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St Patrick’s Day Guide 2016

Where to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2016

The Glenmore, The Rocks

Cheers (with a Guinness) to one of Ireland’s patron saints St Patrick, on the rooftop of The Glenmore this St. Patrick’s Day. As you overlook views of Sydney Harbour, enjoy pork and fennel sausages, colcannon and peas complete with Guinness and onion gravy. Perfect for the lovers of the “black stuff”, there will be a Guinness pop-up bar on the rooftop, and Irish entertainment will begin at 5pm. Dress in a touch of green (or a kilt if you’re feeling adventurous), listen to the Irish bagpipes and you’ll feel like you’re partying in a local Dublin pub.

Food special: $23 for a pork and fennel sausage, colcannon and peas with Guinness and onion gravy. Available from Tuesday, 15 March to Monday, 21 March.
Opening hours: 11am-12am
Website: theglenmore.com.au
Address: 96 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
Phone:  02 9247 4794

The Royal, Leichhardt

If you’re in the inner-west this St. Patrick’s Day, The Royal is the place to be. Revel in true Irish spirit with a lamb shank and root vegetable Guinness pot pie complete with a side of mash and, of course, a pint of Guinness. The local Leichhardt pub will be transformed into an Irish fella’s dream, so head on down dressed in your best green.

Food special: $26 for a lamb shank and root vegetable Guinness pot pie with mash. Available from Tuesday, 15 March to Monday, 21 March.
Opening hours: 10am-3am
Website: theroyalleichhardt.com.au
Address: 156 Norton Street, Leichhardt
Phone: 02 9569 2638

The Tudor, Redfern

You’ll be feeling like a true Irish chap at The Tudor this St. Patrick’s Day! The local Redfern pub will be serving up a slow-cooked pulled lamb and Guinness pie complete with mash and peas. The “black stuff” (Guinness) will be on tap all day long. Fair play, as they say.

Food special: $21.50 for a slow cooked pulled lamb and Guinness pie with mash and peas. Available from Tuesday, 15 March to Monday, 21 March.
Opening hours: 11.30am-10pm
Website: tudorhotel.com.au
Address: 90 Pitt Street, Redfern
Phone: 02 9310 4314

The Australian Heritage Hotel, The Rocks

Dress in your best green outfit and celebrate all things Irish at The Australian this St. Patricks Day. The iconic Aussie pub will transform into an Irish lads dream – be prepared to feast on slow cooked Irish stew, potatoes, carrots, cabbage and rye bread with a side of Guinness. As they say in Ireland, that’s savage (brilliant)!

Food special: $23.50 for a slow cooked Irish stew with potatoes, carrots and cabbage with rye bread. Available from Tuesday, 15 March to Monday, 21 March.
Opening hours: 10am-12am
Website: australianheritagehotel.com
Address: 100 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
Phone: 02 9247 2229

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