Try as you might, you can’t live off hot cross buns and chocolate eggs for four days. And anyway, if you’re not leaving the city, there’s no better way to spend a four-day weekend than catching up with friends over a meal. Here are some new places and not-so-new favourites that are open this weekend in the city, north, south east, west and along the bay.


Bowery to Williamsburg
Fri to Mon 8am–2.30pm

Shortstop Coffee & Doughnuts
Sat 9.30pm–4.30pm

Sun Moth Canteen & Bar
Sat 12pm–11pm
Mon 8am–4pm
Closed Fri & Sun

Magic Mountain Saloon
Fri 7am–3am (kitchen closes at midnight)
Sat & Sun 8am–3am (kitchen closes at midnight)
Mon 7am–3am (kitchen closes at midnight)

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Cumulus Inc.
Fri 12pm–11pm
Sat & Sun 8am–11pm
Closed Mon

Fri to Sun (rooftop 3pm–1am, restaurant 5pm–11pm)
Closed Mon

Rockpool Bar & Grill
Fri & Sat 12–3pm, 6–11pm
Sun 6pm–11pm
Mon 12pm–3pm, 6pm–11pm

Fri & Sat 12–late

New Shanghai
Closed Fri
Sat to Mon 10am–6pm

The French Brasserie
Fri 6pm–late
Sat 6pm–late
Closed Sun
Mon 6pm–late

Nieuw Amsterdam
Fri & Sat 12pm–5am
Sun 12pm–3am
Mon 12pm–1am

ShanDong MaMa
Fri to Mon 11am–10pm

China Red
Fri & Sat 11.30am–11pm
Sun & Mon 11.30am–10.30pm

Bar Ampere
Fri 4pm–1am
Sat & Sun 4pm–3am
Mon 11am–3am

Double Happiness
Fri 4pm–3am
Sat 6pm–3am
Sun 6pm–1am
Mon 4pm–1am

Arbory Bar & Eatery
Fri to Mon 7:30am-1am


Archie’s All Day
Fri 7.30–10pm
Sat & Sun 8am–10pm
Mon 7.30–4pm

Fri 8am-4pm
Sat & Sun 8.30am-4pm
Mon 8am-4pm

Everyday Coffee
Fri to Mon 8am-5pm

Green Park
Fri to Mon 7am–11pm

Proud Mary Coffee
Closed Fri
Sat to Mon 8am–4pm

Rustica Sourdough
Fri 8am–3pm
Sat & Sun 7am–5pm
Closed Mon

Admiral Cheng-Ho
Fri to Mon 8am–5pm

Sweet Evelyn
Fri 7.30am–4.30pm
Sat & Sun 8.30am–5pm
Mon 7.30am–4.30pm

Hammer & Tong 412
Fri & Sat 7am–late
Sun & Mon 7am–4pm

Martha Ray’s
Fri to Mon 9am–2pm

Five Points Deli
Fri to Sun 11.30am–4pm
Closed Mon

Fri to Mon 8am–4.30pm

New Day Rising
Fri to Mon 8am–5pm

Téta Mona
Fri & Sat 5.30pm–10.30pm
Closed Sun & Mon

Fri & Sat 6pm–10.30pm
Sun 12pm–10pm
Closed Mon

Los Barbudos
Fri 6pm–11pm
Sat 6pm–1am
Sun 6pm–11pm
Closed Mon

Fri to Mon 12pm-11pm


Hobba Cafe
Fri 8am–3pm
Sat 7am–4pm
Sun & Mon 8am–3pm

Fri to Mon 7am–midnight

Two Lost Boys
Closed Fri & Sat
Sun & Mon 8am–4pm

Fri 12pm–11pm
Sat & Sun 11am–11pm
Mon 11am– 1pm

Top Paddock
Fri to Mon 8am-4pm

Tivoli Road Bakery
Fri to Sun 7.30am–1pm
Closed Mon

Gardiner and Field
Fri to Mon 8am–12pm

Frank & Ginger
Fri to Mon 8am–12pm

Oasis Bakery
Fri to Mon 9am–5pm

Einstein’s Relative
Fri 7am–3pm
Sat to Mon 8am–5pm

Monk Bodhi Dharma
Fri to Mon 8am–5pm

Fri 5.30–11pm
Sat 12pm–11pm
Sun 12pm–3pm
Closed Mon

Pacific Seafood House
Fri to Mon 11am–10.30pm

Boston Sub/Jungle Boy
Fri to Mon 11pm–1am

BOY & Co.
Fri 11.30am–8pm
Sat 11.30am–8pm
Closed Sun
Mon 11.30am–8pm

The Local Taphouse
Fri to Mon 12pm–1am

Chapel St Cellars
Fri 4pm – 11pm
Sat & Sun 2pm – 11pm
Mon 4pm – 8.30pm

Fri 12pm–2pm, 6pm–late
Sat 6pm–late
Sun 12pm–3pm, 6pm–late


Duchess of Spotswood
Fri to Mon 9am–3pm

Sourdough Kitchen
Fri to Mon 8am–12pm

Common Galaxia
Fri to Mon 8am –4pm

To’s Bakery
Fri to Mon 5am–7pm

Auction Rooms
Fri to Mon 7.30am-5pm

Fri to Mon 8am-2.30pm

Mr Nice Guy’s Bakeshop
Closed Fri
Sat & Sun 9am–5pm
Mon 9am–4pm

Lentil As Anything
Fri to Mon 12pm–3.30pm, 6pm–9pm

Laksa King
Fri & Sat 5pm–10.30pm
Sun & Mon 5pm–10pm

Fri to Sun 11am–11pm
Closed Mon

Roti Road
Sat 10.30am–10pm
Sun & Mon 10.30am–9.30pm
Closed Fri

Joe Taylor
Fri 3pm–11pm
Sat 3pm–1am
Sun 3pm–11pm
Closed Mon


Lune Croissanterie
Fri to Sun 8am–sold out

Sat 6.30am–5.30pm
Sun 7am–5.30pm
Closed Fri & Mon

The Parlor Milkbar & Kitchen
Sat to Mon 8.30am–4pm
Closed Fri

Sebastian’s Food & Wine
Fri 7am–4pm
Closed Sat to Mon

Fri & Sat 11.30am–late
Mon 11.30am–late
Closed Sun

Rose Diner and Bar
Mon 12pm–late
Closed Fri to Sun

St Ali
Fri-Mon 8am to 6pm

Mr Lawrence
Fri 12pm–11pm
Sat Sun 10am–12am
Closed Sun
Mon 12pm–late