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The Blue Gum Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
(02) 9489 3220
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a nice meal with friends, the decor is pleasant and the service above average. The menu needs to to be updated. It hasn't changed in over 6 months. The menu options are somewhat limited and bland in taste. Bring back the ribs, bring back the ribs

Thank Thommo178
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal and a few beers. Bar staff were slightly disinterested, however the food was VERY good and a great selection of beers!! Burgers are very good. And everything else that was order seemed very nice. Could stay open for an hour longer. Felt like we got moved on a bit. But overall not a bad spot... Will be... More 

Thank Tim E
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Blue Gum is our favourite go to Steakhouse so when we had interstate visitors we decided to go there for dinner. 3 people ordered beef Pies and were disappointed with tough meat .. the baked vegetable dish and prawn linguine were well received.. I ordered snapper and felt the portion was rather small with a few potato slices and... More 

1 Thank Judy D
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe I am being harsh, We came here last weekend with our two children. The 1st thing we noticed was lack of service... we had to go to kitchen staff and ask if still accepting food orders and in their defence they was just about to shut most of the food and the ovens were off so we could only... More 

Thank grantt855
South coast NSW
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161 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We dinned at the Blue Gum Hotel whilst visiting Hornsby(10 minute walk from central Hornsby). Place was reasonably crowded as the Bledislow cup was on the big screens, which made us thankfull for booking ahead.It is a bistro arrangement for ordering and delivery. There were 20plus of us and everyone commented on the generous portions and quality of the food.The... More 

Thank Kcandthecook
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at late notice on a cold wet day. The fire was going which was great. I had the 3 lil pigs pizza and my wife the caesar salad. Both good. Very few people on the day.

Thank BCcody
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is a good size pub/restaurant. Decent size. Friendly staff. Food is a hit and a miss depending on what you order. The Pulled Pork Burger is yum, same is their margarita pizza. They do decent steaks and chips, reasonable fish and chips... but word of advise is to stay away from the sandwiches.

Thank Ruwantha W
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Great pub food..Everything from Panko crumbed Schnitzel, steak, great burgers, fish, pies and daily specials..This Pub does it well. Food is super fresh, generous portioned and a great place for couples, families and groups. Fast bistro fare and always a treat... Other Pubs in the Hornsby and Pennant Hills area just don't have the goods. Keep up the excellent fare... More 

Thank Aussiepenguin11
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The steak is amazing, don't cook your own. Get the chefs to prepare an amazing dining experience. Plus it has an excellent beers and the friendliest and most professional service.

Thank Simon S
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Staple pub type food. The steaks are consistently good. Food is expensive compared to most pubs - must be up there in the top 10%. Service from the staff is friendly and unpretentious. We enjoy being regular visitors to this place.

Thank Henryofsydney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby  >  Waitara
  • Phone Number: (02) 9489 3220
On the corner of Unwin Road

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?