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Sir John Young Hotel Tapas Bar

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Cnr George and Liverpool Streets, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
0292673608
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Batemans Bay, Australia
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub is the old fashioned aussie pub..vinyl and tiles..it has its own charm and the beer is well chilled and always headed. There's a burger restaurant attached called Down and Out..$10 bucks for an entry level burger which is a big mac clone..fries cost $4 extra..took me hours to get over the indigestion..hard to recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a good place to stop for a beer. They often have food offers and were packed with people buying cheap burgers at the weekend but the staff are great and prices are reasonable.The area at the junction of George and Liverpool Streets puts you into an place of bars and restaurants - not unlike Soho in London. Busy and... More 

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Thank Pinter27
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Absolute gobsmacked at the service here. Ordered a Sparkling Oyster Bay and received a very flat sparkling. Complained to the young man who served me in which he went to his superior female who would of been in her early 20's. He returned and said I can choose another drink but not of the same sort. I asked if they... More 

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

The pub is cool..nice staff. .don't bother eating there. .you will be overcharged an disappointed. .The proprietor uses backpackers who generally can't speak English. ..expect an overcharge and an augment with the arrogant proprietor.

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Thank Phil W
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Yesterday we we in the city for the ANZAC parade and when ti was over it was time for a couple of cold ones and some fuel. We chose this place, we thought a little Spanish food was the order of the day and we were not disappointed. It has been an institution for years and is now under a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Roxanne rocks. So does the rest of the staff!! Ask for their menu and I assure you won't be upset. Local and good beers.

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

The pub is a typical aussie corner pub with old time character. .the staff are ok but I can't recommend the Spanish eatery attached. .I had an argument with the male owner a few years back and swore I would never be spoken to in that manner. .he is a pig to the waitresses who work there so staff changes... More 

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Thank Phil W
Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

This is located in the corner of George street & Liverpool street. Always a busy place being in the CBD of Sydney. The bar looks lovely and tastefully decorated and designed. We essentially went for a beer and had some short eats (snacks). Having gone in "The Happy hour", got a good deal on the drinks. Nice place to quench... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Great food for sharing in a relaxed bar. Add a jug of sangria and enjoy the alcohol infused fresh fruit at the bottom to end the perfect meal. Overseas guest was very impressed!

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Thank Kerryn C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I went in for a drink at around 9pm and bought a bottle a wine. Everything has been going well until we were informed it was last orders. This was fine as we had a bottle of wine and thought we would be allowed to sit and enjoy the rest of the bottle however at 10pm we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Spanish, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr George and Liverpool Streets, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 0292673608

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighborhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theater, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.