Knock back a pint or two at these watering holes beloved by the locals
The Greens, North Sydney
The Greens offers incredible views across the Harbour to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Once just a lawn bowling green, The Greens has been renovated into a neighbourhood eatery, bar, cafe, garden and maintains its bowling green. It is the perfect venue to watch the sun dip below the horizon.
Beach Club, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel, Watsons Bay
Perched on the edge of the Sydney Harbour with 360-degree views of the city skyline, the Beach Club is an iconic Eastern Suburbs venue and one of Sydney's most popular casual waterfront dining and bar spots. The seafood-focused menu features buckets of Tiger prawns, grilled fish'n'chips and Sydney Rock Oysters.
The Beresford Hotel, Surry Hills
No beer garden round up is complete without The Beresford Hotel's Beer Garden in Surry Hills. The leafy green space is a great spot to enjoy a pitcher of Pimms on a summer afternoon. To see it at its best, stay until after sunset when the courtyard sparkles with lanterns and Sydney's cool crowd arrives.
Woolwich Pier Hotel, Woolwich
On Sydney's North Shore, the Woolwich Pier Hotel boasts three different outdoor spaces to accommodate any Summer-lover's beer garden needs. Whether you choose The Lawn, The Clubhouse or The Terrace, the atmosphere is always buzzing. The award-winning Woolwich Pier Hotel is a favourite for locals and a must-visit or travellers to Sydney this summer — catch a ferry there for a an iconic Sydney experience.