We're not sure how people in other countries honour their service people and the sacrifices they make as members of our armed forces, but here in Australia we do it by betting on the flipping of two coins, drinking beers and eating something barbecued – all of this preferably happening after attending a memorial service earlier that day. We also celebrate with biscuits. That's just how we do it, so to get involved we've rounded up the best spots for a rowdy game of two-up on ANZAC Day.
Where to play two-up on ANZAC Day in Sydney
Kicks off: 10am
Two-up: Yup, until sun down
Plus: The KB will have $5 schooners of VB, house beers and ciders, plus there will be $6.50 KB pale ales and ciders. On the food front, you'll find a specially devised Aussie menu. Try the All Aussie Burger, which comes with a dry aged beef patty, bacon, fried egg, beetroot relish, aioli and cheese, or get a Happy Little Vegemite pie.
Kicks off: 10am
Plus: The DOG is offering $5 beer and cider specials, plus keep your eye out for the specially brewed Two Up Pale Ale, from which ten per cent of profits go towards supporting Young Veterans. On the food front, you'll find a specially devised Aussie menu. Try an outback Aussie parma loaded up with bacon, onion, barbecue sauce, cheese and fried egg.
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