Our map of Sydney bars doing delivery cocktails (and takeaway, too)

Need a cocktail fix? These Sydney bars are doing delivery cocktails.

Our map of Sydney bars doing delivery cocktails (and takeaway, too)
Canned cocktails from Old Mate's Place, Sydney. Photo: Christopher Pearce

With the end of Sydney's lockdown still some time away, you may be needing a fix from some of the city's best bars (we know we sure do). On the map here, we'll run a regularly updated list of the bars doing delivery cocktails — it's never going to be as good as the real thing, but it's the next best thing, and every order you make helps a little to keep the bars going until this lockdown lifts.

Is your bar doing delivery cocktails? Drop us an email at editorial@boothby.com.au to let us know.

1. Maybe Sammy

115 Harrington St, The Rocks

Fancy cocktails, delivered from the number 11 bar on the World's 50 Best Bars list? Maybe Sammy can do that. They have three of their award-winning cocktails available for delivery, each coming in a beautiful bottle — and you can pick up hospitality grade, crystal clear ice with your delivery.

2. Re

2 Locomotive St, Eveleigh

The highly-acclaimed cocktail bar Re has become the Re-Up Bottle Store — a bottle shop with natural wines and cocktails from some of the world’s best bartenders. The cocktails from Re are available in a trio of sizes — from 100ml, 250ml and 500ml — and they’ve been switching up what’s on offer each week; we can recommend the Saint Peter Martini, it's one of the best drinks we've had all year.

3. Old Mate's Place

Level 4, 199 Clarence St, Sydney

With one of the widest ranges of cocktails available for delivery, your good mates from Old Mate's Place are open for both pick up and delivery within a 10km radius from the bar. Each order also comes with world class complimentary ice from Bare Bones Ice Co. They also have a range of wine available at reasonable prices, and you can grab some VB throwdowns while you're at it.

4. PS40

Skittle Ln, Sydney

PS40 honed their cocktail delivery chops in the first lockdown last year, so you just know you're getting their acclaimed inventive flavours served to your door in convenient bottled form. They've got a Snap Pack which is your best bet.

5. Continental Deli Bar Bistro

210 Australia St, Newtown

Continental have been putting cocktails in cans since the day they opened — we still think their Mar-tinny is one of the best Martinis you're going to get anywhere. They're open from 10am for takeaway and delivery, with some of the city's best food on offer as well.

6. Earl's Juke Joint

407 King St, Newtown

Earl's are putting their considered cocktailing talents into bottle form, with riffs on classics being the go to — you just know you'll be having a good time with their Chilli Mandarin Margarita.

7. The Cumberland

17/19 Central Ave, Manly

Manly's best cocktail bar is offering two cocktails through its sister venue, InSitu — give their Banana Bread Old Fashioned a go, and grab some deli meats while you're at it.

8. Jacoby's Tiki Bar

154 Enmore Rd, Enmore

The best damn tiki bar in town makes a banging Pina Colada in the can — they're open for takeaway only, and your drinks are canned to order.

9. Door Knock.

70 Pitt St, Sydney

We love Door Knock. Not only can you get their delicious drinks, wine, and eats delviered to your door in a handsome hamper, they're also doing their bit to support Sydney's hospo staff who are doing it tough right now.

10. Burrow Bar

96 Clarence St, Sydney

Delivering within a radius of 10km, Sydney bartender favourite Burrow Bar is not just selling their cocktails — Blue Daiquiris, anyone? — but you can also get preview eats from their new Vietnamese bar and diner upstairs (it's set to open once Sydney does).

11. Rosenbaum & Fuller

13 O'Brien St, Bondi Beach

Bondi and surrounds, you can get delicious drinks and eats from local joint Rosenbaum & Fuller. Hit up their Instagram page to check the week's menu, as it changes week to week.

12. The Barrie

107-109 Regent St, Chippendale

The Barrie opened just a few months back in Chippendale, and in the lockdown their offering delivery from Tuesday to Saturday — their cocktails, like the Peanut Butter Old Fashioned, come in 250ml and 500ml bottles.

13. The Hive Bar

93 Erskineville Rd, Erskineville

The Hive Bar has been a fixture of good drinking in Erskineville for years, and through this lockdown they've opened a pick up window for bottled Margaritas, Negronis, Bloody Marys and more (burgers, too). You can also have them delivered through Bopple and Door Dash.

14. Corretto Dee Why

1/24 The Strand, Dee Why

Corretto gives Sydney's northern beaches some great eating and drinking, with cocktails from the award-winning Kurtis Bosley our favourite feature. During the lockdown they're open for takeaway everyday from 7am, and doing delivery Friday to Sunday — which means you can still enjoy a lockdown boozy lunch delivered to your door.

15. Alma at Avalon

47 Old Barrenjoey Rd, Avalon Beach

Alma is giving those in Sydney's deep north — in Avalon, that is — a little taste of Mexico: they're doing both takeaway and delivery for top notch tacos and burritos but, more importantly, they're providing their Margaritas (and variations) ready to pour.

16. Four Pillars Laboratory

410 Crown St, Surry Hills

Eileen's Bar at the Four Pillars Lab in Surry Hills is, in our mind, one of the best bars for cocktails in town. During lockdown, they're keeping drinks director James Irvine busy with new bottled cocktails released every week (there's always at least four on the go, too). You can also pick up a gin from their ever expanding range — they're delivering same day (Wednesday to Saturday) for orders before 12pm to LGAs of City of Sydney, Inner West, Woollahra, Waverley, Randwick, North Sydney, Mosman, Canada Bay, Lane Cove with the occasional Northern Beaches trip. The store on Crown Street is open as well, 7 days a week from 11am to 6pm.

17. The Roosevelt

32 Orwell St, Potts Point

The Roosevelt is offering its classic, yesteryear sense of good food and drink for delivery, takeaway, and drive up pick up; they've got one of the fullest cocktail offerings we've seen (both The Roosevelt signature drinks and expertly execeuted classics are available), and fine dining on offer too — there's enough really good stuff to make a night of it. They're also delivering a killer Sunday roast. Hey, you might even forget about the lockdown a little while.

18. The Duke of Clarence

152-156 Clarence St, Sydney

The Duke of Clarence is famous for its Sunday roasts — we're rather fond of them, too — and you can have them delivered every Sunday during lockdown. Just get your orders in before 5pm on Saturday, and you'll have their great roasts delivered to you between midday and 3pm on Sunday. Sorted, innit.

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