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The Baxter Inn

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Super Cool...Worth the Visit

After a seemingly long walk from Circular Quay, we found the Baxter Inn down an alley. The Baxter... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janesville, Wisconsin
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Must have a drink here.

Gosh; hard to review such a cool spot. Heard about this place from a bar in London... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Mary C
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1 week ago
“Super Cool...Worth the Visit”
11 Mar 2018
“Must have a drink here. ”
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152-156 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a seemingly long walk from Circular Quay, we found the Baxter Inn down an alley. The Baxter Inn is unmarked; we had to ask a waiter from the Clarence where it was. Once we found it, we went downstairs into the underbelly of Sydney....More

Thank Kim_H_and_Family
Reviewed 19 May 2018

A super cool bar bar behind the Barbershop Bar. Hidden and secret feeling with an air of mystery. Great cocktails. Dimly lit, secretive and cozy feeling.

Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 27 March 2018

So looking forward to this visit - my husband loves his whiskey! Difficult bar to find but once we arrived I was disappointed in the décor, I was expecting more of a 'speakeasy" feel, all we got was so dark you couldn't read the menu!!...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Gosh; hard to review such a cool spot. Heard about this place from a bar in London @bloomsburyclub and wanted to check it out. Everything about to screams hip and cool. Walk down an alley, then left, wait in a queue with a velvet red...More

1  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I loved the feeling of going into a dark yard and going down some run down stairs into a place with no sign at all. They have done a great job with this speakeasy style and feel. Great decor, zillions of drinks, fun bartending. This...More

1  Thank SharingIsCaring2013
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Awesome bar. Awesome staff. Awesome crowd. Brilliant cocktails. No menu just tell them what you are in the mood for and they will make it. Our barman didn’t miss the mark all night. Had a ball and the doorman is a classic! Extensive whisky menu...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Love a great bar, especially one that prides itself on providing a unique service. Yes, the number and type of whiskeys, bourbons, and scotches here are superb - but what makes the place better is the bartenders. They KNOW what they are talking about, what...More

Thank Dustin C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Fantastic great selection from whiskey all over the world. Staff knows almost everything you want to know about whiskey. A must for every whiskey affectionate!

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Back in Sydney to further our laneways research, the Baxter Inn ticks all the boxes, leaving a sunny day, we entered the shadows, and discovered a great bar, Dee started with a dry martini me with a dirty martini, served by a very knowledgeable cocktail...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Friendly, great atmosphere, helpful bartenders, good quick service. Busy place - and don't be worried about the entry stairway down to the entry!

Thank Hjk88
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dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
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