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Blu Bar On 36

) #531 of 4,619 Restaurants in Sydney $$$$
176 Cumberland St | Level 36, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9250 6000
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  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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176 Cumberland St | Level 36, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived Sunday evening to find a very full bar with people in active wear and children running around. Ordered our drink and took it downstairs.

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you are quick enough to get a window view seat in the evening you will enjoy stunning views of the Harbour Bridge and the lights of North Sydney. Decor in Blu Bar is outdated and needs to improve for a 5-star venue. Drink selection...More

Thank ExoticKoala
Reviewed 3 April 2017

excellent views of the city and the harbour. great service. meet interesting people. Its good to visit from wednesday to saturday

Thank psusc
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The company hosted an evening cocktail at the bar and it was an excellent choice as it offered great views of Sydney. The canapes were good too.

Thank jklqp
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The people's expectation of a bar at Shangri-La hotel will be changed after visiting this bar on 36th floor of its tower. I was staying at the hotel, and thought I would enjoy a couple of nice cocktails there. They have a sign on the...More

1  Thank Masato O
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Lucky the view is wonderful as the service is abysmal. The staff walk past and don't even look at you even though you try to get their attention. We often stay at the Shangri La and I love the hotel and we have often had...More

1  Thank Lynette S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I recently reviewed this bar under the Shangri La Hotel site. Please refer to that review. In short, great views, poor service.

1  Thank petersully
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The views are great and the drinks fine like any bar. However, the service was really average. Disappointed given the high prices.

Thank Daryl M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We enjoyed a drink here prior to eating at the Altitude Restaurant. We were quickly seated at a reserved table and enjoyed one of their cocktails before dinner. It wasn't too busy when we visited and being on the 36th floor it has great views...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to visit this bar for a drink at sunset by lots of locals when I was in Sydney. I must say that the views all around the harbour are truly amazing. Great 230 degree vista from the 36th floor and worth the...More

Thank Wallacebob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Cumberland St | Level 36, Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9250 6000
  • E-mail