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.
Do a bit of people watching from this Surry Hills staple. Open from 7:30am.
For those on the run, Café Shenkin is open for takeout all morning.
Newtown’s newest café does a mean brunch and top-notch coffee. Open from 9am till 3pm.
Nothing beats breakfast at bills. Open from 7am.
Perfectly baked eggs and cookies to go. Open from 7am till 4pm.
Wrap your hands around the Wagyu burger. Open from 7am till late.
Ananas Bar & Brasserie
Bon appetit! Open all day.
Your brunch, lunch and dinner sorted.
Sake Restaurant & Bar
Sashimi and sake galore. Open all day.
Oysters and salumi, yes please! Open for dinner only.
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.
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.
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
Dive into the delectable brunch buffet from 9am till midday.
The Watershed Hotel
Sunshine and bubbly, what could be better! Open from 10am.
Gazebo has undergone a glistening new makeover. Check it out from midday.
Shady Pines Saloon
Bring on the whisky! Open from 4pm till late.
Some of the best pub grub in town. Open from 10am till late.
The Baxter Inn
Slip into one of Sydney’s best speakeasy bars. Open from 4pm till late.
Dig in to the steak tacos and sticky lamb ribs. Open from midday.
Indulge in their brand new dining menu and grab a seat in their outdoor beer garden. Open from 10am.
Stillery at InterContinental 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.
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