Say cheers to World Margarita Day on Saturday, February 22nd at these top Sydney watering holes.
After a long week in the office, kicking back with a cocktail in hand sounds pretty sweet to us. And one of our favourite orders is the classic margarita, mixed with top-notch tequila, lime and served in a salt-rimmed glass. In fact, this drink has earned itself its very own national holiday, World Margarita Day. Celebrated annually on February 22nd, this one-day fiesta invites bars from across the globe to mix and serve their best margaritas. So, where can you go to celebrate this epic holiday this weekend? Find out more below!
Get lost in the flavours of authentic market-to-table Mexican cuisine with a drink in hand at Méjico. In honour of World Margarita Day, Méjico is hosting a day of celebrations not to be missed on Saturday, February 22nd. Swing by to sip your way through the venue’s classic margaritas for just $10 along with limited-edition special Margarita Day tacos (crafted by chef Leo) along with live music from 6-10pm. Plus, if snap and share your margarita experience at Méjico and tag the restaurant on Instagram you’ll go into the draw to win a Classic Feed Me for Two set menu. To find out more, click here.
Chica Bonita, CBD
Looking for a delicious deal this World Margarita Day? Look no further than Chica Bonita CBD, serving up an exclusive series of drinks and dishes for one-day-only. Expect a menu of six exclusive margaritas on offer (curated by head bartender Carlos Valdivia), including the ‘Classic’ as well as the oh-so-spicy ‘Japaleno’, infused with an added serve of jalapeño and a splash of orange. All margaritas will be served for just $10, along with signatures $5 tacos during lunch service (including flavours such as the BBQ Suckling Pig and Middle Eastern-inspired Tacos Arabes). For more information and to book your spot, click here.
North Bondi Fish, Bondi
Margaritas with a side of water views, yes please! Live the beachside dream at North Bondi Fish this World Margarita Day with a menu of delicious margaritas, curated in partnership with Patrón Tequila. Expect every kind of flavour under the sun, from habanero to passionfruit and grapefruit and even ginger. Plus, on Saturday, February 29th you’ll be able to curate your own DIY margarita by choosing your spirit, flavour and salt ring. Plus, you can also score special Sydney rock oysters topped with a frozen margarita and coriander for $6 a pop. Find out more here.
Harpoon Harry, Surry Hills
Closer to the city, you’ll find a Surry Hills institution serving up an epic series of well-made margaritas. From 11:30am to 10pm Saturday, February 22nd head to Harpoon Harry to celebrate World Margarita Day. The bar will be serving up $10 margaritas (including flavours such as Jalapeño, Coconut and Mango) along with a variety of Mexican snacks likes tacos and nachos for a true fiesta of flavour. Find out more here.
Solotel Group x Patrón Tequila
When it comes to mixing a great margarita the crew from Patrón Tequila know how its done. And this World Margarita Day, they’ve teamed up with 8 of Solotel’s top venues to serve up exclusive $10 margs for one-day-only. From Chiswick in the Gallery to House Bar at Barangaroo House, there’s plenty of spots across the city to find an epic margarita. Find out more here.
SoCal, Neutral Bay
Over the bridge, one of the best spots to celebrate World Margarita Day is Neutral Bay’s SoCal. Known as a hot spot for delicious tequila drinks, on February 22nd the bar will be mixing all the classics including their Frozen Margarita and Tommy’s Margarita, along with a special bespoke drink curated by their mixology team. This limited edition gin-twist on a classic margarita, the ‘Gin-gerita’ will feature Brookie’s Gin, Orange Curacao, ginger, citrus, aquafaba ($18). Count us in. To find out more, click here.
The Butler, Potts Point
Get ready for a trio of Margie specials thanks to the crew from Potts Point’s The Butler. Available from Monday, February 17th to Sunday, February 23rd, The Butler is putting on a fiesta for tequila lovers with their limited edition Los Tres Amigos menu. Start with the ‘Jiri’s’, a fresh alcoholic green juice before moving onto the ‘Geoffrey’s’ (a warm, smoky mix loaded with orange) before finishing with the ‘Lyndsay’s’, a spicy, tropical cocktail. Find out more here.