Harts Pub | Sydney,
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Harts Pub
Exceptional based on 16 ratings
Type: Bar

Corner of Essex & Gloucester St, The Rocks
Sydney, Australia 2000 [ print map ]
(;02); 9251 6030

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Hours: Sun 12pm - 11pm Mon-Wed 12pm-12 Midnight; Thur-Sat 12pm-Late


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Beer Available At Harts Pub (arranged by most recent)
Hargreaves Hill Extra Special Bitter (ESB) 92, Cavalier Brown 80, Riverside Thirty Three Golden Ale 47, The Grifter Cold War , Red Hill Scotch Ale 51, Six String Oktoberfest Marzen , Riverside Forty Four American Amber 73, Hawthorn Brewing Co Pilsner 37, Dennis Beer Rocket Science Californian , The Grifter The Omen Oatmeal Stout , 4 Pines Keller Door El Dorado IPA 49, Hunter Kölsch 23, Rocks The Boxer Red Ale 29, Rocks The Pickpocket Cider , Rocks The Butcher Porter 55, Rocks The Hangman Pale Ale 54, Rocks The Governor Golden Ale 33, Rocks The Convict Lager , Illawarra French Kiss , 4 Pines Stout 88
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16 reviews for Harts Pub
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  76%
 Selection  70%
 Food  68%
 Value  69%
 Overall  72%
 Rating  77%
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66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
nate2g  (606) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | July 28, 2012
Lovely pub no doubt about it. It does get very busy during workday lunch and happy hour. The upstairs bar makes it much easier to order a beer though. A few rocks beers on tap, as well as Newtown brewery Young Henry’s. Other taps from VIC breweries mostly. A nice place to sink a few brews.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr  (1451) Washington, Washington DC | August 18, 2013
Nice comfortable old British stylempub. Nice that they offer sampler paddles. Kitchen closed early so I missed out on the food. Beers were tasty.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff  (416) Mölndal, Sweden | August 18, 2013
Visited twice, first visit was July 12, 2013.
12 beers available, 6 of them from Rocks, 6 from various Oz craft breweries.
4 beer tasting paddle available, but they don’t do them Friday nights when it gets busy, I was there early enough this Friday to get one though.
Annoying $30 minimum to pay with card, so bring cash unless you’re getting a lot.
No WiFi.
Nice fast service, bar staff seem rather knowledgable about the beers.

Also visited July 16, 2013.
Stopped by for two more tasting paddles.
Didn’t eat either of the times, but the $30 min on card annoyed me both times.
Second time a huge group of people in sombreros and fake moustashes walked in for a beer, then left again, weird.
A few TV sets showing footie.
Nice place, I’d go back again if in Sydney.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine  (705) The Sunshine State, Florida | June 30, 2013
Lovely pub interior is one of the classiest in Sydney. Good guest taps (Nail Stout) and solid but uninspiring house brews.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
jrallen34  (412) Chicago, Illinois | April 18, 2013
Very cool and comfortable looking joint with lots of space, reminds me of an English place, but one I’d rather visit a few more times. Friendly staff, not overly knowledgeable except about their brews, Rocks brewing. 12 beers on tap, 6 Rock and 6 other Australians. The Rocks beers, the Butcher in particular were great, the others not so much. The offer 4 paddles on any beers, so you can tick 12 real fast. The bottle list was weak, mostly American crap and no internet. Those being my 2 complaints I’d come back.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
jaywalkar  (1) Penshurst, Australia | April 8, 2013
Harts Pub is a place I like to visit time and time again, as I know that every time I go, even if only a week apart, there will always be at least one if not multiple new Australian beers on tap and 9 times out of 10 I have never tasted them before. Since I started moving away from my younger days of VB and Extra Dry and started to experience what REAL beer tastes like, I have strived to find new and exciting beers. Harts Pub NEVER disappoints. I first discovered this place during the Beer Festival at The Australian a few years ago, when a gentleman I was chatting to there was talking about opening a pub down the road. Surely enough, his dream became a reality and I made my first visit shortly after it opened. Ever since it fast became my favourite pub in Sydney. It’s not ONLY about the beer though, although that is surely a main contributing factor. I have never had a meal there I haven’t enjoyed. It isn’t 5 star dining, nor should a pub be. The chef is American and the menu is notably inspired from his homeland. I like to eat healthy, but who can resist some taboo food from the states. Great location too, tucked away in the back of The Rocks, every time I go it is never overcrowded but can get quite busy. Its like a little known secret that I am happy to be a part of.
76
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Gramoit  (18) , Australia | February 21, 2013
Although their own beers are pretty average (still drinkable), they have a few rotating taps for other Australian breweries. So usually there are some excellent beers to down regularly. Really like the atmosphere here.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
TimE  (241) Tokyo, Japan | February 4, 2013
Very friendly bartender who gave us free samples. Food was good, about 8-10 Oz micros on tap, nice atmosphere. Very convenient for tourists as it is in the heart of The Rocks and near the Australian Hotel. Definitely worth stopping for a pint or two. If you have a group you can reserve one of the cool old rooms - no extra cost.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
ltdan546  (23) | August 11, 2012
OK selection available, though we tried to stick to their own in-house brews. Liked the atmosphere; I enjoy pubs with all manner of small rooms and little snugs in which to sit and drink. Still, I wish the patio had been open when we were there...it looked nice.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Jessop  (13) , Australia | May 30, 2012
Decent range of craft on tap, the staff were fabulous with the odd free taster to help make up your mind. Mainly Rocks brewing on tap but with rotating micros from around Australia available as well.

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