Bottoms Up! Book in for Sydney’s best boozy brunches.
We’ve recently noticed something has been going on in Sydney on the weekends. Early on in the days, people are disappearing from their homes only to return hours later, smelling of Champagne with a hint of what we detect to be brunch. Could it be that Sydney has finally followed in the footsteps of New York, or Frances L’aperitif? We believe so. The time has arrived that we share with you all… Boozy Brunches have hit Sydney, so here they are to try for yourself.
Darlo Country Club, Darlinghurst
Each Saturday, the Darlo Country Club hosts a special event for brunch lovers, the Brunch Club. The set menu starts at $65 and includes a glass of sparkling or Bellini on arrival. Take it to the next level with the bottomless flow of NV Chandon for $89 or Möet Chandon for $109. Book tickets and check out the full menu online here.
235 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, (02) 9380 4279 Saturdays from 11.30am (02) 9380 4279
The Royal Hotel, Paddington
Get a little taste of New York on your Saturday mornings at The Royal Hotel Paddington with their decadent brunch and bottomless bellinis. This iconic pub is well known for its rooftop and stunning heritage features so beware you may just have a hard time dragging yourself away! Book your spot on the Verandah Level from 11am – 1pm every Saturday. On the menu, you’ll find fruit, fluffy pastries, baked eggs and smoked salmon with sourdough in a banquet style brunch. There are two brunch options to choose from: $70 per person with a bellini on arrival OR $85 per person with bottomless cocktails. Bookings are essential and highly recommended as sittings often book out. To book, click here.
Darlinghurst’s beloved rooftop bar East Village is now open for brunch, dishing up an extensive menu and brekkie cocktails to boot. Running from 11am on Saturdays and Sundays, order from the a la carte menu and team it with a breakfast cocktail. They also offer bottomless bubbles packages, plus Victoria coffee to perk you up for the day. To make a booking, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0431 622 944.
234 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Bookings email@example.com, 0431 622 944
Adding a European twist to their brunch offering, Mrs Sippy’s Mediterranean inspired brunch menu is available every weekend. Enjoy a 3-course shared feast while your glass stays topped up with free-flowing bubbles. For $89pp, enjoy a shared feast, unlimited Chandon Brut NV for 2 hours plus a cocktail on arrival. Not drinking? The feast alone is $55 and drinks can be purchased as you go. Start with Sydney rock oysters and croquettes before large share plates are brought to the table. Graze on grilled pita bread, slow cooked lamb, house-made hummus, beetroot tzatziki, labne and salads. Finish with greek yoghurt gelato, fresh berries, honey and nuts. For more information and to book, click here.
37 Bay Street, Double Bay NSW 2028, (02) 9362 3321 Saturday 11am-4pm.
Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, Bondi
This iconic Bondi destination, famous among view seekers and foodies has added another attraction to the mix. After a busy week, Sunday’s are about sitting back, worry-free, with a drink in hand. From 10am-11.30am, let Icebergs host your Sunday boozy brunch day. With three courses come three options at this Icebergs boozy brunch. Go alcohol free ($55), let the prosecco endlessly pour ($80), or go classy with Osetra Caviar and a glass of Champagne ($90). If you were worried about how to get your Sunday morning caffeine kick, there is no need. The prices include a coffee/tea per person. For more information and to book, click here.
1 Notts Avenue, Bondi Beach NSW 2026, (02) 9365 9000, Sunday 10am-11.30am
Dead Ringer, Surry Hills
Dear Ringer have been winning locals over with their boozy brunch menu available every Saturday and Sunday from 11am. It’s full of seafood, salads, house-made pastries, nodding occasionally to breakfast-esque options of omelettes, tarts and blood sausage. This 2 hour seating brunch affair can turn boozy with bottomless mimosas ($30). Before you even assume they’ll be using cheap drops, these mimosas are made using cold-pressed orange juice and King Valley prosecco with a dash of ‘secret’ seasoning. Intrigued? See how to do an un-brunch-like boozy brunch with this menu.
413 Bourke Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Saturday and Sunday 11am- 3pm, (02) 9331 3560
The Winery, Surry Hills
Every Saturday and Sunday, The Winery masters the long lunch with 3 hours of bottomless Bellinis matched with 3 courses for $79pp. On the menu is a selection of cheese and salumi boards, served with grissini, kiss peppers, basil, fig chutney, fruit lavosh, spelt toast. It’s from there that you’ll enjoy Porcini arancini, aioli and lemon paired with chickpea dip served with pita bread. Finish your meal on a particularly sweet note with a Champagne spider made with gelato and chocolate truffles.
To make a Bottomless Bellinis Long Ladies Lunch booking, please call 8322 2007.
The Winery, Level 1, 285A Crown St, Surry Hills