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“Great Intimate local Bar”
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Farrell's Basement
Cuisines: Australian
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Mona Vale, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
142 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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“Great Intimate local Bar”
Reviewed May 19, 2013

Farrell's Basement has what most of Northern Beaches establishments are missing. A intimate, stylish bar space without the usual pub fixtures (pokies, races etc). The place can fit up to 100 people and its very tastefully decorated and can be found a level below ground on the Newport main drag.

We have not eaten there however recently went on a Saturday night for drinks and really enjoyed ourselves. Plenty of seating and a very cool bar make it an easy place to kick back and enjoy the live music which was on at the time.

Drinks are reasonably priced, particularly the specials (we enjoyed $7 Jack and Cokes - Coke was fresh out of a can - you pay more than this at some RSL's) and the cocktails were great.

Food also looked good - will need to try it next time.

If you are on the Beaches and want to try a trendy bar that could easily fit in in some inner City suburbs, give Farrell's a try.

  • Visited May 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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“Neighbourhood Gem!”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

Just discovered this place, been here since January 2012, hard to find, beneath the street level on the quiet side of Barrenjoey Rd at Newport, but what a find - great atmosphere, think 'Cheers" without Norm or the Sports/Pokies ( Thank Heavens!), small, intimate, piped music,great Rockabilly Chicks at the bar, great tasty cocktails, spent about $250 on 10 cocktails! We paid for it the next day but we had a great night!

  • Visited November 2012
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