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PJ O'Brien's

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#208 of 5,133 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2019 Winner
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Irish, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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All reviews beef and guinness pie seafood chowder sunday roast buffalo wings mash wedges curry salmon potatoes grace hotel irish pub great atmosphere on tap table service lunch or dinner saturday night pint
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I went here for dinner on a Friday night and the food was reasonably priced and very good. We had a guiness pie with mashed potato & mushy peas and a seafood chowder with irish soda bread. Would recommend both meals.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Amdor9
Reviewed June 7, 2019

We were staying at the Grace Hotel (next door), so thought we'd give this restaurant a try. After going for the first time, the second night, after returning to our hotel exhausted from our day's adventures, we decided to go again and found the meal...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank dianej
PJsObriens_Syd, General Manager at PJ O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Dianej, Thanks for leaving such a nice review. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed not one but both of your visits with us. It's so exciting to hear about locals who use their limited times in Syd to visit a venue more...More

Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

We always go to PJ’s when we travel to Sydney. Suggest that you get one of the nightly specials- you get a meal and a pint for $25. Great value. If you order a la carte and then order drinks you will probably pay Perth...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank G6160AUcraigd
PJsObriens_Syd, General Manager at PJ O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi G6160AUcraigd, Thanks for leaving such a nice review. We always enjoy hearing about customers that we've made a good impression on. It's so nice to hear that you enjoy spending time at our venue that you visit every time you're in town. We also...More

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

The atmosphere was amazing, service was great although a little more interaction with the customers would have been nice. Location was perfect as we were staying at the Grace Hotel. Meals are huge.

Date of visit: June 2019
3  Thank Terri K
Reviewed May 19, 2019

Hell, but it was noisy. However, all these noisy people were friendly and easy to get into conversation with, the hotel had live music, and although we had to wait 45 minutes to get a table, it went really fast, and then when we got...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank John M
PJsObriens_Syd, General Manager at PJ O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2019

Hi John, Thanks for taking the time to leave such an awesome review. We're happy to hear that your experience in dining with us was such a positive one. We will be sure to pass on your review to the rest of our team. Come...More

Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Had a family birthday lunch celebration & was very impressed by the quality of the meals. 5 star taste at a 2 star price.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank kingsrainbow
PJsObriens_Syd, General Manager at PJ O'Brien's, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2019

Hi Kingsrainbow, Thanks for leaving us that awesome review. So happy to hear that your experience with us was a positive one. We hope you had an awesome birthday! Best Regards, The Team at P.J. O'Brien's Sydney

Reviewed May 7, 2019

We were in Sydney on a Sunday night so not much was open, but PJ O'Brien's was. You had to order at the bar, but a member of the wait staff brought your food. The service was quick and the food was hearty. They had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank deezeegal
Reviewed April 25, 2019

I did visit with the family for dinner. Restaurant is upstairs and was looked after by 1 or 2 ladies on the night. Kids menu with a drink. Sausages and mash, Fish n chips both received the thumbs up. Guinness on tap and tasted great...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Thoughts3
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

I popped into this fine establishment and had a few pints of Guinness. There was a good atmosphere and great service from the bar staff.

Date of visit: April 2019
4  Thank NicB357
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

Arriving into Sydney from Manly it seemed the rain was following us, we found PJ O’Brien’s to stop for a drink. It reminded me of the pubs in London and was pretty spacious, the staff were really friendly.

Date of visit: April 2019
3  Thank 313melk
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