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The Henson

€€ - €€€, ,
91 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales 2204, Australia
+61 2 9569 5858
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
91 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales 2204, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First time at this establishment, was excited. It's a good vibe, old pub kept fairly original with a cool hippy vibe. All our food was great & delicious, no one complained. However, I found the whole place a bit grubby & dirty. (esp. the toilets)....More

Thank Litsa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great inner suburban vibe at this very popular spot. We've found the food excellent on all 3 visits over last 18 months or so. Outdoor garden area at rear is great (if lucky enough to get table), with a fun kids' play area, fairly secure....More

Thank Damon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pub itself is very nice for a nondescript location in the suburbs, with big open areas, good beers and a diverse crowd - very popular with families as kids are allowed everywhere and there's a good courtyard with a play area. The food's pretty...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not usually a fan of bar food but this was exceptional tonight. Fish, tempeh burger, chicken roti, nasi goreng: all excellent. Friendly efficient staff. But one of them lied: said her a Dad could eat 2x Snickerred sweets and I only managed half!

Thank PFJLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a group of 12, including a 5yo and 15mo, was very comfortable. Good craft beer tap selection and everyone’s food was great.

Thank Inspire821138
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Really liked this pub. It was the last stop on our day of pubs & breweries. The beer garden is pretty cool & great for families. Menu is well thought with a cery Asian influence. Prices are pub style. Unfortunately my barra salad wasnt the...More

Thank Leama73
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

What a great find dinner was delicious highly recommend the Barra and Beef Rendang . The service was fantastic a very family friendly atmosphere catering for kids with thick shakes soft serve ice creams and sundaes. It is certainly worth a visit

Thank Judi T
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The Henson is an established old pub which means a great deal to the community. Fantastic selection of beer and wine. Terrific pub food with an excellent menu and choices. Great area for children.

Thank ntjsmith2016
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Great local pub with awesome food and atmosphere. Menu specials each night are fantastic. Service is friendly

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

My son said we have to go there and he was right such an unassuming gem the beer garden out the back is great its dog friendly the food is reasonably prices and tastes great, they have a number of different beers on tap some...More

Thank iamdewitte1
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5 March 2017|
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Response from Krjosey | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have trouble finding off street parking. Worth the walk if you have to park a distance away.
22 February 2017|
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Response from Bernadette M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Campbell I suggest you ask the Henson. So call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales 2204, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Marrickville
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9569 5858
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