Econo Lodge Sydney South
40-44 Wentworth Avenue
Sydney, NS 2010
Phone: (61) 2 82628844
Fax: (61) 2 82628845
Bars & Cafes
Step into Mars Lounge and let the ambiance frisk you away to a world within the world. One of Sydney's finest cocktail bars, Mars with a lot of accolades and praises in its kitty, has earned a lot more than just second glances over the shoulder. The very chilled out and promptly staffed place has something for everyone, right from fine food to soulful music. Mars Lounge is just the place to be on a fun night in town.
Contributing immensely to the music and arts scene of the city, Tone is a vibrant addition to the city's buzzing nightlife. A place where music and art lovers can find that which is not found anywhere else, Tone is the place to find Underground artists come out of the dark and shine through their talents. Creating an ideal atmosphere for its offerings, the venue is located in one of Surry Hills' oldest warehouses. Besides the passel of events that are on offer, Tone also serves some excellent Tapas, domestic as well as international beers, wines, and scintillating cocktails. Do see the website to know more.
Uchi Lounge is a unique experience in modern Japanese food, everything in this lounge has a touch of the unusual to it, from the waitperson's hairstyle to the presentation of the fabulous food. Many classic Japanese dishes are served as well as others; grilled eggplant with miso and Parmesan, grilled scallops with secret sauce or a delicious deep-fried chicken wrapped in seaweed.
The epitome of groovy, stylish and scrumptious modern Asian and that is just the interior. A fusion of different continents makes for a fantastic combination of tastes and flavors; all consumed from long tables in designer decor. If there is a long wait for a table, there is always the adjacent bar full of hungry fellow diners which is open on all days from 4p to midnight. Bookings are available only for lunch. Call for more information.
Nestled between the concrete structures dotting the dense urban jungle of Sydney's Surry Hills area is a small little place that has become a favorite hangout among locals. A typical Aussie pub, Hollywood Hotel has culminated into what it is today over a period of time and is a platform for a number of budding singers with regular gigs lined up throughout the year. Live music, cozy ambiance and a perfectly gracious host make the charming place all the more lovable and worth coming back to.
An easy escape from the city, this well-established cafe is located on the edge of Hyde Park. Although a somewhat busy spot, you can still enjoy the lush green surroundings and marvel at the awkward Ibis bird! Popular with city workers and tourists, staff are friendly and the service good. Food is freshly prepared and includes a good range from snacks to more substantial meals. There are sumptuous delicacies to choose from like the roasted tomato and arugula rolls or spaghetti with mussels, tomato and breadcrumbs. There are plenty of vegetarian choices and you can bring your own wine.
Tucked away under the Burdekin Hotel this intimate space is staffed by friendly folk who mix a mean cocktail. The décor is wood paneled and the walls and floor are decorated with the old pub-style tiles. There is a cigar room with an excellent range of Cubans and well-known varieties. Early in the evening enjoy complimentary nibbles served with New York style cocktails.
The Burdekin Hotel is the kind of place you would not wish to leave, once you enter it. Within this trendy up market hotel there are five bars. Lay back in your comfy seat and enjoy the cool drinks or cocktails. There is something for everyone here. The place is also available for private events and functions.
Standing pretty right next door to Glori Jeans Coffee is Slide. The modern, super-chic club is a hue hit with patrons and visitors alike and is touted as one of the best clubs in Sydney. Ultra modern decor, very hip music and events that have crowds yelling for more, are a few of the reasons for the club's success story. With weekly cabaret nights, El circo, acrobatics and live music, Slide just keeps getting better by the day. Do check the website for timing details.
Located opposite the law courts if you can squeeze yourself in amongst the suits, you can enjoy great coffee here and some tasty snacks too. Stylish and contemporary this busy cafe is usually full of business people and other city workers. Standing seems to be preferred though high stools are featured, if you can find one. There is the usual range of lattes, milkshakes and of course strong espresso. Snacks and quick bites include focaccia packed with salami, avocado and Spanish onion to name but a few, as well other gourmet treats.
Located in the Darlinghurst neighborhood of Sydney, this amazing bar-cum-nightclub, proves to be the ultimate spot for hanging out on weekends. Unlike a typical nightclub, with dance floor and maddening lights, this one is much more sober, and remains perfect for those who don't like it too loud. With a range of music genres being played on the system, the club also hosts live music events and performances. A small dance floor with water effects adorns the center of Cliff Dive, while the bar remains to be humble and unpretentious. Tropical style cocktails are served in monkey-hatted containers, along with a range of other high spirits. Drop by with a bunch of friends, to enjoy the night, or just make some, whilst grooving on the amazing songs.
Internet On Oxford is a themed cyber cafe and the theme in question varies from week to week. Depending on when you visit you could encounter jazz, disco, hip or trip hop, swing or techno. Like many of Sydney's inner city cyber hangouts, this venue is popular with backpackers but due to its cool factor also, has a big following with locals; especially the local gay community. You can also catch here some quick bites and refreshing drinks.