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The Blue Gum Hotel

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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
+61 2 9489 3220
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Sydney
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to this Pub with a group ladies for lunch and am happy to report that there is quite a deal of parking as it is a very busy area. The Bistro area is spacious with plenty of room between tables. You order at the counter and the food arrived quite quickly as it was not very busy. I had... More 

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Thank LorriSydney
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Pub food at a good price. Doesn't try to pretend it is something that it is not. Recommended for those on a budget, both in value and time.

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Thank Andrew M
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The prices here are a bit too high for what you get sometimes, but it is very nice pub food with a friendly atmosphere.

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Thank Danielle M
Sydney
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163 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice meal with friends, the decor is pleasant and the service above average. The menu needs to to be updated. It hasn't changed in over 6 months. The menu options are somewhat limited and bland in taste. Bring back the ribs, bring back the ribs

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Thank Thommo178
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Had a meal and a few beers. Bar staff were slightly disinterested, however the food was VERY good and a great selection of beers!! Burgers are very good. And everything else that was order seemed very nice. Could stay open for an hour longer. Felt like we got moved on a bit. But overall not a bad spot... Will be... More 

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Thank Tim E
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The Blue Gum is our favourite go to Steakhouse so when we had interstate visitors we decided to go there for dinner. 3 people ordered beef Pies and were disappointed with tough meat .. the baked vegetable dish and prawn linguine were well received.. I ordered snapper and felt the portion was rather small with a few potato slices and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Maybe I am being harsh, We came here last weekend with our two children. The 1st thing we noticed was lack of service... we had to go to kitchen staff and ask if still accepting food orders and in their defence they was just about to shut most of the food and the ovens were off so we could only... More 

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Thank grantt855
South coast NSW
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160 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We dinned at the Blue Gum Hotel whilst visiting Hornsby(10 minute walk from central Hornsby). Place was reasonably crowded as the Bledislow cup was on the big screens, which made us thankfull for booking ahead.It is a bistro arrangement for ordering and delivery. There were 20plus of us and everyone commented on the generous portions and quality of the food.The... More 

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Thank Kcandthecook
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in at late notice on a cold wet day. The fire was going which was great. I had the 3 lil pigs pizza and my wife the caesar salad. Both good. Very few people on the day.

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Thank BCcody
Lisarow
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a good size pub/restaurant. Decent size. Friendly staff. Food is a hit and a miss depending on what you order. The Pulled Pork Burger is yum, same is their margarita pizza. They do decent steaks and chips, reasonable fish and chips... but word of advise is to stay away from the sandwiches.

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Thank Ruwantha W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby  >  Waitara
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9489 3220
Description
On the corner of Unwin Road

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