The Australian Heritage Hotel, The Rocks
Arguably one of the city’s best spots to celebrate Australia Day, The Australian is a true Aussie pub in The Rocks. The backyard BBQ theme will be in full swing, with a VB bar and giant lamington display to satisfy all cravings. Listen to Triple J’s Hottest 100 countdown as you feast on Australia-shaped pizzas served up with three fair dinkum flavours – kangaroo, emu and crocodile.
Opening hours: 10am-12am
Address: 100 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
Phone: 02 9247 2229
The Glenmore Hotel, The Rocks
With 180 degree views of Sydney, The Glenmore’s rooftop is the perfect spot to celebrate Australia Day this year. Enjoy jugs of Carlton Draught and Pimms while counting down Triple J’s Hottest 100 and watching the ferry and tall ships race in Sydney Harbour.
Opening hours: 11am-12am Website: theglenmore.com.au Address: 96 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
Phone: 02 9247 4794
The Royal, Leichhardt
Enjoy a great Australia Day this year in the inner west at The Royal Leichhardt. They will be serving up the ultimate Aussie burger and VB combo for $24 as well as playing the Triple J Hottest 100 countdown in the main bar all day. If you love a pub vibe, then come down and celebrate with family or friends and make it a good one!
Opening hours: 10am-3am Website: theroyalleichhardt.com.au
Address: 156 Norton Street, Leichhardt
Phone: 02 9569 2638
The Tudor, Redfern
Listening to the Triple J Top 100 has become as much an Australia Day tradition as sinking a beer and burger on a hot summer’s day, and what better place to kick back and enjoy than the rooftop terrace of The Tudor in Redfern. The kitchen will be cooking up Kanga Bangas and Roo Burgers all day long, with $5 tinnies to go around; a fair dinkum Sydney party not to be missed.
Opening hours: 11.30am-10pm
Address: 90 Pitt Street, Redfern 2016
Phone: 02 9310 4314
Manly Wharf Hotel, Manly
Enjoy seaside summer vibes this Australia Day and count down Triple J’s Hottest 100 with stunning harbour views at Manly Wharf Hotel. To celebrate in true Aussie style, cheese and vegemite pizzas will be served as well as a BBQ on the jetty in the Sydney sun. Devola will hit the decks with his creative and street-wise style, so come on down and make this Australia Day a beauty.
Opening hours: 11am till close. Website: manlywharfhotel.com.au Address: Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Manly
Phone: 02 9977 1266
The Greens, North Sydney
This Australia Day, The Greens will be hosting an Aussie backyard BBQ overlooking Sydney Harbour. You won’t go hungry as you feast on wattle smoked lamb sandwiches, Queensland tiger prawns and sausage sangas for the kids. To top it off, “timtammisu”, lamington donuts and passionfruit pavlova will be served; so sit back, relax and enjoy live music in the Sydney summer sun, all day long.
Opening hours: 11.30am-11pm
Website: thegreensnorthsydney.com.au Address: 50 Ridge Street, North Sydney
Phone: 02 9245 3099