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Stitch Bar

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Central Business District
Bar, Pub, Australian, Wine Bar
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61 York St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
0292992719
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Perth
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stopped in here for a few drinks while waiting for friends to arrive at nearby Wynward Station. It's a funky hidden bar with antique Singer sewing machines throughout and a great atmosphere (and music) The bar staff were friendly, knowledgeable and the cocktails were first rate Would definitely recommend!

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Thank ziggazani
Sydney, Australia
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360 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After squeezing through the vintage singer sewing machines at the doorway and venturing downstairs you enter a spacious bar. Great range of cocktails with some barrel age cocktails and diverse combinations. Great place to Kickstart or wind down your night. Friendly staff.

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Thank ChiefsBTB
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stitch Bar is the humble beginnings of a number of other bars and restaurants that have popped up all over Sydney. The concept of Stitch bar is low key and subtle, makes you feel almost exclusive as you enter. I love the sheer amount of tables and seating availble, giving you that chilled out and relax environment without testing your... More 

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Thank Jay S
Melbourne, Australia
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

It's rare to find a venue that is equally enjoyable for "young and old". I met my niece (30 years younger than me) at the Stitch Bar and although I was initially uncomfortable with the extremely dark stairway going down into the bar, it turned out to be a real find. The staff are extraordinarily attentive, the ambience fantastic and... More 

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Thank ksquared2014
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I like that the staff have a sense of humor when interacting with customers. You're great! The mac and cheese balls with that bourbon jam are to die for. That sauce. This is my favourite small bar, cozy and dark.

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Thank Melinda N
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Centrally located, it looks like a vintage bar, it has a beautiful range of beers($10 for a beer) and the food is really good.

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Thank 707aigner
Sydney, Australia
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132 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times and the burgers don't disappoint. Had the lamb burger with a side of curly fries. The whole meal was great and perfect for lazy lunch. Stitch is a unique little bar with the entrance surrounded by sewing machines. It's a great place for a lunchtime conversation with the music not too loud.

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Thank Didge432
Sydney, Australia
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158 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Hidden behind some wooden doors with tonnes of sewing machines, we descended into darkness. Very cool mood and little tables spread throughout to allow a romantic or friendly atmosphere. Cocktails were lovely and flavoursome.

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Thank herefishyfishy123
Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

A speak-easy feel (underground / candle lit) with amazing cocktails. Also a pretty darn good wine list. Don't miss this place.

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Thank DrewSmith1234
Sydney, Australia
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416 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

The bar area itself is small, however there a number of tables and booths available. If you’re planning on dining later in the week, I’d recommend booking. Their food menu offers a good selection of dishes, including hot dogs, tex-mex and salads (with a few veggie options). They have their own solero system for aging whiskey, and whilst specialising in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
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: 0292992719

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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.