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The Rose Hotel

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54 Cleveland St, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
+61 2 9318 1133
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: The Rose Hotel was built over 100 years ago and has grown in character and...
The Rose Hotel was built over 100 years ago and has grown in character and reputation to become one of Sydney's most loved pubs.
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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 5
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and atmosphere

We went with family (including kids) and friends. The food and atmosphere was great, but the menu is not family friendly. No kids meals, but I don't think the place is meant for families. But we really loved the food and the staff were very friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Didge432
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with family (including kids) and friends. The food and atmosphere was great, but the menu is not family friendly. No kids meals, but I don't think the place is meant for families. But we really loved the food and the staff were very friendly.

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Thank Didge432
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
135 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Expensive food for a pub. Same goes for the decent selection of beers. But good staff, friendly and lively, no pretension. I remember The Rose as a go-to when I was at USYD 10 years ago. And before that, when uni kids would be spoiled with affordable choice. Now the game has picked up, but the real session options are... More 

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Thank shinraemonsam
Rose_Hotel_Sydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your extensive review! It's great to hear that you still enjoy our pub after all these years and changes. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

A good beer garden to sit and chat. Most customers are youngster to middle age. Foods are expensive. Service is good.

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Thank lavasi
Rose_Hotel_Sydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We love to hear how much you enjoy our beergarden. See you again soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The "Native Rose", as it used to be, offers Cooper's Sparkling Ale on draught and for that reason alone it is worth a visit. They also have a variety of other beers on offer, both draught and packaged. The kitchen offers the usual burger fare and a pleasant place to have it, in the beer garden, in good weather. I... More 

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Thank Grant M
Rose_Hotel_Sydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Grant, cheers for your review! Coopers Sparkling is a fave of ours and goes great with our delicious burgers. See you again soon for another round! More 

Sydney, Australia
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357 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We came here for a beer before a show at the Seymour Centre. What a pleasant surprise. Friday afternoon and the place was alive but............... The service was great and the beer icy cold so we decided to have dinner. 6 different meals came to our table and on a vote all were "delicious". Salads are wonderful and a great... More 

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Thank Lyrebird6
Rose_Hotel_Sydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your glowing review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed our food, beers, and service. We'll see you next time! More 

New South Wales, Australia
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

We had several tables booked for lunch during a conference. The food came very promptly to all of us- about thirty people. My salad was delicious;perfectly poached pear, rocket, walnuts etc. Everyone else seemed satisfied; the only comments were about the very large serving sizes; they don't need to be so big!!!

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Thank 957jeanettem
therosehotelsydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review! It's really nice to hear that you had a good experience and we'll pass on your message about the serving sizes to the chef - he just wants to fill you up!. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Went on a very busy night and noticed not many staff on. Was good, yum, decent sized meals. Very loud when full with people which makes you feel like you are yelling when talking to someone next to you. You get a timer which goes off when your food is ready and you collect yourself.

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Thank Carly W
therosehotelsydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Carly, thanks for reviewing us. We're glad you enjoyed our yummy meals and were satisfied with the portion size. We tend to get busy which stretches our staff pretty thin but hopefully next time you visit us you'll have a pleasant experience. Cheers! More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is a great place, has been for years. It is very social. People meet here and chat effortlessly. That's what it's always been famous for. The food here's gone a bit ' fame fatale ' lately. On the basis of the past two visits seems to be more about what the cook wants than what I expect. Perhaps he's... More 

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Thank Vic J
therosehotelsydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Vic, thanks for taking the time to review us. Our chef has been breaking into new ground recently but we've kept our locals happy with the usual food suspects so we're glad you enjoyed them. We'll also look into the inconsistencies you mentioned. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Don't be put off by the plain exterior of the Rose Hotel. It has a great inner city pub vibe and a strong following by the locals who enjoy a cold beer and good pub food. The Rose has a great courtyard/beer garden which is most enjoyable on a sunny afternoon or balmy evening. In winter the over head gas... More 

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Thank Lee O
therosehotelsydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lee, thanks a bunch for your kind words. We love to hear that you're a fan of our beer garden and food, we love them too. See you back again soon! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Staying in a nearby hotel, we were looking form some basic pub food and beers. This place met all expectations. Beers on tap are good (at least the ones we tried, didn't quite get through all 27 on tap). Food was good and reasonably priced. Would go back! Final note, check out upstairs, the bar is smaller, but it has... More 

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1 Thank Roaming_AMo
therosehotelsydney, Manager at The Rose Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your glowing review! It makes us feel all warm and fuzzy. We hope to see you again soon and get you through all our tap beers. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 Cleveland St, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Inner West
  • Neighborhood: Inner West
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9318 1133

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Pub, Pizza

Description

The Rose Hotel was built over 100 years ago and has grown in character and reputation to become one of Sydney's most loved pubs.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?