First licensed in December 1878, the Taphouse (then known as the Palace) stands tall today as a testament to Sydney's hard drinking past.

Set on the corner of Flinders and South Dowling streets with two original levels, plus an open-air rooftop bar added in 2009, the venue is situated close to the CBD while still enjoying the leafy surrounds of Darlinghurst and Paddington.

The pub became Sydney's very first craft beer venue in 2008, when it was reimagined into its current form, pouring hundreds of different craft beers over its 60 taps each year.

Since then, the venue has gone from strength to strength, winning Best Beer Bar at the 2019 Timeout Bar Awards, and taking the top spot in Beer & Brewer's 2019 Best Beer Venue awards.

The Taphouse offers three function spaces to hire for almost any event.

Odd Culture - their newest and most popular event space, is situated on the middle level of the Taphouse. Odd Culture features its own bar with 20 beer taps, an expansive wine offering and the largest sour beer list in the southern hemisphere.

The luscious open-air rooftop garden, situated on the top floor is the crown jewel of the Taphouse, featuring its own bar with 20 beer taps.

Finally, Main Bar which is located on the ground floor, is the largest and oldest space, with stunning heritage features and higher seating, this area is perfect for groups of all sizes.

They have specially designed food and beverage offers to cater for everyone, from cocktail styled events to sit down banquets. They can also customise package to suit your needs.

They definitely know how to throw a party, and are delighted at the prospect of hosting your next event!




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