ANZAC Day Guide 2016

Bars, Drink, Events, Sydney / 20 April 2016

ANZAC Day 2016

To commemorate the centenary of ANZAC Day, we’ve created a guide of the best places to eat, drink and play in Sydney. Including various locations to play two up, sleep under the stars as the ANZAC’s did, or reflect and remember all that the Digger’s did, there’s something for everyone to celebrate ANZAC Day 2016.

ANZAC Day

Martin Place Bar 

This year Martin Place Bar will be cooking up a Diggers’ BBQ breakfast from 5-10am. Right on the parade route you’ll be able to experience the dawn service proceedings and all the fanfare after. They’ll be serving sausage sandwiches and bacon and egg rolls on Sonoma Bakery sourdough for $7 each. The bar will be operating all day with beers, wines and spirits and a tailored bistro menu after breakfast.
Martin Place Bar 
51 Martin Place, Sydney, Open 5am – 2pm

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The DOG Hotel

The Good Beer Company will be hosting an exciting day at The DOG Hotel in Randwick inspired by all things Aussie. Fush ‘n Chups, Happy Little Vegemite Pie, All Black Angus, and An Australian Mess will be on the ANZAC Day inspired menu. They’ll be serving $5 beers all day long, including VB Tinnies, schooners of 4Pines Pale Ale, and The Good Cider. Doors open at 10am with two-up starting at 1pm. For footy fans, The Rooster’s game will be shown on the big screen.
The DOG Hotel

2 St. Marks Road, Randwick, Open 10am – late

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The Australian Heritage Hotel

The Australian Heritage Hotel will be holding their usual ANZAC Day celebrations. From 6am they’ll be serving a true blue Digger’s breakfast for early morning marcher’s and dawn service attendees. Then when midday strikes, so will the games of two up. The famous Scots Marching Band will also be making an appearance on Cumberland Street for a special performance. So sit back, relax and remember the ANZAC’s over a cold one.
The Australian Heritage Hotel
100 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, Sydney, Open 6am – late

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Seabreeze Beach Hotel

For those looking to get out of town for the long weekend, Seabreeze Beach Hotel in the heart of South West Rocks will be holding their own events to celebrate ANZAC Day. A great place to watch the march surrounded by fellow Aussies, two-up will be on from 2pm in the beer garden with the bistro open from 11:30am. 
Seabreeze Beach Hotel
Cnr Livingstone Street & Prince of Wales Avenue, South West Rocks, Open 6am – late

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Camp Gallipoli Sleep Under The Stars

Continuing the four-year centenary tradition, you can sleep under the stars with Camp Gallipoli. Bringing Australian’s together in reflection and remembrance, from 5pm on the 24th you will be able to camp out with other Aussies and then in the morning enjoy a dawn service with the event finishing at 10am. You can sign up online and buy tickets. They’ll also have a variety of food and drink options available for purchase at the venue.
Camp Gallipoli
Tickets – $57.20, Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Road, Moore Park, Sunday 24th April, 4pm – Monday 25th April, 10am
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North Bondi RSL ANZAC Day Dawn Service

The iconic ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Bondi will be held at 6am with the service lasting approximately 45 minutes. After the service at 7:30am sub-branch and branch members will be able to enjoy breakfast with the President of the North Bondi RSL, Veterans, their family and guests.
North Bondi RSL Dawn Service
Assemble at the memorial by Bondi Beach, 5:45am – 7am (Service), 7:30am onwards (Breakfast)

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