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Monday Student Nights

Student night and crab racing on Mondays make it worth the visit at the beginning of the week, but... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
Millville, New Jersey
Hermit Crab Racing!

Went to see the hermit crab races with some friends. The place was packed with people. A ton of... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
New Jersey
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  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
Jun 7, 2017
“Monday Student Nights”
Dec 15, 2016
“Crabs and cheap drink”
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Corner Rawson Place & Rawson Lane, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Inner West
+61 2 9212 4244
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Most Helpful Positive Review
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...More

2  Thank GibboOz
Most Helpful Critical Review
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.

3  Thank Wilton V
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

Student night and crab racing on Mondays make it worth the visit at the beginning of the week, but there are better places around for weekend nights.

Thank ericalindsey
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

$10 jugs of beer, and crab racing Mondays. A must see Monday night, I went to one thinking it would be a one off and now we try to go at least once a month. You can win skydives, free drinks, trips to Fraser Island...More

Thank CosterS4
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

For $10 you can get a jug of beer, and for another $10 you can get the "all you can eat pizza special". Think both of these run from 4pm - 7pm. You won't beat those prices anywhere is Sydney. Staff are great too!

Thank TimW4356
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I first visited Scubar for hermit crab racing in August and have not missed a Monday night since. It is a backpackers paradise, but plenty of locals can be found here too. Reasonably priced drinks and the most friendly laid back staff ever. I haven't...More

1  Thank RTV2095
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Went to see the hermit crab races with some friends. The place was packed with people. A ton of tourists! Great vibes:) Good music and everyone seemed to enjoy the dancing. The crab racing was funny but a bit anticlimactic. It's a cool place to...More

Thank hadasawitty
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...More

2  Thank Megan N
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...More

Thank ashoksasidharan
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...More

Thank KrishRagh
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.

Thank Mayo17
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!!!!

Thank ilikelamp3
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