New Year's Day in Sydney

New Years DayBoats in SydneyThe first of January in Sydney marks a new day, a new month and a new year in this grand town. Get out and about around Sydney town today and shake off any NYE hangovers or "NYE get me out of here" moments.

With a sensational Harbour and it being Sydney Summer time there is no reason to dwell at home. We hope these ideas for your NYD might kick start some new year magic!

Fabulous Ideas for New Year's Day 2025 in Sydney

Whether it's a New Years Day cruise of sail around the harbour, or a bite to eat and a refreshing drink on the first day of the new year. We have things to do and ideas of what's on in this glorious city that is Sydney.

  • New Year's Day at Guylian Cafe

    Guylian Café

    Circular Quay | 02 8274 7900

    New Year's Day Lunch

    Start off the new year with an indulgent lunch at Guylian Café Circular Quay. Enjoy the delicious baked pastries, sandwiches and salads. Wash them down with a 100% Arabica Coffee Blend or one of Guylian's world-famous hot chocolates.

    Indulge. Taste. Discover.

  • New Year's Day at Eastbank

    Eastbank

    Sydney | 02 9241 6722

    New Year's Day Lunch

    Enjoy Lunch on the Harbours Edge at Eastbank this New Year's Day. You'll be treated to a delicious meal made from fresh Australian produce. You'll love their modern Australian take on traditional Italian dishes including pastas and pizzas.

    Stunning Harbourside Views

  • New Year's Day at Searock Grill

    Searock Grill

    Sydney | 02 9252 0777

    New Year's Day Seafood & Steak

    This New Year's Day enjoy a delicious Seafood or Grass-Fed Streak Lunch at Searock Grill. You'll be treated to a the highest quality food sourced sustainably from local supplier. All with the spectacular backdrop that is Sydney Harbour.

    Locally Sourced Sustainable Seafood

  • New Year's Day at Saisons

    Saisons

    Barangaroo | 02 9262 3586

    New Year's Day Dining

    After a big night out refresh with the delicious French tastes at Saisons. Recharge yourself with a magnifique Breakfast or Lunch near the Harbour and enjoy a relaxing start to the New Year.

    Open for Breakfast & Lunch

  • New Year's Day at Zoha

    Zoha Food & Wine

    Sydney | 02 9262 3151

    New Year's Day Dining

    Relax on New Year's Day and dine out at Zoha. Enjoy a refreshing Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner full of exquisite tastes. Great location to recharge by the water on King St Wharf.

    Open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • New Year's Day At Lavana

    Lavana Restaurant

    Dawes Point | 02 9251 0127

    New Year's Day Lunch & Dinner

    Recharge this New Year's Day with a meal at Lavana. Enjoy the fantastic lunch and dinner offerings on the menu. Fantastic location by Sydney Harbour to refresh on New Year's Day.

    Open for Lunch & Dinner Bookings

More New Year's Day Ideas for Sydney 2025

LOCATION VENUE EVENT COMMENTS
Sydney P.J. O'Brien's Irish Pub
New Year's Day at P.J. O'Brien's Sit back and relax at P.J. O'Brien's this New Year's Day. Enjoy some of the fabulous food and sample the world class Whiskey Range including Irish Whiskey and much more with over 90 Whiskies available.
Circular Quay Guylian Café
NYD Lunch Enjoy a world famous hot-chocolate or arabica coffee with lunch this New Years Day at Guylian é in Circular Quay. You'll love the indulgent pastries, sandwiches and salads as you start off the New Year in style.
Sydney Searock Grill
New Year's Day Lunch Start off the New Year with a perfect steak or seafood lunch at Searock in Circular Quay. With the best in local sourced sustainable seafood and grass-fed steaks you'll be starting the year off on the right foot.
Sydney Eastbank
New Year's Day Dining Relax to stunning Sydney Harbour Views as you enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner this New Year's Day at Eastbank. Enjoy the modern Australian takes on traditional Italian dishes made with fresh Australian produce.
Darling Harbour Cargo
New Year's Day Recovery Cargo boasts a fabulous location on Sydney Harbour. Enjoy street food style made for the NYD recovery in mind! Great location, delicious food, a fantastic place to recharge and start the new year fresh and relaxed.
Circular Quay City Extra
New Year's Day Lunch Open 7 days a week why not stop by for lunch or a snack and coffee. We are on your way to the Opera House or as you arrive by Ferry at Circular Quay. Friendly staff ready to assist with hospitality. Stop by for great food when in Sydney!
Darling Harbour Sail Australia
NYD Charter Cruises Charter a boat this New Year's Day and enjoy a relaxing cruise on Sydney Harbour to help you recover from your big night out. Plenty of boats to choose from so give Sail Australia a call to get you all sorted with a New Year's Day on Sydney Harbour.
Sydney Harbour Sydney Harbour Escapes
New Year's Day boating on Sydney Harbour Start the new year with a family day out on Sydney Harbour boating and enjoying all that the gorgeous Sydney Harbour has to offer. Sydney Harbour Escapes have offers for all budgets so give them a call to get boating this NYD!
Sydney Sydney Boulevard Hotel
New Year's Day at the Sydney Boulevard Why not book in for Lunch or start the new year with a treat of booking a family holiday at the Sydney Boulevard Hotel. Great family accommodation packages are available and you can even buy a gift card!

Tell us about your Sydney New Year's Day Event.

Check out some of Summers other Big Days

The New Year continues into the next big day of summer... Australia Day! On Australia Day there is always heaps to do in and around Sydney so make sure you check out all the details of Sydney's Australia Day events.