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The Mercantile Hotel

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#472 of 5,134 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bit ordinary to be touted as an Irish pub and they cannot do a Kilkenny beer. At least it was quiet and we could order the Shamrock Pie.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank TonyTanz
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

We had a very difficult night with noisy neighbours. The pubs surrounding the hotel make the room noisy. But we were told by the manager that we should have called the desk and they would have dealt with the noisy hotel neighbours. The manager was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Diane G
Reviewed April 29, 2019

The Mercantile Hotel is a good location for a drink when in town. We have stayed overnight here in the past and enjoyed that experience. Always seems to be busy with happy people having a good time.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Annieco1
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

I got a small table outside, away from the lively sounds inside. My dinner of flat head fish and sweet potato wedges was only $16.50. The fish was fine without being super fresh. All round a very good experience.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Madshus
Reviewed April 2, 2019

This outdoor/indoor pub has a huge selection of beers, great live music and a fun atmosphere. If you are looking for a fun time in The Rocks, this place is a must visit. We did not stay there or partake of the food, but others...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch after doing the Bridge Climb. Food was excellent! Service was slow. We sat down & eventually figured out on our own you have to go to bar counter & place order. Would have been nicer to be helped by staff with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Travel_the_world11
Reviewed March 8, 2019

While exploring the "Rocks" we came upon this Irish Style Pub and being a nice day sat outside which was lovely. We had the daily special schnitzel and a Guiness of course. Food and drink were good, service mediocre, competitive pricing. Suggestion to management- clean...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RickyLeeca
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Spent a Saturday night there for drinks and the band, then back again for lunch on the Sunday. Gets busy quickly, value for money but bathrooms need to be cleaned more regularly

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FNQquirky
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We saw that their pub was very crowded at lunchtime and decided to stop. It was very good and we ended up staying for happy hour as well. The service is excellent and the food was as well. Love that they had live music, enjoyed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank adventurerplus
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Good Irish pub if you’re in the Rocks area in Sydney. Irish and also the usual Australian pub food on the menu at reasonable prices and good quality and they serve the perfect pour of draught Guinness.

Date of visit: February 2019
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buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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