With summer approaching faster than you can say “slip slop slap”, this silly season we thought we’d get acquainted with the best watering holes Glebe has to offer. These bars are so cozy you’ll think you never left your mate’s living room.
We start our night off at Different Drummer hoeing into the two-for-one cocktail deal between 6 and 7:30pm. This small bar is nestled into a renovated 20th century building – and when we say small we really mean it. Get there early, as you may be hard pressed to find a seat. Once you do though, it’s really worth it.
The bar is filled with intimate nooks and a decent-sized garden where you can sip away at your discounted drinks. Start the night off with a selection of tapas dishes like the marinated swordfish skewers, grilled sardines or pan-fried potatoes. Wash it all down with their Ginger and Apple Cooler, containing vodka, a house-made ginger syrup, topped with fresh apple juice and ginger beer. Get your friend the Precocious Pear just so you can try a bit: spiced rum, maraschino liqueur and fresh pear juice!
185 Glebe Point Rd. Ph: 9552 3406
Next on the itinerary is Mr. Falcon’s, a slightly bigger ‘small bar’ with a real homey feel. The outside garden, with hanging plants, fairy lights and rustic decorations, feels as if you’re nestled into the backyard of one of your mate’s terraces. Step into their living room and get settled into a luxurious leather couch, which will likely swallow you whole.
If you’re still feeling a bit peckish try the cheese platter with some delicious house-made pickles – all of which will go down nicely with a carafe of sangria.
92 Glebe Point Rd. Ph: 9029 6626
The Little Guy Glebe
If you can pull yourself away from Mr Falcon’s comfy couches head down to the Little Guy where servings of free, spiced popcorn flow a plenty!
Known for their killer craft beers, boutique wines, inventive cocktails and friendly service, the Little Guy is proof that size does not matter! Pull up a stool and people watch from the large windows facing onto the main strip of colourful Glebe.
87 Glebe Point Rd. Ph: 8084 0758
Glebe Record Crate
By now you’re nearing the end of your night and I imagine you’re teetering on the brink of tipsiness? Crawl your way to The Record Crate, conveniently located close to the bus stops on Parramatta Road, and adorned with a beer garden!
Here you’ll find a winning mix of beer and vinyl. Flip through some old records or plunk yourself on the comfy couches in the garden while listening to a cool collection of classics.
34 Glebe Point Rd. Ph: 9660 1075