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Great Northern Hotel

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Grill, Pub, Bistro, Pasta
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522 Pacific Highway, Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales 2067, Australia
02 9419 4555
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent value

This place is enormous! Food was good value but nothing special. You can cook your own if that's your thing. Not much interaction with staff but they were ok. If you want to go to a pub this has everything you need, pool tables, outdoor seating, the lot. If you want a good meal out, I'd go... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Viagar
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Australia
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

we all had schnitzels here and each one was just terrible. told the manager there and after that all the bar staff were incredibly rude its a shame because its quite a nice pub but will not going back here

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Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This place is enormous! Food was good value but nothing special. You can cook your own if that's your thing. Not much interaction with staff but they were ok. If you want to go to a pub this has everything you need, pool tables, outdoor seating, the lot. If you want a good meal out, I'd go elsewhere.

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Mackay, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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4 reviews 4 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
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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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: Grill, Pub, Bistro, Pasta

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?