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Hotel Centennial

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Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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88 Oxford St, Woollahra, New South Wales 2025, Australia
+61 2 9362 3838
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with friends to experience this often- considered venue and were not let down. We were early and had to wait at the zinc-surfaced bar for a drink, which was ok but I was surprised that we were subjected to a little "attitude" from the barman.. In any event, once the team managed to seat us for dinner,... More 

Thank travellingnick1717
Bali, Indonesia
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137 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were taken by our local friends to this local neighborhood pub. the restaurant served up great food in a smart environment. Upmarket and modern pub restaurant. Good selection, great service. Its local so probably not for mainstream visitors, but we found it a great spot for dinner

Thank Kuta53
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after years of dining at the Centennial and enjoying consistently good food - on Saturday March 4th we booked to dine early. whilst the flat bread (pizza) entrée was fine our main meals were very disappointing. My husband ordered the vegetarian pasta to which he had seafood added - this came out looking dry and uninviting - it actually looked... More 

Thank SMRC59
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing better than a Sunday lunch with family and friends and Hotel Centennial was the perfect choice. The menu is full of old fashioned comfort food and nothing can top a roast on a Sunday for me. Started with the Prawn Cocktail (see what I mean about comfort food) and this one came without the standard cocktail glass but on... More 

Thank Lindsay S
Sydney, Australia
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292 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The was my first venture to Hotel Centennial, joint friends in "The Library" for drinks and snacks. The decor was stunning and the quality of food and wine list was great! This could be a more regular stop going forward!

Thank Jason H
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166 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite restaurants. The food is top of the range boutique pub food. However on our last visit the prices had gone up 10 to 15% and the size of the servings seemed a little smaller. Despite that we will give it another go just in case our last visit was a one off.

Thank AlterK
Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Exquisite hotel, each room is an inviting space furnished to perfection. Terrific drinks list with a wide variety of beer, wine, cocktails & spirits. The interesting menu looked more fine dining than bistro. The grand piano & the extra long boardroom style table add class to this very impressive hotel.

Thank SteveMavo
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you havent eaten at the The Centennial go now the food is superb both entrees that i had and i also tasted a third ,.......were delicious ........ From making a booking the staff were exceptional .....Hugo ...Kate and apologies for nor remember all of you but THANK YOU for making my Australia Day a very memorable one ..........I will... More 

Thank margaretanne101
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124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Dinner with a fussy, hard to please elderly lady at Hotel Centennial went without a hitch, she loved it so much she even shouted us all. Service was friendly and professional, and food delicious. The atmosphere in the dining room is absolutely delightful, and I love that its not noisy here even when its busy. No one had any complaints... More 

Thank LZSR
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The renovations are amazing, the food stupendously good, and the vibe, relaxed and welcoming. If this is not on your dinning radar, get a new satelite dish. You will thank me for it

Thank Stilly M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 27
Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Oxford St, Woollahra, New South Wales 2025, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Woollahra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9362 3838
April 2014 - Halcyon Hotels officially opened Hotel Centennial in Woollahra with Justin North as Executive chef following their purchase of the venue in February 2014.

Halcyon Hotels currently operates the recently renovated Woolwich Pier Hotel, voted Best Pub and awarded three Schooners in the SMH Good Pub Guide 2014.

The extensive makeover was overseen by award-winning design group Luchetti Krelle and Hotel Centennial's elegant, yet relaxed new look inspired by the gastro pubs and hotels of Europe, will be sure to once again establish the venue as one of Sydney's top drinking and dining destinations.

The interiors feature an eclectic mix of custom made furniture and antiques set against an impressive collection of contemporary photography, creating the welcoming feel of a private home.

Executive Chef Justin North and his team, headed up by Tom Deadman, have stayed clear of any fad dining themes with the food offering and designed a menu that focuses on their take on classic, good value comfort food.

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