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The Lord Nelson

Kent and Argyle Streets | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9251 4044
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Another stop on a Pub Tour of Sydney

This was the best one as it is a Micro Brewery and we sampled all of the beers with a taster set of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Simon M
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Spalding, United Kingdom
via mobile
Surprising

Friend of ours took us here for lunch well know for the pork pies was very surprised when inside... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
jxxxward
,
Burnley, United Kingdom
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“historic pub” (14 reviews)
“oldest hotel” (11 reviews)
“pub food” (9 reviews)
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Kent and Argyle Streets | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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+61 2 9251 4044
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best one as it is a Micro Brewery and we sampled all of the beers with a taster set of them all, great idea and popular! It is the “Oldest Hotel” in Sydney and the Bar Staff were able to tell us...More

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Friend of ours took us here for lunch well know for the pork pies was very surprised when inside just like a british pub cosy and friendly also around the back of the bar on left hand side they have there own brewing distillery which...More

Thank jxxxward
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had a great dinner and bottle of sparkling shiraz here for a family dinner recently. The service was friendly , even though this historic pub was jam packed on a summer's Monday night. My wife loved her beef pie with all the trimmings while...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Australia Day. Humid, busy and packed. I still love the Lord Nelson. Love the beers, pork pies, structure....everything.

Thank richmet
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Known as the oldest HOTEL in Sydney, great to visit and very popular, though disappointed the upstairs restaurant was closed while we were in SYDNEY FOR CHRISTMAS , N/Year, Will visit again next time , an enjoyable walk from the main ROCKS AREA.

Thank 46aussie
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is Sydney's Oldest Hotel (the oldest pub is The Fortune of War) and it has plenty of character. It brews it's own beers and the 'Quayle Ale' that I had was a superb, very drinkable, Summer Ale that went down a treat on a...More

Thank Roberts69
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Spent two consecutive nights here after dinner. Great beer. Great atmosphere. Staff quite disinterested.

Thank Oange
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

A traditional pub from the old days including a small brewery. Beers just delicious and reasonably priced. A bit outside of the Rocks, but don't miss this one if you are a "beery".

Thank Dick Z
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

When visiting The Rocks area it is recommended that you drop into The Lord Nelson brewery pub, especially if it is around lunchtime or dinner. The pub is great, serving real pub food in an old stone building that just reeks with history. However the...More

Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

This pub was used years ago to entice people to drink lots...find themselves brought down the cellar and off on a boat.... The staff are friendly and they serve a great pint and pie! Do visit, even just to pop your head in. ENJOY!

Thank Christy_Luv2
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Shradhadang
7 January 2017|
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Response from AucklandNicolaM | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, The Lord Nelson is a pub that serves great beer and what looked like good food as well. We were not interested in clubs and nightlife, so cannot help you with that, sorry
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Northy1972
20 July 2016|
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Response from ibaas2016 | Reviewed this property |
No sorry, it has no parking at all that we know of, there is some street parking, contact them by email to ask personally....
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