In need of a well-made drink? We hear you. So, why not order a cocktail to-go from these top Sydney bars.
If you’re missing Sydney’s top watering holes as much as we are, this next guide will bring some much-need good news. While pulling up a chair at our favourite pubs and bars isn’t an option for the foreseeable future, there are still creative ways we can show our support for these local venues. So, why not order a cocktail (or three) from these top Sydney bars? Find out more below!
If there was ever a time for tequila, now would be it. Luckily, the team from Paddington’s Tequila Mockingbird is bringing you all their delicious cocktail with a dedicated takeaway drinks menu. Along with delicious tacos and tapas, punters can order their Classic Margarita, The Tequila Mockingbird Spicy Margarita, Coconut Passionfruit Margarita, and more. All cocktails are made fresh to order and are served in mini patron bottles, ready to be enjoyed at home. Order online here
Grab a delicious drink from one of the world’s best bars this weekend. The team from The Rock’s Maybe Sammy is now offering a range of premium, ready-to-pour bottled cocktails including the Eucalyptus Gimlet with Tequila, Mango, Eucalyptus and Grapefruit Bitters, the Jasmine Negroni with Gin, Campari, Vermouth and White Jasmine Dilution, as well as the Chamomile Martini with Gin, Vermouth, Chamomile, Pepper and Cedarwood. Choose from 100ml bottles (from $18) or get yourself set for the duration of the lockdown with 500ml bottles (from $69). Good news, you can now get 20% off the entire online store if you spend over $100 with code ‘LOCKDOWN20’. Order online here
Also named in the world’s top 100 bars, the CBD’s PS40 is delivering their world-class cocktails to your door. Choose from the Spicy Verdita Margarita with cold-pressed pineapple juice, blitzed jalapeno and herbs, the Basque Old Fashioned with Monkey Shoulder, bitters and flavours of a beautiful burnt Basque cheesecake, or the Breakfast Negroni with Gin, Campari, vermouth, flavours of banana bread, coffee bean and tonka bean, all served in 250ml bottles ($35 each). Can’t decide? The team are bundling them all in the Snap Pack for $75. Order online here
Continental Deli, Newtown
Our pantry might be stocked with cans of veggies, lentils and beans, but there’s another type of tinned good you need to stock up on. Say hello to delicious tinned cocktails, available for pick-up and delivery from the team at Continental Deli Newtown. Score everything from the Mar-tinny, Can-hattan, Cosmopoli-tin and even the Negroni. Order online here
Gin Lane & Cartel Bar, Chippendale
Internationally acclaimed mixologist and founder of Gin Lane on Sydney’s Kensington Street, Grant Collins, is bringing back his drive through cocktail concept from the last lockdown. Gin lovers can choose from a list of the bars best cocktails including the Blueberry Daisy, Vesper Martini and the South Side to pick up between 4:30pm and 8:30pm when those cocktail cravings hit. Browse the selection of cocktails online and text 0433 249 634 to order. Or, order online here
It’s safe to say that Re has been the most talked-about bar of 2021 and it’s all due to their zero-waste status. Following this ethos, they’re now offering sustainable cocktail options for those who didn’t get to visit the bar before lockdown or those who are just craving their next Melon Negroni. The menu features 100ml ($18) bottles or 500ml bottles ($85) of their signature cocktails like the Melon Negroni, Orchard Gimlet and the Yuzu Margarita. The best part? They’re all served in glass bottles that can be brought back for a refill and a cheeky discount on your next order. Order online here
The team from Four Pillars are making sure you keep the ‘glass half full’ frame of mind with their brand new bottled cocktail offering. They’ll be delivering bottled cocktails, as well as gin, mixers, wine and beer from Wednesday to Saturday in the LGA’s of City of Sydney, Woollahra, Waverley, Randwick, Inner West and North Sydney. Co-founder Stu Gregor will even be delivering them himself that same day of ordering. Find out more here
Lotus At Home
With Sydney’s lockdown extended, the team at Lotus Dining Group have ramped up Lotus at Home, launching a range of pre-batched cocktails. Get the XO (an espresso martini for those with nowhere to go) a Ly-Chi Martini (Lotus’ house twist on a classic lychee martini), the Szechuan Tommy’s (a northern Chinese twist on a spicy margarita) or the Davidson Plum Negroni (the signature Lotus negroni celebrating Indigenous Australian flavours). All cocktails are $17 and are available from Madame Shanghai, Lotus Dumpling Bar (Walsh Bay) and Lotus Double Bay. Order online here
The Barrie, Chippendale
The Barrie took residents inside Freda’s in June and quickly became a favourite spot for locals to listen to live music and drink cocktails. If you were one of those locals, you can now order a bunch of their cocktails takeaway. The Chai Negroni, Espresso Martini, Peanut Butter Old Fashioned and Cosmopolite are all available to order online and have delivered to your door. Order online here
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