Us Sydneysiders are such big fans of the Espresso Martini, that we’ve even got a bar dedicated entirely to the caffeine-fuelled classic. This legendary cocktail is as versatile as they come, ideal as an after-work pick-me-up, a chic weekend sip, or for just about every occasion in between. Handy, then, that we’ve scouted out a few choice versions that won’t cost you an absolute bomb. Save your pocket-money – here’s when and where to find Sydney’s cheapest Espresso Martinis.
Daily @ The Argyle
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The Argyle Cheapest Espresso Martinis
We’re pretty sure The Argyle’s happy hour Espresso Martinis take the cake as the cheapest in town. Priced at just $7.50 between 5-7pm daily, these beauties are barely more expensive than your morning coffee, but a whole lot more fun. Match a few of them with a $15 happy hour pizza for the perfect after-work treat.
The Carrington Cheapest Espresso Martinis
With knock-off hour pretty well covered, how about a late-night Espresso Martini special to see you through the rest of the evening? Over in Surry Hills, The Carrington Hotel serves up a ripper cocktail happy hour, from 9pm every night of the week. Swing by and pay just $10 for classics like a Negroni, a Margarita and, of course, a silky smooth Espresso Martini.
Saturdays @ The Light Brigade Hotel  Cheapest Espresso Martinis
On a balmy weekend evening, The Light Brigade’s leafy rooftop terrace proves a downright idyllic setting for a few sunset Espresso Martinis. And really, when these dreamy cocktails come with a pricetag of just $10 between 4-6pm each Saturday, how could you resist?
Saturdays @ The Woollahra Hotel Cheapest Espresso Martinis
Sip your way from Saturday afternoon to Saturday evening, with help from a few of The Woollahra Hotel’s $10 Espresso Martinis, sipped while soaking up some sunshine on the terrace. These caffeine-charged cocktails are up for grabs between 2-8pm every Saturday, and prove the perfect addition to that pre-dinner drinks session.
Fridays & Saturdays @ Hive Bar Cheapest Espresso Martinis
What better way to kick start those weekend shenanigans, than with some delicious, wallet-friendly cocktails? Over in Erskineville, the Hive Bar slings a range of $10 cocktails, between 6-8pm every Friday and Saturday night – and yep, the Espresso Martini is one of them! Sort out your caffeine craving, without burning through too much of your weekend budget.
Fridays & Saturdays @ The Buena Cheapest Espresso Martinis
The folks at The Buena know that one weekly Espresso Martini special just ain’t enough! Instead, the stylish Mosman pub doubles down on the cocktail deals, offering its $10 Espresso Martinis from 8pm until late, every Friday and Saturday. Post-work pick-me-up, or weekend party-starter – the choice is yours.
Fridays @ The Ritz
Fridays @ The Ritz Cheapest Espresso Martinis
Reward yourself for a hard week’s work and get down to The Ritz to take advantage of its value-packed Espresso Martini special. Each Friday, the Marrickville bar’s slinging coffee-charged cocktails for just $10 a pop, between 6-8pm. Stick around afterwards for a tasty feed from the Chicken & Sons kitchen, plus live tunes from 8pm.
The Bellevue Cheapest Espresso Martinis
There’s nothing like an Espresso Martini to transform you from work-weary to party-ready in just a couple of sips. Especially one enjoyed out on the Terrace at The Bellevue Hotel, as part of its cracking Friday night happy hour. Swing by from 5-8pm each week and find these tasty treats priced at just $10 each.
Fridays @ The Frisco Hotel Cheapest Espresso Martinis
At the end of a solid week of of work, The Frisco Hotel ticks all the boxes, ready to soothe your soul with cheap eats, budget-friendly cocktails and some good old fashioned DJ tunes. Swing by the Woolloomooloo pub for your Friday knock-offs and you’ll find yourself happily quaffing Espresso Martinis (or Aperol Spritzes) for just $10 each.