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Great Northern Hotel

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French, 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 - 11:00 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: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    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
DIY Steak Family Friendly

Was pretty busy on a Tuesday (2 for 1 meat night). Parking becomes available from 7pm weeknights along the Pacific Highway which also means it is busier from 7pm. There is off street parking too if you're early enough. It's quite family friendly on Tuesday night. You basically buy your meat and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Stephanie N
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Was pretty busy on a Tuesday (2 for 1 meat night). Parking becomes available from 7pm weeknights along the Pacific Highway which also means it is busier from 7pm. There is off street parking too if you're early enough. It's quite family friendly on Tuesday night. You basically buy your meat and cook it yourself. They provide marinades and a... More 

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Australind, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This steak house was very special. "A Butcher shop with a grill " First time at the restaurant. Reservation name already stand on the tables. From set up table cutlery, getting drinks , salt and pepper, ketchup all self serve. Second step went to a butcher counter select steak, great variety of steaks, chicken and squares available, a friend very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good inside, great out the back in the garden. Plenty of space, beer and food. Love the menu, a cut above your standard pub.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I hadn't been to the Great Northern Hotel in years and was pleasantly surprised - still the same lovely woodwork, snooker tables and outdoor garden area. You can cook your own steak for $13.50 and it comes with a self serve salad bar. On Sundays kids eat free with two free kids meals for every adult, so great bargain for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We went to the Great Northern based on its reputation for good food. Sorry to say we found it over priced to say the least. The quality was poor and several dishes came out cold. Can't say we will be back.

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Sydney, Australia
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56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Soft spot for this one as I first met my wife here. Have been back a couple of times for dinner in the last month, once with a bunch of friends and once to avail of their Foxtel for a game. Staff are usually great, but the menu is standard pub fare. Pies and schnitzel are nice. Lose a star... More 

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Tasmania, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Ordered the Chicken parmi. Options were chips, salad or mash potato. Somewhat taken aback when plate turned up with just the Chicken Parmi on it and nothing else! Sure there is a salad bar but jeez a few chips guys please? Cost $22, no thanks.

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

good menu, maybe a little over priced, the cook-yourself steaks looked great. Beautiful old pub, friendly staff.

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Shepparton, Australia
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Beautiful old pub inside with ornate wood paneling and some memorabilia around to dining room. You can either cook you own steak, sausage or fish or have the chef prepare it. Has 3/4 pool tables and a good range of beers on tap. Salad was warm and a bit ordinary and the steaks reasonable. Indoor or outdoor dining is available.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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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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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: French, Grill, Pub, Bistro, Pasta
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?