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Tank Stream Bar

1 Tank Stream Way, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9240 3100
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Slow on a Monday, but still a great vibe

I was hoping to get into Palmer & co, but it was closed for a private function. The doorman... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joel C
Whistler, Canada
Great upstairs bar

We called in for a couple of drinks on a Friday night recently and thought the upstairs bar (access... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karen O
via mobile
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Tank Stream Bar is tucked away in a secluded spot down Tank Stream Way. Serving up great food and an inviting ambiance it's the perfect place to enjoy a fine glass of wine and hand-selected cheeses. Warm lighting inside this intimate bar reveals an ancient wooden ceiling, and wine-rack walls serve as a reminder of Sydney's convict past. Early settlers chose the tank stream as their source of fresh water. And while the stream itself now flows underground, the bar remains one of Sydney's favourite watering holes.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
5 days ago
“Slow on a Monday, but still a great vibe”
4 weeks ago
“Great upstairs bar ”
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1 Tank Stream Way, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9240 3100
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was hoping to get into Palmer & co, but it was closed for a private function. The doorman suggested I try the tank stream bar right next door. Good suggestion. Food was great and ambiance was cool, upscale but surprisingly also laid back.

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for a couple of drinks on a Friday night recently and thought the upstairs bar (access from Pitt Street) was a great place to visit. The downstairs area was very crowded and loud but upstairs is relaxed and quiet. Nice decor and...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The food are costly, and tasteless, drinks are expensive, and tasteless, kinda matching the name of the bar..."tank stream" which is a sewage system in Sydney. Don't bother

Thank James C
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very happy with this venue, have been a few times now and always have a nice feeling when there. The staff are lovely, as well as the food.

Thank Vanda C
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Pleasant place to drop by for a drink with friends. Interesting place with a difference and history of the area.

Thank Dawdragon
Reviewed 9 August 2016

good vibe and location, food was plentiful and of a good standard, staff were attentive and positive - a great birthday deserving for a great friend

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across the Tank Stream Bar and one drink led to dinner and an adventure. Built in the old water tunnels underneath Sydney it's got a definite speakeasy bar feel about it. The food was well priced and tasted great. You can explore several...More

Thank MGP03
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We went here for a drink before vivid. This is a very trendy bar who will happily charge $10 for a glass or warm flat sparkling wine. So many good bars in Sydney that I don't think I'll come back to this bar. ""..""....".............."...."............."..........".......

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Not a bad place for a drink although not as noisy / busy / trendy perhaps as Establishment downstairs. However, good atmosphere and friendly staff and an interesting space.

Thank Speedbird747
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Was here for work party and a great venue it is. The room is not enormous but was sufficient for our needs....having the place to ourselves was nice. Staff were very attentive to ensure our glasses were always full and plenty of food coming around....More

Thank Rowleygood
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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