10 Bars on the North Shore train line

Want to organise a night out with the girls? Or maybe have a fun date with hubby? If you’re looking for a bar or pub that has easy access to the North Shore train line, we’ve got you covered! Some have just sprung up over the last few years, others have had a major renovation that beg a revisit, whilst others have been around for a while and provide the ‘classic’ pub experience.

1. The Deck, Milsons Point

7 minute walk from Milsons Point Station 

Situated on the water at Milsons Point, The Deck restaurant has views across the water spanning from the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay and Botanical Gardens.

The Deck Sydney features a stylish bar and variety of dining options including banquette lounges, traditional seating, communal tables and dining on the outdoor terrace.

Address: 1 Olympic Drive, Milsons Point
Phone: 9033 7670
Website: The Deck


2. The Treehouse, North Sydney

4 minute walk from North Sydney station 

The Treehouse restaurant and bar offers a distinctly premium experience. The contemporary Australian menu, classically driven cocktail list and extensive wine selection is perfect for a night out.

Address: 60 Miller Street, North Sydney
Phone: 8458 8980
Website: The Treehouse Hotel


3. The Greenwood, North Sydney

1 minute walk from North Sydney station

Sydney institution The Greenwood Hotel was built in 1878, originally as a church and later also used as a school. In 1992 it was turned into a pub, and quickly became one of the North Shore’s most popular venues. It features four lively bars and open courtyards, serving good, honest pub food, a beautiful wine list, smashing cocktails and icy cold beers.

Address: 36 Blue Street, North Sydney
Phone: (02) 9964 9477
Website: Greenwood Hotel


4. Gilroy’s Hotel, St Leonards

2 minute walk from St Leonards Station 

Behind its quaint façade you’ll find an eclectic and charming local neighbourhood pub. With a vast selection of premium and craft beers and delicious bistro food, there’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy.

Address: 75 Christie Street, St Leonards
Phone: 9439 2213
Website: Gilroy’s Hotel


5. The Avenue, Chatswood

1 minute walk from Chatswood Station 

The Avenue offers European influenced dishes with a local twist. Delicious dishes, mouth watering share plates and nibbles will complement your favourite tipple.

Address: 465 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
Phone: 9423 2888
Website: The Avenue


6. Match Smoke House, Roseville

1 minute walk from Roseville Station 

Match Smoke House is nestled in a convenient location right next to Roseville Station, housing a selection of tapas, craft beers and fine wines.

Address: 89 Pacific Highway, Roseville
Phone: 9413 2626
Website: Match Smoke House


7. The Blackout Bar, Lindfield

1 minute walk from Lindfield Station 

The Blackout Bar is a small and cosy bar, opposite Lindfield station. There you will find a selection of delicious gourmet pizzas, plus other dishes like garlic prawns, crispy squid, pork sliders, nachos and skewers. Be sure to book a table, it’s always busy.

Address: 304 Pacific Highway, Lindfield
Phone: (02) 9416 9172
Website: The Blackout Bar


8. Cellar 8 Wine Bar, Pymble

3 minute walk from Pymble station

Cellar 8 is a small family-run wine bar that opened in February 2015 and has been a hit with the locals ever since. It serves quality wine sourced from boutique vineyards across Australia & New Zealand accompanied by tasty Australian tapas.

Address: 8 Post Office Street, Pymble
Phone: 9440 9044
Website: Cellar 8


9. Kipling’s Garage Bar, Turramurra

2 minute walk from Turramurra Station 

Kipling’s Garage Bar is housed in a former auto service garage. The once 1920’s garage now features a chic industrial setting serving up elegant, rustic, ‘street food’ tapas menu by Chef Thiago Menezes.  The casual neighborhood spot serves classic and modern spirits, craft beers, ciders alongside a wine list featuring vintages and varieties from Australia, Europe and Latin America.

Address: 2 Eastern Road, Turramurra
Phone: 9440 4088
Website: Kipling’s Garage Bar


10. Level One Lounge, Hornsby

2 minute walk from Hornsby station

Despite being located in an RSL Club, you could be forgiven for thinking your in a swanky inner-city bar at Level One Lounge. Luckily, the drink prices are much more affordable! At the bar, choose from the international wine list, an array of boutique and craft beers on tap or a cocktail. The food menu offers a selection of tapas to share and pizza. Great for an easy night out!

Address: Hornsby RSL, 4 High Street, Hornsby

Phone: 9477 7777
Website: Level One Lounge


Have we missed any? What’s your favourite place for a drink on the North Shore?