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Address: 137 George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9247 2714
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Refreshment Stop

Before we jumped on our cruiseship in 2012 in Sydney we went for a walk around the city to take in the sights. Beer o'clock came around and it was just by luck we were near this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
JPR1960
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Darwin, Australia
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Federal Way, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

TINY. Hard to get a beer because it was so crowded on a Friday night. Still, good place to hob knob with tourists and locals alike.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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177 reviews 177 reviews
65 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Found this pub walking about. Nice atmosphere. Some great beers to try believe me ohh my head ha ha. Like I say small but great atmosphere oldest pub with some old photos of history and beers. I love this pub some lovely people to meet from around the world went a few times during our stay can't wait to do... More 

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West London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

A sign saying oldest pub in Sydney doesn't make it good. No atmosphere, just lots of other tourists thinking "why did I come in here" had a quick beer then paid $4.50 for a small glass of carbonated water !! Do yourself a favor and walk on by to somewhere nice.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Just had a pint of 150 lashes at the oldest pub in Sydney. Great old bar. Lots of interesting photos and pictures around the walls. Filmed a bar fight for A Town Called Alice (1980 version). Beer good as is the atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

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Darwin, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Before we jumped on our cruiseship in 2012 in Sydney we went for a walk around the city to take in the sights. Beer o'clock came around and it was just by luck we were near this lovely little pub. It does help when you have a couple of Sydney Siders with you to guide you. It is small inside... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stay clear of this place especially if you are of colour. The man behind the bar was incredibly rude and very racist!!!!! We had a voucher as part of the bus tour, he said to use this we had to sit upstairs yet there was no one up stairs and tables downstairs. When I asked another member she said we... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

managed to sneak in a couple of beers in Sydney's oldest pub on Australia day - good beer and good pub atmosphere , enjoyable drink

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Visited this place as our first stop for Pub Hopping. Its a bit small, but the staff is great. The food is also among the best.

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Perth,Western Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This place is one of our go-to's whenever we are in Sydney. Great location, atmosphere is always good, and the live music is excellent - this is what drew us in the first time when we were walking past looking for a place to have a drink. We went in for 1 and stayed late and became repeat offenders! The... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I've visited this pub a number of times now and its never disappointing. The staff are always friendly and a pleasure to have a chat to. The drinks are reasonably priced and the food is delicious. Will always return and recommend this spot

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