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The Cliff Dive

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Not what I expected..

This is a kind of tiki bar with a dance floor. There is a prom night "under the sea" vibe on the... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
Hobart, Australia
Place for R&B

Came with a group of friends after work as we wanted some R&B and it was perfect. The tunes were... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Sydney, Australia
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  • Very good8%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible43%
29 Nov 2018
“Not what I expected..”
7 Jun 2018
“Place for R&B”
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

This is a kind of tiki bar with a dance floor. There is a prom night "under the sea" vibe on the dance floor, and it got busy on a Saturday night. The monkey head cocktail was unexpected! Cover charge.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Came with a group of friends after work as we wanted some R&B and it was perfect. The tunes were great and the dance floor was packed. The cocktails are fun and worth getting at least one for fun.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CasandraTP
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I loved so much about this place except for the awful music. My friend and just wanted to dance and have a good night but the music was too crappy. After some negotiating with the DJ they played one or two decent songs but then...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Jodie W
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to Cliff Dive many times in the last few years, it's often a regular place to end the night dancing and always good drinks and music. Unfortunately in the recent year or so I have only ever had the worst experiences here...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Venture660472
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The way I was treated at this venue was absolutely disgraceful. I was driving so I was sober. My friends had just gone inside, I was refused entry and I was not even allowed to explain to my friends what had happened. I felt unsafe...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Emma M
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Worst experience. Don't go here. Overpriced drinks and bad service. Went to celebrate a friends birthday. Started dancing after 3 drinks. Told they were watching me on the dance floor... creepy. Security kicked me out... wish they had a breath tester. #notintoxicated

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank mandy08031970
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Walking down to basement level you know the vibe is different. The decor resembles a hot sweaty night in a tropical Asian inspired bar somewhere on a long ago holiday. The cocktails are funky and good. Staff are friendly and the crowd is mixed. The...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Kttreadinglightly
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Went to The Cliff Dive ion a Saturday and ended up spending the whole night there. The bar staff are exceptional... extra points to the freshly squeezed apple juice and vodka. Yum! The music vibe was indie/rock with some newer tunes thrown in to mix...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank bennis91
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Door Staff were excellent, as with the bar staff - so helpful and welcoming. Loved the decor i& the hard to find location.But Really Loved the Spicy ginger + rum based drinks coupled with cool music We had gone early so not crowded, but believe...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank MazzAustralia
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

Went here tonight with friends and left straight away. This place is horrible and the "security" out front are so tacky - playing favorites with "hot girls" they find and let skip the line while they play bully tactics as if they have so much...More

3  Thank KK_75
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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
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1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
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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