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The Observer Hotel

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Observer Hotel 69 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 4169
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (39 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
Observer Hotel 69 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The beer was good, only stopped for a pint. The food, fish and chips, was so so. The fish was fresh and tasty and the batter wasn't too bad although a little oily. The greatest issue is the price, maybe ok if you're holidaying in...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A place to enjoy true Australia pub. Food and drink are good value. Would go again if had more time in sydney

Thank George B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Tasty meals and good live entertainment. Also next door to the Holiday Inn so pop in if in the Rocks area

Thank Shirlee H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

i had a few drinks here on Friday night. Nothing special just an Average pub. Live musician he was ok. Not the best but certainly not the worst in the Rocks. I will not be rushing back.

Thank benandmuffin247
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Used to be such a great pub.Dropped in the other night..entertainment ranged from UFC on the television,poker machines and technocrap music.Lacked any atmosphere at all and the older,tourist demographic definitely not catered for.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Visited on Friday night. It was faster service than last time. Burgers have gone up in price by $5. The nachos was good but short on the meat. Chips were good. Great and friendly staff.

Thank Ginny F
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Great live music and craft beer on Thurs night .The place was rocking with solo artist who had everyone dancing

Thank MarigoldVentures
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I have been coming to The Observer for 15 years. The staff was always friendly and attentive. They didn’t remember your name, but they knew you were a repeat customer. They made it a fun place to visit. This has all changed. Not even sure...More

Thank Capt D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Food was completely average and way over priced (made worse by the fact we had to order from the bar and then pick up our food from the kitchen). Clearly milking the tourists!

Thank 1mmm1
Reviewed 4 April 2017

they have arrangement to sit inside as well as outside, the food was really good, the sit outs on the road isnt big and is kind of crowded as the tables are lcoated too close to eachother. If you cross the raod and walk across...More

Thank Swagata P
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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Moira G
12 July 2017|
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Response from Anil B | Reviewed this property |
yes they do the good and great meal at the rocks including kids menu..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Observer Hotel 69 George St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9252 4169
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The Observer Hotel, established in 1848, offers you the best burgers in town in our beautiful beer garden, open till late, 7 days a week with live music and our Friday & Saturday night DJ's.
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