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Awesome platters, wine

Loved the dinner platter we had here - was one of the best we've ever had. A cosy bar with a great... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Suze D
Funky bar

very funky bar, had a great negroni , spritz and other cocktails, The red wine was a tad stale... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
122 Smith St, Summer Hill, Ashfield, New South Wales 2130, Australia
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Loved the dinner platter we had here - was one of the best we've ever had. A cosy bar with a great vibe, it's a favourite of ours even if we don't get to go out that much these days.

Thank Suze D
Reviewed 18 March 2018

very funky bar, had a great negroni , spritz and other cocktails, The red wine was a tad stale, probably open a bit too long. i wish them all well in this venture

Thank kerryman68
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Cosy and friendly and always buzzing, this place really put Summer Hill on the map as a bar destination. Thank god, it does away with those blinding haolgen lights and instead goes for a darker, more intimate vibe. Dark wood dominates with stools downstairs and...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

The wine and craft beer selections are thoughtful and interesting, as is the food. A little ‘snug’ on a busy night but efficient and friendly service and all went smoothly. A little hard to find but worth the search.

Thank Craig_Tapper
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A pretty small venue but a great place for couples or small groups. The intimate environs are perfect for a catch-up. I've always found the bar staff friendly and helpful. Good range of drinks - always appreciate local craft beers.

Thank Retento
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is a really cute and welcoming place to go for a drink or few. There is a courtyard out the back and also seating upstairs.

Thank MegaJord
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Tried Shady Pines, Baxter Inn and Soda Stream... go to Summer Hill and have a lost in conversation evening in this great character bar. Upstairs is uber laid back, the bar is groovy, and out the back is a surprise. Fabulous! Go!

Thank intuitif
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great place to catch up with friends for a drink... The atmosphere is very cosy, the drinks are fantastic..

Thank Gidget_Wanderlust
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The Temperance Society is tucked away in Summer Hill and worth a visit for a drink after work or a light meal. Beautiful cocktails, and the bar snacks are fantastic and filling - try the vegan cheese platter even if you aren't vegan!

Thank Althea M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Even if your on your Pat Malone or with a friends, it's nice for a little 5 o'clockie or before dinning in Summer Hill. Good selection of wine and boutique beers.

Thank PYE2007
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