Situated in downtown Sydney, The Old Rabbit Bar on Elizabeth Street serves premium beverages and delicious gourmet cuisine from charcuterie to Wagyu beef burgers. With opening hours every day of the week except Sunday, The Old Rabbit Bar provides a much needed service to locals working in the city’s Central Business District. Located in a basement, this cocktail bar and restaurant specialises in all things liquid and is quickly becoming a favourite watering hole among Sydney’s trendy crowd.
With expert cocktail mixologist Doug Laming behind the bar, guests to Sydney’s The Old Rabbit Bar are treated to the very best drinks money can buy. Using the sophisticated Cointreau Caviar Spherification Kit, the staff is able to create tiny pearls of Cointreau similar to the texture of caviar for a one-of-a-kind cocktail experience – in fact, the folks at The Old Rabbit Bar are one of only 12 owners of the kit in the entire world. Located only steps from Archibald Fountain and Royal Botanic Gardens, this basement cocktail bar and restaurant pushes the limits of food and drink to create an edgy, creative dining experience.
The Old Rabbit Bar in Sydney’s Central Business District is famous not only for its creative cocktail and beverage menu, but also for its gourmet offerings and its award-winning Wagyu burger, which was voted one of the top 5 burgers in the world. Other favourites include the crispy twice-cooked pork belly bites with maple syrup and pomegranate and the ocean trout gravlax served with mustard crumble, pickled cucumber, salmon roe and dill cream. And definitely don’t forget to order chips – they’re hand cut, triple-cooked and served with your choice of homemade tomato relish or topped with parmesan and truffle. Hugely popular among the city’s picky foodies, you can bet that The Old Rabbit Bar is always packed to the brim. We recommend making a reservation before venturing out to this hip basement bar on Elizabeth Road in Sydney’s CBD – believe us, it’s worth it.
The food here was good, but it is not cheap. The venue itself was average - the women's toilets were not clean and quite 'gross' for a lack of a better word. Some of the staff were quite nice and welcoming, while others looked like their face would crack if they tried to smile. I don't think i'll return here.
They changed the chef! The food is good but not amazing anymore. The drinks were still good but the menu was significantly shorter now. We were a bit disappointed.
Convenient location just off martin place. Not too crowded or loud, so great for a casual drink with colleagues after work. Decent drink specials as well.
The halloumi cheese was so salty we threw it out. The rest of the food and drinks were nice!
Quiet enough to chat and the cocktails are great - especially the Geisha!