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Shady Pines Saloon

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Shop 4, 256 Crown Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great drinks” (5 reviews)
“shady bar” (2 reviews)
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Shop 4, 256 Crown Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I had the best time at this bar..... the question is can you find it? Well worth the effort.... I had too much fun here, even lost my card here haha but well worth it. Great bartenders, amazing locals, obviously not a tourist trap. Seek...More

Thank Sfboy101
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Loved the look of this place as soon as I walked in. Quirky taste of decor and drink selection vast and all greats tried a few loved them all. Only downside is that it’s very dark so hard to read menu and crowded so hard...More

Thank Perthfifotraveller
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I frequent the Shady Pines Saloon mostly on Friday evenings after work or on the weekends. This is quite a trendy bar to attend for a few different types of drinks with friends or work colleagues. The drinks list is extensive, however the prices are...More

Thank Ricki T
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t have known this was even there as it was simply a door without a sign but security rushed forward to let us in. A dark bar with bluegrass music playing and just a great vibe. We arrived at 7pm and it was already...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Its hard to say much without spoiling the experience for others but please try this bar! The drinks are at the pricier end but its so worth it for the whole experience. Its my go to place when i have out of towners over to...More

Thank Barbie182
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

After walking around Sydney for ages to find an open bar on christmas day we found the shady pines saloon! Thank god the very obscure place serves great beer and delicious cocktails. Ask the bartender what drink and beer they recommend! They know their business...More

Thank oliverr596
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to visit on a Friday night but a long wait outside - so decided to come back on a Friday afternoon and yes we got in! Cool place, a lot of attention to detail from a decoration point of view and a good...More

Thank Lieven M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Bumped into this place after a work dinner with colleagues! Decor and Ambient vibe was cool, interesting and a little different! The Cocktail of Vodka and Fresh Apple 🍎 Juice was the winner of the night as we had all had a skin full of...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Quirky hipster type hangout with the pretentious preparation of various pricey concoctions at its heart and soul. The good selection of bottled beers are not cheap either but there was a good atmosphere even on the quiet night we were there. The drinks menu card...More

Thank AbbeyFlyer
Reviewed 27 June 2017

However, the atmosphere was amazing everyone was up dancing to rock and roll tunes it was extremely busy with not much space to stand. It's made up to look like an old saloon good experience.

Thank julie b
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
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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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 4, 256 Crown Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
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