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“Great 50s bar”
Review of Hinky Dinks

Hinky Dinks
Ranked #3,767 of 6,070 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $4 - $13
Cuisines: Australian
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Neighborhood: Darlinghurst
Description: Hinky Dinks is a small bar in the Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst. With an emphasis on approachable wines and fun drinks, Hinky Dinks embodies the enthusiastic spirit of the 1950s cocktail culture. A culture that knew a cocktail wasn't so much a drink as it was a fashion accessory. And that the Cocktail hour wasn't so much a time, but more a mood - a defiant stance against the demands of the nine-to-five. It's all about the difference between a glass of gin with an olive in it, and a Martini. The difference between a passing glance, and an invitation?
Reviewed June 20, 2014

Cruised into this 50s bar, the 2 guys behind the the bar are fantastic friendly and know there cocktails. Good feel about this place and of course great cocktails.

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Reviewed March 20, 2014

This bar is beautifully kept and a really lovely place to enjoy a drink before dinner. It's nicely decorated, and they play great tunes - mostly swing, jaz and pop classics. It's got a great atmosphere. The beers are interesting and varied and the bar tender knows his way round the cocktails - the Mojitos are very good. Despite all of the above the best thing about this bar is the friendly welcoming, professional, well trained, staff who clearly take great pride in the service they provide. One of my favorite bars in the world.

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Thank Heatherwords
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Reviewed December 5, 2013

We stumbled upon this fantastic Darlinghurst bar while looking for another. I was intrigued by both the cocktail menu and the decor, which has a 1950's mod vibe. We didn't eat anything but the drinks we had were excellent. The bartender was an incredibly nice guy, and once he realized we were into spirits and cocktails he gave us a number of recommendations for the following night. I recommend it highly.

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Thank Nmbrsix
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Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

Great little Darlinghurst bar.. The drinks are delicious and the lovely boys behind the bar are too.. Definitely worth a try!!

Thank Mary R
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Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

This is one of Sydney's popular small bars that have become so prevalent recently. Unlike some that have more atmosphere than quality drinks Hinky dink's delivers on both. The bartenders are friendly and don't have that cooler than you attitude, even though they are. The drinks are, in my opinion, some of the best in town.

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Thank Sammo50
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