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Coopers Hotel

King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Ranked #556 of 5,198 restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $11 - $24
Cuisines: Contemporary, Gastropub
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

for an afternoon beer in the sun in the upstairs beer garden... service is good and the vibe is relaxed... food menu is good and food is always tasty

Sydney
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

4 of us went to Coopers for a pub meal on Monday night, and didn't get past the 1st page of the menu. We were sold by the sound of their tapas share menu to the point we brought every dish (except the olives) plus the spicy chicken wings. There was no way we could have been disappointed with result... More

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I must admit I am a regular here. The service is friendly and the food is above standard. There are good pub classics but there are other dishes that are more adventurous without being pretentious or overly expensive. I recommend this hotel!

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Moruya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Went with a group of 12 on a Tuesday night. after a long day conferencing we were looking forward to a great selection of beers and some superb food - recommended by a local, We weren't disappointed - they have just changed the menu - the food is some of the best I have had in Sydney - and not... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

It doesn't look much from the outside but upstairs is amazing. I went with my daughter on a recent trip and the food was sensational. I had fish (real fish, not some wet watery frozen stuff) and my daughter had the steak - in hindsight, we ought to have shared the steak cause it was huge, and cooked to perfection.... More

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Sydney
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I had lunch here last week with my husband and the food was delicious. I had the linguine with prawns & rocket and my husband had the risotto with scallops. We normally share our meals but I just couldn't this time as the linguine was too good. I would come back in a flash.

Sydney, Australia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Upstairs at Coopers Hotel is very different from when you enter via King Street. The food upstairs is really good and the atmosphere trendy (unlike the dingy room downstairs with strange people). We attempt to eat here once every couple of weeks. The steaks are really good!

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

On a recent trip to Sydney we met friends at The Coopers, upstairs has a great vibe, the bar service was great, the young barman was quick and really friendly, then came the meal! It was restaurant quality, absolutely delicious and very quick despite the big crowd. We all loved it, my partner reckoned his steak was one of the... More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

Our absolute favourite pub in Newtown, frequenting at least once a fortnight. Food is always delicious- 'herb and pinenut crusted blue eye cod'- so so good. Atmosphere is always lively, even when it raining with thanks to the weatherproof canopy. Would highly recommend to everyone, we take all friends and family here when they visit!

Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

The Coopers is a strange place, entering the downstairs bar you're met with a group of sorry looking older singles scattered around the place seemingly drowning their sorrows in a schooner of Tooheys. The place looks ordinary and boring. Venture upstairs and its a whole other world; the place is lively, fresh, often standing room only (bar the dining area)... More

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