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Birdcage Bar

$$ - $$$
410 Sandy Bay Rd | Wrest Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
+61 3 6221 1700
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
20 Apr 2017
“Cosy, romantic spot for a pre or post dinner drink.”
28 Jan 2017
“A small wonder”
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Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
410 Sandy Bay Rd | Wrest Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We dropped down to the bar a couple of times during the evening. The service was always friendly and attentive and there was a good variety of wines and cocktails available. The atmosphere was quite cosy and romantic and a group was playing. We thoroughly...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 28 January 2017

A great atmospheric bar beside the main entrance to Wrest Point. Fantastic drinks and very active but very tight crowd due to popularity

Thank WithOurPetReviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great little bar with live entertainment and cocktails either to start the night or finish off with. Friendly service from Karl, Casey and team.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Just the right place for a cocktail well made and again excellent service some evenings there is live music as well

Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Staff were very attentive. Served all customers with respect and had good knowledge of all drinks. Cocktails were awesome!

Thank Maree1969
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Staying at wrest point casino, went to this bar for a pre dinner drink , not bad ... We arrived in time for their happy hour -5 till 7pm had a marguerita & it was pretty good , the bar needs a makeover just like...More

Thank ozzycruisers
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I loved it! Small, intimate, beautiful round bar, booths, jazz live, superb cocktails, a step back in time, good for the soul 🎤🎷🎺🎸🎼

Thank stellagoes2oz
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Yes the drinks are a bit pricey, no beer on tap but an interesting venue that feels like a birdcage, i felt like i was in the 70's. The lighting was low and the entertainment was smooth, it is what it is...a bar in a...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 7 April 2016

It is a nice experience having a couple of cocktails by the piano however they are very expensive so one cocktail was enough.

Thank erin f
Reviewed 30 October 2015

A very casual bar with retro 70-80's decor. Showing its age as is the entire complex but a nice place for a relaxing drink

Thank granite2014
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Restaurant Details

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Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
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17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Sandy Bay Rd | Wrest Point, Hobart, Tasmania 7005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6221 1700
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Perch yourself in the Birdcage Bar and don't be surprised if the barman knows exactly what you're after. Operating since 1973, this renowned retro bar brims with warmth and live music every night of the week. Known for its list of premium cocktails, it's no wonder those who enter the brass bars of the birdcage stay longer than planned. At this Hobart cocktail bar there's always someone to chat to. With its circular bar inviting conversation, and late opening hours, there's no reason to rush once inside. Found just inside the door of Wrest Point Tasmania, the intriguing design begs to pop your head in. You'll find a hand-painted mural, perhaps someone tinkering on the ivory keys and always a friendly smile behind the bar. So if you're looking for some live Hobart entertainment and a barman who knows just what to shake and serve you, head for the Birdcage. Find out why the locals flock to this intimate Hobart bar. Open daily from 5pm until late. 18+ venue.
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