No one wants to miss out on a night out with friends, but not everyone can afford to spend money buying drinks all night. For those uni students especially, we know you’re on a budget. So why not take advantage of Friday night drink deals at the best bars in Canberra? You get more bang for your buck and have a great night with friends bar crawling around the capital. We’ve got your night planned from start to finish with cheap drinks only and some nibblies all night long!

  1. Hopscotch

The beginning of your Friyay starts here! Hop in to Hopscotch in Braddon for their ‘Hoppy Hour’ for afternoon drinks at 3pm. Get $5 basics and 50c wings from 2:30pm to 4:30pm.

  1. First Edition

 Make sure your night includes at least five friends to make use of First Edition’s ‘five friends for Friday.’ Next stop of the night takes you here at 4pm to get a free drink for five friends. But it doesn’t stop there, happy hour is from 4pm-6pm so grab a $6 house drink including beer, spirits and wine before you go!

  1. Bad Betti’s

Take a short trip to Bad Betti’s at the foreshore for stop number three! At 5pm sip on a $5 craft beer or $6 wine in their hours of no regret. It’s probably time for a snack at this point so we suggest to share some jerk chicken with your drinks.

  1. Lola’s

6pm calls for something a little fancy, $10 aperol spritz and mango bilinis and $18 sangria jugs at Lola’s Bar. Their happy hour also includes house wine, beer and spirits.

  1. Kokomos

Cross the road to Kokomos to quickly order a $10 espresso martini before their deal ends at 7pm. Espresso martini’s ain’t for sculling so chill here for a while before your next stop.

  1. Beach Burrito Co

Get your fiesta on at Beach Burrito Co for stop number six with $6 tacos and $10 frozen margaritas at 8 to 10pm.

  1. Young & Frisky

Thank god for the light rail. Hop on board to Gungahlin to ‘Frisky Fever’ at Young & Frisky at 10pm. Enjoy $5 bubbles, house wine, vodka, gin and bourbon.

  1. Lazy Su

Sober up a little on the trip back to our last stop of the night. Go out with a bang with Lazy Su’s impressive range of deals. From 10pm-12am enjoy their $10 range of food and drinks, including, bao-gers, wings, spring rolls and dumplings. And to drink, espresso martinis, aperol spritz, whisky apples and highballs. If you’re up for something stronger at this point of the night $12 Soju’s are on offer.