The Australian Hotel | Sydney,
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The Australian Hotel
Good based on 36 ratings
Type: Bar

100 Cumberland St, The Rocks
Sydney, Australia [ print map ]
02 9247 2229

Hours: Monday - Sunday 10.30am - 12.00am

Mayor: Iphonephan (1) | Taps: 10+ | Bottles: 80

The Australian Hotel

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Beer Available At The Australian Hotel (arranged by most recent)
Australian Brewery The Rebel Rouser , Nail Ale 51, Scharerís Lager 41, Scharerís Bock 50, Wayward Charmer India Red Ale 40, Murrayís Moon Boy 27, Matilda Bay Alpha Pale Ale 81, Endeavour Vintage 2013 Growers Bright Ale 18
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36 reviews for The Australian Hotel
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  66%
 Selection  73%
 Food  73%
 Value  65%
 Overall  74%
 Rating  80%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
highlandlad  (47) Blue Mountains, Australia | October 4, 2005
One of Sydneyís best beer bars, and a leading cheerleader for the local craft beer scene. The tap beer doesnít always seem as fresh as it might be but you canít fault the range. Check out the beer menu for a huge list of Aussie micros. (Bit depressing how few of the beers on the list are any good, but thatís another story....!) Top-notch pizzas and a relaxed atmosphere.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
Sokolov  (604) Moscow, Russia | March 19, 2015
I loved that place when was visiting Sydney. Used their menu as a sort of road-map of Australian beer. At the time of my visit (couple years ago) the choice was huge - about hundred beers - drafts & bottles combined. Was really impressed.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 10/20
TedE  (5) Sydney, Australia | February 24, 2015
Inconsistent from a beer point of view. Donít seem to have Scharers Bock anymore. Most staff just counter slaves (take your money, hereís your beer). Pizzas are good, great place to sit outside.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
Danev76  (29) , Australia | July 16, 2014
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan  (201) McLean, Virginia | March 25, 2014
A dozen or so local drafts, including two house made offerings. Nothing very special but they serve flights of 5 samples for $14, which is a bit of a bargain in Sydney.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah  (426) Utah | August 23, 2013
Ended up here 2 different nights. The tap selection wasnít impressive, but they had a nice bottle list and full coolers. The wings were good, pizza looked and smelled good but I didnít try it. The staff was helpful but service was slow.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr  (1741) Washington, Washington DC | August 18, 2013
Huge place on multiple levels with lots of nooks and crannies. Interesting bottle offerings, and staff didnít mind giving me a tour of the fridges. Lots of off duty staff were drinking there as well, always a good sign. Very worthwhile visit.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff  (451) MŲlndal, Sweden | August 18, 2013
Visited on July 12, 2013.
Walked over from Lord Nelson, wasnít as easy to find as I thought from my map, needed to get up from one street level to another, can take a bit of looking for unless youíre more used to the city than I am.
Free WiFi available. Two bars available, with slightly different selection, not that clear what they do have. Draught selection was a bit dissapointing actually, I wasnít impressed.
Tasting paddles available, 5 beers, forgot the price.
Pretty close to Harts Pub, but Harts felt better for me personally. Still worth it to drop by Iíd say.
Didnít eat. Some indoors seating, as well as some outdoors. Was fairly busy even early in the day, well it was a Friday and well after lunch after all.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
CH-303  (57) Fribourg, Switzerland | July 10, 2013
Pretty quiet when we visited in early June. Sat downstairs for drinks/food. The food was good, interesting choice of pizzas. 15 beers on tap and 100+ Australian-only bottles. So good variety of national breweries then. Nice!
Beershine  (795) The Sunshine State, Florida | June 30, 2013
The selection was a bit disappointing, but it's a nice lively hotel pub.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
jrallen34  (457) Chicago, Illinois | April 18, 2013
12 taps a 100 bottles but I left feeling whelmed. The drafts are pretty weak, I was expecting some rare fresh goodness, and it was mostly lagers, 2 pales and 1 ipa on tap. The bottle list was big, but a bit out of date. Nothing particularly rare, but some solid stuff. The service was ok, nice but didnít know a ton about beer, more surface type suggestions. They have really good pizza with toppings like kangaroo, emu and crocodile that push this above to make it worth a stop.

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