Say cheers to Sydney’s best spritz cocktails.
No matter the occasion, a spritz cocktail is always a good idea. Whether you’re celebrating the weekend or a special event, these sparkling tipples are fruity, flavoursome, and full of fun. Discover our favourite spots to score a spritz cocktail in Sydney below!
Babylon Rooftop, CBD
A refreshing spritz on a balmy day is a no-brainer and, thankfully, Babylon has added one to their cocktail collection for summer. The Antalya Spritz is made with Ketel One vodka, Little Blanc, St. Germain, raspberry, lime and topped with Prosecco ($20). Partner it with a few meze plates and you’ve got yourself a killer combo for after-work drinks. Find out more here.
The Bank Hotel, Newtown
Fancy a spritz cocktail this silly season? Head to the iconic Newtown pub, The Bank Hotel to sip your way through their limited-edition Merry Spritzman menu, with three spritz cocktails to choose from. Find out more here.
Bar Ombré, Circular Quay
Looking for a refreshing spritz this summer? Head to the heart of Circular Quay and swing by Bar Ombré by Salt Meats Cheese. This waterside rooftop bar is the perfect spot for a refreshing drink, bringing a little slice of the Italian Riviera, its vibrancy, creative charm, and flavoursome fare to Sydney Harbour.
The suave rooftop bar in the heart of Circular Quay is an ode to the Mediterranean nation’s seaside haven, full of character embracing a coastal vibrant palette, colourful furniture, lush greenery, making it the perfect spot to catch up with friends with a spritz in hand.
Every Sunday in January Bar Ombré will be hosting Spritz Sundays, slinging $12 spritz cocktails as well as live DJ sets. Don’t miss their Aperitivo Hour (Mondays from 4-6pm) to enjoy $5 bites and $12 spritz cocktails. Find out more here.
Bulletin Place, Sydney
Looking for a top-notch spritz cocktail in Sydney? Look no further than the institutional CBD cocktail bar, Bulletin Place. This top-notch team of bartending talent will have you sipping some of the best cocktails in the city. This summer, don’t miss their Belsazar Rosé Spritz ($20), crafted with Belsazar rosé, prosecco, and soda. Find out more here.
The Clock, Surry Hills
Set in the heart of Surry Hills, there’s no better spot to sip a spritz than The Clock. Nab a seat on their sundrenched balcony and enjoy one of three limited-edition spritz cocktails this summer. Find out more here.
Dead Ringer, Surry Hills
Head to Surry Hills for a flavourful brunch, long lunch, or dinner at Dead Ringer. This top-notch all-day dining spot has a delicious range of cocktails to choose from, including their Lady Marmalade Spritz ($17, crafted with blanco vermouth, kumquat and vanilla, and prosecco). Find out more here.
The Golden Sheaf, Double Bay
This festive season, head to The Golden Sheaf for a delicious Spritzmas menu. Toast to the silly season with three delicious bespoke spritz cocktails, including a Summer Spritz, Christmas Spritz, and Frosty Fruit Spirt. Find out more here.
Head to the heart of the CBD to find the French restaurant and cocktail bar, Kittyhawk. If you’re on the hunt for a delicious spritz cocktail, you’ve come to the right place. Inspired by the Liberation of Paris in 1944, this luxe cocktail bar brings old world charm to the heart of Sydney. Don’t miss their Dope Calypso ($20), crafted with Lillet Blanc, Calypso hopped gin, lemon juice, Aperol, and topped with skewered grapefruit wedge. Find out more here.
Matteo, Double Bay & CBD
Pretend you’re on the Amalfi Coast this summer with a spritz in-hand at Matteo. With locations in Double Bay and in the CBD, you’ll have no excuse but to swing by for a spritz cocktail and snack. Make sure to try their Matteo Spritz ($19, featuring Campari, Aperol, Aranciata Rossa, rhubarb bitters, and prosecco) or their Downtown Spritz ($19). Find out more here.
Paddo Inn, Paddington
Celebrate the last moments of 2020 with a spritz in-hand at Paddo Inn. This festive season, this Paddington local has curated a trio of spritz cocktails available for a limited time only. Find out more here.
For a unique cocktail bar experience in the middle of the city, you can’t go past a spritz cocktail at PS40. Don’t miss their Ritz cocktail ($23), crafted with Johnie Walker Black whisky, cherry blossom vermouth, galangal spice, strawberry shrub, verjus and spritz. Find out more here.
Quick Brown Fox Eatery, Pyrmont
If you like your spritz bottomless, you can enjoy as many Aperol Spritz as you’d like for just $40 per person during their daily bottomless brunch offer. The small catch is you have to order a food item to go with it but with the likes of Banoffee Pie Waffles (with mascarpone, fresh bananas, caramel, chocolate ganache, biscuit crumbs, and golden syrup ice cream), Buttermilk Pancakes (with toffee, fresh blackberries, salted pecan crumble and passionfruit icecream) or Mushroom Toaiste (triple cheese, Swiss brown mushrooms, truffle paste crème fraiche on sourdough) to choose from, this is not an arduous task. Available 8 – 11am daily for a 90-minute sitting. Find out more here.
The Rook, CBD
One of the city’s searched for rooftop bars also happens to serve some of the best spritz cocktails in Sydney. Head to The Rook for a range of top-notch boozy spritzes, including their Quincy Lime and Apple Spritzer and Quincy Passionfruit and Mango Spritzer. Find out more here.
Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel
Spend summer sipping delicious spritz cocktails at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel. This waterfront spot has an epic menu of ‘Spritz Yourself’ cocktails, each just $16. Start with a classic Aperol Spritz before trying their Amalfi Spritz, Tequila Fresca, and Pin Gin Spritz. Find out more here.