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Stitch Bar

$$ - $$$
Central Business District
Bar, Australian
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61 York St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9299 2719
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Richmond, Virginia
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended this bar by a bartender at another bar because we were hoping to get some food. The server we had was slow and recommending items on the menu that were sold out. The cocktails were not made well and I was only able to drink a little. The lamb burger was really like BBQ. It had way... More 

Thank cmk042288
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Stitch is a nice small bar downstairs from York St (look for the sewing machines). Dark atmosphere, Blues soundtrack, great selection of drinks including a fine selection of Ardbeg Whisky and a good selection of what I would style American Bar Food; Hotdogs, Burgers, Fries etc

Thank Dinadan
Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Delivered it through Uber Eats, was feeling like snacky type food. Got Curly Fries ($6), Smoked Hot Wings ($12), BBQ Corn ($6) and Mac & Cheese Balls ($12). I guess it didn't help that the delivery person was just hanging around for a while, not sure if they were trying to find the place or what, either way - our... More 

Thank Jacqui H
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017

It's a little hidden gem tricky to find, the entry of which is giving you the feeling you are just about to enter wonderland of stitching. Taking stairs down to the basement level, the bar looks what a bar should be, nicely decorated, comfortable and relaxing with low light and not too noisy. Cocktails are pricey but are nice. Interesting... More 

Thank ufustun
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215 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Great downstairs bar with educated bar staff - Ask for a recommendation. Cool atmosphere, get in early!

Thank woofiedo
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting restaurant/bar with a dark basement allure. It wasn't as packed as I thought it would be and was surprised with the extent of the menu. It caters for that American bar style food - wings, fries, tacos, burgers - hot and spicy. The drinks were reasonably priced as well as the food. It was not fine... More 

Thank Mickshell999
Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Love grandmas old retro sewing machine in the ground at the entrance..a nice quirky touch! Another basement bar- this one has an American touch with the cocktails and the food. macaroni cheese balls and pork crackling - serves for the crackling could be larger.. The mac cheese balls were soo yummy! The service was terrific and the cocktails were great.... More 

Thank CORSAIR700
Sydney, Australia
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136 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Went here after midnight with about 15 stragglers after a reunion nearby..traverse down the stairs to an underground bar which serves up great whiskey cocktails, but other drinks too. Tables and booths as well, music was great but not overbearing or loud. Decor was sensational and takes you back in time - the atmosphere was great. Service was good. Wynyard... More 

1 Thank Copthat1
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Cute little bar. Not too noisy. Mixed crowd. Different ages. Good service. Sewing machine decor as you walk down the stairs. Tables and booths. Open till 2 am weekends which is rare for such a small bar. Good place for a date night as not too noisy.

1 Thank cinmaree
Sydney, Australia
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125 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is Sydney's Ardberg Embassy... Amongst the handful of bars around the world representing the iconic whisky house from the mighty Island of Islay!! It's a hidden bar in the basement on the York street, very close to Wynyard train and bus stand and a short walk from QVB. Lined with sewing machines at the entrance and lovely cosy bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 York St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9299 2719

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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