Want to head out to eat at some of the best places in Sydney and stay on budget. Here are a few ways to find cheap eats Sydney.
Visit the Markets
Arguably one of the best places to find great food, Sydney’s markets is full of fresh produce and delicious eats. Queen Victoria Market in the city is possibly one of Sydney’s most famous markets and is known for its wide variety of products and mouth-watering treats (especially their doughnuts). Head to Queen Vic from 8 am-6 pm, and you’ll be able to eat, shop, and explore. You can also find some great food at the Eastern market in Alexandria and Paddington Sunday market.
Try a Food Trail
Looking for cheap eats Sydney? Why not try making a food trail where you catch different forms of public transport to explore the city and indulge in all its food goodness.
Look for Specials/Happy Hours
Check out some of Sydney’s best bars, pubs, bars & restaurants for their specials or happy hours. Some places will have different specials every day of the week, so it pays to check out websites or apps like Menulog or just call ahead.
Downsize your Drink
Sydney is full of some great pubs, bars, and breweries which you can find in all corners of the city, especially in the inner west. If you’re looking for cheap eats in Sydney, then heading to these places with also allow you to save on drink prices. Beers start at $5, and many pubs offer meals for under $10.
Request Tap Water
If you’re not fussed about drinking alcohol, rather than spending your money on drinks, try asking for tap water instead. You’ll be surprised how often places will give it to you for free or just a few dollars if they do charge.
Go for Lunch Specials
Another great way to save money on food in Sydney is by checking out lunch specials at some of the top restaurants in town. It’s a great way to try something new and not spend too much if you’re not sure about it.
Get a Pub Lunch
We all know that the best way to save money on food is by cooking for yourself, but no one can resist a pub lunch. Luckily Sydney has some great pubs with awesome pub meals as well as some traditional hearty Australian foods as well as international cuisine. A meal at a pub starts at about $12, and many places do specials for a few dollars cheaper.
Go to Fast Food Chains
If you’re on the run and need something fast, then fast-food chains are a great option. They have some good deals that won’t break the bank and offer up some tasty lunch options. Places like Subway, Grill’d, or just your local Macca’s can offer a quick and easy meal without much fuss.
Try the $5 Deals
Last but not least, we all know you can’t go wrong with a good old 5 dollar deal! It’s a great way to fill up on something delicious and affordable at some of Sydney’s best cafes & restaurants.