Here is your first Bar Awards Finalists sneak peek! The Best Bartenders’ Bar Finalists for 2024…

Ramblin’ Rascals Tavern, Sydney is one of this year’s finalists

It’s nearly time for the announcement of all the finalists for the 23rd Annual Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards, so we are going to share with you some sneak peeks in the lead-up. Today, it’s your favourite Bartenders’ Bars.

The Bar Awards will take place on Wednesday, 11th of September this year at Doltone House, and is just one of the 30-plus events in store for Sydney Bar Week this year, which takes place from September 7th to 11th — click here to go the Sydney Bar Week website.

Alice Bar in Brisbane


And if you’re a finalist in this year’s awards, ticket sales are now open at  Tickets are exclusively available for sponsors and the bar trade, so wait until your category is announced before purchasing.

So without further ado, here are the Top 12. Congrats to all the finalists!

Best Bartenders’ Bar

Proudly sponsored by Monkey Shoulder

  • Alice Bar, Brisbane, QLD
  • Bootleg Dive Bar, Canberra, ACT
  • Door Knock, Sydney, NSW
  • Frisk Small Bar, Perth, WA
  • Hats & Tatts, Melbourne, VIC
  • Jangling Jack’s, Sydney, NSW
  • Memphis Slims House of Blues, Adelaide, SA
  • Old Mate’s Place, Sydney, NSW
  • Ramblin’ Rascals Tavern, Sydney, NSW
  • Shady Pines Saloon, Sydney, NSW
  • Spleen Bar, Melbourne, VIC
  • The Crypt, Ballarat, VIC