Best of Sydney 2013



If you haven’t yet met this Uncle, it’s time to get acquainted with your new favourite relative. With quirky Asian inspired décor and toilets that provide language lessons, this is one not to be missed. But at the heart of it, you’ll find that it’s the vivacious and charismatic individuals behind the bar that keep us coming back. Grinning as they watch patrons ogle over cocktails served in oversized teapots, it’s clear they love what they do. So sit at the bar, strike up a chat and get to know the team who makes the joint feel like home. It makes an already impressive bar just that much better. (KD)

Basement, 55 York Street, Sydney, +61 4 02 211 194,