friday night when you want to unwind after a long day of work. Because it is the only bar open on a weekday, the bar is quite popular with those who are 21 and in the drinking scene.



4. The Local Taphouse

The Local Taphouse is the infamous bars located in Darlinghurst with Australia’s most awarded beer. The rooftop is known for tapping over 100 beers in a year to different customers within the St Kilda and Darlinghurst area. The garden is open everyday with a fire heater and umbrellas when it’s cold.

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5. The Old Clare Hotel

With a modern interior and a vintage exterior, the customers will be impressed by the beautiful atmosphere the hotel creates. This hotel used to be an abandoned brewery which was revamped and made into a beautiful three story bar and restaurant. The hotel has 62 rooms, all of which have wooden floor boards, traditionally from the brewery. The Old Clare Bar also has some paper remnants in the rooms just to keep some vintage aspects of the 19th century brewery. The view from the poolside bar is extravagant and must be experienced at least once.

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