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Five Awesome Things To Do In Sydney This Week

By Amy McCann - 18 Jul 2016

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This week in Sydney is all about filling your bellies with everything from slow cooked roasts to Middle Eastern street food and warming your toes with coffee cocktails and whisky. If you’re looking for what’s on in Sydney this week, you’ve come to the right place.

Express Lunch At Kensington Street Social 

Want a good lunch but running a little short on time? Chippendale fave, Kensington Street Social have you covered. Monday to Wednesdays you can enjoy some of their delicious menu in their express lunch. Think the Social “dog” with pork and fennel sausage, a selection of flatbreads and wagyu bresaola—that’s two courses and a glass of wine for only $40. Who said weekday lunches had to be boring?

When: Weekly from Monday to Wednesday
Where: Kensington Street Social, Chippendale
Cost: $40

Low'n'Slow Dinner At The Oaks

Alternatively, slow your life down with the Low’n’Slow Dinner at The Oaks. This one isn’t for your vego friends, though. Enjoy a four-course fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth feast with matching wines from Ross Hill. You’re guaranteed to be satisfied (and very full) with the selection of deliciousness on the menu—we’re eyeing the smoked lamb shoulder.

When: Tuesday, 19th July from 6:45pm
Where: The Oaks, Neutral Bay
Cost: $80 per person. Book here

Learn All About Coffee Cocktails 

I think it’s about time we, as a nation, face the truth... we have a little bit of a coffee problem. But we’re totally okay with this. Coffee in the morning to wake you up and a coffee cocktail at night for the perfect top off to the day. Della Hyde, Sydney Cocktail Club and Mr Black Spirits have teamed up to educate us on all things coffee cocktail. You’ll get to watch (and more importantly, taste) a range of both hot and cold coffee cocktails and go through a tasting of coffee liqueurs. This sounds like the perfect night to us.

When: Wednesday, 20th July from 6:30pm 
Where: Della Hyde  
Cost: $45 per person. Book here

A Winter Pop-Up At The Pier

Pier One have got all the comforts of winter on the slopes, without all the snow. Chivas Regal is the oldest of the Scottish Highland distilleries and is bringing the warmth of Scotland (or at least the warmth of the whisky) to Sydney. On Thursdays you can pick up a complimentary tasting plate, Fridays will see live music with roaming three minute massage angels and Saturdays and Sundays you’ll find some cool tunes with DJs and live performances. Pop in on the right night and you might even get a Chivas Whisky masterclass or a Mumm Tasting Class. This is one event you have to visit.

When: Friday 8th July to Friday 30th September, 2016 – Mondays to Thursdays, 4pm to 11pm; Fridays and Saturdays, 4pm to 12am; Sundays, 11am to 10pm 
Where: Pier One Sydney Harbour
Cost: Free entry, Masterclasses start at $40 per person. Bookings here

Eid: Middle Eastern Night Markets

Eid Mubarak to all our friends that celebrate! Eid means festivity and feast, and we’re all about that life. For one night we can experience and appreciate the spirit of Eid at the Middle Eastern Night Markets. Commune and Art For Peace are teaming up to celebrate raising almost $2 million for Syrian refugees and are bringing the joys of Eid to Sydney. With Middle Eastern street food, markets, music, photography and film all on offer we’re more than happy to head down and celebrate!

Read more about this Middle Eastern Night Market here

When: Thursday 21st July 2016 from 6pm to 10pm
Where: COMMUNE, 901 Bourke St, Waterloo
Cost: Free entry!

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Image credit: Nikki To at Kensington Street Social

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