Rooftop New Year's Eve in Sydney - 2023/24

High time to say farewell to 2023, and welcome 2024. To do so on a high note, head up to some of the best Sydney rooftop bars.

October 25, 2023
Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2023/24

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 2023 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 - 2023/24 - Zephyr
Zephyr - Photo: https://zephyrbarsydney.com/

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 2024 with a sky high celebration.

The night will include glistening rooftop views, live entertainment and DJs playing non-stop music, an abundance of exquisite canapés, extravagant grazing table, enticing desserts and a 4.5 hour beverage package with premium sparkling, wine, beer and soft drinks.

Pre-purchase required, and tickets to this premium and dazzling celebration can be found here.

ZEPHYR

161 Sussex St, Sydney NSW 2000

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2. Bar Ombré Rooftop

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2023/24 - Bar Ombré Rooftop
Bar Ombré Rooftop - Photo: www.barombre.com.au/

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 an overflow of Italian-inspired grazing goodies & canapés, 3-hour beverage package, a signature cocktail on arrival, and non-stop live entertainment by DJ Def Rok.

Rise above the crowd and say ‘Benvenuto’ to 2023. Get your tickets right here.

BAR OMBRE

Gateway Building, Alfred St, Sydney NSW 2000

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3. The Glenmore

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2023/24 - The Glenmore
The Glenmore - Photo: https://theglenmore.com.au/

The Glenmore Hotel is a real Sydney classic, built in 1921. Set over three levels, the true 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 2023 in style, the Glenmore will host a swanky lounge and rooftop cocktail party, including deluxe roaming canapes, live entertainment all night long, a 4 hour deluxe beverage package, tarot card reader, and a glass of champagne at midnight.

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

THE GLENMORE

96 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Sydney

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4. Untied

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2023/24 - Untied
Untied - Photo: https://untiedsydney.com.au/

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 2024, Untied will host a Frose Rooftop Party that you won’t want to miss.

Enjoy 4-hours of Frosé Your Way, beers & wine, 10-piece roaming canapes and a charcuterie grazing station, along with performances from Sexy Sunday Jam and epic DJ sets 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.

UNTIED

400 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000

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5. CIRQ Bar & Lounge

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2023/24 - CIRQ Bar & Lounge
CIRQ Bar & Lounge - Photo: www.crownsydney.com.au/

Floating 26 floors above the waterfront, on top of the luxurious Crown Sydney in Barangaroo, CIRQ Bar & Lounge offers a unique mix of elegant and multi-dimensional indoor and outdoor spaces.

Surrounded with mesmerising views of Sydney’s Circular Quay and waterfront, this upscale and elevated venue is always a prime spot for truly special days and nights high above Sydney. But maybe even more so during the last night of the year.

Inviting to an mesmerizing Masquerade New Year's Eve Soiree, filled with opulence and mystery, the evening includes bountiful food stations, roving gourmet canapés, endless champagne flowing throughout the night, as well as live entertainment.

Don your most enchanting masks, revel in the breathtaking views of Sydney's skyline as it lights up from the fireworks, and end 2023 in an atmosphere of exclusive glamour.

Early-bird tickets are available unitl Thursday 21 December, and can be found right here.

CIRQ

Crown Sydney, Level 26/1 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000

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6. Lady Banks Rooftop

Rooftop New Year's Eve Sydney - 2023/24 - Lady Banks Rooftop
Lady Banks Rooftop - Photo: www.ladybanksrooftop.com.au/

Found on top of Flinders Centre in Bankstown, south west of Sydney CBD, Lady Banks Rooftop is a modern, vibrant and exciting destination, and also the biggest rooftop bar in Sydney.

Dressed in a neutral and elegant suit, the rooftop comes surrounded with amazing 360° views over Sydney, including both the skyline and the Blue Mountains.

To celebrate and welcome 2024 with these stunning views, Lady Banks will host a New Year's Eve party from early evening until late night.

Starting with a specially curated dinner at 6.30pm, giving energy for a full night of dancing, the evening also includes 4 hours of bottomless beer, wine, house spirits and spritz, DJs well into 2024, and a midnight countdown to views of the fireworks that sparkle all over Sydney, from the city to the Blue Mountains.

Make reservations for a table right here.

LADY BANKS ROOFTOP

25 Restwell St, Bankstown NSW 2200

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Rikard Fredricson
Rikard Fredricson

Rikard has spent the last 10 years exploring, enjoying, researching and working with rooftop venues. During these years he has visited more than 700 rooftops across the globe. The experience he has gained is used to create helpful, in-depth and accessible content, and to share his knowledge and rooftop expertise with fellow rooftop-lovers.