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The Rose Hotel

) #1,819 of 4,626 Restaurants in Sydney $$ - $$$ Bar, Pub, Australian
54 Cleveland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
+61 2 9318 1133
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“salads” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
54 Cleveland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
Neighbourhood: Inner West
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Reviews (49)
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I was amazed at the style and quality of the food - I had been here years ago when it was a traditional student pub with the usual fare and poor quality at that. Now the food was incredible full of flavour and great quality....More

Thank Jem M
Reviewed 30 January 2017

There last Saturday night for a meal before a show at the Seymour Centre. With your theatre ticket you get a free drink after buying a meal so not bad value. Plenty of boutique beers available and the cheapest schooner costs $7 (note no Tooheys...More

Thank dytokyo
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Actually decided to have lunch & a beer here because I accidentally caught the wrong bus & had to backtrack to my designation. Ok have been coming here on & off for years & I have always been impressed by their pizzas and today was...More

1  Thank Peter A
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Drinks and dinner mid week left us very disappointed. The steak was chewy and pizza well very small, basic and bland for $19. The service staff were blatantly rude and had a condescending attitude. People smoking, eating and rowdy in the garden bar - we...More

1  Thank 2014traveller-b
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Had a nice pub lunch here on a Sunday. They just renovated the courtyard. They had a very hipster menu with salads, pizza and pulled pork. Everything reasonably priced however there were not that much waitstaff for a bit of wait to order food or...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for a quick meal before seeing a show nearby. The chicken schnitzel and chips was really good. The pub is good for a range of ages and people - attracts lots of Uni students too due to being close to Sydney University....More

Thank nicole t
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a great place for functions. The atmosphere is good and they have many separate rooms/areas for all functions.We had the terrace area. The food was finger food and very good. Staff were on the ball and pleasant

Thank nonnieben
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Called in on a Thursday night and the place was going off. Vibrant and funky. Good pub grub served quickly and at reasonable prices. Good selection of tap beers also. If you like no fuss good value pub meals then definitely worth a visit.

Thank Motoxnut
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a farewell last weekend. Nice cosy, casual and welcoming venue with a decent selection of drinks (some craft beers) and a lovely private area upstairs with its own bar. Food was good. Only had the nibbles on offer but saw other other guests...More

Thank Julie O
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of friends for dinner and drinks. The atmosphere was okay but the food was way below average. If it was based on just my food I would give it a negative rating. I ordered chicken parmigiana (because pork wasn't available) and...More

2  Thank Tecla K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Bar, Pub, Australian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Cleveland St, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Inner West
  • Neighbourhood: Inner West
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9318 1133
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The Rose Hotel was built over 100 years ago and has grown in character and reputation to become one of Sydney's most loved pubs.