NEWS & INFO

THE WONDERINGS OF ALICE

THE WONDERINGS OF ALICE

Play bar- This has just opened (well in the last few months) and who doesn’t love heading into a bar that makes you feel like your headed into a place that’s a secret. You don’t really know it’s there when you walk past it on the street but once you find the door and head [...]

INSIDE CUISINE REVIEWS PLAY BAR

INSIDE CUISINE REVIEWS PLAY BAR

Finally I got to catch up with my friends (MasterChef The Professionals runner-up) Sarah Knights, Chef Scott Wade and (Brooklyn Boy Bagels) Michael Shafran. Then three more of the girls from the last TV series turned up to join us. Gossip – we sure did over a cocktail or two or three. The $16 cocktails [...]

AUSTRALIAN BARTENDER REVIEW

AUSTRALIAN BARTENDER REVIEW

Play Bar spinning hip hop in Surry Hills Occupying a space that PLAY’s owners believe used to be an opium den in the 1930s. There is a clear emphasis on all things hip hop and what people in the nineties used to call “street culture”. It’s refreshing. To walk past on the street — and [...]

DARCH Surry Hills Small bar tour [15.05.2013]

DARCH Surry Hills Small bar tour [15.05.2013]

On Wednesday night I went along to the DARCH small bars tour #9 in Surry Hills, Sydney. We visited three bars within the space of three hours to look at their designs, talk to their owners about the design and small bar establishment process, and to taste and experience the bars ourselves. There was a [...]

NEW SOUTHERN AMERICANA INSPIRED MENU LAUNCH [15.05.2013]

NEW SOUTHERN AMERICANA INSPIRED MENU LAUNCH [15.05.2013]

Yes it’s finally that time where we introduce some tasty bar food here at PLAY BAR. So we adding Gary Busey’s Meatball sub, Allen Iverson’s Philly Cheese Steak, Momma’s old buffalo wings and a vege Gumbo… Check it

SOUL JAZZ WEDNESDAYS

This week Darren and the guys will step up again to bring you some of the funkiest Soul Jazz you’ll ever see live on a Wednesday night in Sydney. Check out some of the live recordings from last week…

HOUSE PLAY RETURNS THIS SUNDAY [05.05.2013]

HOUSE PLAY RETURNS THIS SUNDAY [05.05.2013]

DEEP HOUSE SUNDAYS. FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH // Sunday the 5th of May 2013. Sophisticated deep tech hedonism found in one of Sydneys newest hidden venues. Proudly brought to you by the Sundazed collective. These guys are legit, they know their underground deep tunes and want to keep it that way. Beats start at [...]

ART... CULTURE... MUSIC...

ART… CULTURE… MUSIC…

We strongly believe in these core elements of our business and would like to thank everyone who has paid a visit to PLAY BAR in our first two months and seen what we are all about. We look forward to bringing you some v. cool things in the near future, spanning from a few new [...]

ARTIST PROFILE [NUMSKULL]

ARTIST PROFILE [NUMSKULL]

NUMSKULL jumped into PLAY BAR with BEASTMAN in Dec 12′ and painted up our walls in true proper style. The dude has mad skills with the can & is clearly evident with his incredibly tight typography skills. NUMSKULL BIO I live and paint both inside my studio and outside on walls. Sydney is my home.

ARTIST PROFILE [BEASTMAN]

ARTIST PROFILE [BEASTMAN]

BEASTMAN is one of the super tallented dudes who threw up the street art in PLAY BAR. We approached Beasty back in Dec 12′ and he was in town & keen to come and check it out. He suggested that he & NUMSKULL would be keen to do a collab… So we made it happen [...]