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ZanziBar Newtown - CLOSED

323 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9519 1511
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good44%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible16%
10 Mar 2016
“Great little pub/bar in the heart of newtown”
7 Mar 2016
“manager must have had a bad shift ,so takes it out on patrons”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill
323 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 11 March 2016

Went here with some mates. Easy listening music, great drinks. Pool table. Bites are good too. Friendly local.

Thank trist0
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Do not take children there too much foul language from staff including management. You may be waiting 20 minutes before your order is taken, and then a further 30 minutes for part of your group to get their order. Coming from locals of 40 years,...More

Thank hungry258
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Booked a function for our work party, never had such an easy time planning an event. Great venue in the hip surrounds of Newtown, sunset on the rooftop on a perfect Sydney summer's day, friendliest staff, great food, music and fun overall. Moved downstairs to...More

Thank skimmy123
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We are staying in Newtown and went to look for somewhere to eat. At first sight we thought that it looked ok but might be a place which used "bought in" meals. However what we ordered was fresh cooked, tasty and well presented. Will keep...More

Thank Malcolm D
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Yesterday evening, my friend and I walked into Zanzibar to go to the roof top. Before heading upstairs we decided to quickly go to the bathroom downstairs and then make our way up via the back staircase. We were stopped by an employee (who stopped...More

Thank Tigerlily T
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We went to the Zanzibar pub/restaurant for a family meal, when we arrived everything was fine, the bar man was accommodating and we were even allowed to take the pram up stairs when it was a little quieter. The menu was reasonable priced and somethings...More

Thank annmG4608WJ
Zanzi B, Manager at ZanziBar Newtown, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2016

Hi Ann, We are sorry to hear about your experience at our venue. Please know we take your feedback very seriously. As such, we would like to extend an invitation for a complimentary dinner for two to ensure you receive the level of service we...More

Reviewed 11 December 2015

I had a drink with a friend at the rooftop wine bar and was impressed with the relaxed ambience. The service was excellent and the bar manger was extremely knowledgeable about the wines he served. A great venue for a quiet drink.

Thank Jenny W
Zanzi B, Manager at ZanziBar Newtown, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2016

Hi Jenny, We're glad to hear you enjoyed your time at Zanzibar. We hope to see you again soon! The Zanzibar Team

Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We went to ZanziBar for dinner because Marys was too busy. I had the burger and some wings...burger was big!! Tasty but i found the patty to be burnt. Everyone I was with said the same thing and it was meant to be that way....More

Thank Pete F
Reviewed 18 October 2015

except for the smoking laws that they/we have to abide by now. I'm a non-smoker and by law, from what they tell me, we had to move to a non-smoking area if we wanted to eat. From what I can gather of this nonsense is...More

Thank Ollynette
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Now I gotta admit I've never really liked Zanzibar so I'm probably not the best person to review - during the day when it's not operating as a busy bar it's really quite nice. But the layout gets too messy for me when there are...More

Thank HatulaCat
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

Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 King St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9519 1511
A journey from the past to the present, Websters Bar (formerly Zanzibar Newtown) is situated at the iconic site of the New Town Store. First established by John and Eliza Webster, it was from here the suburb of Newtown took it's name. Paying homage to the unique history of the site, Websters Bar boasts an industrial style street bar, 1920s prohibition style whisky bar and 1950s Australian backyard rooftop bar.
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