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Address: Kent and Argyle Streets | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +612-9251-4044
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Great historic pub & micro-brewery in The Rocks

Located in the historic Rocks area of Sydney, this is the oldest hotel - est. 1841; and now (for some 25 years) also a very nice pub & brewery serving excellent micro / local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Located in the historic Rocks area of Sydney, this is the oldest hotel - est. 1841; and now (for some 25 years) also a very nice pub & brewery serving excellent micro / local brews. Has warm feel of venerable English / Aussie tavern, stone, wood, bit nautical theme – great feel. Stopped in for lunch, enjoyed the Three Sheets... More 

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Cooma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Visited this pub for the first time in March 2015. Service was quick and all of the meals served to our group were excellent. Will worth a visit.

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The was a very nice pub to stop in for a beer during our walk on the Millers Point area. Said to be the oldest pub in Sydney. I can't say for certain, but it does have a quaint look and feel and the beer was very nice (Quayle's Ale).

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Plymouth
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Spending the day walking around Sydney. Was recommended this place by teacher colleagues in China where we work. They know pubs! And this one is an oasis of calm where 2 half pints of victory went down smoothly. Got to be a must visit place for the beer tasters amongst us. Recommended.

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Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I have been visiting this old establishment for many years and slowly watched its qualities wither. My latest excursion to this once fine pub is my last. My wife and I waited patiently at the bar whilst two disinterested bar gals avoided us. Finally a young man with 'attitude' served us. My wife asked for a taste of one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Nice environment, most of the staff were friendly. Awesome beer if you like anything from porter to ale. All freshly brewed and easy too ser why so many people rate it highly. walked here from circular quay, short maybe 12 min walk once figured out correct path. getting under the bridge was the trick. If you are going to head... More 

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Burton on trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Had been told this was a must visit when in Sydney. Was not disappointed, great ales and good food. Terrific atmosphere, if you get a table your set for the night. Only a few minutes walk from circle quay. Will certainly be calling again on next visit to Sydney.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Excellent beers brewed on the premises (try the "3 Sheets"), great food and brilliant atmosphere. Do I need to say anymore?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Great location away from the tourist section of the rocks. Beautiful old establishment steeped in history of colonial sydney. Micro brewed beers make this bar stand out from others. Good pub food and atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Family popped into Lord Nelson after seeing it on the 1000 Places to See Before You Die Australia episode. Good pub food--not too 'exotic' for our kids and delicious enough to bring smiles to the table. Great house-brewed beers and help with wine selections.

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