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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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Not too bad a night out

Small venue but reasonable drink deals and prices. Music wasn't too bad either. Backpacker friendly bar just like Sidebar round the corner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
darrylgreen
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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358 reviews
161 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Small venue but reasonable drink deals and prices. Music wasn't too bad either. Backpacker friendly bar just like Sidebar round the corner.

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Thank darrylgreen
Essex, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

ScuBar is a great place for backpackers. The staff are friendly, drinks are reasonably priced, you can choose your own music and there's a pool table :) The only negative is that the toilets smelt revolting!

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Thank WorldOfWeena
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

We regularly came here on Monday nights which seemed to be the main back packer night, and what a night it was. Drinks were discounted up to a certain time (jugs of snake bite) the place can get a bit rammed. So get there early!!

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Thank Jimmy484767
Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Looking for a night out in Sydney? Not wanting to spend too much money? Definitely make a visit to ScuBar. With the great deals on Jugs and schooners, you'd be silly not to. The staff are extremely friendly, though can be a little overwhelmed when it gets super busy. The music isn't THAT great but it's tolerable. Great bar for... More 

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Thank Simon W
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

I love this place! Spent many a night here with my travelling buddies drinking pitchers. Great atmosphere and great prices for food and drink. Fab music, a good place to chill out and party into the early hours. Great staff too!

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Thank Love-travelling6
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Jimsbean
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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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1 Thank Brian L
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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3 Thank Wilton V
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank Sujeet K
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 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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