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“Impressive view with pub food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pacific Bistro - CLOSED

Pacific Bistro
Cuisines: Bar, Australian, International, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Impressive view with pub food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2013 via mobile

Ordered a BBQ lemongrass chicken which was very tender except for the corn that came along with it and the other was a plain fish and chips with tartare sauce, nice fries but nothing exceptional. Service is limited insofar as you go to the counter to order and then bring your food.
The view is amazing and there is also a stage with live music every now and then.
An enjoyable place for a casual lunch or dinner.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Titothefirst
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney
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74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Sensational view, good food + service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2012

We tried the bistro during a recent girls weekend away; we did choose it because of the view - it is absolutely breathtaking - but the food was quick, tasty and reasonably-priced so nil complaints at all.
I loved the decor - lifesaver/surfer circa 1960s - with Malibu long boards and lots of black and white photos from the 60s and 70s. All genuine, none of the faux-period decor in Sydney pubs. The staff were friendly without being interfering. If you go there expecting an eating experience you'll be disappointed but if you go there for a pub counter lunch (prices from $14) served in a stunning location with nice wine, it would had to go past this place. I'd go back.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic View”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2012

Good room and the view is sensational!
Sometimes a bit of a wait for your food, but its worth the wait.

Visited January 2012
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London
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Go for the view, don't stay for the food.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

The view is amazing, beer is good but don’t go near the food. We visited during Easter weekend, made a reservation for 10 people a few hours before going to the pub. Yes it was a last minute reservation but they accepted it without hesitation and took my details. When we showed up there was no table for us and the staff did make much of an effort to rectify the situation. As people left, we gathered tables and chairs and assembled a table by ourselves. I ordered American style ribs, not sure what I got but I wouldn’t call it ribs (see photo - rib bone stumps doesn’t make it ribs!). The sauce on the ribs wasn’t very nice but the salad was good as was the small amount of chips. The rest of meals ranged from ok to pretty average, no one in the group was keen to eat there again during the holiday.

Visited April 2012
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Thank LondonAcadian
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Bendigo
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Best view ever”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

Best view in dining arguably anywhere in the country

Visited April 2012
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Thank Corey P
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