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Old Fitzroy Hotel Bistro

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Shop 129, Dowling St, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9356 3848
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“mussels” (3 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
Shop 129, Dowling St, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We always try to visit the old Fitzroy if we can when in Sydney. It is a truly authentic old pub with tons of atmosphere and great craft beers.

Thank Grantwatson777
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We found this pub looking for some good beer that was out of the usual Australian styles. They had a huge selection including tons of local brews. We were amazed to find Stone on tap as well. We paid for it, but it was worth...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Only ever come on a Thursday for the mussells. Its the best of the lunch "specials". But you have to get in early otherwise the place fills up quickly.

Thank Theo L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We sat outside, such a beautiful day. The owner was very informative. Also when we sat down my friend nudged me, the author/playwrite mentioned in the book sat at the table next to us. A very eclectic clientele

Thank Maureen I
Reviewed 21 March 2017

There's so much we love about this pub, truly local for Woolloomooloo regulars. Relaxed, warm and friendly with a warm welcome. The pub and kitchen are really efficient. We ate the Pork Sunday Roast, where you eat is no nonsense, you get a house red...More

Thank Rhys W
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We came to see a play in the excellent little theatre downstairs and so we ate at the pub's restaurant for convenience's sake alone. Glad we did! The staff were friendly and helpful. Found ourselves a table and enjoyed the atmosphere. Unpretentious, delicious food. My...More

Thank JGS_0456
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

One of sydney's best kept secrets. Cosy pub with great beers and a fire for winter. Staff we very welcoming.

Thank JustBoardies
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Fortunately the restaurants and pubs in the wharf area were very busy so we walked up a couple of blocks and found The Old Fitzroy Hotel. We had just missed some live music, but there was still a great atmosphere with both lots of locals...More

Thank TasmaniaJames
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We enjoyed our brief stop at the Fitzroy. Meals from the kitchen looked great and generous. Came for the beer and they had lots of variety, maybe 16 on top or more.

Thank Tree56LO
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Got there early (6pm) and found a seat in the small eating area.Ordered the Barramundi,chicken schnitzel and 2*gnocchi's.All came out promptly and where more than pleased with the quality of the cooking .Probably the best pub(its better than simple pub meals) meals we have had...More

Thank sdur463667
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 129, Dowling St, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighbourhood: City East
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9356 3848
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