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The Hero Of Waterloo

#433 of 4,723 Restaurants in Sydney}
€€ - €€€, ,
81 Lower Fort St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 4553
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Pub, Australian
€€ - €€€
81 Lower Fort St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent pub that has an interesting history, good atmosphere, quirky design, pleasant staff, nice James Squire beer selection and very good food. We chose prawns and garlic bread for entree, ribs and pasta for mains and sat outside on a balmy evening enjoying 3 beers...More

Thank coffeenut64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Up the old narrow stairs just near Sydney Theatre Company’s Roslyn Packer and Wharf Theatres is a lovely, cosy place for some good honest pub grub before a show. Good wine selection and a few options for eating spots. The staff were very helpful in...More

Thank onebun2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially came here as part of a Rocks walking tour for pubs and got to see the downstairs and everything, and thought this was a cool enough place to come back. Definitely a lot of great character and history to this place, and the people...More

Thank Riptor3000
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Stepped in for a casual evening and a good dinner. We had a great evening. Very attentive staff. We took the lamb risotto and fish 'n chips. Yummy. Meal was accompanied by good ale. A pub with tradition. Must try!

Thank Katrin D
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came across this pub walking around! We decided to stop and I'm glad we did! Great beer and fantastic finger food 😊

Thank 676jodiew
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very tired on our first night in town we stopped in for an early dinner. The pub itself is beautiful and worth the stop. The food was very good, I had fish and chips my wife the grilled barramundi. The service was good and the...More

Thank jrw001
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Recently visited here twice whilst visiting The Rocks. Absolutely gorgeous little pub. Friendly staff and great Guinness. It really has a great feel to it.....lurveeeee.

Thank Icequeen66
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I called to book a meal prior to going to the Wharf Theatre. I recognized that this wasn't common practice when the man who answered the 'phone had to excuse himself to get a pen and paper. We got there, entered the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Hubby & I were going to the Roslyn Packer theatre and booked the restaurant for a meal at 6.15pm. Lovely pub and the restaurant is upstairs tho you can get the same food downstairs in the pub area. Unfortunately there was a very noisy table...More

Thank wmercier
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We had the pleasure of sitting at the Hero of Waterloo in the warmth of the sun, with a crisp cold Sav Blanc on a beautiful Saturday lunch-time. The staff were friendly, the ambience great and the genuineness of a historic pub evident. I went...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Lower Fort St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9252 4553
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