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The Bellevue

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
159 Hargrave St | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
+61 2 9363 2293
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Gastropub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
159 Hargrave St | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday roast was a delicious hearty meal well priced good crackling and great Yorkshire puddings. Friendly atmosphere in quiet area well lit sun space

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LauraB5373
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are dining at local pubs within a few km of our home. So far we have tried the Lord Dudlley, the Centennial and the Phoenix. We tried to dine at the Bellevue last night however we were ignored by the staff. We followed the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sydneysiders
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A group of 19 went here for a celebration lunch. Drinks in the bar were very nice. The table out the back was nicely set up in a light and airy area. We had a choice of 3 entrees, 3 mains, and 2 desserts. Everyone...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 255nickw
WDSMarketing, Manager at The Bellevue, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your celebration lunch with us Nick W, we looked forward to welcoming you back again next year!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

I’ve dined here twice recently for Sunday lunch - in the pub. Last time we went they had two choices, pork Pelli and turkey boudin. We had the pork belly and I think it’s the best pork belly and crackling I’ve had at a restaurant....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lb0swell
WDSMarketing, Manager at The Bellevue, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thanks so much for the great review lb0swell, we hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a beautiful meal last night in the updated Bellevue. We had not dined here for four years and the changes to the decor and menu were incredible. The service was excellent and pleasant. We felt at home in the cosy...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank coachthommo64
WDSMarketing, Manager at The Bellevue, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks for the great review, we hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Food was fine; however when we received the bill we got charged $15 for a glass of water. Following this the bill was rounded up so made the stay unpleasant

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Went there at lunch time,Such a lovely bar with restaurant ,Food was amazing . Great menu reasonable price highly recommend Great local hotel

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Aziz096785
WDSMarketing, Manager at The Bellevue, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks for the great feedback, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 April 2018

We visited for a wine and food night and had to pay in advance, Two of our group couldn't attend but the hotel generously offered to refund the amount, even though they didn't have to. The food was excellent as was the service which was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 642grantm
Reviewed 1 February 2018

The chef here really knows his trade. The food is seriously good. Loved the slow-cooked lamb, the duck breast, the salmon. All fantastic. The chef has a bit of fun with a pork crackling dish. Staff are friendly and professional. Can't wait to return.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank dineindulge
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Pub/restaurant ambience. Food very good indeed. Service was friendly and attentive. Manager fusses around his guests which was nice. Wine list excellent but not cheap. Very relaxed atmosphere and located in the Paddington area which is great fun and very hip. Lots of buzzy pubs...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank warwick652
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of
Paddington showcases streets lined with restored
Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive
features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies.
It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art
galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the
Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist
attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$58
Gastropub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Hargrave St | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Woollahra>  > Paddington
  • Neighbourhood: Paddington
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9363 2293
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The Bellevue is your friendly neighbourhood local, renowned for pouring cold beers and serving fantastic food for over 130 years. The Public Bar offers a great selection of beers, TAB facilities, and weekly promotions. The Terrace Bar opens on weekends for cocktails, live entertainment, and is perfect for functions and events! For the quintessential dining experience at The Bellevue, the restaurant at the rear of the ground floor provides relaxed and welcoming service alongside quality food and wine. The menu offers contemporary seasonal dishes, with great value and a focus on local and sustainable produce. So whether it’s an afternoon beer in the Public Bar, Saturday night celebration in the Terrace bar, a fantastic meal in the restaurant, or a private function, The Bellevue is the perfect place to eat, drink, and meet.
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