The hen’s night, or bachelorette party, is one-part celebration and one-part an excuse to get a little wild with your crew (supposedly for the last time, but probably not). And is arguably the most epic night out on the town for the bride-to-be and her closest friends that requires the perfect venue.
Sydney has no shortage of options for this last hurrah, creating a tricky task for the bridesmaids. So how do you find the right one? We’re here to help with this ultimate list of Sydney’s best hen’s night venues. Read on to see why these spots made the list, pick your favourite, then get ready for a crazy night out with your crew!
The Untied rooftop is housed within a huge industrial building with an interior that has been given a stylish makeover, setting the perfect scene for a classy night of fun. The huge, sleek marble bar, surrounding greenery and colourful furniture make for a popular go-to for hen’s parties in Sydney, and the friendly team are experts at tailoring packages to your group size.
A tropical theme in the cocktail list has been created to perfectly complement the shared-style plates (including some of Sydney’s best plant-based options). The resident DJs will make sure the party goes well into the morning while you and the girls sip on something delicious at one of Sydney’s most Instagrammable locations.
Let’s keep the list rolling with venues that look really, really good. The Winery in Surry Hills is an urban wine bar that makes you feel like you have ventured to a regional winery without leaving the city. The leafy laneway and terrace areas make for a perfect daytime hen’s party in the sunshine, but the aesthetic is just as good at night when the fairy lights come on.
If your hen is a wine lover, the huge wine list has a range of drops that have been specifically selected and the euro-inspired menu pairs with each of them beautifully.
If you are planning a big bash, you can book the entire venue just for your hen’s party. If your group is slightly smaller, you can choose from various sections, each with a distinct feel. Level one keeps you in the stylish interior, the mezzanine offers a little more sunshine and a great view, and the private dining room and garden room can be combined or separated for fully or semi-private affairs. Whichever area you choose, you are in for a stylishly good time.
If you have ever partied in Darling Harbour, you’ve likely already been to Cargo. The two-level club with waterfront views has a beer garden, balcony, cocktail bar and main downstairs section, all of which can be reserved for your shindig! Their American-style menu of quick bites is perfect for those who want to enjoy a bite without stopping the party for a formal dinner, and the drinks list ensures every taste is catered for.
Cargo has DJs every night and live music on Sundays if you decide your hen’s party will be a day time affair. This is one of the premiere spots to enjoy a good boogie while sipping on some delicious cocktails, which they serve by the jug to help you ensure the good times are continually flowing!
The Rook is a stunning hidden rooftop bar that sits high above Sydney CBD’s streets and is perfect for the more relaxed hen’s night. Their inventive cocktail list is legendary, and there is nothing quite like their unique skyline views through the atrium-style retractable rooftop (just as impressive during the day as the night).
Larger hen’s parties can book the entire venue, which provides access to the main bar and dining room, or you can secure ‘The Nest’ for smaller events. The retractable roof means The Rook is accessible no matter the weather, and the layout is tailored to sit-down dinners or chilled-out cocktail gatherings.
We recommend the Strawberry Shortcake cocktail, which mixes Grey Goose Strawberry & Lemongrass, triple sec, pineapple, lime, strawberry and soda, as one example of the bar’s brilliant mixology skills. If you want to keep things relaxed by being surrounded by amazing views and a floral aesthetic, you’ve found your venue.
Bungalow 8 is one of the best spots to party in Sydney and an excellent choice for your hen’s night celebrations, but before we get to that, we want to mention a venue within the venue. The Loft is a very fancy cocktail lounge and bar within Bungalow 8 that is perfect for the style-conscious bride-to-be.
The menu is designed for sharing, with a range of small plate options or larger cheese and Charcuterie Boards that feature prosciutto, sopressa, cornichon, and grissini.
Visit for the beautiful waterfront views of Darlin Harbour, enjoy the live music and soak in the VIP experience that comes with partying in your own private space in The Loft. You can hire sections of the venue exclusively for your hen’s crew and enjoy a Mai Tai or Amaretto Sour with prestige service and surroundings.
A relaxed hen’s day drinking in the sunshine across from Manly Beach sounds pretty good, and Little Pearl Bar is the spot to do it! This seaside venue is full of light and has plenty of customisable spaces to suit groups of any size.
The ocean views are a major drawcard, but the hawker-style shared plates, exciting cocktails, and huge wine list make this venue a great choice any day of the week. The food menu draws its inspiration from a variety of Asian flavours with plates like Wok-Tossed Dan Dan or XO Mushroom & Hor Fun Noodles.
The delicious dishes are paired perfectly with their inventive cocktails, which have offerings like the Spicy Rhubarb Margarita that mixes 23 Tequila, sake, rhubarb, passionfruit, and spice syrup to create something you’ll be more than happy to sip on by the sea all afternoon.
Now, back to Bungalow 8; we mentioned The Loft earlier, which lives inside this larger beachside venue, but if you want something a little rowdier, this tropical paradise is the spot. Bungalow 8 on Sydney Harbour is a place for drinking in the sun during the day and dancing the night away via the club at night.
Start with a long lunch, then let is roll into a cocktail-filled afternoon and dance into the early hours of the morning, the perfect hen’s party playlist. The VIP experience at Bungalow 8 involves booking your own balcony section for amazing views of Darling Harbour while you drink the day or night away.
The menu is diverse and delicious from a refreshing watermelon salad to wings in chipotle honey sauce. Grab a jug of the Strawberry Fields cocktail, which offers a refreshing mix of dry gin, rosé, strawberry syrup, berries, and pineapple juice, and enjoy the ocean, sunshine and party beats.
If your hen’s party is happening in Albury, we recommend you head to the spot with all of the action! Beer DeLuxe is Albury’s go-to local pub where a good time is always had. There is always some live local music, and there are four unique spaces that can be booked for your wild night out.
For smaller groups, we recommend the top deck area, which is found in the leafy Beer Garden, the perfect spot for a sit-down dinner or cocktail party. Larger groups will need the Crown Lounge or Cactus Bar, two spaces with plenty of character and easy access to the rest of the venue if you decide to mingle with the public.
The food and drinks are as classic as you can get at a local pub. We’re talking parmas, pizzas, burgers, loads of beer on tap, and of course, all of the popular cocktails. You can even book accommodation at the venue, so no one has to worry about making their way back home after a big night out.
You now have the perfect shortlist of the best hen’s venues in Sydney thanks to Australian Venue Co. Pick the right vibe for your tribe and get ready for the ultimate bachelorette bash.
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