Manning Bar

Manning Bar

Manning Bar is located within the grounds of the University of Sydney and is easily accessible by public transport, taxi and car. It is close to Newtown, Glebe and Chippendale and the restaurants, cafes, hotels and bars in these areas.

Most shows at Manning Bar are general admission & standing room only.

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Manning House is a disabled access friendly venue with lifts, hydraulic wheelchair ramps, wide doorways, access ramps and disabled bathrooms on every floor. Manning Bar also houses a Hearing Loop where hearing-impaired visitors may tune in their hearing aids to the local frequency for better amplification.

The capacity of Manning Bar is 919. Use of the building as a whole (including gardens) has a capacity of up to 2,500.

Monday - Saturday, midday - 3am
Sunday 10am - 12am

The licensed venue area (Level 2) also has a balcony and two smaller rooms that can be utilised in a variety of venue set ups.

Accessibility Info

For stops on Parramatta Rd (closest to the Quadrangle) catch routes 412, 413, 435, 436, 437, 438, 440, 461, 480 from George St or Railway Square.

For stops on City Rd (closest to Darlington campus) catch routes 422, 423, 426, 428 from Castlereagh St or Railway Square.

Route 370 runs between Coogee and Leichhardt. Alight on City Rd for Sydney University. Route 352 runs between Bondi Junction and Marrickville. Alight on City Rd for Sydney University.

Catch a train to Redfern station, and then take a 10 minute walk to main campus.

From Broadway heading west along Parramatta Rd, take the first left after the big intersection and parkland on the left up University Rd. Veer left around the main Quadrangle, which is on your right, and the Library on the left. Go straight then turn right onto Manning Rd, and follow down to Manning on the left.

Can easily be found on campus and on Parramatta Rd, City Rd and Carillion Ave. On campus parking costs $6 after 3pm.


Level 2, Manning House, Sydney University NSW

Ph (02) 9563 6100

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