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“Great place for Sunday afternoon jazz” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hero of Waterloo Hotel

Hero of Waterloo Hotel
Sydney, Australia
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105 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Great place for Sunday afternoon jazz”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2012

Called in to the Hero of Waterloo for some beers and jazz on Sunday afternoon. Small but appreciative audience, pleasant ambiance, good jazz. Well worth a visit

Visited February 2012
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English first
Sydney
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“A good little pub with excellent food (book ahead)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2012

This pub is great if you want a meal, though not as good as the Lord Nelson (close by) for beer. It has a wonderful atmosphere with friendly staff and excellent food which is reasonably priced. Prices are a bit more than average for pub food, but the portion sizes are large and the food is high quality: it's also still a lot cheaper than many restaurants in the area.

If you're planning a function there is a large upstairs area where you can book one or more tables. I had my birthday here a few years back and everyone had a great time. Not certain, but as with most Sydney pubs, I'm pretty sure kids can be in the food area as long as they're accompanied by a responsible adult and (obviously) not consuming alcohol or going to the bar (ie someone else needs to order soft drinks or juices for them).

Bear in mind that there is often not a lot of parking in this area, so it's generally best to park and walk from the nearest available spot or - better still - use public transport. I usually walk from Circular Quay through the Rocks, which takes about 20 minutes but is mostly up hill. If you prefer, there are plenty of cabs available and buses stop close by in Lower Fort St. Go to www.131500.com.au for bus information.

Visited September 2011
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Brisbane
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657 reviews
295 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“History with a beer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

Discover the history at this amazing hotel. Just ask one of the Irish bar staff. Have a beer.....maybe the 50 lashes will satisfy your thirst.

Visited January 2012
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“nice pub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2012

Nice, little historic pub in the middle of the rocks precinct. Very original and pure.

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Best in Sydney”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2011

This is a great hotel, we often catch up with friends here. It is a small and friendly pub.

Visited November 2011
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