We might not know yet which team will be battling it out in the 2017 AFL Grand Final, but we do know it’s going to be huge – and you don’t want to miss a second of it! Get amongst all the action and catch the game live and loud at your local, where there’s plenty of cold beer, lively supporters, and an electric atmosphere. We’ve scouted out some of the city’s best options for footy fans next Saturday – here’s where to watch this year’s AFL Grand Final in Sydney.
The Royal Hotel
Paddington
The Royal Hotel AFL Grand Final
The Royal Hotel is gearing up for an enormous, sports-filled long weekend, cramming in fun and specials from Friday right through to Monday. On Saturday, September 30, catch all the excitement of the AFL Grand Final from 2.30pm, as it plays live and loud on the pub’s many big screens. After that, you can expect plenty of fun to see you on into the night, including $12 cocktails (6-8pm) up in the Elephant Bar & Rooftop.
Beer Deluxe AFL Grand Final
If you’re keen for your AFL Grand Final Day plans to involve plenty of great craft beer, be sure to land yourself at Beer Deluxe next Saturday. As usual, the beer-loving bar will have an enormous selection of brews to choose from, plus that footy action will be playing live and loud on the big screens. Book your spot for $10 and you’ll even score a schooner of Hawthorn and free pies at half-time.
The Evening Star
Surry Hills
The Evening Star AFL Grand Final
The Evening Star’s will have everything you need for a great day of footy-fuelled pub hangs when the AFL Grand Final kicks off next Saturday. Doors open at midday so you can head in early to grab a good spot near one of the big screens, plus there’ll be drink specials on offer throughout the game and $10 meal deals available at both lunch and dinner.
The Light Brigade Hotel AFL Grand Final
The Light Brigade hasn’t missed a second of this year’s footy finals action, so expect a super packed house and a buzzing crowd for next weekend’s AFL Grand Final showdown. Head in early to grab a spot in front of the pub’s massive 103-inch screen, and catch the game live, loud and in HD, before kicking off your nighttime celebrations with a few $10 Espresso Martinis (4-6pm).
The Carrington AFL Grand Final
Over in Surry Hills, beloved pub The Carrington will be getting right into the footy spirit, showing the AFL Grand Final live and loud on its big screens. Watch it while you tuck into some of the kitchen’s classic Brit-style gastropub fare and a few craft pints, then celebrate into the night with a range of $10 cocktails from 9pm. It’s bound to be a popular choice, so call up in advance to book your spot.
Hotel Steyne AFL Grand Final
Hotel Steyne’s Magic Millions Bar is a total sports-lover’s haven, with a swag of big screens, icy cold beers on tap and an idyllic beachside location to boot. All that makes it the perfect spot to catch next weekend’s AFL Grand Final clash; live, loud and with what’s bound to be a buzzing crowd for company. Cheer on your team, then celebrate a win with happy hour cocktails up in Moonshine Bar (5.30-7.30pm).
Cauliflower Hotel AFL Grand Final
Come AFL Grand Final day, The Cauliflower’s big screen will be tuned into all the footy action, live and loud, regardless of whether those beloved Swans are involved or not. Doors open at 10am so you can get in early and nab an ace spot, plus there’ll be $5 schooners and $1 wings on offer all day. Afterwards, you can celebrate with a spot of live music, as Kool Vibrations take the mic from 8.30pm.
The Norfolk Hotel AFL Grand Final
No matter which two teams make it into this year’s AFL Grand Final clash, the celebrations will be cranking down at The Norfolk. The well-loved Redfern pub will be tuning all six of its big screens into that live and loud footy action, plus the bar will sort you out with jugs of Hawthorn Golden Ale for just $12 a pop.