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“Overpriced.”
Review of The Argyle

The Argyle
Ranked #2,633 of 5,992 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $11 - $18
Cuisines: Pizza, Australian, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: The Rocks
Description: There's no question that The Rocks is home to some of Sydney's most intriguing historical stories. And our landmark venue, The Argyle, has a unique, rich history all of its own. The sandstone walls that house The Argyle had seen some interesting sights well before we all hit the dance floor.Situated in one of Australia's oldest buildings, The Argyle is richly historic, while maintaining a uniquely modern take. With five bars held over two levels, we have a variety of areas to suit any mood. Whether you choose to hide away in a booth, gather friends around the high tables, chill out in the lounges or venture in to the open-air cobbled courtyard - the choice is yours. With capacity for up to 1800 guests, it's also the ideal location for large-scale events and celebrations.
Reviewed June 10, 2012

Had the wagyu burger, I'm pretty sure it wasn't wagyu beef but was ok if not a bit pricey. The drinks were a disgrace, after being served a flat beer which wasn't even poured properly poured (I assumed all bartenders learned to pour a beer as a first off) my girlfriend tried a champagne cocktail. The moron bartender spent too much time averagely flipping bottles around and not concentrating on getting the measures right. $20 for a shot of champagne and some raspberry cordial and loads of ice. What a joke.

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Reviewed May 27, 2012

Be prepared for crowds jostling past you, bumping into strollers and groups of people that talk and linger. The location at the Quay cannot be faulted, so skip through and wander along the foreshore, right up to the front of the Opera House, bring comfy shoes and a camera.

Thank hotroxx
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Reviewed April 27, 2012

Had some drinks and a late dinner on a weekday. OK if you go as a group. But awkward to sit and have dinner on the lounge sofa seats. Didn't try the cocktails that they seem to specialize in but it seemed plenty in variety. Service was OK. Value for money is so-so. Nothing spectacular except the size of the place if you included the courtyard. There are many other options in the neighborhood so this place unfortunately does not come to the top of my list.

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Thank fakeis
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Reviewed April 4, 2012

The door girls were rude and unfriendly, they were not pleasent or welcoming in the slightest bit.. I have felt more welcomed at a mcdonalds store in kings cross at 4am. We had reserved a table but after arriving 10 minutes late were told it had been given away already.

Once inside the bartenders seemed more concerned with chatting with each other than serving the patrons that were amassing at the bar, after waiting for what seemed like a half an hour we paid for our over priced drinks and proceeded to find a table, the table was sticky and scattered with empty glasses, these glasses would not be picked up until the time we decided that this bar was not worth our time or money.

All in all the experience was incredibly disappointing, for what was supposed to be a classy upmarket establishment it had the service and the staff friendliness of a bada bing bouncer.

Would not recommend this bar to anyone. Save yourself, drink somewhere else.

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Thank Paristorome
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Reviewed March 31, 2012

We called and booked a booth for a bucks party. Which was told and booked under "our name and bucks party".
So we all rock up, got refused entry because it was a bucks!
We drove all this way, staying at a really good hotel "the star" (awesome place). We have people whom came from another state for this. This is not called for and wouldn't recommend this place to anyone. I understand if we were drunk or loud etc but we were nun of the sort....

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1  Thank Bball200985
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