Sydney can be an expensive city, and discovering an awesome deal is always welcome. From movie tickets to drink specials, we’ve put together our top 10 favourite deals around the city.

Photo by TEAN Alum Allie Shuman, Columbia College Chicago who studied abroad in Sydney.
Photo by TEAN Alum Allie Shuman, Columbia College Chicago who studied abroad in Sydney.

1.  $3 Tacos and Tequila Shots at Flying Fajita Sistas

Head to Glebe to check out this favourite local spot for great Mexican food and awesome atmosphere. Every Tuesday is $3 Tacos and $3 Tequila shots.

2.  Cheap retro movie prices at Golden Age Cinema

Travel back in time Tuesday nights at Golden Age, and catch a classic flick. Your ticket will cost however much the movie cost when it first premiered in movie theatres. Full schedule can be found on their website.

3.  Free happy hour snacks at Hello Sailor

Hello Sailor is a funky new nautical themed bar in Darlinghurst. Monday through Friday from 5-7 pm enjoy complimentary snacks with your drink purchase.

4.  $8 Comedy Night at The Old Manly Boatshed

Monday night is stand-up comedy night at The Old Manly Boatshed. With a line-up of both local and touring comics, it’s always a mixed bag. You may have to sit through some awful acts to get a few laughs, but for $8 we say it’s worth it.

5.  2 for 1 Cocktails at Different Drummer

Named one of Sydney’s best cocktail bars, the only thing that makes it even better is their awesome happy hour. Every day from 6-7:30pm enjoy 2 for 1 cocktails.

6.  $8 Movie Tickets at Ritz Cinema

A movie ticket can get really expensive in Sydney. So Cheap Tuesday for $8 at the Ritz Cinema in Randwick is a great way to see new releases on a budget.

7.  Free Entry and Tours at Museum of Contemporary Art

You can’t get a better deal than free, right? The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is open daily until 5 pm, and also features late hours every Thursday until 9 pm. See the website for info and times on guided tours.

8.  Dollar Dog Night at Soda Factory

You won’t go hungry Tuesdays at Soda Factory with $1 Hot Dog Nights. Normally $10, they have five different hot dogs on the $1 menu.

9.  $5 Steak at The Forresters  

Forresters tends to be pretty good value for money most days of the week, but you can’t beat the $5 steak. It’s available all day with a drink purchase and comes with either chips or mash.

10. Under 30s Discount at Sydney Theatre Company

Pick up discounted show tickets for $55 from the the Sydney Theatre Company for any in-season performance (excludes previews and Saturday nights). Must show a valid ID with pickup from the box office.