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The Workers

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Pleasant if noisy boomers bar

On the Sunday evening we went in early September, it was a live jazz evening. Not bad music but... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
Frosty Reception

This place could actually be decent if it weren't for the Arctic temperatures that greeted our... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good0%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
7 Apr 2017
“Rude security ”
17 Mar 2017
“Jazz is Great”
Stiff Drinks, Crafty Beers, Top Tunes and Burgers. And open later than everyone else in Balmain. Rad, bro. Outdoor area, great drinks and great Americana style food. Book your next function with The Workers, various options available. Comedy Nights...more
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U 1 292 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9555 8410
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

As a frequent visitor to Darling Street, The Workers has permanently lost my business (and anyone else I speak to) thanks to rudeness of the security guard. The bar itself is OK and has live music pretty frequently but there are plenty of better options...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Jazz band at this place has been playing each Sunday for nearly 40 years. Go on the first Sunday for a truly great 14 piece swing band under the renowned Dan Barnett. No cover charge and a big dance floor.

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This place could actually be decent if it weren't for the Arctic temperatures that greeted our arrival. The low temperatures were seriously ridiculous, so much so that we took to the terrace to have our beers in the rain. We asked the top-bunned tool at...More

Thank SouthPacifician
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

After heading up the stairs I was surprised to find a huge awesome bar with a roof top, craft beer and a good spirit selection. Lots of fun.

Thank bytheway10
Reviewed 23 September 2015

On the Sunday evening we went in early September, it was a live jazz evening. Not bad music but crowded and noisy with a large, civilised boomers crowd. Very difficult to have a conversation in the bar area but mercifully there was a free table...More

Thank higvin
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Ciders and Sliders combo at the Workers is delicious, excellent way to while away and afternoon or evening with friends, expeciallywhen they have live music or comedic acts

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Have tried to contact this place by phone and email on six different occasions in the last six days, message left every time but no reply. Shocking customer service, ah well your loss of a table for six at an upcoming function.

Thank tattie1874
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Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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