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Imperial Hotel Paddington

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Good local spot

The Hotel is a great place to stop by for a drink, a chat -lunch or dinner. The menu is varied,well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Good drinking spot

Good pub in Paddington, came here after the cricket was washed out. Nice spot to have a few drinks... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible15%
4 weeks ago
“Good local spot”
5 weeks ago
“Good drinking spot ”
Authentic country hospitality in the heart of Paddington. Located at the gateway to Paddington precinct The Imperial has been owned by the same family for over 100 years. A classic Paddo Pub experience carefully blended with a range of truly unique...more
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252 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
+61 2 9331 2023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel is a great place to stop by for a drink, a chat -lunch or dinner. The menu is varied,well priced. This hotel is great to stop for a drink after a busy day on the way home.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good pub in Paddington, came here after the cricket was washed out. Nice spot to have a few drinks and chill. Good upstairs area and espressos martinis on tap!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Granules2013
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Family meal and were not disappointed. The staff were welcoming and very pleasant, the food was of a good standard and the prices were reasonable. Some shortage of atmosphere but may be partially due to previous bad reviews. Maybe they have responded because at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank ysa1772
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Embarrassingly bad Do we have to insist that the food was not up to standard to an unbelieving, incapable food server? Tough steak, burnt fish, how can stuff so simple be spoiled? Must have changed hands, had good meals in the past, sure to change...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank trajan1
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We just eat at the Imperial and the food was awful. The black angus was terrible! Choose another place

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gloria-xyz
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Nice pub for a drink although my friends say the house wine is rubbish and standard beers are overpriced. We served overcooked burnt food, asked if it was alright we said no, they didn’t care. Eat at the RSL nearby

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank geoffs664
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

An early pre match dinner, good value mains but mismatched prices for small plates. Opted for the fish burger which was crisply battered and tasty. Schnitzel was succulent and mustard gravy an unexpected but happy accompaniment. Missed order for mash was speedily rectified with friendly...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mikebZ2689MJ
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This is a very contemporary and well maintained pub in Paddington. It's great for group functions with a middle floor room catering for over 40 people. Other smaller rooms are also available. The pub has a great array of beers on tap and the meals...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank NeJ1975
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The food was awesome We went for a last minute lunch - popped in Had fish tacos for entree - little bit of liquid, so ask for a plate. For Main - I had a steak and salad- beautiful My husband had the pork belly...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mellomun
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We primarily visited Paddington for the sunken garden and found the pub to be much more exciting and interesting. The food was fabulous and the menu extensive. The hardest thing was deciding what to have for lunch. The meals were large and good value and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank waynecP8645CA
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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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Julie D
30 November 2016|
Response from 60tatjanaj | Reviewed this property |
it is on oxford st so there is some parking available. plus off the small streets as well. i would recommend using gps if you are not familiar with the area