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Great Northern Hotel

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Pub, Bistro, Pasta, Grill
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522 Pacific Highway, Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales 2067, Australia
02 9419 4555
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Most recent review
awesome pub!

we played a few games of pool here on my recent business trip. also had a few drinks. we didn't eat, however it was very busy and popular both nights we came for a drink. nice hotel, nice outdoor area, and nice pool room.. definitely would visit again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Kasey G
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Mackay, Australia
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
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Mackay, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

we played a few games of pool here on my recent business trip. also had a few drinks. we didn't eat, however it was very busy and popular both nights we came for a drink. nice hotel, nice outdoor area, and nice pool room.. definitely would visit again.

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Very handy location to our hotel on the same street. Good for family dining inside or out. Cook it yourself BBQ or al a carte menu options available.

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Although reasonably good value, that's because they don't have to pay someone to cook your steak - you cook it. Nice interior which fills up quickly, but the overflow is into a large beer-garden where smoking is allowed. Would you enjoy your food, however nice, if a waft of 2nd hand smoke from someone else's lungs enveloped your face as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

the pub has a great ambience, but the food is mediocre. The saving grace is resch's on tap. Only go there because it is convenient.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I had a roast pork roast that was very old, mostly grissle and the veggies weren't cooked. Not nice. Over priced food and drinks...

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The pub has comfortable setting both out-doors and indoor. The staff are friendly and efficient. It caters for large parties as well. Our last two patronage were both parties of 10 including a child. The steaks (cook to your own taste) were good quality and even better if you go on days where there are specials on. All in all,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had a lovely afternoon and evening at the great northern! Great pub food, friendly staff and nice beer garden.

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We came here because this is the closest pub from home.surprisingly disappointing after hear so many good review about this place. it is cook it your own for steak, they do not have the menu on the table we need to look at the menu our self. the waitress was sooooo lazy.... she seems a bit bored, no smile at... More 

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I hadn't been to the this hotel in years and it was pleasing to see it is still a nice pub with good food.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

This place has become a regular meeting place for friends and work colleagues for Friday lunch. Good pub food selection and you can cook your own steaks as well. A generous salad bar which is complementary with some meal choices. The veal schnitzel, bangers and mash, beer meat pie and fish and chip are some of my favourites. The GN... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 522 Pacific Highway, Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales 2067, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Willoughby  >  Chatswood
  • Phone Number: 02 9419 4555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
  • Cuisine: Pub, Bistro, Pasta, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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