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Customs House Bar

#380 of 4,811 Restaurants in Sydney}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, ,
19 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9259 7000
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb ribs” (2 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
19 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located behind Sydney Harbor Marriott. We drank beer, it was expensive. The good thing is that there are plenty of outdoor places in a nice garden.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Very visually appealing. Perfect cocktails. But I bought the lamb ribs and had to buy a side salad because the meal only came with the meat and nothing else. Not a place for family's with children.

Thank jessicacooke1993
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

So if you simply want a night out without the complexity of booking a table the Custom House is a good choice. Simple food done simply well and to boot some good beer. Spent an enjoyable evening here with the friendly staff being introduced to...More

Thank TheOldToxophilist
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The bar has a great outdoor seating area which is lovely as it is nicely heated on a cool winter's evening. They offer a good range of beers on tap. Service was friendly.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We had a great time there the food was good and the staff was great. Suggest you get the a little early it does get crowded.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Table for one never much fun but bar staff friendly and recommended food. Both courses arrived and both were very good Decent wine too and not overpriced for Sydney

1  Thank Mullso
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Appealing open plan casual restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Great position with an outlook across Macquarie Park and its interesting statues and colonial buildings around. The menu is comprehensive for all tastes and a good bar selection is available. Ideal for day or night...More

2  Thank InMyOpinion2159
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Didn't want a big dinner so we stopped here for a bite to eat. Ended up sharing a plate of Fried Chicken and fries. Fried chicken was okay - flattened chicken breast coated in crumbs and deep fried. Yankees and Red Sox were playing on...More

Thank Bigpenny34
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Neat place to grab a beer or wine and enjoy fantastic ribs - best ever. They also offer hamburgers, pizza, salad and sides, pulled pork, bruschetta and more. Quality food. Beer is super cold. Casual place - eat indoors or outside at high tops or...More

Thank BKL33458
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

After arriving late in the evening on the train from Melbourne we needed at quick meal. The Custom's House is a little gem tucked away at the back of the Marriott. Service and food was excellent.

Thank BozemanMike
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Macquarie St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9259 7000
  • E-mail
Situated within the leafy bounds of Macquarie Park, just a stones throw from Circular Quay lies 160 years of history. Customs House Bar, an open air venue is one of the city's great public houses. The menu features an a la carte selection of seafood, succulent steaks, stone baked pizzas, burgers and much more. The expansive selection of draught beers served by the pint and friendly service combine to make this a vibrant yet casual Sydney watering hole.At Customs House Bar you can eat, drink, watch live music, catch the game on the big screen or simply meet with friends for an after work drink.
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