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Riverview Hotel

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29 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9810 1151
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
29 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a business meeting and shared a whole suckling Pig - the food was of a vey high standard and everyone enjoyed the event.

1  Thank Levys05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great evening in the bar with 3 guys playing covers and patrons singing along enthusiastically. Arrived at 6pm no problem finding a seat. Great atmosphere. Service was really good. Waited to eat until after music stopped (around 7pm). Food arrived quickly and was absolutely delicous....More

1  Thank reidschaserd
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The Riverview is one of Sydney’s oldest hotels having been established in 1842. It is delightfully positioned in Balmain and offers old charm with light and air. It follows the tradition of the good victualler (open brackets “a tavern owner who is able to supply...More

1  Thank Barratt
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great place for a Sunday Lunch...the food is first class and the staff always accommodating. Menu varies but the quality certainly doesn't. Highly Recommended.

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

What a great afternoon at the wonderful Riverview. The menu is upmarket, fresh and fbeautifully prepared ... wine list could have a few more 'reasonable' bottles on it, but our choices were excellent. Good and pleasant service, an all round great afternoon!

1  Thank Liz W
Nicola F, General Manager at Riverview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks Liz for your Five Star review we are delighted you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back soon

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

With a stunning combination of old world charm good service and great food this pub is terrific My Sunday roast was good. My friends pasta was a little dry but ok Lovely atmosphere

1  Thank queenipoo
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

For those of us who hanker back to our days in the UK with the great pubs & food, this is a find! It is full of atmosphere, people, dogs, plates of food going by & beers being pulled. We had roast of the day...More

1  Thank Patsy24248
Nicola F, General Manager at Riverview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you Patsy for your Five Star Review we are delighted you found our Heritage pub 'full of atmosphere and enjoyed our famous Sunday Roast" we hope we welcome you back soon! I will pass your feedback onto our team

Reviewed 28 June 2018

We had Sunday lunch in the dining room on the first floor. Drinks orders were promptly delivered as there is a bar upstairs as well. In spite of the large number of diners our meals didn't take too long to arrive. Three of us had...More

Thank Joan0452013
Nicola F, General Manager at Riverview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks Joan for your review, I will pas your feedback onto our kitchen team

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for better dish. It was shared between 2 people and the serving size will be enough for a family. Hats off to the chef, we're definitely coming back!

Thank Kriti C
Nicola F, General Manager at Riverview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank You Kriti For you wonderful review we are delighted you enjoyed your share plate, I will pass your feedback onto Robert and all our Restaurant Team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The 12 family members (aged 13-79) all enjoyed their dinner in a separate dining room upstairs. The set menu had 3 good options for each course and the wait staff were excellent. A great (though not cheap at $70 per head for food alone) place...More

Thank Jacinta S
Nicola F, General Manager at Riverview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you Jacinta for your feedback we are delighted you enjoyed your evening in our Private Dinning Room and found our staff excellent. We hope to welcome you back in the future, I will pass your feedback onto our Head Chef and all the Restaurant...More

Nearby
Balmain
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9810 1151
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