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Coopers Hotel

#1,329 of 4,596 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub
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221 King St. Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 3461
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Have been upstairs to the main restaurant a couple of times previously, this time had lunch in the bar on street level. Ordered the fish and the sliders. Waitstaff were wonderful, food was fresh and very satisfying. I can't help but think some of the negative reviews are just grudges, or the reviewer got the wrong pub, we loved it.... More 

Thank Penycraig
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times and on a Thursday it's 2 for 1, so this week we had steak and a prawn pasta dish, when they arrived my husbands steak was slightly over for him but he said it was tasty and my face dropped when I saw a pale watery sauce on my prawn and chorizo pasta, however... More 

Thank Michelle L
Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

I was at this pub on 26th September for Tranny Bingo, with a group of friends. We won a $100 food voucher with an expirt of 9th October. It suited the group of 5 to meet up on the 29th October to have dinner & use the voucher. Upon ordering steak & pork belly dishes, we were told the voucher... More 

2 Thank Harem32
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Friday night and they cater to 3 or 4 people who want to watch afl. Totally done with this pub. Terrible food and service and expensive, save your money at the Newtown hotel!

1 Thank Jennifer D
North Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

On recommendation I visited Coopers Hotel with my girlfriend on Saturday 3rd September. I ordered Four hour confit pork belly w crisp skin, corn puree, puree, pea & broad bean salsa w tomato beurre banc .... sounded fantastic, however when it arrived there was a small piece of pork belly approx. 3 cms by 9 cms with some sauce and... More 

Thank AlenaH_Oz
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We had a lovely lunch; beef pie, brisket roll, butcher's cut (t-bone) and a kid's cheeseburger. Quick, efficient service. I like the room - big, light and airy without feeling like a food court. Good family or friends get together space. Meals were tasty and fresh. Generous portions. The beef pie was delicious. A solid pub meal - not on... More 

Thank quatro2016
Adelaide, Australia
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

When I used to live in Newtown, I used to come to the Coopers for one of the best steaks in Sydney. OMG the ribeye was amazing and worth the price. Ordered a couple of steaks over the weekend and unfortunately, not really up to scratch for the price. The steaks were overcooked and the meat, although talked up on... More 

Thank zedz_syd
Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

We have eaten here up in the roof garden many times and they have always served great pub food with occasional inspired dishes. We tried the new menu on the weekend. Some old favourites like the tapas style small plates remain but new dishes like the wild boar (think pulled pork) papardelle pasta dish and the slow roasted lamb shanks... More 

Thank Lonsdale22
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The pub offers great food and good beer - what more could you want from a pub location in Newtown . . ?

Thank Marty_C_85
Marrickville, Australia
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Recently had lunch with friends at this restaurant. It was recommended by friends as the steaks, particularly the rib-eye fillet was a draw card for it size and value. Unfortunately they were out of fillet and the staff recommended a Sirloin. It was the worst steak I have ever attempted to eat. It was not cocked as requested and was... More 

2 Thank emmanuelSydney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $24
Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 King St. Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighborhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 3461
Encapsulating Newtown chic, The Cooper's Hotel transcends from your homely local to a sophisticated bistro and deck bar. Celebrating Inner city life we are as diverse as our community. Our staff; their creations, service & energy tell the story of urbanity. Soak up the sun or sit under the stars in our Rooftop Garden, enjoy an array of delicious cocktails, finely selected wines and craft beers from our Garden Bar, or delight your tastebuds with some of our delectable tapas share plates and mains.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theaters to the neighborhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighborhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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