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Award winning chef who speciality is a baked dinner home style excellent and with a great view of... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
sue a
via mobile
Visit for lunch

Friendly staff, good atmosphere, food was good, cosy, pool table and machines, balcony upstairs if... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
David C
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  • Average16%
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234 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9555 1377
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I ordered a meduim rare rump steak with chips and a salad. The meal was more a rare and burned outside. My friend ordered a lamb burger and it was it delicious. Overall ok.

Thank walya m
Reviewed 24 April 2018

My mates (who are locals), brought me here for a meal. I was expecting pub food but I was really pleasantly surprised with the clean and modern presentation of the dining area and the relaxed, friendly wait staff. Our food was worth the wait; rich...More

Thank DonnettaBlackford
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere great food great location you have got to love it. Food is also really good. There is an upstairs area with pool table and great views.

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The neighborhood of Balmain is easily reached by a lovely ferry ride. Has a village feel and is not touristy. We got an insiders tip from a Sydney friend that this a nice neighborhood to see if you have already seen the major sights in...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Award winning chef who speciality is a baked dinner home style excellent and with a great view of street the outside is the most coveted seats in the place. Has been there since late 1800s highly successful hotel.

Thank sue a
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, good atmosphere, food was good, cosy, pool table and machines, balcony upstairs if you wish to eat up there also

Thank David C
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Our oasis after walking these pretty streets for ah hour or so. Friendly staff, convivial place... despite the convicts ;>}

Thank richard_traveler
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Chance to grab a cold beer in a beautiful traditional Balmain style Hotel. Great timber work, terrific staff, fine selection of beers and if you're lucky enough grab a seat on the balcony with a view of the Harbour Bridge. A real locals Hotel that...More

Thank cambell2127
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I was alone and wanted a coffee.but the personnel treated me really bad.so I left the place without my coffee

Thank Mariana B
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Decided to have an impromptu lunch with my partner and we choose the London. The chips and salad that came with the burger were like anywhere else in the world, but the cheese burger was top drawer. Thick tender juicy patty with the lot. The...More

Thank agperko
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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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