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Establishment Bar

252 George Street | Ground Floor, Establishment, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9114 7311
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Cool bar, quite pricey

One of the “in” place for party goers in Sydney. Along George Street and very central. Music is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jigger-Fred
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Philippines
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Pre Dinner drinks

Saturday night pre dinner drinks at Est restaurant. Pretty decor and nice big bar area.Not alot of... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Michael M
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Classic elegance meets a pitch-perfect party atmosphere at the ground floor Establishment Bar. Flanked by lines of magnificent iron columns and a 42-metre-long marble bar centrepiece, the former George Patterson House retains much of its formal glory. A space packed with heritage features that make this historic venue a unique place to enjoy a drink. Quick bar service, an experienced staff and a multi-award winner all add up to a true Sydney icon. Step inside for a cool drink, a light snack, or a delicious meal from our extensive bistro and Thai menu.
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4 weeks ago
“Cool bar, quite pricey”
5 Jan 2018
“Pre Dinner drinks”
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252 George Street | Ground Floor, Establishment, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the “in” place for party goers in Sydney. Along George Street and very central. Music is cool but quite expensive.

Thank Jigger-Fred
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Saturday night pre dinner drinks at Est restaurant. Pretty decor and nice big bar area.Not alot of people about at the time we were there. Quick service, it pays to have a bit of wine knowledge as some bar staff needed a bit of training....More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I've been there last Thursday with my friends. Interiors were impressing. a lot of people were dancing and enjoying. That was my first time to do latin dance. But i think i enjoyed a lot. And had fun. Good thing is they didn't want me...More

Thank timong j
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Spent an hour with friends stood at the bar and found it a good place to chat and have a drink. The place is impressive even when it's quiet, as it was when we visited, and the bar staff friendly. The prices are high but...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Men and women alike if you are looking for a fancy happy hour spot this is the happening place on any given Friday night. You will see most people straight out of work coming here to have a drink and unwind. Put on your party...More

Thank Christina T
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Cane here with my Girlfriend and the staff made us both feel unwelcome. Very aggressive and unfriendly. Won't be back

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Ive been to quite a few cool bars around the globe but have never come across any bar who quite has such an overinflated opinion of itself as this place... the door staff have such a chip on their shoulder and really do think they're...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We were waiting for our dinner reservations and decided to come here for drinks beforehand. We were lucky to get standing spots at the bar. Two of us shared a bottle of wine while someone else ordered drinks. We received our $10.50 change after ordering...More

Thank susan s
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the Establishment Bar! Staff was super friendly. I ordered a glass of Champagne and the server inspected the flute before pouring, which was impressive. Trendy and a W Hotel feel. They serve food but we only ordered cocktails. Would def go back!

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We went on salsa night...Atmosphere is nice (in further part) , music is fine. Dancers are not pro (not even close to that)...Drinks prices are reasonable. The next day they had salsa night at Argyle, we checked out the place at 6pm (yes, dance starts...More

2  Thank Alexa G
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