Rooftop Bars For Every Occasion in Sydney, Australia’s CBD

3 min readJan 18, 2019
Facebook: Zephyr Bar

Downing a cold one outdoors, high above the ground sounds like a great way to start and end a day. Thinking about gathering up the mates for a few rounds? Sameee. Here’s 5 rooftop bars in Sydney’s CBD for all seasons, all occasions.

Sunset Drinks: Zephyr

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Perched on the 12th level of the Hyatt Regency Sydney is Zephyr overlooking Darling Harbour. This sky bar is all types of stylish and chic, and makes for one of the most relaxing spots to watch the day pass by. Unwind on the white plush lounges and admire the cotton candy sunset with a vermouth cocktail and share plates of seafood. Craving something classic? The bar is home to Sydney’s largest menu of aperitifs and digestives, so there’s bound to be something that’ll tickle your fancy!

After-work Drinks: Level Seven

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Smack bang in the middle of town is the resort-style Level Seven at Primus Hotel Sydney. This New York-inspired poolside bar is surprisingly unpretentious and has already established itself as a CBD favourite for blissing out, zoning out. Gather up your best work mates for a fancy rosé spritz and cocktail popsicle before ringing in the weekend with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot.

Celebratory Drinks: Henry Deane

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Disclaimer, Henry Deane isn’t entirely exposed to the elements like the other bars but it’s too stunning to leave off. Sitting pretty on top of Hotel Palisade, this cocktail bar is a highly coveted space for NYE, birthdays, anniversaries and everything in between. With 360 degrees views of the iconic Harbour Bridge, Darling…


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