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ScuBar

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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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Great bar for backpackers. Cheap drinks.

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Simon W
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
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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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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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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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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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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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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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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