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Best Spots to Enjoy a Summer Spritz in Sydney

Summer is almost here, which means warm afternoons, plenty of sunshine, and refreshing beverages. We have gathered our favourite spaces that are ideal for enjoying a Summer spritz in the sun.

1. Zeta Back Bar & Terrace

Zeta Bar offers an exclusive terrace escape in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, overlooking the Queen Victoria Building. Renowned for their incredible Zeta mixologists who can create a variety of mind-blowing cocktails, the Zeta terrace is the perfect place to unwind with a spritz. 

  • Venue: Zeta Bar
  • Address: Level 4/488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Parties, Weddings, Networking

2. South End, Helm Bar & Bistro

Is there a better place to enjoy a spritz than by the water? Helm Bar & Bistro is one of Sydney’s best spots to casually unwind and enjoy gorgeous views of Darling Harbour. The South End of the venue can be privately booked and offers great views and a mixture of high tables, stools, and booths.

  • Venue: Helm Bar & Bistro
  • Address: Aquarium Wharf, 7 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Parties, Private Dining, Networking

3. Sweethearts Rooftop, Potts Point Hotel

In a refurbished Federation-style bank, Potts Point Hotel’s local bar and grill offers a unique and comfortable dining experience. The Sweethearts Rooftop is a shaded ourdoor area perfect for enjoying the beautiful summer weather and a thirst-quenching spritz.

  • Venue: Potts Point Hotel
  • Address: 33-35 Darlinghurst Rd, Potts Point NSW 2011
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Parties, Weddings, Team Activities, Presentations, Networking

4. Elm Rooftop Bar, The Taphouse

Located above The Taphouse is Elm Rooftop Bar, the venue’s most popular space which boasts a tranquil outdoor experience. Featuring its own private bar, retractable awning and festoon lighting, this lush and ambient rooftop bar is a great area to enjoy a summer spritz.

  • Venue: The Taphouse
  • Address: Level 2/122 Flinders St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
  • Capacity: 95
  • Event Type: Parties, Weddings, Presentations, Networking, Meetings & Workshops

5. Exclusive Venue Hire, Redfern Surf Club

Pull up a stool, have a yarn and soak up some tropical summer vibes at the Redfern Surf Club. Located in the trendy neighbourhood of Alexandria, Redfern Surf Club is vibrant, fun and lively, with ample space to spread out and relax over a drink or round of pool.

  • Venue: Redfern Surf Club
  • Address: 60 Botany Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Parties, Private Dining, Weddings, Networking

6. Ivy pool, ivy precinct

Perched above the Ivy complex in Sydney’s CBD you can find a little slice of summer paradise. With poolside cabanas and table service, at Ivy Pool all you need to do is soak up the sunshine, enjoy a spritz and you’ll feel like you’re on a European holiday.

  • Venue: ivy precinct
  • Address: 330 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 350
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking

7. Sydney Seabird

With the arrival of beautiful warm Summer weather, why not take to the sea and enjoy an afternoon spent relaxing and drinking on the Sydney Seabird! This brand new stunning custom-built catamaran is designed for luxury and comfort when entertaining on Sydney Harbour.

  • Venue: Sydney Seabird
  • Address: King Street Wharf Darling Harbour, The Promenade, Lime St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 40
  • Event Type: Parties, Weddings, Team Activities, Networking

8. Cantina, Rose of Australia

Cantina resides inside Sydney’s most famous inner-west institution known as the Rose of Australia. In a bright, warm, and romantic setting, Cantina features greenery, exposed brick walls and a mixture of high and low seating. This inviting venue is perfect for enjoying an afternoon spritz.

  • Venue: Rose of Australia
  • Address: 1 Swanson St, Erskineville NSW 2043
  • Capacity: 50
  • Event Type: Parties, Private Dining, Team Activities, Networking

9. The Flying Fox, At Henry Deane, Hotel Palisade

If you are looking for a venue with a ‘Wow’ factor, look no further than The Flying Fox located on the top level of the Henry Deane. The Flying Fox boasts stunning views of the Sydney Harbour where you can kick back on the plush couches, watch the sunset, and enjoy a summer spritz.

  • Venue: Hotel Palisade
  • Address: 35 Bettington St, Millers Point NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 12
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking

10. Hyde Hacienda Sydney Bar + lounge

Enter Hyde Hacienda’s foliage-filled pastel oasis that escapes the ordinary and relax as you enjoy stunning views of the Sydney Harbour. At Hyde Hacienda you can settle in for the afternoon as you enjoy delicious bespoke beverages and slowly watch the harbour nightlife come alive.

  • Venue: Hyde Hacienda Sydney Bar + Lounge
  • Address: 61 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Parties, Private Dining, Weddings, Networking

When it comes to finding the Sydney party venue to enjoy a Summer spritz, bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for a memorable event. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!


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