Top 6 Best Nightclubs in Sydney, NSW [2020 GUIDE]

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Here's the list of the best clubs in Sydney that you should definitely check out.

Marquee

Best nightclub in Sydney!
Marquee

In April 2012, The Star reinforced its status as the premiere entertainment venue in Australia by opening the world-renowned Marquee nightclub in Sydney. Marquee Sydney is the third nightclub to join the family after the famed Marquee New York and Marquee Las Vegas. The award-winning nightclubs have built an undisputed reputation as the venue of choice for music lovers and celebrities alike, with an unbeaten line up of local and international artists week after week.

  • 80 Pyrmont Street Sydney, NSW 2009 Australia
  • Pyrmont
  • 10:30 pm - 4:30 am Fri - Sat
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$$$

Burdekin Hotel

Burdekin Hotel

The Burdekin Bar is in Sydney's busy and vibrant Darlinghurst on Oxford St and plays host to club night Something Else on Saturdays, Monthly Friday Club Nights and Relaxed Bar Grooves on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

  • 2 Oxford St Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia
  • Darlinghurst
  • Varies depending on events
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Club 77

Club 77

Sydney's home of late night dance celebrations. with a legendary history spanning over 20 years 77 continues to be a vibrant part of sydney culture. Open every weekend hosting a range of local and international talent.

  • 77 William St Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia
  • Darlinghurst
  • Varies depending on events
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Civic Underground

Civic Underground

Formerly known as the Civic Theatre, an original cabaret and live rock venue, The Civic Underground was refurbished in 2008 with an innovative interior including white plush booths, an illuminated panelled ceiling which continuously changes colour, and a sunken dance floor in front of the stage. The club boasts one of Australia's cleanest club sound systems, with an Allen & Heath V6 rotary DJ mixer and a Ramsa SX-1 front of house mixer amongst the venue's collection high grade equipment. Friday nights you’ll generally hear house and techno, with Saturdays tending towards disco.

  • 388 Pitt St Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
  • Central Business District (CBD)
  • Varies depending on events
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Home The Venue

Home The Venue

Sydney's only true superclub, Home overlooks Darling Harbour and features over three levels of purpose-built clubbing space. With a capacity of 2,500, the venue is one of the largest in the southern hemisphere. While it ended in 2009, the club's regular hard dance night Sublime was—at one time—the world's longest running weekly club night. Having gone through multiple renovations and revamps, the club's music policy is currently broad, spanning R&B, house, electro, techno and party jams.

  • 101 Wheat Road Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
  • Darling Harbor
  • Varies depending on events
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$$

Slyfox

Slyfox

Submit an event About Reborn as the SLYFOX, the Inner-West institution on Enmore Road hosts a variety of weekly events across a series of musical avenues. Most prominently, it’s Saturday night event, Foxlife brings a host of local and international DJs and live acts from the deep, tech, minimal and techno electronic genres.

  • 199 Enmore Rd Sydney, NSW 2042 Australia
  • Enmore
  • 6 pm - 3 am Wed, 6 pm - 12 am Thu, 6 pm - 6 am Fri - Sat
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • $$

Sydney Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in Sydney clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in Sydney?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at Sydney nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.

How can I get into Sydney nightclubs for free?

Some Sydney nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.

Keep in mind that many Sydney nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.

How can I book bottle service for Sydney nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the Sydney page.

How much is bottle service at Sydney clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at nightclubs can get pretty expensive in Sydney, but every nightclub is different.

The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.

Should I buy tickets to get into Sydney nightclubs?

If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.

Many nightclubs in Sydney are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which Sydney nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in Sydney.

Which Sydney nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in Sydney.