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The British Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
58 Finniss St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8267 2188
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (46 reviews)
“chat potatoes” (5 reviews)
“garden salad” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
58 Finniss St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening at the British recently while staying around the corner at the Majestic Old Lion Apartments. Just what I love - a charming old pub (with the expected modern extension) full of warmth, character, great drinks and delicious food. Definitely the...More

Thank iloveuk_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing like an open fire and a cook your own BBQ steak in my mind.. This hotel is one of the "local pubs" in North Adelaide. Very good place to hang out on a cold day or night. Cozy lounge room, traditional bar and a...More

Thank sirjeff9726
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Good food great buzzing atmosphere and crowded on a cold wet Tuesday evening. Had to wait for an available table but the food was worth the wait. Only downfall was finding a nearby park!

1  Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed 6 September 2017

As you pushed open the door to this quaint hotel on a cold and wet day to be welcomed by 2 open fires with comfortable leather chairs near them was wonderful. The cheerful atmosphere helped to dispel the bleakness of the weather outside. A great...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a reunion for 30 people here, possibly not the best choice of venue, cramped bar so hard to talk and also we got in the way of everyone. Food was okay but standard pub fare. Staff young and harried but not particularly personable.

Thank Paul h
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Whilst staying in Adelaide our friends were keen to take us to this traditional pub in a very nice part of North Adelaide. We were seated in the courtyard on a cold & windy evening but warm enough. Both food & wine is ordered separately...More

Thank Roger1278
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We have been here before quite a while ago but thought I would review again. We were there with our adult grandchildren for lunch. While it was very cold outside the enclosed courtyard was warm and cosy with gas heaters . We ordered wedges for...More

Thank avidtraveller
Reviewed 4 August 2017

If waiting nearly 1 hour in moderately busy lunch service is acceptable then go for it. No appology for the poor service and rude bar staff it made for a very unpleasant experience. The food was average at best and as mentioned the service needs...More

Thank craigmcgair
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The outdoor seating was lovely and warm, gas heaters, plenty of space and the food was to die food. There was a line up to order dinner and I thought we would be waiting a long time. not at all, The shared entree's were plentiful...More

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had a date night at The British and used a 'Split the bill' coupon which means we buy one main course and get the 2nd free......... great deal. it was a relatively busy night, food was good, hubby had lamb curry which was only...More

1  Thank JackieWaWa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$22
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 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
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Finniss St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8267 2188
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