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Riverview Hotel

29 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Ranked #8 of 76 Restaurants in Balmain
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pub
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

One of the hidden gems in Balmain. Quality food and service. Always consistent. Well thought out menus and wine list

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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

I have been here to the restaurant upstairs 3 times now and have been impressed each time. Starting with the excellent service of very staff member I have dealt with through to the well presented, delicious, fresh food. I had lunch with a friend who is already organising when she can come back with her friends. Not a cheap eat... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Riverview Hotel is an excellent gem in the neighbourhood for food. Great for first dates too! I will definitely not hesitate to return in the future.

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sydney
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90 reviews 90 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food was quite good but I feel overpriced slightly, as you can get just as good quality meals in the district cheaper. Also it took a long time for the food to be delivered. there was only 6 of us but 2 tables of 2 arrived 20-30 minutes after us and had dined prior to us being served

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Always a pleasure to visit this comfortably revamped pub... The food is top quality with friendly service and convivial atmosphere. From lunch for two or a family feast, the Riverview has it all covered!

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Been here many times. Both for a drink and for dinner. Either way it never disappoints. Great food, great drinks and a great atmosphere.

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The restaurant is great with a menu matched by attentive service. However we stay away from this place due to the indifferent bar service downstairs.

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Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

You will eat very well in the restaurant upstairs. High-end pub food very well handled. The only grumble might be a tendency to overcomplicate dishes with too many ingredients getting in the way of a dish's main attraction. Tasty nevertheless. Friendly efficient staff. A small-ish room that can get very noisy.

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Pints, pizza and good food! Bit pricey on the food but everything else is excellent. They also do buy one get one free on pizzas on a Tuesday which is always a winner!

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Sydney, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It's a little pub with an intimate feel that delivers big things. Tuesday night is 2 for 1 Gourmet Pizza night--the Prawn and Vegetarian are our favourites. Upstairs the dining room serves beautiful food with a good wine selection. Consistently good seasonal selections.

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