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The Hero Of Waterloo

) #496 of 4,748 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%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (10 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (2 reviews)
“jerk burger” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
81 Lower Fort St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Port librarian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to go on a rainy day in Sydney! The smile of the friendly waitress was as warm and welcoming as the open fire in the fire place. We tried some different local beers, and ordered food from the good selection of...More

1  Thank Martin-nitraM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I have attended this pub through the recommendation of a tour guide, and we would not be going back. The male staff member completely ignored us and made no effort or attempt to acknowledge us even though we had been waiting for...More

Thank Araceli O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was the last stop on a pub tour and well worth the wait. No beer brewed on site, but only craft beers served. below ground is the place folks were housed while building and quarrying in the area 100 years ago

Thank deacondawn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice old pub on Sydney. Oldest i think also. Beer is very good and different what you want. Jere is outside terrace but that close nine o'clock.

Thank Aku V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For a starter I had an excellent mushroom soup. Then the pork shank which was very good. Finally the chocolate brownie. Service was excellent but I felt a little sorry for the waitress because we were on the 3rd floor, and she ran up and...More

Thank Herman B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

When you come to a place that's close to 200 years old, and not much has changed, you have to come and visit. The service is good and the staff are friendly. I was able to get a bit of a charge for my iPhone...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Called in for a quick drink as it was billed as the oldest pub in Sydney, very old and atmospheric and had a great pale ale called The Chancer, really good authentic pub in old Sydney.

Thank NorthernerCoDown
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for a local beer experiance on our "tour of pubs" through famous local pubs...but were deeply dissapointed by the unfriendly service we received - big difference compared to other australian experience. When ordering at bar we asked if they have a beer...More

Thank JanaGianna
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

In Sydney for the weekend, came across this pub on our way to see the bridge. Beautiful old sandstone building with a fantastic beer selection! Worth a look if you're in the area.

Thank Alanatasman
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Restaurant Details

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
Groups, Bar Scene
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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