There are several great Irish bars in Sydney to sample, here’s a select few –
As daylight fades the ‘craic’ begins so settle in with a creamy pint of Guinness or try one of their other Irish beers, wines and spirits. The bar is also renowned for hearty pub grub served over two floors decorated with dark wood and Guinness posters. Then there’s the warm glow of the open fire and traditional Irish music drowning out the hustle and bustle of city life.
Location: 57 King St
This pub is suitably set a stone’s throw away from Sydney’s busy CBD but also far enough from the bustle of Surry Hills. Finding the perfect balance of Irish style without going over the top, The Porterhouse is rustic and wholesome, charming and characterful with the odd nod to Guinness iconography. On that note, they do pour one of the best pints of Guinness in town and offer amazing prices on food as well as drinks.
Location: 233 Riley Street, Surry Hills
This classic Irish bar is clad with all the typical things you’d expect from a pub in the ‘Emerald Isle’. Wooden furnishings throughout, pub grub served from morning until night, perfectly poured pints of Guinness and Kilkenny, as well as fun and laughter seven nights a week.
Location: 81 Goulburn Street
This Irish pub chain has quite a few impressive locations across Sydney but when it comes to top-notch Irish fare in a casual and cool setting, look no further than the Enfield location. Their traditional menu also boasts 2-for-1 meals every single day of the week. There’s also a weekday happy hour and weekly events such as poker and trivia nights.
Location: Coronation Parade, Enfield