Where is open in Sydney on New Years’ Eve and New Years’ Day

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Welcome to 2023 – almost.

They say that where and how you ring in the new year will set you on the right – or in some cases, wrong! – path for the next 12 months of the year. So, choose wisely.

Here are some places in Sydney that are offering options for New Years Eve and New Years Day.


Anason Sydney food table

A modern Turkish restaurant and mezebar inspired by the seaside meyhanes of Istanbul.

NYE Open Hours:

12pm – 10pm: NYE & NYD


Maydanoz Sydney restaurant dining room

An Aegean Turkish coast inspired bar and restaurant paying homage to the region’s vegetarian and olive oil driven casual meze bars.

NYE Open Hours:

5pm – 10pm: NYE 

Closed: NYD

Portside Sydney Harbour

Portside Sydney Harbour

A full house ticket ($995pp) includes outdoor seating with unobstructed views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and firework display, access to the private VIP lounge with seating and table service, 5.5hr premium beverage package of free flowing French Champagne, premium wine and beer, continuous food service of canapes and grazing stations and live entertainment with the incredible mega DJ line up.

$995 for a 5.5 hour food and drink package. More info here

Barangaroo House:

Barangaroo House bar DJ

House Bar @ Barangaroo House

NYE party with Sydney’s hottest DJs playing from 4pm and into the night. The bar will open for service with drinks and snacks. Book here

Rekodo @ Barangaroo House

NYE party with live vinyl DJs, Omakase menu, and a 3-hour beverage package for $250pp including a cocktail on arrival, free-flowing wine and Asahi and midnight Champagne. Book here

Smoke Bar @ Barangaroo House

NYE party with a canape package, live entertainment and a cocktail on arrival for $160pp. Smoke is a standing event. Bookings and walk-ins will be available throughout the afternoon and early evening. Book here



NYE dinner of a shared style set menu featuring charred scampi with tamari, sake vinegar and coastal greens; sea tiger prawns with garlic, parsley and oyster sauce, fried steam buns; David Blackmore MB9 wagyu beef cooked over charcoal with jus; warm dark chocolate custard with date, hazelnut and roasted milk chocolate crisp. $220pp, book here


Love Fish

Do NYE right with a $99pp minimum spend from a la carte menu (children under 12 $30pp minimum spend, kids menu available). Book here

The Meat & Wine Co

Steak meat wine

Do a NYE dinner with a four course set menu for $150pp (option to add on beverage package $60pp). Book here


Untied Sydney

Celebrate with a NYE dinner at a 4-hour Over The Rainbow Bottomless Frose, beers & wine + 11-piece roaming canapes throughout the night. DJs from 7pm. Get it for $199pp, book here


Zushi sushi food

Welcome in the new year right with a NYE dinner of 9-course tasting menu for $125pp. Book here