Need a new date night spot? The small suburb of Potts Point is where you'll find an array of elegant andintimate barsthat really set the scene for romance. This leafy enclave ticks all the right boxes in the date department.
If the cliché is true that “Potts Point is like Paris” and Paris is the city of love, then this suburb is definitely worth a glass (or two) of Champagne, followed by an amorous after dinner stroll. Here's our pick of the best bars in Potts Point for a night of romance.
This Potts Point wine bar has the date night brief down to a tee. The shelves are lined with 400 bottles of wine from around the world, and there’s a sommelier on hand to help you choose a delicious drop. The best bit? It serves small share plates until 11.30pm, just in case you get carried away with conversation…
Shop 5, 29 Orwell Street, Potts Point
This highly anticipated cocktail bar in the heart of Potts Point is bound to become your new favourite hidden gem in the city. Diners can enjoy small plates along with an impressive cocktail menu boasting an array of fabulous refreshing beverages.
From the Impeachment with smokey peach flavours that burst out of the bubble on top of the cocktail as you take the first sip, to the Sin and Tonique, a deliciously sinful floral gin and tonic, there are many delicious libations to sample at this Potts Point bar.
Shop 8, Ground Floor/127-133 MacLeay Street, Potts Point
Sopra provides a cosy space for diners to come for cocktails, wine and small eats. The delicious menu is built around Spanish influences and small tapas-style share plates perfect for romantic dinners for two. Combine this with their extensive wine list and you have got yourself the ultimate aperitivo hour hangout.
Shop 4, 65 Macleay Street, Potts Point
Cosy but not quaint, Dulcie’s is the mysterious parlour bar that will take your date night to a new level. Dulcie’s Bar has reinvigorated the Golden Mile by slinging prohibition era cocktails and showcasing some of Sydney’s best underground cabaret acts.
44B Darlinghurst Road, Potts Point
With high ceilings, botanical wallpaper and wicker furniture, The Butler's restaurant has a chic French colonial vibe. But for the ultimate date night, head to the lush terrace, which has panoramic views of the Sydney skyline. The menu is made up of small and large share plates, and the cocktail list is guaranteed to get the conversation flowing.
123 Victoria Street, Potts Point
Glammed up prohibition-style gives this Potts Point bar amorous appeal. Sink back into leather-backed chairs and hide from the world for a few hours, for an intimate date night. American-style tapas, vintage cocktail equipment and a private poker den – The Roosevelt comes seeping in nostalgia.
Ground Floor, 32 Orwell Street, Potts Point
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