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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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Nice party place with good backpackers' crowd

Scubar is located right next to Sydney Central YHA backpackers hostel where i stayed for a few weeks during my official trip to Sydney. So i have It is a nice and cheap place to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2016
ashoksasidharan
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Chennai (Madras), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I was in Sydney with my boyfriend for a couple of days and we met my friend at ScuBar for a night out. Overall, it was your normal backpacker bar, drunk people all around, I got quite a few drinks spilled on me and even a couple of hits to the head from crazy dancers. My friend, boyfriend and I... More 

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Thank Megan N
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Scubar is located right next to Sydney Central YHA backpackers hostel where i stayed for a few weeks during my official trip to Sydney. So i have It is a nice and cheap place to party. The crowd is quite good and mostly consisted of young backpackers.

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Thank ashoksasidharan
Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

My overall exp was v nice although the place is more of students and bag packers and was expected to be rowdy but it was rather friendly ... I met a few people danced together. There was some incident in all of 3+ hours I was there but honestly before I even knew what happened club security had removed the... More 

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Thank KrishRagh
Manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Located in backpacker district, this bar seems to be very popular (went on a Monday night), and packed with ppl in their early 20s. Music is mostly 90s pop. Ppl seem to enjoy themselves, though it's the usual 1/3 girls, 2/3s boys setting.

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Thank Mayo17
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

This is literally the best bar ever for backpackers/people in their early 20s. On Monday nights there is crab racing which is an absolute blast and where you can win great prizes. Such a fun place!!!!

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Thank ilikelamp3
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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Thank Simon W
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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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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