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Royal Exhibition Hotel

) #1,624 of 4,749 Restaurants in Sydney ££ - £££ , ,
86 Chalmers St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9698 2607
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
10 Mar 2017
“Accomodation was good but”
31 Dec 2016
“NYE lunch”
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Bar, Australian, Pub
££ - £££
86 Chalmers St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Stayed overnight on business found the staff very obliging, room was small but clean and certainly very central to Sydney CBD but it was a Tuesday night and I went to the bistro at about 7 pm, they had sold out on a lot of...More

Thank Aussietom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This pub is a favourite, even if we don't go often. Apparently it's under new management. This hasn't detracted from the place at all. If you're looking for a comfortable pub/eatery away from a very busy and crowded Circular Quay, on a big event day,...More

1  Thank 300sheelaghc
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This is one of those pubs that I am in two minds about. On the plus side it is pretty close to Central Station, and it does have a pretty decent beer garden (and even a rooftop deck). On the other hand it seems to...More

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Booked in for 2 nights and ended up staying for three. The room I had was enormous and so different from a normal hotel room with heaps of character. Yes the bar downstairs could get noisy at certain times (I was down there being noisy...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Just next to the Train Station , It's an old Hotel with a Bar downstairs . Nothing special about it . The Furniture / Cabinets looks 200 year old , just 4-5 channels on TV . I stayed at Level 1 and the Iron room...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Stopped in here for lunch and was not disappointed. Friendly service and good food. an easy walk from the rocks area. enjoyed a cleansing ale while waiting for our food. good pub food. we sat outside on the footpath and people watched !

Thank Beth G
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We spent 5 nights at the hotel. Reception is at the bar! Private entrance so we could come and go as we pleased. We had a deluxe double room which was very comfortable and serviced every day. Top marks for cleanliness. Excellent position across the...More

Thank 13gnome47
Reviewed 23 January 2016

l have been here approx a dozen times and the meals are always good. not expensive and great staff. Drinks are a good price for the city. l would highly recommend this pub for location,food and booze )

Thank Deanne D
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

As the title says we visit here on a regular basis due to the close proximity to central station and our work. The bar service is friendly and fast, it's great for after work drinks Saturday drinks with a great atmosphere We've eaten in here...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We stopped in for lunch after a long day shopping with the family and were extremely happy we chose this place. The food was fresh, well priced and fantastic with the portion sizes being well above average. If you are looking for a nice relaxed...More

Thank Brad H
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Australian, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Chalmers St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9698 2607
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