Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel | Sydney,
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Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel
Good based on 39 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

19 Kent Street, The Rocks
Sydney, Australia 2000 [ print map ]
(+612) 9251 4044


Hours: Mon - Sat 11am - 11pm; Sun Noon - 10pm

Mayor: Wim (1) | Taps: 10 | Bottles: 20

Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel

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Beer Available At Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel (arranged by most recent)
Lord Nelson Trafalgar Pale Ale 32, Lord Nelson Victory Bitter 36, Lord Nelson Old Admiral 46, Lord Nelson Nelsons Blood 39
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39 reviews for Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  65%
 Selection  61%
 Food  68%
 Value  59%
 Overall  66%
 Rating  70%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
winkle  (29) Brisbane, Australia | December 14, 2012
Nice pub, good atmosphere and always a good range of beers mostly with an English bent (which are served too cold). I usually drop in for a few if I’m in Sydney - never noticed the food menu, been too busy quaffing down pints.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Leeale  (15) , | September 21, 2012
Nice place with great beers but a wee bit too expansive.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 12/20
rotjoch  (79) Antwerpen, Belgium | September 4, 2012
A very ’English’ looking brewpub. The food is ok, prices are rather high. Beer is amongst the best I had in australia (this is not really saying much) . In particular the Doubkle Nelson is one fine DIPA. Nice!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Jessop  (13) , Australia | June 2, 2012
Lovely traditional old school pub with a warm convivial atmosphere, efficient service from very busy bar staff and a decent selection of taps with prices per pint more favourable than some other local competitors competing for the ’craft’ dollar.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
downender  (341) Bristol, England | May 19, 2012
Historic pub with a stone and bare wood interior. Service was efficient, the Lord Nelson beers pleasant, if served a bit too cold, and the atmosphere sociable.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
jdpeebs  (18) Sydney, Australia | May 8, 2012
Have been several times and has great ambiance with good beers and good food. Highly recommend going.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock  (434) , England | March 29, 2012
I had two weeks in Sydney during 2006, mostly trying beers and different bars. This was my favourite drinking establishment. Open plan, plenty of serving area around the large bar and a good choice (mainly British style beers) on tap. It is located a short walk from the louder, youngster style bars of ’The Rocks’ and well worth finding. I liked the list of names on the wall. Every person who arrived on the very first flotilla bringing convicts to Oz are on the lists. The lists are by ship, it just sends you back to the birth of a nation, it made me think a bit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
M_Jager  (10) , Australia | January 21, 2012
We stayed in their hotel above, not far to stagger at all after trying their impressive collection of beers.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
GT2  (662) Oceanside, California | July 22, 2011
Right on the Sydney Rocks a little bit of walk from Sydney Harbour, this pretty fun place looks like a English pub inside crossed with a German beer hall. Lots of people having fun and sort of a riot to visit for drinks at night. Sadly, they close way too early. I think something like 10pm so make sure you check the opening hours before you settle in. Tap list is pretty much all of their own beers: 8 or so on tap at any given time. Almost all are English styles plus they have a very nice Guinness clone. I know they have food, but I didn’t get to try it. Definitely worth stopping in to try their beers on tap since in bottle form they don’t hold up so well. The rye ale was pretty delicious but I’d reckon they come out with some tap only stuff just about every month. Upstairs it seems you can get a hotel room, which could be really awesome. A little expensive, but so is everyplace in Sydney especially near the harbor.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07  (27) Brisbane, Australia | June 23, 2011
Visited with a mate on a wet cold Saturday and they had the log fire roaring. Had the pleasure of meeting Damon the brewer and enjoyed having a beer with him and his mate Jason who shared a few bottles of his under the bar stash with us. Damon even gave us a pre-release sample of Broadside and then accompanied us to Harts Pub for a few more beers.

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