Happy Birthday, Lizzy. Thanks for the extra day off.
And thanks to these great Sydney cafes, restaurants and bars, which are staying open on Monday for all our eating and drinking needs.
You can get your breakfast or boozy lunch fix all weekend, from 6am – 6pm.
Never go a day without their baked eggs. Get them from 7.30am – 3pm.
Small Bar & Kitchen
Breakfast, lunch, and drinks will indeed be served from 8am.
There’s no rush, but you’ll be wasting precious eating and drinking time. Doors open at 8am.
Coffee and breakfast galore, from 6.30am – 2pm.
Get your fix of pretty much anything from 7.30am until late.
Get your f*cking good fried chicken from 7.30 – 4pm.
The Grounds Of Alexandria
We hear rumours of apple pie, and red velvet waffles. Get in early, doors open 7am and shut at 4pm.
Say YES to brunch. These guys are open 7.30am – 2pm.
Never one to close their doors on a Monday, this delicious Darlinghurst restaurant will be open from 5:30pm.
Red Lantern On Riley
Get your chilli salted squid fix from 6pm.
Ripples Chowder Bay
Lose yourself in a Monday afternoon from 12pm – 3pm.
Start early and stay until close, doors open at 9am and close at 11pm.
Pizza, beers and tacos are on the menu from 11am – 11pm.
The Fish Shop
You won’t have to go a day without one of Sydney’s best burgers. Open 12pm -10pm.
Monday meat platters are the go, this Manly restaurant is open from 12pm – 10pm.
Bubble cocktails were made for Mondays, and these guys are open from 1pm – 11pm.
Never fear, chilli mud crab is here from 5:30pm – 11pm.
North Bondi Fish
Views, wine, and seafood are kicking off from 12pm.
Get your wine and lamb on, lunch from 12pm – 2:30pm, and dinner from 6pm – 10pm
Chiswick at the Gallery
Do the same as above, but just do it at lunch, from 12pm – 3pm.
Forget the upcoming week at dinner from 5pm.
Zeus Street Greek
Get your hangover meal from 12pm. Extra fries are mandatory.
Jonah’s Whale Beach
Treat yo’self. Breakfast 7.30am – 10am, lunch from 12pm – 2.30pm, and dinner from 6pm.
French Touch Creperie
Say oui oui to delicious crepes from 9am - 6pm, with dinner upon bookings only.
Bars and Pubs
Get your Monday cocktail on from 5:30pm.
Enjoy an espresso martini with a toasted marshmallow, and their heavenly lamb shoulder from 11am till late.
These guys won’t rest until you’re satisfied. Head there from 10am – 3am.
Grab a seat in the beer garden and huddle for warmth from 10am – 1am.
Palmer & Co.
Raise a glass to all the convicts on the wall from 5pm – late.
Enjoy endless (not really) beers and peanuts from 4pm – midnight.
The Baxter Inn
Whisky O’Clock begins at 4pm here, going through to 1am.
Get lost in the view of Sydney harbour this Monday from 11am.
Image credit: Lisa Brooke for Laneway Cafe