Rooftop New Year's Eve in Sydney - 2022/23

High time to say farewell to 2022, and welcome 2023. To do so on a high note, head up to some of the best Sydney rooftop bars.

November 10, 2022
Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2022/23

A city that almost has NYE in the name, Sydney is pretty much destined to be one of the prime spots in the world for and end-of-the-year party. To make sure it is an elevated celebration, this list will guide you to the best NYE rooftop Sydney.

Enjoy plenty of sky-high vibes, premium beverage packages, and watch as 2022 come to an end with views over the amazing New Year's Eve fireworks Sydney put on display.

1. Zephyr

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2022/23 - Zephyr
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Perched on top of the impressive Hyatt Regency Sydney, Zephyr is an equally impressive and sleek rooftop cocktail bar, with amazing waterfront views across Darling Harbour.

Awarded Hotel Bar of the Year in 2020, 2021 and 2022, it's easy to tell that this nautical inspired and luxurious rooftop is something out of the ordinary.

For a New Year's out of the ordinary, visit Zephyr on December 31st, when they will host a dazzling NYE harbourside party to welcome 2023 with a sky high celebration.

The night will include glistening rooftop views, Beluga Gold Line Vodka on arrival, live entertainment and DJs playing non-stop music, live food stations, gourmet canapes, desserts and a 4.5 hour beverage package with premium sparkling, wine, beer and soft drinks.

Tickets to this premium and dazzling celebration can be found here.


161 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000

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2. Slims Rooftop

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2022/23 - Slims Rooftop
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The top floor cherry-in-the-cake of the happening Hyde Park House is an orange and pink rooftop oasis, offering fantastic views over the close by Hyde Park, as well as uninterrupted vistas of the CBD skyline.

Open daily for lunch, dinner and drinks in between, Slims rooftop is great for daytime visits, as well as evening cocktails and a full night of fun.

To make the last night of 2022 one of those full nights of fun, Slims will host an 'All That Glitters' NYE Party - a night of dancing, drinking & revelry in the heart of Darlinghurst.

Here you can enjoy a three hour beverage package, platinum hot and cold food canapes, along with Sydney’s best DJ’s all night long.

Get glammed up and secure a ticket, which can be found here.


47-49 William St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

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3. Bar Ombré Rooftop

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2022/23 - Bar Ombré Rooftop
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Floating above the hustle and bustle of Circular Quay, Bar Ombré is a laid-back and intimate rooftop bar, offering a perfect mix of Riviera vibes and Sydney views.

Filled with lush greenery and colorful furniture, the beautiful terrace also offers some beautiful views, especially if you manage to time a sunset across the Harbour Bridge.

But for one night, maybe skip the sunset, and instead focus on the birds-eye view of Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks that Bar Ombré will offer, during its smashing NYE rooftop party.

Amid all the NYE action, here you can ring in the new year with roving canapes all evening and late night pizzas, 3-hour beverage package, and non-stop live entertainment by DJ Def Rok.

Rise above the crowd and get tickets right here.


Gateway Building, Alfred St, Sydney NSW 2000

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4. The Glenmore

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2022/23 - The Glenmore
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The Glenmore Hotel is a real Sydney classic, built in 1921. Set over three levels, the real gem of the venue is the top floor rooftop bar, where you get an unbeatable panoramic view of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney skyline and the Opera House.

These stunning views of course makes the Glenmore the perfect place to watch Sydney's famous Opera House New Year's Eve fireworks.

To end 2022 in style, the Glenmore will host a rooftop cocktail party, including deluxe roaming canapes, live entertainment all night long, 4 hour deluxe beverage package, and a glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne at midnight.

Tickets will give you access to two levels, both lounge level and the stunning rooftop, and can be found here.


96 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Sydney

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5. Untied

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2022/23 - Untied
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Located in the buzzing Barangaroo, Untied is truly an elevated inner city oasis, taking inspiration from the lush rainforests of North Queensland.

Bright, refreshing and chic, the rooftop mixes laid back vibes with sophistication and quality, and Sydney sunshine with harbour views.

To celebrate New Year’s Eve and welcome 2023, Untied will host a Frose Rooftop Party that you won’t want to miss.

Enjoy a 4-hour Over The Rainbow Bottomless Frose, beers & wine, 11-piece roaming canapes throughout the night, along with live entertainment a DJ you can sing your lungs out to.

The cocktail-style event has standing room only, with limited tables available for first in, best dressed. Book and see the menu for the night right here.


400 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000

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6. Royal Hotel Paddington

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2022/23 - Royal Hotel Paddington
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The multi-level Royal Hotel Paddington's true gem is located on the 3rd and 4th floor, where the the rooftop cocktail bar and small but very stylish rooftop terrace offers fantastic views over the eastern suburbs of Sydney and all the way to the skyline.

Decorated like an English garden, with old style chairs, round tables and a green hedge framing the terrace, the rooftop is also equipped with heaters and cozy hanging lanterns.

For NYE however, other light effects are of more interest, and the Royal holds prime positioning for the Sydney firework displays. Which you can enjoy when you toast 2023 with good times and great tunes.

Kicking off at 9pm, the annual New Year’s Eve party at Royal Hotel Paddington features an epic line-up of DJs, including Ruby J.

Tickets are only $25 per person, and can be found here.


237 Glenmore Rd, Paddington 2021, Sydney

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