Lane Cove New Years Day Trading Hours 2021

Happy New Year.  Many local businesses take the opportunity to have a break in the first two weeks of the year.  Relax we are here to help you.

If you NEED a coffee on New Year’s Day Morning (and who doesn’t!?), lunch with no more than 5 friends on New Year’s Day, or you’re all out of a vital ingredient for some New Year baking, we’ve got the intel here with our list of trading hours.

Please note the information collated here is on the basis that restaurants/cafes are still allowed to be open but must comply with 4 sq meter rule and QR codes.

Venues Must Have a Service NSW QR Code

From today all hospitality venues and hairdressers must have a service NSW QR Code.  Paper check-ins are not allowed.  If you don’t have a mobile phone, venues are permitted to use a digital check-in such as an Excel spreadsheet on their own devices.  So if you want coffee today DOWNLOAD the Service NSW app now.  Details here.

Petrol, Convenience Stores, Booze and Yikes I have Locked Myself Out

If you need Petrol and Convenience Store items on New Year’s Day, Jack & Co is open.  You can buy petrol, coffee, ice, snack food and more.

Centro Lane Cove West is open – it is worth checking them out as they have an extensive range and if you are looking for a present for a homesick US, Brazillian, Asian friend they have a big range of foods from overseas to try. Here is a tip – If you live in Riverview you can easily access Centro by walking across Burns Bay Reserve and walking to Hughes Park – so easy and Centro has barista coffee and all your convenience foods.  Find out more about Centro here.

If you need Booze over the Christmas Break Porters, Northwood is OPEN.

If you lock yourself out of your house or you need a replacement lock urgently – Alert Locksmiths and Security operate their emergency service 24 Hours a Day/7 Days a Week.

I need a Doctor or a Vet.

If you need a Doctor on public holidays, Wise Medical Clinic in Macquarie Park is a private billing emergency clinic, and they are open 10 am-10 pm 7 days a week.

For your Furry family members needing a vet, North Shore Veterinary Hospital in Artarmon is open 24/7 for emergencies. If its during business hours, our friends at Figtree Veterinary Clinic are open:

Thursday 24th Dec: 8 am-4 pm
Friday 25th – Monday 28th Dec: CLOSED
Tuesday 29th – Wednesday 30th Dec: 8 am-7 pm
Thursday 31st Dec: 8 am-4 pm
Friday 1st January: CLOSED
Saturday 2nd January: 8 am-4 pm

Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Groceries, Takeaway


New Years Day
ALDI 10:00 am-8:00 pm


Bakers Delight Closed
Centro Open
Chargrill Charlies Open
Coles 8 am to 10 pm


Go Vita Closed
Greenwich IGA Closed
Jack and Co Open
The Source Bulk Foods Lane Cove Closed
Woolworths 7 am to 10 pm


Get me a Coffee Stat!!! and Restaurants

Café/Restaurant New Years Day
Birdwood Closed
Centro Open
Cozy Cove Open until 2pm
Da Mak Fusion Open
Delhi Hut
Open on 29th and 30th from 5pm and then closed until 5th Jan
Fink Café Closed
Four Frogs Creperie
Dec 24 to 31: Closed
Garcon Open
Ground Caffe Open
Gelatissimo Closed
Jack and Co Open
Kasina Korean Eatery


Closed from 1th Jan to 10th Jan
La Provence Closed
Little Red Robin
Sunday 20th to 6th Jan 2021
Masala Kitchen Open
Peanut Butter Jelly  Closed
Shorties Closed from Sunday 20th to 5th Jan 2021 Closed
Story 7 am to 12 pm
The Cake Man Open (7am to 2pm)
The Junction Open
Wok Passion Open Dinner Only

NOTE:  Some of the above will be open between Christmas and New Year (except for the public holidays listed above) – give them a call if you want to see if they are open – details for many are in our business directory here.

Hotels Clubs Bars and Bottle Shops

Pubs/Clubs Christmas Day 25 Dec Boxing Day

26 Dec


27 Dec

Monday Public Holiday


New Years Day
The Alcott


Closed Open Open Open Open
The Longueville Hotel Closed Open Open Open Open
The Diddy Closed Open Open Open Open
Lane Cove Golf Club Closed 12 noon to 6 pm 11 to 4 pm Closed Closed


New Year Clean Up


Resources Christmas Day 25 Dec New Years Day
Community Recycling Centre
Xmas closed from Wed 23 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021. Reopen Sat 2 January 2021
Closed Closed
Lane Cove Return and Earn (will reopen on 29th Dec between 8 and 4 pm) Closed Closed
Lane Cove Library Closed Closed
Lane Cove Post Office Closed Closed
Note Op Shops Close during this period do not dump


Many people clean up between the Christmas and New Year holidays. The local op shops and recycling centre are closed until the new year – do not dump

The Community Recycling Centre located at 8 Waltham Street in Artarmon is a one-stop-shop for safely disposing of problem household wastes such as paint, gas bottles, e-waste or motor oil and more.  In other words, problem wastes that can’t be collected via council kerbside waste or recycling collection services all year round.

Lane Cove Library 

The Library staff have requested, that if possible, please do not return books on public holidays (the books stack up as the staff are not there to process the returns as they come in). Library items are not due during the period Christmas to 2 January 2020.


The above trading hours could change so if you are really keen to check out a place, give the business a call.


Computer broken? Or just need to give it a checkup over the break? Check out our local tecks who can come to you. Apart from the public holidays, they are opened for business as usual.

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