What’s Open Boxing Day In Sydney

By Ellie Schneider
23rd Dec 2014

Had a little bit too much festive cheer on Christmas Day and now all you want is bacon and eggs? Or perhaps you’re gearing up to continue the festivities at your local watering hole? Whatever your plans this Boxing Day, there are plenty of places in Sydney kindly keeping their doors open, so you can stay fed and well hydrated.  

Here are the cafes, restaurants and bars staying open on Boxing Day in Sydney.


The Hill Eatery

Head here for your caffeine fix. Open all day.


Surry Hills

Do a bit of people watching from this Surry Hills staple. Open from 7:30am.

Café Shenkin


For those on the run, Café Shenkin is open for takeout all morning.

Cuckoo Callay


Newtown’s newest café does a mean brunch and top-notch coffee. Open from 9am till 3pm.

bills Bondi


Nothing beats breakfast at bills. Open from 7am.



Perfectly baked eggs and cookies to go. Open from 7am till 4pm.


Manly Wine


Wrap your hands around the Wagyu burger. Open from 7am till late.

Ananas Bar & Brasserie

The Rocks

Bon appetit! Open all day.

Bondi Hardware


Your brunch, lunch and dinner sorted.

Sake Restaurant & Bar

The Rocks

 Sashimi and sake galore. Open all day.



Oysters and salumi, yes please! Open for dinner only.

Vicinity Dining


Takle Vacinity’s famous slow-cooked lamb shoulder. Open 11am till late.

Black by ezard


One of Sydney’s finest establishments. Open for lunch and dinner.

Hotel Harry

Surry Hills

Get your meat fix on. Hours as usual.



One of the best Japanese restaurants in Sydney. Open 12 - 3 pm and 5:30 pm - 11 pm.


Champagne Room

Surry Hills

Step inside the newly opened Champagne Room. Open from midday.

Manly Wharf Hotel


Head to this Manly hot spot for booze and views. Open 2pm till close.

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

Watsons Bay

Dive into the delectable brunch buffet from 9am till midday.

The Watershed Hotel


Sunshine and bubbly, what could be better! Open from 10am.


Potts Point

Gazebo has undergone a glistening new makeover. Check it out from midday.

Shady Pines Saloon

Surry Hills

Bring on the whisky! Open from 4pm till late.

Shakespeare Hotel

Surry Hills

Some of the best pub grub in town. Open from 10am till late.

The Baxter Inn

Sydney CBD

Slip into one of Sydney’s best speakeasy bars. Open from 4pm till late.


Neutral Bay

Dig in to the steak tacos and sticky lamb ribs. Open from midday.

Clovelly Hotel


Indulge in their brand new dining menu and grab a seat in their outdoor beer garden. Open from 10am.

Stillery at InterContinental Double Bay

Double Bay

Spend Boxing Day in style sipping gin and tonics or gin based cocktails. Open from 7am till late. The rooftop lounge will be open for a soiree. More information here.

Image credit: Cuckoo Callay

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