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The Bourbon

) #1,357 of 4,737 Restaurants in Sydney €€ - €€€ , ,
22 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9035 8888
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pork cutlet” (3 reviews)
“scotch steak” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
€€ - €€€
22 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A drink in the heart of the Cross. Watch as the world passes by in front of you as you sip beer and listen to good vibes. Cool place to hang with some friends for a drink.

Thank Rainindancers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in Elizabeth Bay decades ago and I have seen so many transformations of this iconic bar / restaurant in the Cross. I'm glad that over the years it has not ceased its operation. The location is perfect, just next to the park...More

Thank edelicious
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here before we went to the theatre. The food is good basic pub food - well cooked and fresh. The steaks were cooked to perfection and the mushroom sauce was very good. Meals are reasonably priced and quick to arrive. We were there...More

Thank Damien B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stumbled across this place and decided to sit out the front for some brunch - wasn't disappointed at all. My husband had the avocado bruschetta and I had the "hash brown stack" - which to my delight, came with brocolli and beans! Very happy to...More

Thank Kirstalina
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The once great Bourbon and Beefsteak is now just another Pub with a small Bistro menu. The food wasn't bad but nothing to get excited about.

Thank RodGarnett
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stopped by here because my husband was craving steak and they have a few options (and it was near our hotel.). They had live music playing which was nice, but sounded a little loud within the restaurant itself, so we sat on the inside...More

Thank Darlene R
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Just attended a Hens party. Air conditioner wasn't working so we were all sweating like pigs! One particular staff member was very rude. There wasn't enough food even though we did a high tea, cocktail making & canapés. No atmosphere. The place was like a...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This was our first meal in Sydney, and it was much as we'd expected. We started with a couple of well-made Old Fashioned cocktails and moved on to the so-called truffle and Parmesan enhanced arincini. The problem with this dish is there is not even...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

In these times should we still be eating below average food even at a pub? The meal was bland for me and simple stodge for my friend. Come on Bourbon, you are in the heart of the Cross and peoples nostalgia. Do better!!

Thank jacqui g
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place used to be The Bourbon open 24 x7, food & drinks & a band on some nights under the ownership of Bernie Houghton & his team of managers & staff was very well known in Kings Cross. It isn't quite as lively but...More

Thank jOnathOn49_19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Darlinghurst Rd | Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9035 8888
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