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About us

You will find The Local Bar nestled into the footprint of 161 Castlereagh Street, filled with people enjoying espresso, a meal or a glass of wine. Be charmed by the European style sidewalk chairs and the award-winning interior of this bustling eatery and bar.

The Local Bar hits a sweet spot with those seeking breakfast, a working lunch or dinner and a central meeting place for CBD drinks. Sit outside with umbrellas for shade in summer and heaters to keep you warm in winter. Or choose a table inside and soak up the atmosphere created by subtle lighting from lights that act as pieces of art, wine racks that line the walls and the gleam of the copper bar.

Popular with the corporate crowd, The Local Bars extensive wine list features an excellent selection of wines by the glass, crowd favourites and hard to find vintages. Beers on tap and a classic cocktail menu for those who prefer, enjoy your choice with The Local Bars share platters and renowned charcuterie board.




NEW BEERS on tap

Draught beers this week include Asahi, 4 Pines Pale Ale and 4 Pines Summer Ale


We can cater for events of any size. Email us on to discuss your needs.

Our Menus

Patrons of The Local Bar enjoy a menu with a French bistro edge. Offering sit-down dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy our charcuterie plate, the house specialty, with a classic cocktail or glass of wine from the bespoke wine list. A little bit of Paris in the bustling Sydney CBD.



161 Castlereagh St
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: 02 9269 0050

Reservations welcome
The Local Bar is available for private functions

Opening hours

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - 12.00pm until 8.00pm

Wednesday - 12.00pm until 8.00pm

Thursday - 12.00pm until 8.00pm

Friday - 12.00pm until 8.00pm

161 Castlereagh St

161 Castlereagh St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia