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Cock 'N' Bull Bistro

$$ - $$$
Bar, European, Pub
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89 Ebley St, Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
9389-3004
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Melbourne, Australia
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292 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

*Not cheap *Tasteless, very bad food and most of the time over cooked *frequently get the order wrong *Slow service *bad service too, staff are untrained backpacker who doesn't care

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Thank James C
Greater Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Had lunch at the Cock n Bull in the Bistro last Saturday, the food was excellent had the spaghetti Bolognese it was scrumptious along with garlic bread. Price was good the ambience is great open fire, nice and cosy and staff very friendly. Great place to catch up with friends and have a nice chat and a few wines of... More 

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Thank 567perry
Melbourne, Australia
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944 reviews
615 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is one of those pubs that is a little off the main track so generally doesn't pop up on people's radars (namely because most people who go to Bondi Junction generally pass through on their way to the beach). I found out about it through a little bit of research on the internet and I have to say that... More 

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Thank MrDavetheSarks
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This place for accommodation is disgusting, its a wonder health and safety doesn't shut it down, the stench almost made me puke. However i did get a full refund an hour after checking in, not that they could argue what the problem was lets be honest....

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Thank Liam H
Australia
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

We revisited an old stamping ground for a drink one Thursday night. Never again. Dark, dingy, and full of very inebriated people. Not sure if the responsible service of alcohol is followed in this place. Needless to say - one drink and we were gone.

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Thank BandBL
Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

I used to come to this pub quite often as I lived in the area, and over the years it has gone down hill. Food is average with the vegetables tasting like over cooked frozen vegetables, desserts limited to chocolate or banana yuck to both. worst part is having to walk in through the smoking area to get to ge... More 

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1 Thank Goddy_710
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

I had a "Sirloin Steak/Chips/Saffron Rice", which all 3 were excellent top quality well valued priced evening meal. I was let down by the steam veggies. They were poor quality the vegies, like poor frozen-food quality. I accept Pub-food often has to use frozen veggies, but these veggies were either overcooked or just lacking freshness or just poor quality, I... More 

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Thank steve500302
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here in December last year when visiting Sydney for a few days and it has to be the worst hostel I have ever been to. Seriously it was more tempting to sleep in the park under a tree. As soon as you walk into the hostel it looks like a dump. There is rubbish, clothes and even food... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

This hostel was one of the cheaper options in Bondi Junction, but I suggest forking out a little bit extra as this place was horrible! There were no sinks, the toilets smelt horrible, no toilet paper and doors slamming all night. As a party pub, the noise wasn't really the issue, it was the lack of any sort of hygiene... More 

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Thank Shoshannah O
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

DO NOT STAY HERE! If you like being woken up by people fighting, arguing, playing music at all hours... OH! And don't forget the drug taking then definitely stay here!!!! I'm up for a laugh and a few drinks but when you have work / plans early the next morning and there's people 'stoating' about off their faces at 3... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Ebley St, Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Bondi
  • Phone Number: 9389-3004

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