Who’s egg-cited for Easter? School holidays are underway and Aussie families are marking the first year without Covid induced travel bans and restrictions. If you need to stock up on supplies or find an early morning coffee – here’s your essential guide to what’s open on the lower north shore this long weekend.

What are the Easter dates for 2022?

  • Good Friday: April 15, 2022
  • Easter Saturday: April 16, 2022
  • Easter Sunday: April 17, 2022
  • Easter Monday: April 18, 2022.

GOOD FRIDAY SHOPPING HOURS.

Good Friday is a national public holiday which means restricted trading hours apply.

  • Supermarkets including Coles, Woolworths, and ALDI will be closed on Good Friday nationwide.
  • Independent stores and shops in shopping centres will also be shut in most states and territories.
  • Most IGA stores are open over the entire Easter long weekend as normal days.

Bottle shops like BWS, Dan Murphy’s and Vintage Cellars are CLOSED on Good Friday. Make sure you stock up prior to Thursday evening (April 14).

Check below to see who is open over the Easter long weekend.

EASTER SATURDAY SHOPPING HOURS.

Saturday is NOT a national public holiday. Most retailers and shops will trade as normal from 9am until 5pm.

  • Most Woolies and Coles stores will be open in all states as normal from 7am until 9pm or 10pm.
  • ALDI stores will be open from 9am until 7pm in NSW.
  • Restaurants, cafes and food outlets will also trade as normal on Saturday.

Many bottle shops will NOT be open on Good Friday.

EASTER SUNDAY SHOPPING HOURS.

Easter Sunday is a public holiday. Major supermarkets will be open if you need to grab last-minute Easter eggs but it’s best to check your local store for details.

  • Woolworths stores in NSW: 9am-6pm
  • Coles stores in NSW: 7am-10pm
  • Aldi stores in NSW: 8:30am-7pm

Avenue Rd cafe will be closed on Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday.

EASTER MONDAY SHOPPING HOURS.

Easter Monday is also a public holiday, but most retail shops will operate with reduced trading hours.

WHO IS OPEN IN OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD?

GOOD FRIDAY 15 APRIL
Avenue Rd Café OPEN from 7am
Café Mosman OPEN from 7:30am
I Love Butter (Nosh+) OPEN from 7am
Bathers Pavilion Bistro OPEN (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Betel Leaf OPEN (Lunch and Dinner)
Frenchy’s OPEN from 7:30am
The Fernery OPEN (Lunch and Dinner)
Chiosco OPEN (Lunch and Dinner)
Monstera OPEN 8am
Pickled Possum OPEN 6pm
Heirloom OPEN from 7am
Bacino OPEN 7am
Bloom OPEN 7am
Wingmill OPEN 12pm

EASTER SATURDAY 16 APRIL
Classic Cupcake Co OPEN from 9am
My Little Cupcake OPEN from 9am
Rosso Cavallino OPEN for pizza
Café Mosman OPEN from 7:30am
I Love Butter (Nosh+) OPEN from 7am
Bathers Pavilion Bistro OPEN (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Betel Leaf OPEN (Lunch and Dinner)
Frenchy’s OPEN from 7:30am
The Fernery OPEN (Lunch and Dinner)
Monstera OPEN 8am
Bistro L’Heritage OPEN (Lunch and Dinner)
Chiosco OPEN (Lunch and Dinner)
Pickled Possum OPEN 6pm
Heirloom OPEN from 7am
Fourth Village OPEN 8am
Bacino OPEN 7am
Bloom OPEN 7am
5L2F OPEN 7.30am
Bridgepoint Pharmacy OPEN 8.30am
Wingmill OPEN 12pm

EASTER SUNDAY 17 APRIL
Chiosco OPEN (Lunch and Dinner)
Café Mosman OPEN 7:30am
I Love Butter (Nosh+) OPEN from 7am
Monstera OPEN 8am
Bathers Pavilion Bistro OPEN (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Frenchy’s OPEN from 7:30am
Rosso Cavallino OPEN for pizza
Heirloom OPEN from 7am
Fourth Village OPEN 8am
Bacino OPEN 7am
Bloom OPEN 7am
5L2F OPEN 7.30am
Wingmill OPEN 1pm

EASTER MONDAY 18 APRIL
Chiosco OPEN (Lunch only)
Café Mosman OPEN from 7:30am
Avenue Rd Café OPEN from 7am.
Frenchy’s OPEN from 7:30am
Monstera OPEN 8am
Rosso Cavallino OPEN for pizza
Bathers Pavilion OPEN (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Heirloom OPEN from 7am
Fourth Village OPEN 10am
Bacino OPEN 7am
Bloom OPEN 7am
5L2F OPEN 7.30am
Bridgepoint Pharmacy OPEN 10am