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The Hero Of Waterloo

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Bar, Pub, Australian
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81 Lower Fort St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 4553
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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115 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For a starter I had an excellent mushroom soup. Then the pork shank which was very good. Finally the chocolate brownie. Service was excellent but I felt a little sorry for the waitress because we were on the 3rd floor, and she ran up and down serving.

Thank Herman B
Seattle, Washington, United States
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you come to a place that's close to 200 years old, and not much has changed, you have to come and visit. The service is good and the staff are friendly. I was able to get a bit of a charge for my iPhone while having a pint and enjoying banter with the locals. There's apparently a band that... More 

Thank David H
Co Down
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314 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a quick drink as it was billed as the oldest pub in Sydney, very old and atmospheric and had a great pale ale called The Chancer, really good authentic pub in old Sydney.

Thank NorthernerCoDown
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for a local beer experiance on our "tour of pubs" through famous local pubs...but were deeply dissapointed by the unfriendly service we received - big difference compared to other australian experience. When ordering at bar we asked if they have a beer tasting option (we were open to pay for it)...as they have more than 10 beers... More 

Thank JanaGianna
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Sydney for the weekend, came across this pub on our way to see the bridge. Beautiful old sandstone building with a fantastic beer selection! Worth a look if you're in the area.

Thank Alanatasman
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly service, great Guinness, live music, lovely homemade food. One of Sydney's oldest old world pubs, unchanged & not modernised - Well worth a visit.

Thank corkeddie
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77 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent may a Friday or Saturday here with friends, listening to live music, few drinks. Met some friends for a reunion and had a great time. Around 6pm the staff noted we could continue up-stairs and we had a wonderful meal then later in the evening we were back downstairs listening to live music and catching up. Very nice staff... More 

Thank Philip M
Sydney, Australia
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170 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Left home at 11.00 am and walked across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, looking for a special lunch for my birthday on Easter Sunday. A beautiful sunny day with blue sky, bright sun and glistening blue water. There were so many people walking over the bridge, it looked unlikely for us to find a quiet place to eat lunch. The cafes... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Stopped in after hearing that this old, haunted, authentic pub in The Rocks district was worth a visit. Super nice people and above average food and plenty of local craft beers to choose from. Would go again. Especially liked the decor, sandstone walls, and some free cookies that a customer had brought in to share.

Thank Rob and Claire R
Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had the Hero burger and a glass of red wine. Decently priced great taste One of Sydney's oldest pubs- loved the feel and buzz Waiters v busy but still friendly. Recommended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Lower Fort St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9252 4553

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?