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Address: Corner Rawson Place & Rawson Lane, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 61 (0)2 9212 4244
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Sun - Sat 3:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Monday Night

Scubar is the best backpacker bar for monday night beer. At least it was when I was in Sydney (2005). The Crab race is also funny and the cheap beer makes this place even more... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Cheap beer, friendly staff and they have crab racing on a Tuesday night. What more do you want? Will come here agin in the near future.

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The cheap drinks were fine but there is no one who actually runs the place. I ordered two drinks and one of the female bartenders confused me with someone who had a similar haircut and claimed I did not pay for two other drinks, which I had never ordered in the first place, and kept my money ($15 above what... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Scubar is the best backpacker bar for monday night beer. At least it was when I was in Sydney (2005). The Crab race is also funny and the cheap beer makes this place even more funny.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If you want to experience 18th century racism , then the Scubar is just the place you want to go to. I would imagine that We are decently and widely travelled having being across Europe and the Americas , but Australian hospitality really startles you. The rules of entry get framed based on the color of your skin. Sometimes it's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

These are the 4 words that would describe Scubar. Every backpacker knows this place. Its one of the first bars that the booze bus travels to , its a small place , its close to the YHA and other hostels close by and its always full of drunk happy dancing backpackers. The spirits and mixer drinks are just as expensive... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Right next door to Central YHA, this place is pumping on a monday night, has some unusual events like snail racing etc. Backpacker central right here, a must visit.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Scubar in Sydney is a good time, (The bar & bartenders are great). However, if your a little crazy like myself expect to get kicked out. BTW the bouncers are horrible! (But I'm sure there is some that are nice.) I say that because I'm traveling and they wouldn't let me grab my friends after I went outside who have... More 

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Mielec, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Nice place where you can feel the atmosphere of Australian coast. Cheap drinks and food. You can try pizza with kangaroo meet.I wouldnt call it delicious but nice to try.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

As I said it ok for a normal night out if u dont want to much drama small bar over priced drinks but a good chill spot if ur there early enough we have snuck -18 a few times so can't complain. 5 star kebabs are great nextdoor.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My last three girlfriends from a 6 week trip to Sydney I met in the Scubar! One Irish, one Canadian and one English. Great place if your a reasonably good looking guy after the beer Googles have been donned by the lovely foreign lasses have had a skin full and looking to be full of more! By the way... someone... More 

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