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Time Out Bar Awards: Nominees

Drum roll, please! The nominees for the 2019 Time Out Sydney Bar Awards are...

Bartender at Jacoby's Tiki Bar
Photograph: Daniel Boud
By Time Out editors |

It's time to celebrate the tastemakers and boozeshakers in this fine city in the annual Time Out Sydney Bar Awards. The 2019 awards will toast the city’s best cocktail bars, new bars, wine bars, bartenders, rising stars and more at the party for the party-makers at Oxford Art Factory on Sunday March 10. So who is up for the top gong in each category? Read on, bar lovers, to find out which venues have been killing it over the last 12 months.

People’s Choice
Vote now to have your say on Sydney's best bar.

Bar of the Year
No nominees – winner to be announced on the night.


Best New Bar
Bancho Bar, Haymarket
Bar Topa, Sydney
Doss House, Sydney
Employees Only, Sydney
Nick & Nora’s, Parramatta
The Nook, Manly
Ode, Bondi
Old Mate’s Place, Sydney
Poly, Surry Hills
Rosenbaum & Fuller, Bondi

Best Cocktail Bar
The Baxter Inn, Sydney
Bulletin Place, Sydney
Burrow Bar, Sydney
Jacoby’s, Enmore
Jangling Jacks, Potts Point
Lobo Plantation, Sydney
Old Mate’s Place, Sydney
Papa Gedes, Sydney
PS40, Sydney
This Must Be the Place, Darlinghurst

Best Wine Bar
Dear Sainte Éloise, Potts Point
The Dolphin Wine Room, Surry Hills
Love Tilly Devine, Darlinghurst
Poly, Surry Hills
Wyno, Surry Hills

Best Bar Food
Bar Topa, Sydney
The Duke of Clarence, Sydney
Love Tilly Devine, Darlinghurst
Ode, Bondi
Poly, Surry Hills

Best Beer Bar
Bucket Boys, Marrickville
Endeavour Tap Rooms, the Rocks
Noble Hops, Redfern
Odd Culture, Darlinghurst
Stockade Barrel Room, Marrickville

Bartender of the Year
Marcus Dullard, Continental Deli Bar Bistro CBD
James Fury, Jacoby’s
Andrea Gualdi, Maybe Sammy
Daniel Noble, Old Mate’s Place
Evan Stroeve, Bulletin Place

Best Bar Team
The Baxter Inn, Sydney
Jacoby’s, Enmore
Old Mate’s Place, Sydney
PS40, Sydney
Ramblin' Rascal Tavern, Sydney

Hot Talent Award
Elle Charalambu, Earl's Juke Joint
Liam Gavin, Door Knock
Alex Gondz, Bulletin Place
Amy Hilder, Ramblin' Rascal Tavern
Sarah Mycock, PS40

Legend Award
No nominees – winner to be announced on the night.

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