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The Blue Gum Hotel

) #2 of 12 Restaurants in Waitara ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , ,
55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
+61 2 9489 3220
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (50 reviews)
“pizza” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had eye fillet 250g with mash and salad, 150g of fat steak, soggy lettuce with a bit of grated carrot and cold mash, some kind of attempt at bruschetta with half cut cherry tomatoes. Just a big disappointment totally wouldn't go again. Paid for two...More

Thank G W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What more can you expect than well done pub food, and very generous portions. Nice warmth by the fire and able to watch sport. not too busy.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who employed the new chef?, The menu has gone backwards and many short cuts are taken. A group of 6 of us went Monday of the long weekend in June, we have had many group lunches and functions there over the last 5 years and...More

Thank Fin63
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with a group on the weekend and have visited many times in the passed 10 years. The food we all had over the weekend was a bit up and down, the steak dish got a thumbs up however I ordered a pork belly...More

Thank nicky m
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We went to lunch at the Blue Gum today as a group of 8. Overall the group enjoyed their meal selection. The kitchen needs to be called out for the kids pasta they served today. A bowl of pasta with some sauce for $12 was...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Yesterday we revisited the Blue Gum hotel. The menu had changed but we still gave it a go. The mashed potato tasted strange. No vegetables with steak at $35. I had barramundi which was not cooked at one end. Never again

Thank Prue W
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere- the steaks here are always cooked to perfection and the pizzas are also good - tasty, thin crust.

Thank donski2016
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Once renowned for its great steak ( once upon a time you could even cook it yourself) this place has fallen into mediocrity. Its Mother's Day and they run out of steak! Are they serious, yes no steak. Something they ask you pay close to...More

Thank IJC238
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A great place to have a large family outing. Plenty of room for children and prams. Prompt service and a quiet atmosphere. Very helpful staff. Will visit again.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Over the past years I have eaten at the Blue Gum bistro within the Blue Gum Hotel at Waitara in Sydney’s Upper North Shore – one of the area’s iconic drinking spots. It used to be quite good but I have found on my last...More

Thank PhilthetravellerXI
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby  >  Waitara
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9489 3220
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On the corner of Unwin Road
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