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Good place to hang out

Always drew a certain sort of crowd. Always a lot of fun here though. Good atmosphere and setup for... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Needed a Beer and Something to Eat

We had flown into Sydney late afternoon and after doing some shopping we needed a lite bite and a... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
William A
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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  • Terrible11%
11 Apr 2018
“Good place to hang out”
27 May 2017
“Needed a Beer and Something to Eat”
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Forbes Hotel 30 York St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9299 0616
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Always drew a certain sort of crowd. Always a lot of fun here though. Good atmosphere and setup for a fun little pub.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We had flown into Sydney late afternoon and after doing some shopping we needed a lite bite and a beer. The Forbes was across the road from our hotel. Pizza for two was $12 and combined with two beers and a very pleasant Barmaid we...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Great place during happy hour. First visit and we felt like "regulars". Place bursting with people having a really good time. Music pumping, staff well organised and friendly, dinner just right! Not flash but full of character.

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 10 November 2015

The Forbes is a quaint looking pub over the Road from the Grace hotel. Looking inside don't be put off by the dark interior and torn carpet at the entrance.It is a traditional old pub. After a day around town or at the Rocks exploring...More

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Bar manager was rude. Staff very unfriendly. Avoid as you will be disappointed and plenty of better places to go in sydney.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 10 August 2015

After walking the City to Surf we were tired and looking for a simple, convenient place to have our evening meal. This hotel ticked all the boxes. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. The food was attractively presented and very tasty. Will hopefully return...More

Thank Millie053
Reviewed 27 May 2015

What a quaint little pub opposite the Grace Hotel. The meal was a good reasonable price and the steak was cooked to order. We would eat there again.

Thank Magsview
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

Thanks to the friendly bar staff. We had a beautiful welcome to Sydney and a fabulous counter style meal on a wet and windy night.

1  Thank Frequentmover68
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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