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The Absinthe Salon

#907 of 5,028 Restaurants in Sydney
$$ - $$$
87 Albion Street, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2010, Australia
+61 2 9211 6632
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
13 Oct 2017
“Who Could Not Be Happy?”
14 Jul 2017
“Like Ouzo and Pastis ? Then, you'll like this !”
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$$ - $$$
87 Albion Street, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We booked for 6pm on a Saturday night. I recommend making a booking. It was a fantastic experience and we found the absinthe, diluted with water, enjoyable to drink. Excellent, gothic decor. Friendly staff. We let her decide which absinthes to drink and were able...More

Thank ExplorerGoddess
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

What a cool thing to do. As a licorice and aniseed lover, absinthe was a delectable addition to these flavours, and this a place I will definitely go back to. The ceremony of preparation, the decor and the get-up of the staff all combine for...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went here on a whim before a crazy night out and it was a pretty cool way to start our night! The ambience in the salon is really cool and the staff really know their stuff! You don't just drink the...More

Thank Larz1125
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Passion and knowledge is what drives me to write reviews for a place. The passion and knowledge of the owners of this saloon is what made for a nice visit. If you enjoy absinthe as I do they were happy to engage and talk about...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited here on a weeknight, so it was relatively quiet, but booking would be wise on weekends. From the outset you know there is going to be drama involved when you ring the bell to to allowed entry to the foyer. You are then...More

Thank StellaBear13
Reviewed 18 June 2016

It's pretty authentic and therefore quite cool looking, so it definitely offers a different experience. Personally I found a shot of absinthe for $16-20 to be way too much, and I didn't particularly enjoy the one I ordered or the taste of the others my...More

Thank When-on-me-travels
Reviewed 19 May 2016

even just by peeping into the window, you'll know immediately that you'll be in for a fantastic experience... once you enter, you'll be immediately transported into a whimsical wonderland. as you get seated, you get introduced into the many different varieties of Absinthe --- i...More

Thank 115barbaraanng
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Ended up there by chance, and it opened a whole new door for drinking experience. The environment, the staff and all the effort they make to ensure you are not just having a special drink, but experiencing something new and as close as it can...More

Thank JuliaBL84
Reviewed 19 December 2015

A totally new experience for me. Rang the bell n was welcomed by a v friendly guy who sat me down wif a menu. As its my first time trying absinthe , he went thru the whole process In details. V informative indeed. Like the...More

Thank Peng Y
Reviewed 7 November 2015

To begin our exciting experience at absinth saloon we approached a black painted corner house which looked like a possibly vacant property, with no signage and decorative iron bars across both windows and doors. After questioning if we were at the correct address we noticed...More

Thank Gemma T
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4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Albion Street, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 6632
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