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The Lodge Wine Bar

U 3 415 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 8084 2502
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Love This Wine Bar

I really love this cosy bar. Great service, interesting wines (never had a bad one) and a small but... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2016
MelindaSeed
Sunday sesh

Great little bar for a Sunday session. A little dark inside, but would create the ambiance at... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2016
SteveDWS
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U 3 415 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
Balmain
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Reviewed December 14, 2016

I really love this cosy bar. Great service, interesting wines (never had a bad one) and a small but satisfying menu.

Thank MelindaSeed
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Great little bar for a Sunday session. A little dark inside, but would create the ambiance at night. Only holds around 45 people and has a cool little outside area to sit in the sun. Couple of beers on tap. Run by a couple of...More

Thank SteveDWS
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Visited by chance with a friend on a wild, rainy night with unsure expectations. But happy to report, like the lashing conditions outside, we were blown away by great service, perfect negronis and unctuous small plates of food. The surrounds were warm and cozy -...More

1  Thank hunterandgatherer
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite places to go in the inner west, great ambience, friendly staff and a fantastic selection of quality wines

Thank Ben T
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Can speak more highly of this little establishment with Thomas Hoff the proprietor an exceptionally educated and informative host who will make you most comfortable when ever you visit. Makes you want to turn up more regularly than you should ;)

Thank Priceycentral
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Have been to the lodge a number of times and couldn't fault it, a huge wine list and Tom is extremely knowledgable and makes great recommendations. Food is good, tapas style with plenty of variety and actually pretty cheap for what you get. A really...More

1  Thank burgo1804
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Only found this with a search for cocktails in Balmain. It has been here for almost 4 years, can't believe I haven't found it earlier. They have an extensive bar with lots of wine, beers and cocktails - both the classics and unusual ones we'd...More

Thank Katrina N
Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Lodge is our favorite Balmain Bar. Licensed for just 45 people, it has a couple of outside tables (under cover) and a cozy bar with open fire and lounge chairs. Tom and his sidekick (they are always lovely) know their wine - they have...More

1  Thank juliusgraft
Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

A great place to hide away in Balmain and enjoy a big glass of red wine and a decadent chicken terrine. Negroni's aren't too bad either! Think wine library of Balmain with rich mahogany and velvet drapes! Enjoy!!

Thank GourmetTravela
Reviewed April 29, 2014

It is hard to believe all the good eats that come out of such a tiny kitchen! Great wine wine list and you have but to ask for a recommendation to be perfectly paired with your food.

Thank Jane K
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Balmain
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
...More
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