8 Happy Hour Spots in Sydney on Fridays

Universally loved and locally cherished, the term happy hour has transformed over the last few years from a designated cheap drinking hour into an inviting dose of daily specials on food and drinks at even the most popular locations across Sydney. Traditionally held on a Friday as an end of week celebration, many participating vendors now hold a range of Sydney happy hour offers across the whole week.

Don’t worry if you’re not a local though, we have compiled our favourite happy hour spots in Sydney for you to take advantage of during your stay.

So, where are the best happy hours in Sydney?

Martin Place Bar

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Martin Place Bar - 51 Martin Place, Sydney

Most popular among city workers, this contemporary space is located in the bustling heart of Sydney and offers daily happy hour specials you won’t want to miss! The best is saved for last with $5 drinks on Fridays from 5pm8pm.

  • Monday (4pm - 8pm) - $4.50 Beer & $5 Wine
  • Tuesday (4pm - 9pm) - $5 Sav Blanc & $12 Pizzettes
  • Wednesday (6pm - 9pm/10pm) - $14 Rump Steaks & $5 Hahn Super Drys
  • Thursday (6pm - 10pm) - $19 burger with Sweet Potato Fries
  • Friday (5pm - 8pm) - $5 Drinks

The Morrison Sydney

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The Morrison Bar & Oyster Room - 225 George St, Sydney

Looking for something a little fancier? The Morrison Bar offers a delicious selection of oysters, classy cocktails and chic style. A must visit while in Sydney with happy hour specials running all week!

  • All Week (5pm - 7pm) - $5 House beer, Wine & Spirits
  • All Week (12pm - 10pm) - $10 Cocktails in the Parlour Bar
  • All Week (6pm - 9pm) $10 - Selected Burgers in the Parlour Bar
  • All Week (8:30pm - 11pm) - $12 Espresso Martinis
  • Wednesday (6pm - 7pm) - $1 Oysters

El Loco at Slip Inn

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El Loco at Slip Inn - 111 Sussex St, Sydney

Mexican food and a happy hour special every day of the week, what more could you possibly need from this Sydney restaurant?

  • All Week (6pm - 8pm) - $6 Schooners, Wine & Spirits + $7 Pints

Royal George Hotel

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The Royal George - 320 George St, Sydney

Full of charm and all week specials, The Royal George is always a crowd pleaser with their happy hour offers.

  • All Week (5pm - 7pm) - $6 Beer, Wine & Spirits + $1 Spicy Buffalo Wings

Porterhouse Irish Pub

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Porterhouse Irish Pub - 233 Riley St, Surry Hills

Located just across the street from the ADGE Hotel, the Porterhouse Irish Pub will make you feel right at home. Did we mention their happy hour specials run daily and not just on Fridays?

  • All Week (12pm - 10pm) - $7 Pints of Guinness, Kilkenny & Magners

Frankie's Pizza

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Frankie’s Pizza - 50 Hunter Street, Sydney

Pizza, pinball and craft beer, what more could you ask for? Frankie’s Pizza is a rocking venue in Sydney boasting huge $3 pizza slices and $3 drinks during their ever-popular daily happy hour!

  • All Week (4pm - 6pm) - $3 Pizza Slices & $3 Beer, Wine & Spirits

Quay Bar

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Quay Bar - 31 Alfred St, Sydney

It’s happy hour with a view at the Quay Bar! Enjoy creative cocktails, a bite to eat or some dinner with a little less impact on your wallet with their daily specials.

  • Mon, Tue, Wed (5pm - 7pm) - $6 Beer, Wine & Sparkling
  • Thursday (6pm - 9pm) - $23 Schnitzel & Beer
  • Friday (6pm - 9pm) - $23 Burger & Beer

What are you waiting for?

We highly recommend all of these happy hour spots in Sydney on Fridays or any other day they have specials running. We hope you take advantage of our favourite happy hour locations in Sydney, you won’t regret it!

Please Note*: Happy hour specials and times subject to change by the provider. Please contact the restaurant or bar directly for more information on their happy hour / special offers.

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