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Riverview Hotel

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29 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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29 Birchgrove Rd, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined in the Riverview for Sunday lunch and was not disappointed. We both had the Sunday Roast, Beef Brisket with Yorkshire puddings. The Yorkshires were well done and we should know my partner is from Yorkshire! Crispy tops with more soft bottoms, thick and tasty....More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

On NYE i assumes that this pub would be very busy so I booked dinner. I was unable to get my 8:30 appointment due to late notice of booking and rather opted for the 7:30 booking. Food was fantastic and the staff were great. Only...More

Thank Morgan_4z
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The pub on the ground floor is cosy, with a fantastic atmosphere. A great selection of tap beers and extensive wine list. The restaurant on the first floor is elegant with sumptuous a la carte menu. A great place for a romantic or decadent evening...More

1  Thank StephanieJaques
Reviewed 5 November 2017

2 of us started with the Gnocci to share which was beautiful and so pleased we shared the entree as the Lamb shoulder for 2 was so big and beautiful. It just fell off the bone and was sweet and tasty with the herbed yoghurt...More

1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Enjoyed a great steak dinner, once again, at this good restaurant. Staff polite, friendly and helpful and a great night out enjoyed. Good food and good wine too.

1  Thank Marjory1
Reviewed 15 October 2017

While I had eaten at the bar downstairs, i had wanted to eat at the dining room upstairs. After reading the reviews I was expecting a little bit better pub meals but at a higher price. I was mistaken, the food was well presented, interesting...More

1  Thank Innerwestreviewer
Nicola F, Guest Relations Manager at Riverview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted you found our 'food well presented, interesting and delicious'! our team of Chefs take great pride in their food and love to hear feedback from our guests. I will pass your comments onto Robert and the Restaurant...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The Riverview can be busy and noisy but that also helps with the atmosphere! Tuesdays two for one pizza and happy hour is great value.

Thank Slowwhite
Nicola F, Guest Relations Manager at Riverview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks for your review we are delighted you enjoy our famous Two for One Pizzas and our Happy Hour which on Monday to Friday from 4pm to 7pm. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Half an hour stop at this Hotel. Friendly staff. Aroma of Parmesan cheese was not so pleasant. Apart from that it had s good atmosphere

1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

good menu, well presented, very good neighbourhood venue, good service, good wine list, relaxed dining

Thank wanderer6149
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback we are pleased that you enjoyed our menu, service and wine list we look forward to welcoming you back soon! I will pass your feedback onto our team

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We go regularly for family celebrations. We think it is a little bit special, well that is the way you are looked after. One of the family has some dietary limitations, staff and the kitchen are always accommodating. The menu is interesting are hearty. I...More

Thank Sando3110
Nicola F, Guest Relations Manager at Riverview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit. Our team love getting feedback from our guests and I will definitely pass on your comments to Robert and the Restaurant team.

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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
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