Note:In 2012 The Gaff closed its doors, and this page has been set up in memory of the good, drunken times that were had there.

A bar and restaurant situated only 15km from Manly was The Gaff. One of the primary venues to kick off the weekend, whether it was having a drink, grabbing some food to eat, or just partying the night away, The Gaff was one of the best pubs and bars going for a wild night out. Always having deals and specials, this bar catered to backpackers and travellers alike. 

The Gaff originally operated at the following location:

16 Oxford Sq
Darlinghurst New South Wales 2010
Surry Hills
Phone number (02) 9380 9244

“Awarded the ‘best backpacker bar in NSW’ from Golden backpack awards, The Gaff was the place to get it going!”

Raw, uncensored, and uncut nightlife, The Gaff was the place for party animals.
The Gaff was a party environment satisfying everybody’s needs. A venue where you can let your hair down, dance on the tables and have a night to remember!

Located in the heart of the Entertainment Strip on Oxford St. Darlinghurst, The Gaff was spread over 2 levels; a party bar, a nightclub, a restaurant and also an outdoor courtyard.

The Gaff loved every person who knows how to party.

Open 6 nights a week The Gaff played host to some of the wildest party action you’ll ever see. Summer foam parties at The Gaff were so crazy Ralph magazine made the executive call to host the “Ralph girls behaving badly” in The Gaff. BOOM!

With the best entertainment, great food, daily specials, live acts, DJ’s and MC’s to get the party jumping The Gaff was the number one kick-off venue bar to get your Sydney party experience going.gaff2

Of particular note was the Naughty Wednesdays which offered unlimited beer, wine, spirits, and transport to and from hostels for the measly sum of $25. This could have been the greatest night out ever… unfortunately there were some serious concerns about the amount of alcohol being concerned, the lack of food being eaten, and the drunkenness that would ensue, and the police promptly put a stop to it.