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Coopers Hotel

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French, Contemporary, Pub, Bistro, Gastropub
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221 King St. Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 3461
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7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Encapsulating Newtown chic, The Cooper's Hotel transcends from your homely...
Encapsulating Newtown chic, The Cooper's Hotel transcends from your homely local to a sophisticated bistro and deck bar. Celebrating Inner city life we are as diverse as our community. Our staff; their creations, service & energy tell the story of urbanity. Soak up the sun or sit under the stars in our Rooftop Garden, enjoy an array of delicious cocktails, finely selected wines and craft beers from our Garden Bar, or delight your tastebuds with some of our delectable tapas share plates and mains.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wednesday night not to be missed

Mitch Anderson & his Organic Orchestra is not to be missed on your visit to Sydney from 9.00 - 11.00 every Wednesday Get there early and have a meal in their fantastic Bistro and then sit back and listen to some of the best musicians in Sydney.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Warren R
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We are locals in Newtown and without a doubt this is the best pub food and atmosphere you will find. Do not be put off by the dingy downstairs area, head straight upstairs when you enter and onto the roof top beer garden. The staff are friendly and always helpful and the food is excellent with a pretty good menu... More 

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review! Feedback like this is why we are in the industry we are in, and why we love our work. You are correct - the aesthetics of our public bar do not do our beautiful beer garden justice! Our rooftop courtyard & cocktail bar is one of Newtown's best kept secrets, we're glad... More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Venture upstairs in Coopers Hotel and you will be pleasantly surprised. The dining room is open, modern and well appointed - like most pubs you order at the bar and the food is brought to your table. The menu is a mix of traditional pub favourites with some more modern offerings. The menu included steaks, fish, pasta and salads. Our... More 

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Geoffrey, Thanks so much for taking the time to review our venue. We really value our customer feedback to let us know when we aren't or are not hitting the mark. The upstairs area of our venue is a nice little surprise isn't it! You should some in one sunny afternoon if you can and sit in our courtyard,... More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We often eat at this hotel and have enjoyed every meal. The fish and chips are the best! We recently went on a Thursday and were surprised at how crowded it was as there was a 2 for 1 deal. One of the waiters, Sam was fantastic, securing us a table in about 10minutes and ringing us when it was... More 

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our venue! It's wonderful to receive such positive comments about the quality of the food we serve as we take great pride to ensure every single meal is served at the highest possible standard. Getting reviews such as this let us know we are hitting that mark. Our 2 for... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Mitch Anderson & his Organic Orchestra is not to be missed on your visit to Sydney from 9.00 - 11.00 every Wednesday Get there early and have a meal in their fantastic Bistro and then sit back and listen to some of the best musicians in Sydney.

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Warren, Thanks so much for the review. Mitch Anderson has been with us a long time, and he never disappoints. It's great to hear our customers love coming in to watch him as much as we do having him here! Hopefully we see you here again soon, Crystal More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We used to go to Coopers every Thursday and sometimes any other day. The quality has gone down the hill. We used to love our perfect steak and tbone special but for the last 2 months kitchen people don't seem to get those right, when asked for medium rare I was brought a medium in the middle and well done... More 

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue. We place a lot of importance on our customer feedback, and value your input. So that we can get to the bottom of what happened, would you mind please coming back to us on a couple of questions? If you could please email adam@coopershotel.com.au or call us on 0295503461. Can... More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

They have a nice courtyard on the top floor and maybe it was the buy one get one free promotion there was quite a lot of people there which gave a nice atmosphere without being overly crowded. We had the pork belly and t bone which were pretty good...

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Rirji, Thanks for the review! You certainly decided to come to our venue on a good night with the 2-for-1 deal that we have running. It's great to hear that you're experience was so positive, and we appreciate you taking the time to share your views. Thanks Rirji, Crystal More 

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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We headed here to watch the Asian Cup Final match between Australia and South Korea as we thought it would have a good atmosphere for the game and we could grab some food. On the way in I asked the bouncer whether they were showing the football match and after some ribbing about it being soccer he pointed us in... More 

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Dave, Firstly thank you so much for writing such a detailed and lovely review about our venue. We value feedback from our customers, so to get a review like this, in such detail, let's us know we are on the right track. It's encouraging to hear that the customer service you experienced right down to our security guard was... More 

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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Visited Coopers hotel. They take bookings and whilst downstairs pub is more of the local scenery, upstairs is a great place for food with family or friends. The food is restaurant quality that is kept seasonal end very broad. Fish, any type, is always fresh and the Sunday roast is one to have.

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tatjana, Thanks for taking time to review our venue. It's very pleasing to hear that you are happy with the quality of our food, we take great pride in delivering dishes that are above your regular pub grub quality. Thank you for the feedback! Crystal More 

Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We visited Coopers on the weekend for some relaxation and lunch. We had been there before on several occasions so the place is familiar to us. The restaurant area upstairs is modern with an outdoor area that gives you the chance to relax and enjoy the ambience. They didn't have the tapas on the menu last time we visited so... More 

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ollynette, Thanks for writing such a lovely review about our venue! It's great to hear from a repeat customer and to have your feedback be so positive. I'm glad that you got to try some of the tapas, they've been a big hit since we added them to the menu. It's also wonderful to hear that our staff looked... More 

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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Food is fantastic, classic pub grub with a creative yummy twist! Staff are professional and friendly and always happy to help you select that perfect wine with your meal or even the meal itself! Lol The menu changes every season which keeps it exciting however they always keep a handful classics like the steak and burgers.

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CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Maz, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review about our venue! You've hit the nail on the head, that is exactly what we try to offer - everyone's pub food favourites, but with a bit of a special twist! Have you tried anything from our tapas menu yet? The dishes are delicious and great to... More 

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Additional Information about Coopers Hotel

Address: 221 King St. Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9550 3461
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 11 - 24
Cuisine: French, Contemporary, Pub, Bistro, Gastropub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221 King St. Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 3461

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 24
  • Cuisine: French, Contemporary, Pub, Bistro, Gastropub

Description

Encapsulating Newtown chic, The Cooper's Hotel transcends from your homely local to a sophisticated bistro and deck bar. Celebrating Inner city life we are as diverse as our community. Our staff; their creations, service & energy tell the story of urbanity. Soak up the sun or sit under the stars in our Rooftop Garden, enjoy an array of delicious cocktails, finely selected wines and craft beers from our Garden Bar, or delight your tastebuds with some of our delectable tapas share plates and mains.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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