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Fortune of War

137 George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9247 2714
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Ranked #6 of 246 Nightlife in Sydney
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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English first
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Won't be to all's taste.. Though i love the history and this one is a must for one drink at least. Have a read along the walls full of history.

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Yes! The oldest pub in the rocks. Great atmosphere, live music playing all day,friendly staff & good beers wines beverages galore such a buzzing bar. It's a must a proper boozer as we pommies would say!!!

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Wollongong, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

What a great oldest pub in the rocks. Good atmosphere, live music playing all day,friendly staff & good beers so my husband says.people friendly here.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I had a beer today at the Fortune of War and it is a clean, well kept place. Especially since the building has been there since1828. Good local beers with cold drafts. They have live music throughout the day. Don't miss while in The Rock.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was on a night out in the rocks with a group of friends for a birthday. The birthday boy wanted to go to fortune of war as it was his favourite pub in the rocks. Before we even got to the door (mind you it was only about 7pm), the security guard told us we were all too drunk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Fortune of War is a lovely pub on the harbor in Sydney. It does not have a direct view of the water but the location is great and there is a view of Nurses Walk in The Rocks. The food is delicious and the beer is cold. Try the scotch egg, you will not regret it.

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South Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If you are looking for a quiet drink and a chat with friends, this is not the place to go. The music is excellent and the crowd the pub pulls in are very friendly and up for a good time singing and drinking. The selection of beers is great but not so much on the wine side. We just love... More

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

When we go to the rocks this is the number two pub on our crawl. They have nice beer , decent wine by the glass and great musicians . The toilets are lovely and clean and the staff call you "LOVE" which is as it should be. Later in the evening around 8 pm when the Merco has packed up... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Upstairs for family with kids (5 year old). Great food, reasonable price, and friendly staff. The Sonoma garlic beard was delicious, as well as the mussels. Gave free choco eggs to my daughter. I will definitely go back on my next to trip to Sydney...... If no kids go downstairs to absorb the pub culture.

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were very lucky to be inside this pub during a particularly violent storm. We were enjoying our meal so much that we thought the thunder was nearby fireworks. We both enjoyed our perfectly cooked steaks and James Squires ciders. The waitress was very friendly and attentive. We appreciated reading about the old ships on the walls as my husband... More

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