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“Just rating the bistro”
Review of The Observer Hotel

The Observer Hotel
Ranked #959 of 6,035 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $8 - $23
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Good for: Bar scene
Neighborhood: The Rocks
Description: The Observer Hotel, established in 1848, offers you the best burgers in town in our beautiful beer garden, open till late, 7 days a week with live music and our Friday & Saturday night DJ's.
Reviewed June 6, 2014

I only ate at the hotel so rating the food. Four of us went here on a very busy Sydney Vivid night. We had a good priced bottle of red wine (cheap for Sydney prices) that was well enjoyed by all of us. We ordered 3 steaks and a burger. All were cooked as ordered, tasty and well presented. The best was the chunky mushroom gravy. Great pub food and great price.....especially for the heart of Sydney.

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Thank Mel G
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Reviewed May 10, 2014

The friendly and humorous doorman asked me for my id to check if i was over 18 ...cheeky bugger ....I am almost 60 . But then again I think my pals might have teed that one up and he obliged . Its a friendly place , nice beer , not cheap either but the beer is cold and the music is great . Sometimes they have solo artists , sometimes a duo and sometimes full on bands . Its always fun and we often go there to do " spot who's off the boat " , because its close to the overseas passenger terminal where cruise ships pull in.

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Thank Saskiagrav
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Obby O, General Manager at The Observer Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2014

Hi Sasiagrav.

Thank you very much for the kind review. Glad you had a nice time.
Hopefully we will see you and your party again soon.

Kind Regards

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Reviewed April 23, 2014

Had quick lunch and a pint here during our stay in Sydney.
Place has a bunch of outside seating, but try to get one on the George St side instead of the side street.
I think it was a Wednesday (maybe a Thursday) that the special of the day was a Cheese Burger, Chips and a drink. They have different specials every day.
Burger was good and the chips were fresh and along with a couple of pints all was well.
I get the impression a lot of Local Business people eat here during lunch, so other items must be pretty good since there were lots of people sill eating at 2 in the afternoon.

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Thank Davis S
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Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Visiting from the states and landed here after a day of tourism. Had an awesome time and met some new Aussie peeps. The staff were friendly and efficient and security scooted away a few "over baked" people.

The live music was good.

Will try to re-visit next time I'm in Sydney.

Thank cdycdy
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Reviewed February 14, 2014

Fairly standard pub food with a very large selection of burgers and other light meals. Prices are reasonable for the area. Locations is great in the heart of the rocks.

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Thank johndborg
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