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All The Best Spots Open In Sydney This Easter Long Weekend

By Natasha Gamra
18th Apr 2019

Easter weekend has finally arrived and it’s no doubt time to stuff your face full of chocolates and cocktails. If you're hanging around in Sydney this weekend, here's where you can head for bottomless drinks with Belgian waffles and Nutella mousse. 

Here are the best spots open in Sydney this long weekend.

Butcher’s Block

Wahroonga & Barangaroo

These are the folks that brought crack pie into the mix, so there’s no doubt that they’re going to out-do themselves this Easter weekend. These guys are plating up a decadent crème egg dessert filled with white chocolate mousse, a mango custard centre, dark chocolate crémeux, blueberry puree, mulberries and blueberries. 

When: Saturday hours as usual, Sunday Barangaroo open and Monday hours as usual. 

The Grounds

Alexandria and CBD

The Grounds is known for celebrating every holiday with a touch of being absolutely extra. This Easter, it’s no different. With a neon dessert laneway popping up each Friday night in April, along with high teas, brunches and a giant Easter egg cracking event. You’ll also find a heap of "Eggspresso" martinis, "The Bunny’s Garden" milkshakes and "Over the Rainbow" cakes.

When: Open all weekend, check here for specific times. 

Manly Wine

Manly

This long weekend at Manly Wine, you can choose to indulge in their Death by Chocolate Easter brunch sessions. It's available every day with three-shared styled courses of the most decadent meal you’ve ever experienced. To top it all off, they’re adding in three hours of bottomless Bellinis. 

When: Open all weekend with hours as usual.

The Newport

Newport

The Newport is bringing us a whole line-up of epic Easter events. Expect to find live entertainment on the deck, countless DJ sets and even an Easter egg hunt. Plus, get your fix of the holidays with hot cross buns and bacon and egg rolls available all weekend long.

When: Friday 9am-10pm, Saturday 9am-12am, Sunday 9am-11pm and Monday 9am-12am. 

The Beresford

Surry Hills

The Beresford is lining up a sling of DJs this long weekend, with Andrew Grant headlining on Good Friday. Burn off your chocolate by dancing up a storm all weekend and don’t forget about their Sunday Absolut Series. Come Monday, they’ve got your recovery covered with pizzas and more drinks in the courtyard all arvo long.

When: Thursday 12pm-12am, Friday 12pm-10pm, Saturday 12pm-1am, Sunday 12pm-1am and Monday 12pm-10:30pm. 

Coogee Pavilion

Coogee

The Pav is the best place to hit hard this Easter long weekend and—good news—it’s set to be open the entire weekend. Friday calls for a Good Friday party, Saturday cues business as usual for brunch, drinks and dinner, Sunday bears the Easter egg hunt and Monday will take care of your recovery mission.

When: Friday 12pm-10pm, Saturday 7:30am-2:30am, Sunday 7:30am-2:30am and Monday 7:30am-12am. 

The Taphouse

Darlinghurst

If you’re keen to get into the brews this Easter long weekend, The Taphouse is where you need to be. This gem will be open the entire weekend with a special tap showcase at Odd Culture (just the casual wild ale and natural wine bar on the second level of the pub).

When: Open all weekend with hours as usual. 

Otto

Woolloomooloo

For your fancy feasting this weekend, you’ll want to dive deep into Otto’s menu. Order up the mortadella with gnocco fritto and an aged Acquerello risotto. With pastas made in house daily, this fresh meal is exactly what your long weekend needs.

When: Saturday 12pm-10pm, Sunday 12pm-10pm and Monday 12pm-10pm. 

Bennelong

Sydney

For a seafood feed like no other with some pretty iconic harbour views, hit up Bennelong—the paradise tucked into the sails of the Opera House. It's full seafood menu include grilled Moreton Bay Bug, steamed local pink snapper and even XO scallops. This one is for all the foodies out there.

When: Saturday 5pm-10pm, Sunday 12pm-2pm, 5:30pm-9pm and Monday 5:30pm-9pm. 

The Glebe Hotel

Glebe

The newly renovated Glebe Hotel is opening up its public bar, dining room and courtyard all weekend long. Of course, their courtyard is dog-friendly, so load up your pups to help you celebrate the festivities. Chef Ben Allcock will be serving up fish pie on Good Friday and a traditional Sunday roast on Easter Sunday. Sign us up.

When: Open all weekend with hours as usual. 

Planar

Darling Harbour

These legends are whipping up a Kinder cocktail to add a bit of extreme to your Easter chocolate fix. It's super decadent: mixed with Baileys, Jägermeister, butterscotch liqueur and fresh cream. And good news, it’s all usual trading hours at Planar for the entire Easter period.

When: Open all weekend with hours as usual. 

The Dolphin

Surry Hills

Each section of The Dolphin will be open for an Easter blowout. These guys will be slinging out "Can-hattens" and canned "Mar-tinnies" direct from the Continental Deli crew from 5pm-7pm every day except for Good Friday.

When: Open Thursday, Saturday and Sunday with hours as usual. 

Bondi Beach Public Bar

Bondi Beach

With an insane selection of seafood dishes and their full menu available every day, this is something you’ll be hopping with joy about. Head down to Bondi Beach Public Bar on Easter Sunday for complimentary Easter eggs and fish-shaped pizzas on the day. And you’ll be kicking back with the music of Peter Dolso.

When: Open all weekend with hours as usual. 

The Bucket List

Bondi Beach

Head on down to Bondi Beach to revel in all that’s going down for this Easter Long Weekend. Kicking off Friday at The Bucket List, there’s a Good Friday Feast and Sunday will bring the egg-hunting vibes.

When: Open all weekend with hours as usual. 

The George

Waterloo

Just when you think you couldn’t stuff your face anymore with food, newly revived Waterloo spot The George has announced their opening hours for this long weekend so you’ll want to hit up the late-night tacos and churros here. Opened late most nights, you can head over here for a Mexican fiesta to end your short and sweet time off.

When: Thursday 11am-3am, Friday 12pm-10pm, Saturday 11am-3am, Sunday 11am-10pm and Monday, 11am-12am

Looking for something to do once the Easter craze is over, check out this market coming to Sydney this April. 

Image credit: Supplied.

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