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The Blue Gum Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
+61 2 9489 3220
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (49 reviews)
“pizza” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

I am not sure why people keep bothering with the Blue Gum. The menu is very limited and overpriced. It is mostly pub staples done in a well presented but basic way. I have had a good fish meal there but there are better options...More

Thank ivalee9
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant seating in this place has not been updated for 25 years. The meals are on the expensive side for a pub and the quality has deteriorated. It used to be excellent now only fair. We have been going here for 30 years and...More

Thank donbconway
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Ive been here a few times for drinks and dinner. Food is decent but its a bit too expensive. Its not Surry Hills.. Service at the bar was also bad. 2 different girls served me for drinks and they both looked very unhappy and were...More

Thank Tony_99x
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Had dinner here last night. I have been there many times before. Bit disappointed that the "cook your own steak" option is gone. But great credit to the kitchen staff!! Food was real value!! Only disappointment was the Male toilets which are inside the eating...More

Thank sudu69
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Really popular spot. Lots of room and good selection of pub food. Good wine list for a pub. I had lambs shanks and my friend had fillet steak. Yummy

Thank Shelley F
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic family friendly venue that caters to all. Food is always delicious and the staff are more than helpful! The colouring in for the kids is great and always enough high chairs for the little ones. Definitely recommend!

Thank Danny L
Reviewed July 25, 2017

I ordered the pumpkin ravioli and wasn't a fan. Heavy on the pine nuts, light on the pumpkin, which was scattered in the form of odd little cubes. It was okay but not worth $24.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Had eye fillet 250g with mash and salad, 150g of fat steak, soggy lettuce with a bit of grated carrot and cold mash, some kind of attempt at bruschetta with half cut cherry tomatoes. Just a big disappointment totally wouldn't go again. Paid for two...More

Thank G W
Reviewed July 5, 2017

What more can you expect than well done pub food, and very generous portions. Nice warmth by the fire and able to watch sport. not too busy.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Who employed the new chef?, The menu has gone backwards and many short cuts are taken. A group of 6 of us went Monday of the long weekend in June, we have had many group lunches and functions there over the last 5 years and...More

Thank Fin63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
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: +61 2 9489 3220
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On the corner of Unwin Road
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