Whether you're a Christmas orphan, a backpacker or you just need to get a drink in you to bookend the family madness, these bars and pubs are open for business on Christmas Day.
Perhaps you're simply on the lookout for a coffee and a casual bite to eat? In that case, head to one of these cafés and restaurants open on December 25. Don't forget – Christmas also happens to be a great day for yum cha.
And for every other day of the year, it's always wise to keep this list of the 50 best bars in Sydney handy.