The Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson, Sydney: Address, Phone Number, The Lord Nelson Reviews: 4.5/5

The Lord Nelson
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4.5
337 reviews
Excellent
165
Very good
131
Average
30
Poor
5
Terrible
6

NikkiPurple
Wollongong, Australia68 contributions
Rude wait staff
Oct 2020 • Couples
Food was pretty good; atmosphere nice; wait staff rude. The first waiter wasn’t paying attention to our order and as a result none (yes not one!!) of our entrees arrived, only our mains. (3 couples). I had a glass of table water, and the waitress kept filling it up with sparkling water (which I hate), and 4 times I had to ask for a new glass of water, then they stopped filling it up altogether, so when I got up and went and found a jug of water I was scolded by the waitress for getting myself a drink of water that she refused to get me. We dealt with 3 staff members and 2 were so rude, we will never return. We live in Dawes point and won’t be back.
Written October 7, 2020
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978Sydney
Sydney, Australia194 contributions
Dinks
Sep 2020
Great little pub, fun atmosphere really enjoy it here , wonderful local pub , service is excellent, very attentive
Written September 19, 2020
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TheJimmyco
Tempe, AZ775 contributions
Nice Beers - Odd Staff
Sep 2019
The location, history, and beers are great here. The staff is a little off and didn't seem to know much about the beer. It's a stop on many tours but the beers hold up. I asked for a flight - they looked at me - I guess they do not know the term, it's a paddle in Australia.
Written May 9, 2020
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Katco
Edinburgh, UK1,525 contributions
Great choice of high quality beers
Feb 2020 • Couples
We visited this bar twice on our recent visit to Sydney.

The bar brews it’s own beer and the choice and quality of the beer is top notch.

There is some small outside street sitting but the bar area is roomy with adequate seating.

As this bar is just outside the central Rocks area the prices were definitely less expensive with most beers coming in around AUD9.

I highly recommend this bar if you like high quality beer at reasonable prices.
Written March 1, 2020
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M-moate
265 contributions
Good bar manager needed.
Jan 2020 • Couples
Good food. Reasonably priced. Nice venue.

Why only 2 out of 5?!

Staff (and there were plenty of them) seem untrained and pretty uninterested in customers. Great chats and laughter .... behind the bar amongst themselves.

Most damming though was the state of the loos. No toilet paper in ladies. And an overflowing wastebasket in the Men’s accompanied by a distinct whiff of urine that wafted out whenever door opened.

I told one of the female staff about it and she said it would be sorted. Checked as we were leaving 40 mins later and nothing done.

Whoever owns this venue needs to address the management issue.

Written January 11, 2020
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Steve D
Mudgee, Australia20 contributions
Lunch
Dec 2019 • Friends
Admiiedly it was busy, but a prebooked table needing to ask three times for menus and then waiting well over 30 mins before the last meal was delivered is very poor customer service. Won't be back..
Written December 11, 2019
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stevehowcroft
Sydney, Australia85 contributions
Neat and dependable evening for business casual
Nov 2019 • Business
I needed a classy restaurant that was not too expensive. Needed atmosphere, something with a story and a point of difference. The pub downstairs gave me the kick off for casual, craft beer and the background of the pubs history and upstairs for a lovely classy meal. I rate the upstairs restaurant as one of Sydney’s gems. We had a successful evening.
Written November 24, 2019
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Marion G
Greater London, UK3 contributions
Mrs m
Nov 2019 • Couples
Went on Sunday evening around 8 and they said kitchen closed at 9. Plenty of time of do our order of
Nachos and vegetable pakoras? Well when they eventually came out to us before 9 and pub emptying food was all cold. So they took it back and it took another 10/15 mins to return food and they literally blasted it and it was burnt. Inedible and no one even bothered to ask us how it was. Obviously wanted to close pub and get home. We should have just asked for money back but we were jet lagged and tired and wanted to get back to our hotel. Don’t bother with food here
Written November 10, 2019
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andreahex
West Drayton, UK740 contributions
Rugby night
Oct 2019 • Couples
Stumbled whilst walking into this pub, it was very busy. Staff were friendly, ordered drinks and a pork pie, very traditional, it had a great atmosphere, wished we could have stayed and eaten, however pub was heaving due to Rugby, at least we won 😂
Written October 23, 2019
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Astrojoy
Hong Kong, China502 contributions
Smart , chill , quiet but charming
Sep 2019 • Friends
Great restaurant above a pub . Very smart and elegant looking but the feel is warm and welcoming. You can eat down in the bar but food up at the brasserie is a different class. Great menu , very yummy and tasty , served by a great team of warm smiling and attentives ladies.
Not crazy expensive and worth a visit when in the Rocks area. Not touristy at all !!!
Written September 7, 2019
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