The Bottomless Brunch is a must-do for both the true foodie and today’s modern consumer of lifestyle experiences.
So just what is a bottomless brunch? – Here’s our take:
A late morning meal of epic proportions, where the price is fixed, where one can leisurely enjoy numerous courses of fine food, where the drinks flow regularly and with few limits, and where you can sit back and giggle with friends and loved ones… what’s not to love?
The bottomless brunch – what an invention, what a time to be alive!
So whether you are celebrating a birthday, a family special event, working off a hangover or starting off a hen party, Sydney has some excellent bottomless brunches to indulge in.
Whether you want to soak up the sunshine, or dwell inside in air-conditioned splendour; whether you seek boho rustic decor or wish to dine in a modern luxurious setting, there are now a wide array of restaurants offering bottomless brunches in Sydney.
Sydney has often been ahead of the game when it comes to food trends and culinary experimentation, and the city has caught on fast to the bottomless brunch craze.
If you are not a fan of copious amounts of alcohol coupled with mouthwatering treats, then read no further.
However, if you wish to treat yourself (and others), then read on to find some of the best bottomless brunches in Sydney. We’re sure you’ll find something to your taste.
Location: 413 Bourke St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Ph: (02) 9046 8460
At Dead Ringer, you can choose a 90 minute bottomless mimosa brunch. Available every Saturday and Sunday, with last seatings at 3pm.
Dead Ringer serves sustainable and smart Modern-Australian cuisine. The Bottomless Brunch menu doesn’t just repeat the oh-so-common breakfast fare of eggs and avo smash, but instead runs to tarts, focaccias, smoked salmon fishcakes, frittatas, seafood salads, slow-roasted chicken and spiced rhubarb pavlova.
The vast majority of the menu is also gluten-free which is perfect for those with an intolerance. Vegan diets are also catered for, so long as a little notice is given.
Two hours of mimosa or presseco joy and a serving of rhubab pavlova is reason enough to wish for the weekend to come early.
Location: 106 George St, Redfern, NSW 2016 Ph: (02) 9318 1497
Misfits is a stylish oasis in the inner-city suburb of Redfern. It hosts a popular bottomless brunch on the final Saturday of each month. The menu is always interesting and the dishes alternate regularly.
But the entrees like the Salmon and potato doughnuts remain the same. They are also served with a drool-inspiring caramelised onion butter. The hearty mains include Mulloway fillet, Sirloin or Mushroom and Goats Cheese Tortellini or even, a Roast Chicken!
There is also a wide array of drinks to satisfy your thirst and these come in the form of a three-hour offering of beverages. Champagne is an option as are the regularly changing cocktails. This package is reasonably priced at $75.
Location: 17 Little Pier Street, Haymarket, Darling Harbour, NSW 2000 Ph: (02) 8217 4100
If you haven’t visited Pumphouse Sydney recently, then do yourself a favour and check it out. One of the Sydney’s first microbreweries, the Pumphouse bar and restaurant has recently experienced a substantial renovation and transformation. It really does look the goods.
Industrial chic meets cosy timber bar meets heritage-listed facade in buzzing Darling Harbour.
The relaunched Pumphouse Sydney is an excellent drinking and dining venue, fusing classic Australian pub grub with grazing dishes and small plates, a kaleidoscopic range of beers and an inventive cocktail menu (try the ‘Steam Punk’ cocktail).
In June 2022, the Pumphouse launched their Bottomless Brunch offering for the first time. Reasonably priced at $63 per person on the sunny upper terrace, from 11am – 2pm every Sunday.
Revel in a yummy seasonal menu and two hours of free-flowing drinks. We particularly loved the souffle pancake and rhubarb compote. Give it a go. It’s a fabulous dish at one of the top bottomless brunches in Sydney.
Considering hosting your own brunch for family or friends? Everyone is sure to be impressed when you serve your breakfast cocktails in the PRESTIGE Mimosa Bar Kit. These stylish carafes are perfect for everything from picnics to bridal showers.
Location: Darling Square, Shop 2/16 Nicolle Walk, Haymarket, NSW 2000 Ph: (02) 8072 8838
Just a minute or so from Pumphouse Sydney is the contemporary Vietnamese-fusion restaurant and cocktail bar, Hello Auntie.
Hello Auntie is a sister restaurant of the popular Marrickville eatery of the same name. It serves a mix of bold, modern Vietnamese dishes that both delight and surprise. There’s a cool, grey concrete interior and a very pleasant open alfresco dining area to take advantage of gorgeous Sydney mornings.
You will be able to sample truffles, shallots, ca hot tai with cured salmon, prawn dumplings and creme fraiche and wash it down with fruity spritz including lychee ginger, strawberry lime and passionfruit grape concoctions.
Hello Auntie’s bottomless brunch is available every Saturday and is an excellent way to kick off your weekend.
Location: 414 Bourke St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Ph: (02) 9331 5399
From Hello Aunty, we move on to Don’t Tell Aunty! But please don’t confuse the two as the latter is a bright and cheery Modern Indian restaurant.
Happily, this popular eatery is now serving a Bottomless Brunch which is as vibrant as the venues decor.
For $79pp you get a veritable feast plus Wines & Beers. Entrees include Don’t Tell Aunty’s fun take on nachos – their Papadi Chaat, loaded with salsa and chutneys. There’s also the extremely addictive Colonel Tso’s Cauliflower served with a punchy homemade chilli sauce. For Mains, there’s a 6 dish curry platter and you can even tuck into gulab jamun or kulfi (Indian ice cream) for dessert.
And if you really want to push the boat out, you can also upgrade your drink options to Margaritas.
What more could you want?
No wonder this is one of the finest bottomless brunches in Sydney.
Location: 504 Miller St, Cammeray, NSW 2062 Ph: (02) 9221 5127
And those over on north side of the ‘Harbour, don’t despair.
The team from Don’t Tell Aunty have opened a sibling joint – Don’t Tell Uncle – in Cammeray. And yes, this place also has a Bottomless Brunch. Check out the website for full details.
And whilst we’re over the water, here are our Best Restaurants in North Sydney
Location: 339 Pitt St, Sydney, NSW 2000 Ph: (02) 8027 8088
Luke Mangan’s new restaurant in the stunning Kimpton Margot Hotel has recently launched a five-course degustation brunch on Saturdays only. We’ve not had a chance to try it yet, but by all reports it’s excellent.
Expect high-quality fare made from the finest of local ingredients and an interesting plant-based option for vegetarian/ vegan diners. As you’d hope, the booze opton is good too: choose either Veuve or a Triennes Rose Provence.
The Kimpton Margot Hotel is a very classy hotel and boasts Sydney’s newest 5 star accommodation. The Art Deco restoration is gorgeous and is the perfect fit for a chef of Luke Magnan’s celebrity status.
This is top-end dining and not to everyone’s taste or budget. If your ideal weekend brunch is for casual, boozy, laid-back glutony, lubricated with copious amounts of alcohol and accompanied by raucous laughter and dirty jokes, then it may be best to look elsewhere.
But, if you want to indulge in understated luxury and enjoy a wonderful brunch in a breathtaking environment, then add Luke’s Kitchen to your bucket list.
Location: 81 Stanley Street Darlinghurst , NSW 2010 / No telephone
La Farmacia has deservedly earned a reputation of serving some of the best margaritas in Sydney and boasts many fascinating variations.
If you are eager to indulge in an impressive array of boutique Mexican spirits whilst absorbing the pulsating sounds of Hip Hop. It recently added a new bottomless brunch special and it’s been warmly received by the regulars.
These bottomless margaritas, rosé wine and a range of Mexican beers flow every Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 3pm. They come with a simple, but tasty set menu containing tacos, fried corn chips, flame-grilled corn and salsa, and finished off with churros with dulce de leche.
Location: 5/39-53 Campbell Parade, North Bondi, NSW 2026 Ph: 0451 845 269
Bondi’s neighbourhood favourite, Rocker Bondi, has launched an incredible bottomless brunch that pays homage to the great Australian coastline.
This restaurant boasts a European-style menu that sources local ingredients. The local burrata with pumpkin is delicious. The slow roasted lamb with honey puree is drool-inspiring.
The Bottomless Brunch menu changes with the season, and the Winter version is particularly good.
The seating asks for a minimum of four people and your package will include a selection of wines and mimosas. An arrival spritz is only $10 extra and for $45 extra you can add some bottomless margaritas.
Location: 1/37-41 Bayswater Rd, Potts Point, NSW 2011 Ph: (02) 9160 9712
It’s back to colourful Mexico for the next of our best bottomless brunches in Sydney.
This Mexican restaurant incorporates the cuisine of Sonora, a coastal state in the north-west of Mexico that is famous for it’s “tacos chingones” which translates to “badass tacos”.
This restaurant is at the forefront of Sydney’s bottomless brunch scene and it’s extensive menu offers unlimited margaritas, rosé wine and tacos. The brunch is served in two hour sessions from 12pm – 5pm, on both Saturdays and Sundays.
During this time, you’ll be able to indulge in unlimited tacos (lamb, cauliflower, chicken, wild mushroom and barramundi), salsas and delicious homemade flour tortilas.
And you’ll have unlimited margaritas, tecate beers and rose. It had me at hello 😉
Location: 182 Campbell St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Ph: 0411 673 482
This American style bar hosts two hour bottomless BBQ sessions on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays that include an array of smoked meats and a variety of beer options.
Feast on unlimited BBQ meats from the Hickory smoker (pulled pork, beef brisket, smoked chicken thigh and wings, hot Texas sausage, etc) , corn bread, pickles and fries.
Wash it down with a selection of cold beers and ciders. Just add add a few mates and you’re good to go.
Location: 3/490 Crown St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Ph: (02) 9331 3413
Yet another contender in the never-ending supply of innovative Surry Hills eateries. And even better, it whips up one of the best bottomless brunches in Sydney too.
Nour is undoubtedly one of Sydney’s most stylish restaurants and it’s authentic, Middle Eastern bottomless brunch compliments it’s gorgeous interior.
Sample some of the finest rosé, Persian spritz or Espresso Martinis alongside lamb merguez sausage with fried eggs and hash browns. The sticky chicken wings with rose petals are also a quirky option.
Nour delivers on the promise of modern, reimagined Lebanese cuisine, and is definitely not one to miss.
Location: 781-785 Elizabeth St, Zetland, NSW 2017 Ph: (02) 9699 3309
Cicco is an Italian diner that has a developed a great reputation amongst Zetland locals. There are three types of bottomless brunch packages available (bottomless mimosas, bottomless spritz or bottomless Prosecco).
You can also select from a series of set menus that are crafted specifically to enable you to indulge in mouth watering delicacies with your friends. The first menu comprises breakfast which stands at a low cost price of $35 pp.
Breakfast contains gorgeous, ricotta pancakes and homemade hash browns with a selection of eggs cooked to your preference. The lunch menu is $50pp.
There is also a full antipasti selection, homemade pizzas and ricotta cannoli dessert available to add the perfect end to your meal.
Location: Westfield Sydney, Level 7/188 Pitt St, Sydney, NSW 2000 Ph: (02) 8014 5663
This modern Middle-Eastern rooftop eatery is a great find in the middle of the CBD. Babylon’s spacious environs include an overhanging garden terrace and outside bar. There are also multiple semi-private and private dining rooms. The luxurious nine-metre bar is made from dark Gold Spanish marble.
The bottomless mezze and mimosas brunch is a fine combination. Enjoy a chef’s selection of fine Middle-Eastern food, with both a standard and an upgrade menu available.
Babylon’s delicious offerings include flatbread, hummus and waffle seed sukkah, pan fried halloumi, lentil kofta, matbucha, woodfired skewers and broad bean falafel.
Dietary restrictions can be accommodated, so long as they are notified at time of booking.
Check out our look at the Best Rooftop Bars in Sydney
Location: 33 Bayswater Rd, Potts Point, NSW 2011 Ph: (02) 9331 0126
This contemporary Mexican restaurant has a great vibe, and is located in the bustling suburb of Potts Point, in the East of the city.
The bottomless brunch deal includes margaritas, sparkling wine and a range of Mexican beers. You can expect such delights as Spicy Salt Calamares with Chipotle May, a selection of Tacos, BBQ corn cob and luxurious cinnamon doughnut balls.
This menu is filled with a vast array of options to suit every appetite and also includes vegetarian options like zucchini taquitos and avocado Baja tacos.
Located: 1 Young St, Neutral Bay, NSW 2089 Ph: (02) 9904 5691
Located on the lower North Shore suburb of Neutral Bay, SoCal takes its influence from Southern California and the menu channels the laid-back, summery vibes of the Golden State.
This works for me as I’ve always regarded Sydney as the Southern California of Australia, whereas Melbourne is the New York.
SoCal is inspired by ‘share-style’ street food, punchy dishes packed with Latin Americal spices and fresh sauces.
If Latin American flavours are your thing, check out our review of Panama House. It also does a bottomless brunch!
The bottomless rosé lunches offer a SoCal banquet plus unlimited rosé or sangria.
You’ll need a minimum of four people to dine but for $69 you’ll be able to indulge in chickpea and mushroom fritters, shoestring fries and a shed load of tacos. Soak up the sun on the terrace and allow this bottomless brunch to lift your spirits.
Location: 85A Crown St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Ph: (02) 8322 2007
Once again we find ourselves back in Surry Hills. This suburb really has embraced the concept of the leisurely weekend bottomless brunch.
The Winery runs a popular bottomless brunch every Saturday and Sunday, with Saturday having an additional 4.30pm session. Bookings are limited and essential.
For two hours you will be served an endless variety of bubbles coupled with three courses; cheese boards, arancini with dips and mini burgers with sweet potato fries plus a gelato champagne spider to finish.
You can also select the “disco bellinis” package which includes a whole array of live entertainment to add fun to your feast.
Perfect your breakfast game with the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker. This sleek, easy-to-use sandwich maker cooks breakfast muffins and more in minutes and comes in a range of attractive colours.
Location: 6 Hunt St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010 / Ph: (02) 8283 9146 (also venues in Chatswood and Parramatta)
Butter runs popular venues in Surry Hills, Chatswood and out west in Parramatta. Butter’s funky hybrid eateries combine fried chicken, Hip Hop, champagne and sneakers.
It’s weird but it works. Just don’t expect your standard restaurant or bar.
These buzzing fried chicken haunts have captured the zeitgeist and now run bottomless brunches every Saturday and Sunday.
It’s not sophisticated fine-dining, but it is absolutely delicious. You get awesome fried chicken, mushrooms, Aphrodite halloumi, and a range of side options with gorgeous sauces.
Their popular ramen gravy is a must-try as are the cinnamon doughnuts for dessert.
You’ll also have three different booze options – a choice of Chandon Blanc De Blanc or Hennessy VS Lemon Ice Tea Punch or NV Veuve Clicquot.
What more could you possibly need for one of the best bottomless brunches in Sydney.
Location: 288 Bondi Road, Bondi, NSW 2026 Ph: (02) 9388 1451
Carbon is a charming Bondi restaurant, specialising in woodfired Mexican dishes and signature share plates.
On weekends it serves a generous Bottomless Brunch, with all-you-can-eat tacos and bottomless margaritas from 12pm – 5pm.
These tacos are packed with pork, chicken, mushroom and lamb. And the authentic, cactus tacos are also a delicious alternative.
Location: George St Entry Via, 350 Angel Pl, Sydney, NSW 2000 Ph: (02) 9223 0158
INDU Dining is a restaurant which champions the village food and hospitality of Sri Lanka and the Southern Indian states.
Fortunately, on Saturdays the kitchen do this in the form of a bottomless brunch from 12-3pm. Even better, participants have the options of either wine or gin & tonic. Bring it on!
Running for 90mins and costing $85pp, the menu varies according to availability. However, if you’re lucky, you may get to try Amma’s daal with red lentil & mustard seed, or the amazing egg hopper with eggplant pickle, lunu miris, pomegranate pearls & coconut sambal.
It might be one of the newer players on the scene, but it’s already one of the top bottomless brunches in Sydney.
And for more of the best Indian Restaurants in Sydney, click here.
Location: Rooftop, Level 10/100 Miller St, North Sydney, NSW 2060 Ph: (02) 8904 9108
We’re continuing our run through of the top bottomless brunches in Sydney with a venue that does great food in a stunning tropical oasis setting. And did we mention that it’s also on a rooftop and so awash with natural light? What more could you want for a relaxing weekend catch up?
Open with a Grazing Plate featuring prawn toast and spring rolls, amongst other tempting morsels. From there, we’d dive straight into the Hainanese chicken rice, but you might want to try the salmon sashimi or salt and pepper squid first.
The Green Moustache bottomless brunch happens every Saturday and Sunday from 11.30am. For $85pp you get delicious food plus 2 hours of Rose, Prosecco and Pale Ale. However, the big bonus is the setting. Seriously, you’ll think you’re having breakfast in tropical Port Douglas rather than bustling North Sydney!
Whilst we’re mentioning Port Douglas, check out our recommendations on where to eat if you find yourself in tropical North Queensland
To conclude, Sydney has a wide variety of bottomless brunch options available to the avid traveller and keen locals.
Bottomless brunches are perfect for casual weekend gatherings of family and friends. Whether you want to dine out on a sun drenched terrace or nurse a hangover within a darkened interior, take up the opportunity to get out this weekend and partake in one of modern life’s great inventions.