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Fortune of War

Address: 137 George Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9247 2714
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Ranked #8 of 250 Nightlife in Sydney
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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171 reviews 171 reviews
33 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a good boozer which was always busy when I went. I didn't eat or get to the music but just had a beer (not the best craft brewery selection) but a great atmosphere. There is another bar upstairs.

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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Picked this place on a whim & it turned out to be a great decision! Food was fantastic & super grateful to the friendly waiter (forgot his name, sorry!!) who made my first lunch in Sydney city a little less lonely.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

First night in the rocks and this place was recommended. Dan Sharkey was live - and he got the place swinging BIG time. Relaxed atmosphere - super staff and a nice place to spend the evening.

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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
12 attraction reviews
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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65 helpful votes 65 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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35 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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