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Address: 25 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 9247 3570

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Nice spot for a bit of food and drink

A busy Irish pub (reputedly the longest running Irish pub in Australia) under (almost) the eaves of the Sydney Harbour bridge. Enjoyed the laid back atmosphere and the food. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2016
ZaahidBharmal
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London, United Kingdom
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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Pass through this pub a few times on my recent visit to Sydney. It doesn't have the typical Irish Pub look but the live entertainment is worth a stop through. They keep a good crowd and it's a lot of fun. Just what I was looking for.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A busy Irish pub (reputedly the longest running Irish pub in Australia) under (almost) the eaves of the Sydney Harbour bridge. Enjoyed the laid back atmosphere and the food. The Chicken Schnitzel was good!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Cosy pub with indoor and outdoor seating with Irish food, people and drinks plus a range of other stuff. Very friendly staff, yummy food with a good range, good pricing and great specials depending on what night you go!

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoy nothing better than a good beer and a great steak. I have just had both and it made my trip to Sydney. Love the young Irish barmaids as well.

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great Irish pub experience here. Staff were friendly and attentive with true Irish accents. The pie with mash n mushy peas was sensational. Great band to top off a great visit to The Rocks. Worth popping in for a pint.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

spent some time one evening... we both enjoyed the vibe. Food wasn't too bad either. We tried to order the 'Irish Chicken Curry' just to see what it would be like, alas it wasn't available.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had a late lunch (3pm) on a Sunday afternoon. Just after we started our delicious seafood platter for 2 an Irish Folk band started playing which topped off the afternoon nicely for us. The platter was one of the best we have had (and we have had many in our time) with slices of smoked salmon and fresh prawns.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We were lost wandering around the rocks area and came spotted an Irish flag up the road and assumed that'd mean a pub and therefore refreshments. We sat down to a delicious meal and a drink or two in a lovely quiet street. The staff were friendly and the coverband we're very good too. Great time.

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Mayobridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Eaten in this place on two visits to Sydney. The food and drinks are very good and the service is very quick considering how busy it gets. If you can get a seat outside, particularly at weekends it's a great place to people watch. They have live entertainment which is very good. We had a seafood platter for two and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Stopped at The Mercantile for a Guinness and stayed a while. They had a Rump steak salad and chips or mash deal for $15 and a $5 Guinness with it. Nice quiet spot in the rocks on a warm evening on a street table Great meal great service ...special spot

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The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone streets host more than 100 heritage sites and buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney, Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi “ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The weekend markets at the Rocks are where you can find local artists' hand-made souvenirs, organic food and designer jewelry in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To enjoy some of the best Australian and international contemporary art, the MCA museum is open every day and select evenings. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, be sure to save energy to dance the night away at the area's many late night entertainment venues.
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