Bondi Icebergs Club. The real Icebergs. Nothin’ fancy, save for the long balcony and views. Strewth, Bruce! 1 Notts Ave / Bondi Beach / 9130 3120 / daily / non-members must show proof you live outside a 5km radius / icebergs.com.au
The Winery. Quirky, big n’ busy bi-level with lush garden. 285a Crown St / Surry Hills / 9331 0833 / 5pm-midnight Mon-fri, from noon Sat-sun / and sister Gazebo /2 Elizabeth Bay Rd / Elizabeth Bay / 8070 2424 / from noon Tue-sun / thegazebo.com.au
Opera Bar. Under the stars, by the water, beside an icon. Lower Concourse / Sydney Opera House / Bennelong Point / 9247 1666 / 9am till late daily / operabar.com.au
Ivy. Sexy inner-city, drink, dine n’ dance pleasuredome. Chill at Palings beer garden or partay at Pool Club. 330 George St / City / 9254 8100 / Palings Mon-fri, Pool Club daily / or take terrace martinis at neighbouring Hemmesphere / merivale.com
Also, see Henry Deane (Accom.) and The Potting Shed (Brekkie).