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Come in Spinner: Where to Play Two-Up in Sydney this Anzac Day

The beloved Aussie tradition can legally only ever be played on ANZAC Day. Here's where to play Two-Up in Sydney.

The Beresford

Anzac Day. It’s the only day of the year when Aussies can legally bet on coin tossing, and locals from all over get involved with the tradition. Whether it's two-up and techno or a more family-friendly affair, our stunning harbour-side city has something for everyone this ANZAC Day. 

Better still, a lot of venues will be giving back to various veteran charities with their winnings. Post-dawn service, here’s where you can play Two-Up in Sydney this ANZAC Day, Thursday, April 25 2024. 

The Argyle

Anzac Day Two-Up: The Rocks

The Argyle, The Rocks

Promising Sydney's biggest Two-Up arena, The Argyle is the perfect place to pick up an all-day sausage sizzle or simply soak up the electric atmosphere. The Argyle’s courtyard will transform into a giant Two-Up arena with live music and entertainment throughout the day. Even better is the fact it's a free entry with no bookings needed. 

18 Argyle Street, The Rocks

The Glenmore Hotel, The Rocks

If you decide to go to the Glenmore for Anzac Day, know that a) you’re probably going to have to wait in line for a little while, and b) it will be worth it. Even if you don’t play, the rooftop is a winner, with Two-Up starting from midday, along with live performances from The Scotts Marching Band, Hot Potato Band and rooftop DJs. 

96 Cumberland Street, The Rocks

The Clock

Anzac Day Two-Up: Inner City

The Chippo, Chippendale

Does it get more Aussie than two-up and techno? We think not. The Chippo is famous for its ANZAC Day party, which features two-up from 11am and Sydney's finest selectors across three levels. Tickets cost $45 and you can get them here.

87-91 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale 

The Dolphin, Surry Hills

Jump into the largest Two-Up ring in Surry Hills at The Dolphin this Anzac Day. Pouring local beers, playing an all Aussie soundtrack tunes, serving up their iconic ‘RSL’ rissole sambo, and of course, Two-Up, you are in for a bumper Anzac Day. The fun begins at 10am on the dot, and will rage on until late in the evening. 

412 Crown Street, Surry Hills

The Clock, Surry Hills

The courtyard at The Clock hosts Two-Up from midday where you can play on ground level or for something totally different, play with a fishing rod (yes, a fishing rod!) from upstairs balconies. Doors open from 10am with plenty of easy-eats options on the day and fun entertainment.

354 Bourke Street, Surry Hills

The Old Fitz 

Serving up all our favourite Aussie classics, The Old Fitz will be celebrating ANZAC day with a sausage sizzle, lamb and gravy rolls, chicken and gravy rolls, prawn skewers and two-up from 12pm. Spilling out onto the streets and hosted by drag legend Marilyn Mootrub, it's going to be a good one. 

129 Dowling Street, Woolloomooloo 


Fancy a live pipe performance with your Two-Up? Head to Forrester's and partake in the festivities with doors opening from 11am.

336 Riley Street, Surry Hills

Edinburgh Castle Hotel, CBD

This central CBD pub will be open from 8am so you can swing by right after the march, with Two-Up starting at midday. Plus, they'll be donating money from  Karma Keg of Carlton Draught for Legacy to support the families of the servicemen and servicewomen who have lost their lives or been injured in the line of duty.

294 Pitt Street, Sydney

Kings Cross Hotel, Potts Point

From midday, the Kings Cross Hotel will be serving up delicious food specials and Two-Up. They'll also be raising money for Legacy by offering a Karma Keg of Carlton Draught on the day.

244-248 William Street, Potts Point


We do so love a cold beer from BrewDog and this Anzac Day they're catering to the masses with Two-Up in the beer garden from 12pm and DJs from 1pm.

Bay 1 Locomotive Workshops, 2 Locomotive Street, Eveleigh 


Taphouse will be open from 11am all the way though to sundown come Anzac Day. On top of the Two-Up ring there will be Chinese food to feast on and a special menu of $9 drinks with $1 from every schooner of Philter Super Cool donated to Legacy. 

122 Finders Street, Darlinghurst


Perfectly placed for a post-parade bev, Morrison's will open at 8am with a free sausage sizzle running from 8am to 11:30am. T

225 George Street, Sydney 

Jacksons on George 

Jacksons on George has it all this Anzac Day with the biggest rooftop two-up ring in the CBD. The doors will swing open at 7am with two-up kicking off at 11. $5 beer for veterans, live music an all-day BBQ menu will also be up for grabs. $2 from every LP's sausage sanga will be donated to Legacy. 

176 George Street, Sydney 

The Royal Paddington

Anzac Day Two-Up: Eastern Suburbs

Woollahra Hotel

Opening nice and early from 9am, Woollahra Hotel is kicking things off early. Two-Up will be hosted on the upstairs terrace from 12pm whilst beer specials, burgers, wings and more will be available on the day. 

116 Queen Street, Woollahra

Watson's Bay Boutique Hotel, Watsons Bay

Watson's Bay Boutique Hotel is the idyllic setting for two-up, which will start at midday. With live music and DJs from 11am, plus an Aussie-themed menu with mouthwatering options like steak sangers and salted caramel Anzac cheesecake, you’ll be feeling utterly patriotic as you look across the iconic harbour throughout the afternoon.  

1 Military Road, Watsons Bay

The Royal Hotel Paddington

Come April 25, the Eastern Suburbs set flocks to The Royal Hotel to play two-up, and this year will be no different. The action will take place in the style of a street party from 9am and will be pumping with an outdoor BBQ and bars, plus classic live Aussie tunes. 

237 Glenmore Road, Paddington 

Paddo Inn, Paddington

ANZAC Day at Paddo Inn is always one to remember. From midday, this lively neighbourhood pub will convert its restaurant into a giant Two-Up ring. The doors open from 10am until late with schooners, tasty food and cocktails. 

338 Oxford Street, Paddington 

Coogee Pavilion, Coogee

Feast on a delicious post-dawn service breakfast (B&E rolls and ANZAC biccies are on the menu) by the beach, hosted by the Coogee Pavilion from 6am, followed by a traditional Two-Up tournament starting at 2pm.

169 Dolphin Street, Coogee 

Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee

Start the day with a stirring dawn service at Coogee Beach, followed by a hearty Digger’s Breakfast at the Bay. Head over to Selina's for a classic game of Two-Up from 12pm. It's always super busy so get down early to avoid the queue.

253 Coogee Bay Road, Coogee

The Golden Sheaf Hotel, Double Bay

A Sydney institution, The Sheaf hosts the eastern suburbs’ ultimate Two-Up arena, complete with grandstand seating in the huge beer garden and a day overflowing with fun. Doors will open at 10am, and Two-Up will begin at midday. 

429 New South Head Road, Double Bay

Courthouse Hotel

Anzac Day Two-Up: Inner West

The Sackville Hotel, Rozelle

Two-Up makes a triumphant return to the Sacky’s car park. This massive outdoor Two-Up set-up has stadium stands and will be running from midday to sundown, followed by DJs in the car park from 6pm. They'll be raising funds for Legacy with a Karma Keg of Balter XPA.cGet amongst it! 

599 Darling Street, Rozelle

The Bank, Newton

For the 12th year in a row, larger-than-life drag queen Tora Hymen will host her frightfully fabulous two-up in the beer garden at The Bank, complete with grandstand seating, at the Bank from midday till sundown. 

324 King Street, Newtown

Public House Petersham, Petersham

PHP’s car park will transform into a Two-Up ring from midday, complete with grandstand seating, draught beer bar and BBQ. 

292 Stanmore Road, Petersham

Courthouse Hotel, Newtown

The Courthouse will host a special game of two-up in their much-loved beer garden. For every Reschs sold on the day, $1 will be donated to Legacy.

202 Australia Street, Newtown

The Erko, Erskineville

Doors will open from 10am and they'll be hosting a very special game of Two-Up from midday. $1 from every Balter XPA sold is donated to Legacy.

102 Erskineville Road, Erskineville

The Marly, Newtown

This one is set to be a lot of fun with Two-Up on from 12pm at The Marly.  Plus, VB's Karma Keg will be raising funds for Legacy.

145 King Street, Newtown

Wharf Bar

Anzac Day Two-Up: Northern Beaches

Manly Wharf Bar, Manly

On Anzac Day, Manly Wharf Hotel has a lot to offer: Two-Up on the jetty, free snags between 10am-12pm and DJs. What a vibe!

East Esplanade, Manly Wharf

Harbord Hotel, Freshwater

On the Northern Beaches, the Harbord Hotel is the place to meet up with friends this Anzac Day. Each year, the crowd gets bigger and bigger. With Two-Up running from 12 p.m., there will also be live music, loaded hot dogs and even a special marching band! 

29 Moore Road, Freshwater

Hotel Steyne, Manly

It's all happening at Manly's Hotel Steyne this Anzac Day with Two-Up from 12pm in their buzzing courtyard and DJs from 6pm.

75 The Corso, Manly

Park House

Park House will be serving $7 4 Pines schooners all day long this ANZAC Day with Two-Up in the backyard from 12pm. 

2 Park Street, Mona Vale

Harbord Diggers, Freshwater

The Harbord Diggers prides itself on being the go-to destination on the Northern Beaches on ANZAC Day. With commemorative services, wreath laying and march starting from 8am, their legendary Two-Up arena will be in full swing from 12pm (tickets for this part of the day must be purchased). 

88 Evans Street, Freshwater

The Newport, Newport

Commemorate ANZAC Day at The Newport with live entertainment from 12pm, and a traditional game of Two-Up on our outdoor deck, starting at 1pm. 

2 Kalinya Street, The Newport

The Buena

Anzac Day Two-Up: Lower North Shore

The Buena, Mosman

The Buena is the place to go for those on the Lower North Shore. Two-Up will kick off from midday with yabby racing held on the hour, while live music will play downstairs from two. They'll be donating $1 from every Carlton Draught sold to the Legacy Foundation and ending the day with a stirring rendition of the Last Post at sunset. 

76 Middle Head Road, Mosman

Crows Nest Hotel, Crows Nest

ANZAC Day at the Crowie is set to be a huge one. Get involved with all the Two-Up fun plus epic DJs on the terrace, a classic Aussie BBQ and $8.50 pints of Tooheys New all day long.

1 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest

The Greengate Hotel

Anzac Day Two-Up: North Shore

The Greengate Hotel, Killara

ANZAC Day at the Greengate Hotel is the institution's biggest day (apart from Christmas Eve). Doors open at 10m and Two-Up kicks off at 11. Get in early to secure your spot ringside and enjoy the buzzy atmosphere all day. Plus, kids eat free!

Cnr Pacific Highway and Greengate Road, Killara

Bridgeview Hotel, Willoughby

For the second year, the Bridgeview Hotel will host Two-Up on their rooftop and serve delicious feeds from their bistro. The day's proceedings will start at 1 am, until 1am. 

580 Willoughby Road, Willoughby

Anzac Day Two-Up: Western Sydney

The Log Cabin

This waterfront pub has a big day planned. Two-Up will be hosted in the beer garden from 12pm whilst live music will kick off from 1pm and DJs from 4pm. A sausage sizzle BBQ and pop-up bars round out the offering. 

20 Memorial Avenue, Penrith 

Carousel Inn, Rooty Hill

From midday, a huge Two-Up arena will be going off in the Carousel Inn's car park, along with live music, a sausage sizzle, food specials, and multiple bars. $1 from every VB sold on the day will be donated to Legacy.

Corner of Woodstock Avenue and Duke Street, Rooty Hill

The Albion Hotel, Parramatta

Western Sydney institution The Albion is hosting Parramatta’s biggest Two-Up showdown in the car park from 12pm until sundown. There will be live entertainment, food specials, and amazing DJs. $1 from every Great Northern sold will be donated to Legacy.

135 George Street, Parramatta

Now you've tested your luck with all the best places to play Two-Up in Sydney this Anzac Day, it's time to start thinking about the next big day on the calendar - Mother's Day! Take a look at our round-up of the best flower delivery services in Sydney. Or maybe you want to take Mum out for a meal at one of Sydney's newest restaurants.

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