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Bitter Phew

U 1 137 Oxford St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Hard to find beers in a hard to find bar

When I say hard to find I mean it in a cool way...up dark narrow steps in Darlinghurst. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
deejayess
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Toowoomba, Australia
Great Bar

Really nice inner city bar with a great vibe and excellent tap selection. I had the Saison and my... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
SD E
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Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
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19 Apr 2018
“Hard to find beers in a hard to find bar”
25 Jan 2018
“Great Bar”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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U 1 137 Oxford St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Darlinghurst
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

When I say hard to find I mean it in a cool way...up dark narrow steps in Darlinghurst. Plenty of great beers on tap AND packaged. If you love sour beers then you are in luck as they seem particularly obsessed with those & the...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Really nice inner city bar with a great vibe and excellent tap selection. I had the Saison and my wonderful husband had at least 4 of the other beers but he can’t remember which ones. There was a pale ale which he liked... No food...More

Thank SD E
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We sought out the Bar to taste the range of Craft beers available. The bar was upstairs hidden from the street traffic so patronage must have been word of mouth etc. The service was friendly and the bar furniture seemed to be diverse along what...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Cool hidden spot on Oxford street upstairs. Great selection of tasty beer. No food but you're welcome to bring up your own from Cafes close by.

Thank jonnyandellen
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

A wonderful space that is a million miles away from the busy Oxford street it sits on. Softly lit, great range of drinks. I ordered a wine which tasted corked and queried about it and without question the bar staff replaced it. Excellent service.

Thank emmajconroy
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great little spot for an after work drink, upstairs and unassuming there are a really great selection of beers on tap. A ten percent porter was the absolute death of me though!

Thank Anthony K
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Heaters and a fire make for a warm space on a winter's evening. Good seating area, great range of beers and whiskies

Thank joando12
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Great range of craft beer and friendly knowledgeable staff! Tried a few different brews and had a great time with friends

Thank Waylornz
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Having enjoyed many types of beer & many social evenings at Bitter Phew, it's time to put my thoughts down about one of my absolute favourite bars. This is a bar for serious craft beer fans. The taps are constantly changing & there's a considerable...More

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Hands down the best beer bar I went to in Sydney. Great selection of draft beer and an amazing bottle list. Knowledgeable & friendly staff, Dylan even helped with places to go to in Melbourne.

Thank robbiefitz
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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
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passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small
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