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Four In Hand

#276 of 4,393 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Paddington
Contemporary, Pub
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105 Sutherland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
(612) 9362 1999
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Gosford, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great reasonably priced food and service to match. Really the service is worth mentioning. Just right not pushy or distracted. Food was excellent and generous portions. Smallish so book

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Gold Coast, Australia
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the noise from the adjoining full pub with Rugby crowd, the restaurant was excellent. Great wine selection with French and Aussie delights. The food was superb evenly matched with great service. Noise abated once rugby was over although some revelers wandered in. Even so it didn't ruin our night out because the food and company made it special. I... More 

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Thank K4kev
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very tasty lunch with some of the stand out meals being the grilled octopus w broccolini and lime aoli, pork belly and the mulloway. There were plenty of desserts to choose from and the staff were friendly and helpful and plenty to choose from the wine list. This is another gem in the Paddington area.

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Thank MMcC-55
Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a midday Friday, the Four in hand bar was relatively peaceful; we were two of six total patrons. In previous visits, the Four in Hand has been raucous and packed, particularly if Rugby is on - you probably will not find parking and abandon your intention to dine at this restaurant and the fancy one next door. Yes you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A family dinner at this restarunt last week was a disaster. Having asked for medium the duck was delivered uncooked, red raw. We asked for it to be cooked further only to have it returned to the table in the same state. The waiter explained poor lighting in the kitchen had made it difficult for the chief. One of our... More 

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Sydney
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch - curious to see the changes from the new management . There are no visible differences, but the bar menu was improved. I had grilled fish with hand cut chips - great portions, fish cooked to perfection. My guest had the chilli meatballs - he did say they could have been spicier . Ordered cinnamon doughnuts... More 

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Thank fivestarsandbeyond
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I haven't visited this gorgeous Paddington bistro for a while (and since it changed ownership) and, if anything, it was better than the last time. The decor is clean and modern and perfectly suited for the neighbourhood Paddington pub in which it sits. Yes, its a little noisy, but we were having a fun lunch with friends and so it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Now run by Guillaume. In theory this would be a 'second' restaurant for him. In reality it the ambience is great, the wines by the glass are varied and matched well to the menu and the food is outstanding. The service is very good and the staff know the food and wine well. It's an outstanding restaurant masquerading as part... More 

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Thank Bruce M
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We went to the FIH for an early dinner with friends (4 of us) on a Saturday night and were lucky to get a table upstairs where it's much quieter. The food was great, shared 2 entrees and a main each (with two vegetable sides) and a desert each with a great bottle of red wine !!! So much food... More 

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Thank Fi S
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We probably ordered badly by choosing the shared plate of roast duck which was far too much for 2 people. Although very well cooked it became a bit monotonous as the portion was too big for 2. There was an excellent wine list. The service was excellent and very accommodating. I shall return to taste non shared plates. There was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $76
Cuisine
Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Sutherland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Paddington
  • Neighborhood: Paddington
  • Phone Number: (612) 9362 1999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Paddington

Neighborhood Profile
Paddington
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.