The best places in Sydney to meet for dinner after the NRL Grand Final

For what is set to be a huge showdown at this Sunday's NRL final, you will need to build up your post-game energy.

Whether it's the Canberra Raiders or the Sydney Roosters who win this year's rugby league grand final, game-goers will need to decompress after the game and recap the big moments - and what better way to do so over a meal and a drink. Thankfully, OpenTable has you covered for your post footy finals feed!









Sweethearts Rooftop, Potts Point

A quintessential rooftop bar, this lovely spot is nestled high above bustling Darlinghurst Road - a space loved and treasured by locals and first timers alike. With a relaxed, chilled vibe and a stunning vista of the local skyline, it’s the perfect spot for a quick quesadilla, washed down with a cheeky Corona on a Sunday afternoon after the finals!

Maybe Frank, Sydney CBD

If you are after a cocktail and wood fired pizza following the final, this is definitely the place for you. Their cocktails are all made with an Italian twist by the talented resident bartender, Andrea Gualdi, and their pizza is equally on par. The restaurant uses only the most delicious local ingredients, proving to be the ideal place for a drink and a bite on a Sunday.

Brick Lane, Darlinghurst

Looking for some comfort food that will warm you from the inside out? Look no further than Brick Lane for modern and unconventional share-style dishes that use flavours from the Indian subcontinent, giving you that post-game kick of flair. Inspired by the famous street in London, the exposed brick interior is also home to some striking street art.

Sneaky Possum, Chippendale

This gastro-bar takes on a three prong attack with fresh healthy bowls, delicious burgers and a high-class menu prepared by Head Chef, Ndeke. The cosy front bar is a great place for groups to enjoy the best craft brews and an extensive and ever-growing Australian focused back bar. Complementing the venue is the Sugar Glider Gallery upstairs, hosting a local artist monthly for your post-game fine art fix.

Belly Bao, Newtown

Located in Newtown, Belly Bao offers modern and fun cocktails with meals to match in an old-school Chinese restaurant, perfect for groups travelling through post-match. The venue features a brightly coloured tropical mural lining the back wall, peach-coloured napkins and an extensive selection of spirits - perfect to celebrate a match victory!

Butter, Parramatta

A cross breed of indulgent food and style, Butter is a ‘lifestyle’ store. Come in for a delicious burger and leave with a pair of fly kicks - the perfect combination coming off the high of your team’s final win… or retail therapy in the case of a loss.

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