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Tank Stream Bar

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Address: 1 Tank Stream Way, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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+61 2 9240 3100
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16:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 01:00
Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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Tank Stream Bar is tucked away in a secluded spot down Tank Stream Way....

Tank Stream Bar is tucked away in a secluded spot down Tank Stream Way. Serving up great food and an inviting ambiance it's the perfect place to enjoy a fine glass of wine and hand-selected cheeses. Warm lighting inside this intimate bar reveals an ancient wooden ceiling, and wine-rack walls serve as a reminder of Sydney's convict past. Early settlers chose the tank stream as their source of fresh water. And while the stream itself now flows underground, the bar remains one of Sydney's favourite watering holes.

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Trendy bar

Pleasant place to drop by for a drink with friends. Interesting place with a difference and history of the area.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
Dawdragon
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Brisbane, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The food are costly, and tasteless, drinks are expensive, and tasteless, kinda matching the name of the bar..."tank stream" which is a sewage system in Sydney. Don't bother

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Thank James C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very happy with this venue, have been a few times now and always have a nice feeling when there. The staff are lovely, as well as the food.

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Thank Vanda C
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Pleasant place to drop by for a drink with friends. Interesting place with a difference and history of the area.

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Thank Dawdragon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

good vibe and location, food was plentiful and of a good standard, staff were attentive and positive - a great birthday deserving for a great friend

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Thank Steve W
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across the Tank Stream Bar and one drink led to dinner and an adventure. Built in the old water tunnels underneath Sydney it's got a definite speakeasy bar feel about it. The food was well priced and tasted great. You can explore several bars each with its own unique feel. Great for a quiet drink with friends or... More 

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Thank MGP03
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We went here for a drink before vivid. This is a very trendy bar who will happily charge $10 for a glass or warm flat sparkling wine. So many good bars in Sydney that I don't think I'll come back to this bar. ""..""....".............."...."............."..........".......

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Thank Steve M
Weybridge, Surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Not a bad place for a drink although not as noisy / busy / trendy perhaps as Establishment downstairs. However, good atmosphere and friendly staff and an interesting space.

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Thank Speedbird747
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Was here for work party and a great venue it is. The room is not enormous but was sufficient for our needs....having the place to ourselves was nice. Staff were very attentive to ensure our glasses were always full and plenty of food coming around. They had a good selection of finger foods....shame that many appeared to come out of... More 

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Thank Rowleygood
Camden, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great venue for a catch up. Small yet full of noise it is a very social place to wind down. Situated in small lane it is out of the way of traffic noise yet right in the center of the Sydney CBD action.

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Thank Alan S
Redondo Beach, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

Cool bar, and perfect place to roll to when you can't get in to Mr Wongs. But pretty pretentious people, sad to report.

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Thank bchgrrrl

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