No matter how rough your week’s been, a cheeky steak goes a long way towards making it all better. Especially when that beef comes with a budget-friendly price tag and is teamed with a few coldies and some good company at the pub. Don’t fork out the big bucks for that midweek iron fix – save yourself a few dollars and check out our latest pick of Sydney’s best steak nights.
The Oxford Tavern Steak Nights
While weekends at The Oxford Tavern are all about the Black Betty BBQ menu, when Monday rolls around, you’ll find it hard to pass up the kitchen’s drool-worthy steak night specials. Here, you’ve got your pick of a regular steak for just $12, or an insane mega T-bone for $30 (6-10pm). What’s more, there’s free pool up for grabs all day long.
The Forresters Steak Nights
Surry Hills’ home of cheap and cheery midweek food specials, The Forresters serves up the ultimate budget-friendly protein fix each Monday. Take your pick of a $5 200g cut or a $12 300g cut, each one drizzled with your choice of mushroom sauce, pepper sauce or gravy. Head in early if you want to kick things off with $15 jugs (from 4-6pm).
The Stoned Crow Steak Nights
Located in Crows Nest, The Stoned Crow is a favourite among locals. They’re well known for their amazing pub food, including one of the juiciest, best steaks in all of Sydney. Every Monday you can head into The Stoned Crow for a delicious 200g Rump steak with fries and mushroom sauce all for $18!
The Tudor Hotel Redfern Steak Nights
Monday got you feeling out of sorts? Get your mojo back quick smart, when you drop by Redfern’s Tudor Hotel for a juicy piece of beef with all the trimmings. Steak night here will find you chowing down on a 250g grass-fed sirloin, teamed with the usual trifecta of chips, gravy and salad, for just $12.50.
The Glenmore Hotel Steak Nights
It’s hard to feel glum about Monday when you’re noshing on a tasty piece of meat and sipping pints of your favourite brew. Which means steak night at The Glenmore is a winning way to start your week, offering a tender cut of steak, alongside chips and salad, for only $13.90 with any drink purchase. The special’s available all day long, so you can get your meat fix for lunch or dinner.
The Harbour View Hotel  Steak Nights
This long-standing pub doubles down on its weekly steak night special, offering it for both Mondays and Tuesdays. Get in to start your week right, with a 250g Angus beef rump steak matched with chips and gravy, for just $12 with any drink purchase. Grab a seat on the deck and you can even enjoy some top-notch bridge views along with your feed.
The Shakespeare Hotel Steak Nights
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better value food deal than steak night at The Shakespeare Hotel. Every Tuesday, this laidback local will serve you up a juicy 280g rump steak, along with salad, gravy, and either creamy mash or chips, all for the dazzling price of just $10. The best part? It’s available all day long.
Edinburgh Castle Hotel Steak Nights
The stylish Edinburgh Castle Hotel is a solid option for that midweek feed, offering a choice of three different cuts and three different sides during its popular Tuesday steak night. From 5-9pm each week, pick your favourite bit of meat, team it with red wine jus and your pick of sides, and settle in to enjoy a customised steak dinner. Cuts start from $15.
The Mercantile Hotel - The Rocks Steak Nights
This lively Irish pub serves up a hard-to-beat hump day deal, offering punters a juicy rump steak, chips and salad for just $15. The popular steak night kicks off at 5pm each Wednesday, and there’s a value-packed 5-7pm happy hour to match. Grab a feed, wash it down with some Guinness and enjoy that friendly, Irish hospitality.
Dove & Olive Steak Nights
The Dove & Olive’s steak night is so good, it happens twice a week, tempting hungry punters every Monday and Thursday. Roll into the Surry Hills craft beer pub on either day, and grab a juicy bit of rump steak, chips and salad, along with your pick of gravy, mushroom sauce, or peppercorn sauce, for the low price of just $10.90.
The Carrington Steak Nights
Looking to beef up your Thursday? The Carrington’s ever-so tasty steak night situation should hit the spot. Every Thursday, the Surry Hills gastropub offers its house rump steak, paired with crisp duck fat roast potatoes, and a glass of red, white, or rosé, for a neat $20. What’s more, if you flash your locals card, you’ll score $5 happy hour drinks between 4-6pm.
Regent Hotel Steak Nights
When you simply can’t wait till dinnertime for that protein hit, The Regent’s lunchtime steak deal proves a winner. From noon-3pm each weekday, this well-loved Kingsford pub plates up tender rump steaks, for just $15 a pop. Team that with a beer and you’ve got yourself the ultimate uni lunch-break.
Side Bar Steak Nights
If your ideal Sunday session is one involving a protein fix, head along and cap off your weekend at Side Bar. This CBD hot-spot is a well-loved party destination, though it knows its way around a great food special as well. And on Sundays, the kitchen’s slinging steaks for just $10 a serve. Fuel up before hitting the dance floor.
The Chippo Hotel Steak Nights
No matter when that steak craving hits, The Chippo Hotel has your back. Instead of just one steak night, this cheery pub’s offering budget-friendly steaks all week long, and they’re outrageously priced at just $9. Time your feed right and team it with one of the bar’s great weekly drink deals – like $5 happy hour drinks from 4-6pm weekdays, or $15 jugs each Thursday.