Top spots to cheers with a Guinness this St Patrick’s Day

The Glenmore Hotel, The Rocks
Cheers with a Guinness to one of Ireland’s patron saints on the rooftop of The Glenmore this St Patrick’s Day. Dress in a touch of green (or a kilt if you’re feeling adventurous), listen to Irish music and indulge in bangers and mash with Guinness onion gravy ($23) all whilst overlooking views of Sydney harbour.

Opening hours: 11am-1am
Website: theglenmore.com.au
Address: 96 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
Phone:  02 9247 4794

The Australian Heritage Hotel, The Rocks
Iconic Sydney pub, The Australian Heritage Hotel goes green this St Pat’s Day. Step dance to Irish folk music as you sip on pints of Guinness and Jameson all day long. With food and drink specials including Dublin coddle ($20): traditional Irish dish of sausages, bacon, onions and potatoes, and mini Guinness shots (Kahlua and Baileys), there’ll be good craic all round.

Opening hours: 11am-12am
Address: 100 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
Phone: 02 9247 2229

The Royal, Leichhardt
Don your best green outfit and revel in all things Irish at The Royal Leichhardt this St Patrick’s Day. Feast on Guinness and beef skillet pie with mash and peas ($22) and wash it all down with a pint of obligatory Guinness or Irish coffee (if need an extra pick-me-up). Live Irish music keeps you on your feet until the wee hours of the morning.

Opening hours: 10am-3am
Website: theroyalleichhardt.com.au
Address: 156 Norton Street, Leichhardt
Phone: 02 9569 2638

The Tudor, Redfern
Redfern local, The Tudor goes Irish this St Pat’s Day. Indulge in beef and Guinness pie with creamy mash and peas ($14) paired with a cold pint of the “black stuff”. If you’re feeling adventurous, sip on a Baileys martini ($16) all whilst wearing your best green outfit. Live Irish music plays throughout the day and kids are kept entertained with chocolate gold coin hunting at lunch time.

Opening hours: 10am-12am
Website: tudorhotel.com.au
Address: 90 Pitt Street, Redfern
Phone: 02 9310 4314

Toormina Hotel, Toormina
Get into the Irish spirit at Toormina’s newly-renovated local watering hole, The Toormina Hotel. Feast on Guinness cottage pie ($15) while sipping on green goblin cocktails ($8) and pints of Guinness in the courtyard. Don your most stylish green attire, there’s prizes for best-dressed and live Irish music plays from 8pm.

Opening hours: 10am-12pm
Website: toorminahotel.com.au
Address: Lot 1, 13 Minorca Place, Toormina
Phone: 02 6653 1039