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, the inner west, eastern suburbs, north Sydney and the southern suburbs .

Sydney
CAFES

Bourke Street Bakery (Surry Hills)
Friday: 8am–4pm
Saturday: 8am–4pm
Sunday: 8am–4pm

Gnome
Friday: 8am–3pm
Saturday: 8am–3pm
Sunday: 8am–3pm
Monday: 8am–3pm

Reuben Hills
Friday: 7.30am–4pm
Saturday: 7am–4pm
Sunday: 7.30am–4pm
Monday: 7.30am–4pm

Brickfields
Friday: 8am–3.30pm
Saturday: 8am–3.30pm
Sunday: 8am–3.30pm
Monday: 8am–3.30pm

BARS

El Loco
Friday: 12pm–10pm
Saturday: 12pm–late
Sunday: 12pm–10pm
Monday: 12pm–late

The Keg and Brew
Friday: closed
Saturday: 10am–3am
Sunday: 10am–late
Monday: 10am–late

The Baxter Inn
Friday: closed
Saturday: 4pm–1am
Sunday: closed
Monday: 4pm–1am

The Cliff Dive
Friday: closed
Saturday: 8pm–3am
Sunday: 8pm–3am
Monday: closed

Gallon
Friday: 1pm–10pm
Saturday: 1pm–midnight
Sunday: 1pm–10pm
Monday: closed

RESTAURANTS

French Touch Crêperie
Friday: 9am–8pm
Saturday: 8am–10pm
Sunday: 8am–10pm
Monday: closed

Fratelli Fresh
Alexandria and Pitt Street
Friday:12pm–3pm, 6pm–9pm
Saturday: 12pm–3pm, 6pm–9pm
Monday: 12pm–3pm, 6pm–9pm
Sunday: 12pm–3pm, 6pm–9pm

Bridge Street
Friday: 6pm–10pm
Saturday: 6pm–10pm
Sunday: closed
Monday: closed

Potts Point
Friday: 10am–6pm
Saturday: 10am–6pm
Sunday: 10am–6pm
Monday: 10am–6pm

Walsh Bay
Friday: closed
Saturday: 12pm–10pm
Sunday: closed
Monday: 12pm–10pm

LuMi Dining
Friday: 6pm–10pm
Saturday: 12.30pm–2.30pm, 6pm–10pm
Sunday: 12.30pm–2.30pm, 6pm–10pm
Monday: closed

Opera Bar
Friday: closed
Saturday: 9am–1am
Sunday: 9am– midnight
Monday: 11.30am– midnight

Burger Project
Friday: 11am– 9pm
Saturday: 11am– 9pm
Sunday: 11am– 9pm
Monday: 11am– 9pm

Chiswick at the Gallery
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 12pm-3.30pm
Sunday: 12pm-3.30pm
Monday: 12pm-3.30pm

Din Tai Fung World Square
Friday: 11.30am-3.30pm, 5pm-10pm
Saturday: 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm
Sunday: 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm
Monday: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5.30pm-9pm

North Sydney

CAFES

Room Two Ten
Friday: 6am–12pm
Saturday: 6am–12pm
Sunday: 6am–12pm
Monday: 6am–2pm

Incinerator Cafe
Friday: 7am–12pm
Saturday: 7am–12pm
Sunday: 7am–12pm
Monday: 7am–12pm

Infinity Sourdough Bakery Manly
Friday: 6.30am–3pm
Saturday: 6.30am–2pm
Sunday: 6.30am–2pm
Monday: 6.30am–2pm

Armchair Collective
Friday: closed
Saturday: 8am–3pm
Sunday: closed
Monday: 8am–3pm

BARS

The Botanist
Friday: 11am–10pm
Saturday: 11am–late
Sunday: 11am–late
Monday: 11am–late

Papi Chulo
Friday: closed
Saturday: 11.30am–10.30pm
Sunday: 11.30am–9pm
Monday: 12pm–10.30pm

The Oaks Hotel
Friday: 10am–10pm (bottle shop closed)
Saturday: 10am–1.30am
Sunday: 12pm–midnight
Monday: 10am–midnight

The Hunter Wine Bar
Friday: 12pm–10pm
Saturday: 12pm–midnight
Sunday: 12pm–10pm
Monday: closed

RESTAURANTS

Bathers’ Pavilion
Friday: 12pm–2.30pm, 6.30pm–8.30pm
Saturday: 12pm–2.30pm, 6.30–9pm
Sunday: 12pm–2.30pm, 6.30–9pm
Monday: 12pm–2.30pm, 6.30–9pm

Pilu at Freshwater
Friday: closed
Saturday: 12pm–3pm, 6pm–10pm
Sunday: 12pm–3pm
Monday: closed

The Burger Shed
Friday: 11.30am–9pm
Saturday: 11.30am–9pm
Sunday: 11.30am–8pm
Monday: 11.30am–8pm

The Greens
Friday: 11.30am–midnight
Saturday: 11.30am–midnight
Sunday: 11.30am–10pm
Monday: 11.30am–11pm

Chiosco by Ormeggio
Friday: closed
Saturday: 8am–3pm, 5.30pm–10pm
Sunday: 8am–3pm, 5.30pm–10pm
Monday: 8am–3pm

South Sydney

CAFES

Pilgrim's Cronulla
Friday: 8am–3pm
Saturday: 8am–3pm
Sunday: closed
Monday: 8am–3pm

Ham
Friday: 7am–6pm
Saturday: 7am–6pm
Sunday: 7am–6pm
Monday: 7am–6pm

No.12 Trading
Friday: 7.30am–4pm
Saturday: 8am–4pm
Sunday: closed
Monday: closed

Grind
Friday: 6am–6pm
Saturday: 6am–6pm
Sunday: 6am–6pm
Monday: 6am–6pm

BARS

Old Joe’s
Friday: 12pm–10pm
Saturday: 10am–11pm
Sunday: 10pm–10pm
Monday: 10am–midnight

Sting Bar
Friday: closed
Saturday: 5pm–1am
Sunday: 5pm–1am
Monday: closed

The Vinyl Room
Friday: 9pm–3am
Saturday: 9pm–3am
Sunday: closed
Monday: closed

The Oatley Hotel
Friday: 12pm–10pm
Saturday: 10am–midnight
Sunday: 10am–midnight
Monday: 10am–midnight

RESTAURANTS

Blackwater
Friday: 12pm–2.30pm
Saturday: 12pm–2.30pm, 6pm–9.30pm
Sunday: 12pm–2.30pm
Monday: 6pm–9.30pm

Alphabet Street
Friday: 12pm–3pm, 6pm–9:30pm
Saturday: 12pm–3pm, 6pm–9:30pm
Sunday:12pm–3pm, 6pm–9pm
Monday: closed

Giro Osteria
Friday: closed
Saturday: 12pm–3pm, 6pm–11pm
Sunday: 12pm–3pm, 6pm–11pm
Monday: closed

Inner West

CAFES

Three Queens on King
Friday: closed
Saturday: 8am–3pm
Sunday: 8am–3pm
Monday: 8am–3pm

Double Roasters
Friday: 6am–3pm
Saturday: 6am–4pm
Sunday: 6am–4pm
Monday: 6am–3pm

Brewristas
Friday: 8am–midnight
Saturday: 9am–4pm
Sunday: 9am–4pm
Monday: 8am–4pm

Brewtown Newtown
Friday: 8am–4pm
Saturday: 8am–4pm
Sunday: 8am–4pm
Monday: 8am–4pm

Black Star Pastry (Newtown)
Friday: closed
Saturday: 10am–3pm
Sunday: 10am–3pm
Monday: 10am–3pm

Two Chaps
Friday: 7am–3pm, 6pm–9.30pm
Saturday: 8am–3pm
Sunday: 8am–3pm
Monday: closed

BARS

The Welcome Hotel
Friday: 11.30am–10pm
Saturday: 11.30am–10pm
Sunday: closed
Monday: 11.30am-10pm

The Little Guy
Friday: 4pm–midnight
Saturday: 1pm–midnight
Sunday: 3pm–10pm
Monday: 4pm–midnight

RESTAURANTS

Fish & Co
Friday: 12pm–3pm, 5pm–10pm
Saturday: 12pm–3pm, 5pm–10pm
Sunday: 12pm–3pm, 5pm–10pm
Monday: 5pm–10pm

Little Darling Diner
Friday: closed
Saturday: 8am–1pm
Sunday: 8am–1pm
Monday: 8am–1pm

The Henson
Friday: 11am–midnight
Saturday: 11am–midnight
Sunday: 11am–10pm
Monday: 11am–midnight

Chur Burger (Surry Hills)
Friday: 11.30am–10pm
Saturday: 11.30–10pm
Sunday: closed
Monday: closed

Booth St Bistro
Friday: 8am-3pm
Saturday: 8am-3pm, 6pm-10pm
Sunday: 8am-3pm
Monday: 8am-3pm

Inner East/Eastern Suburbs

CAFES

Bread & Circus
Friday: 7am–4pm
Saturday: 7am–4pm
Sunday: closed
Monday: 7am–4pm

The Grounds of Alexandria
Friday: 7am–3pm
Saturday: 7.30am–3.30pm
Sunday: 7.30am–3.30pm
Monday: 7am–3pm

Edition Coffee Roasters
Friday: 8am–3.30pm
Saturday: 8am–3.30pm
Sunday: 8am–3.30pm
Monday: 8am–3.30pm

Copper Mill
Friday: 8am–3pm
Saturday: 8am–3pm
Sunday: 8am–3pm
Monday: 8am–3pm

Shuk
Friday: 6am–5pm
Saturday: 6am–5pm
Sunday: 6am–5pm
Monday: 6am–5pm

BARS

The Powder Keg
Friday: closed
Saturday: 4pm–late
Sunday: 12pm–10pm
Monday: closed

This Must Be The Place
Friday: 3pm–midnight
Saturday: 3pm–midnight
Sunday: 3pm–midnight
Monday: 3pm– midnight

The Bucket List
The Bucket List are offering a free shuttle bus from five key North Bondi locations to Bondi Junction over the holiday period opening hours to ensure a safe journey. See website for details.
Friday: 12pm–10pm
Saturday: 11am–midnight
Sunday: 11am–midnight
Monday: 11am–midnight

The Stillery
Friday: 8am–midnight
Saturday: 8am–midnight
Sunday: 8am–midnight
Monday: 8am–midnight

RESTAURANTS

Otto Ristorante
Friday: 12pm–9pm
Saturday: 12pm–10.30pm
Sunday: 12pm–9pm
Monday: 12pm–9pm

Barrio Chino
Friday: closed
Saturday: 5pm–3am
Sunday: 5pm–midnight
Monday: closed

Icebergs
Friday: 12pm–10pm
Saturday: 12pm–10pm
Sunday: 10am–12pm
Monday: 12pm–2pm

Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta
Friday: 5pm–10pm
Saturday: 12pm–midnight
Sunday: 12pm–10pm
Monday: 5pm–11pm

Chiswick
Friday: 12pm-3pm, 5.30pm-10pm
Saturday: 12pm-3pm, 5.30pm-10pm
Sunday: 12pm-3pm, 6pm-9pm
Monday: 12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm

North Bondi Fish
Friday: 12pm-10pm
Saturday: 12pm-12am
Sunday: 12pm-12am
Monday: 12pm-12am