Sometimes you just want to be able to get your boogie on and not be in the corner swaying by yourself on a Saturday night. So pull on those dancing shoes, channel Baby and Johnny and head to these Sydney bars for the time of your life (couldn’t help it!).
A staple for a reason, whatever time of night you’re at Hudson Ballroom, you are guaranteed to have a fun night. After some of their famous Belly Bao, grab a drink and your friends, and get on the dance floor. It’s bound to be a fun one, not only because it’s dark and underground but also the ace live gigs mean you will definitely be a touch sweaty and tuckered out after this outing.
The Soda Factory
Sydney bar, The Soda Factory is always a good idea – everyone is in such a good mood and its low-key ‘let’s just get merry’ vibe means your toes will be tapping to the local live acts and DJs. The queue is for a reason so get in quick or be stuck outside in the cold.
The Cliff Dive
One of Sydney’s best bars for dancing, here at The Cliff Dive, you will find beer served only in cans, a transformed former nightclub turned Papua New Guinean dance hall and $10 cocktails. With DJs on most nights of the week, the dance floor sure gets a workout, so get tropical and dive in. Did we mention there are $10 cocktails?
Middle Bar is perfect for those that need a bit more room to show off their moves and, of course, there’s their famous balcony with the fantastic view of Oxford Street if you are in need of some fresh air. If you are still feeling a bit restless, head upstairs to The Standard Bowl and display your bowling prowess.
Oxford Art Factory
Someone fun is always playing at Oxford Art, so you can’t really go wrong here. Drawing anyone and everyone from all over Sydney to see some of the best live acts means that there’s always a fun crowd and a bustling dance floor to match.
There’s something about having to go underground for the best and darkest boogie wonderlands and Bondi Junction’s El Topo is certainly no exception. Celebrate hump day and head to the Basement on Wednesdays for a fancy free night out.
Fine foods and dancing may not be a match made in heaven for some, but a dark and dingy dance floor is definitely a pit-stop you won’t regret, as this Chippendale small bar is constantly delivering the goods with live DJs and bands. Freda’s menu screams Mexican, Spanish and even Vietnamese so you’re definitely in for a delicious night. Who knows? After a solid boogie on the DF, Freda’s menu may just be the answer to your prayers.
Darlo Country Club
This is the place to go for not only a fine feed but a damn good dance sesh. The Darlo Country Club has plenty of events happening on the reg, all involving bangin’ tunes and cocktails to match. Sometimes you just want to be able to get your boogie on and not be in the corner swaying by yourself on a Saturday night. So pull on those dancing shoes, channel Baby and Johnny and head to these Sydney bars for the time of your life (couldn’t help it!).
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Image: The Soda Factory