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Cafes, restaurants and pubs – New South Wales

Updated on 1 May 2022, at 17:00 AET

NSW restrictions

Restaurants, cafes and hospitality venues in NSW are open. Drinking indoors may be seated or standing, and there are no longer any density limits for venues.

There are no density limits and you don’t have to prove your vaccination status unless you are attending an indoor music festival with more than 1,000 people.

There are no restrictions on singing or dancing.

Face masks

To learn about the face-mask rules that apply to you, see ‘Face masks — New South Wales' in the Restriction Checker.

Service NSW COVID Safe check-in

Using the Service NSW check-in app is only required when visiting nightclubs, strip clubs, sex on premises venues or music festivals with more than 1,000 people. See for more details.

For more information on restrictions in New South Wales, visit

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