Do you need coffee, like, now? Or maybe the plan is for some hair of the dog? If we’re being honest, it will probably end up being a little bit of both.

What better way is there to ring in the new year than with a good coffee and a great meal? These places are staying open on this day off to make sure that you start your year off on the right foot.

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Saint Peter

Open for with a $145 brunch set menu and $155 dinner set menu. 10 per cent surcharge.

362 Oxford Street, Paddington

Icebergs Dining Room and Bar

Open from 2pm–9pm for a special lunch event.

Restaurant 1 Notts Ave, Bondi
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Sharon Kwan Kitchen

Open from 12pm–8:30pm. 15 per cent surcharge.

726 Parramatta Road, Petersham

Harajuku Gyoza Beer Stadium

Open from 12pm–8pm. 10 per cent surcharge.

1 14 Darling Drive, Darling Harbour

Red Pepper Bistro

Open from 11am-1:30am.

4a Lyons Street, Strathfield

The Amalfi Way

Open from 12pm–late.

2 6 Cowper Road Wharf, Woolloomooloo

Cafe Sydney

Open from 5pm–12am. 15 per cent surcharge.

Customs House 31 Alfred Street, Sydney
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Bathers' Pavilion

Open from 8:30am–11:30pm.

4 The Esplanade, Balmoral Beach
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Jang Ta Bal

Open from 5pm–12am.

73-75 Liverpool Street, Sydney

Ho Jiak

Open from 11am–10pm. 15 per cent surcharge.

92 Hay Street, Haymarket

Ho Jiak Town Hall

Open from 11:30am–10pm. 15 per cent surcharge.

125 York Street, Sydney


Open from 5:30pm–10pm. 10 per cent surcharge.

1 Macquarie Street, East Circular Quay


Open from 12pm–9pm. 10 pre cent surcharge.

65 Ocean Street, Woollahra
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North Bondi Fish

Open from 12pm–12am. 10 per cent surcharge.

120 Ramsgate Avenue, North Bondi
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Eastside Kitchen & Bar

Open from 12pm–late.

The Old Rum Store Level 1 2-10 Kensington Street, Chippendale
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Open for a ticketed event from 7pm.

Level 1 35 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo


Open from 10pm–30pm and 5:30pm–late. $3 surcharge per person.

4 683 George Street, Haymarket

Alberto’s Lounge

Open from 12pm–12am.

17-19 Alberta Street, Sydney


Open from 12pm–10pm.

283 Bondi Road, Bondi

The Collaroy Hotel

Open from 12pm–3am.

1064 Pittwater Road, Collaroy


Opera Bar

Open from 12pm–12am.

Lower Concourse, Sydney Opera House Macquarie Street, Sydney
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Coogee Wine Room

Open from 2pm–late. 10 per cent surcharge.

222 Coogee Bay Road, Coogee

One Drop Brewing

Open from 11am–10pm.

5 Erith Street, Botany

The Glebe Hotel

Open from 12pm–10pm.

63 Bay Street, Glebe
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The Golden Sheaf Hotel

Open from 10am–2am.

429 New South Head Road, Double Bay
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Eau De Vie

Open from 5pm–late. 15 per cent surcharge.

229 Darlinghurst Rd, Darlinghurst

Darlo Bar

Open from 12pm–10pm.

306 Liverpool St, Darlinghurst
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Open from 12pm–10pm. 10 per cent surcharge.

161 Sussex Street, Sydney
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Smoke Bar

Open for a ticketed event from 7pm.

35 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney

Barangaroo House

Open from 12pm–late.

Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo

The Dolphin Hotel

Open from 12pm–10pm.

412 Crown Street, Surry Hills
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Bondi Beach Public Bar

Open from 10am–1am.

180 Campbell Parade, Bondi

Shady Pines Saloon

Open from 4pm–1am.

Shop 4 256 Crown Street, Darlinghurst


Bourke Street Bakery

Open from 8am–4pm. 10 per cent surcharge.

633 Bourke Street, Surry Hills


Open from 6am–5pm. 10 per cent surcharge.

2 Mitchell Street, North Bondi
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Shuk Bakery

Open from 7am–3pm. 10 per cent surcharge.

40 Mitchell Street, North Bondi

Gelato Messina

Open from 2pm–10pm.

Shop 1, 241 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst

Gelato Messina Bondi

Open from 1pm–10pm.

G6/61 Hall Street, Bondi


Open from 7am–3:30pm and 5pm–10pm. 15 per cent surcharge.

2/203A Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst

X23 Asian Fusion Cafe

Open from 9am–3pm. 10 percent surcharge.

102 18 Park Lane, Chippendale


Open from 7am–3pm.

206 Cleveland Street, Chippendale

Cuckoo Callay Surry Hills

Open from 7:30am–3:30pm.

413 Crown Street, Surry Hills