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Earl's Juke Joint

#585 of 5,162 Restaurants in Sydney
$$ - $$$
407 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“butcher shop” (8 reviews)
“hipster crowd” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
407 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Fun bar that has a great vibe and good drinks list. Ordered a cocktail which was nice but not amazing. The best thing about Earl’s is their bartenders - at busy, popular places like Earl’s they can often be pretentious and aloof but they are...More

Thank suze1985
Reviewed 25 February 2018

From the front this place looks like a butchers, but once you walk through, it's a really decent bar. For a mid week it was pretty busy, and it had a good atmosphere. Worth seeking out for the facade alone!

Thank lachkeira
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

You wouldn’t even know this place was there without the hint from locals. The storefront appears to be a butcher store called Better Meats, however behind that storefront is a really trendy bar. We stopped here on a Tuesday night and it was pretty busy...More

Thank ale614
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Earl's is a hit and miss, but only due to crowds from the pure popularity. Often packed out on peak nights, you're likely to spend significant time on your feet waiting to nab a table from people who never leave, also forming some sort of...More

Thank shirley_s_shopper
Reviewed 7 December 2017

What a wonderful bar this is! Try the Four Pillars Gin with tonic and Orange. Despite the Butcher's Shop facade, behind is a wonderful atmospheric bar. Alternative, and a "ladies club" had just closed a meeting. What living is about. Especially if you're with a...More

Thank Geoffrey K
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My wife and I visited Earls on the 22 September and enjoyed an excellent Negroni arguably one of the best in Sydney. The place was jiving to some cool sounds with all the Bar Tenders joining in with the customers whilst keeping the orders flowing.

Thank Palitha W
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for pre dinner drinks before dinner , the bartenders are friendly and not pretentious at all. We had some wine which they served with complimentary nuts. Loved this place so much went back after dinner to have a night cap. Had Sherry to...More

Thank AhBea
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Secret bars are always fun, walking into what looks like a butchers shop and walking into a New Orleans jazz themed bar was a great surprise! The drinks menu is varied and the drinks themselves are good. They are a little on the pricey side...More

Thank Abbi M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

if you what to try something different this is good bar to go heaps of beers cocktails what ever u want service was good inside old butcher shop had a great few hours here will be back

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We used to buy our meat from the butcher's shop previously at this site. The owner's mother in her 80s had a jet black beehive and made the curled sausages. Earl's is uber cool, friendly staff, great decor and wide choice of drinks. Go and...More

Thank Fay L
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
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