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Gardner's Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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255 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
+61 2 4787 8347
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Sydney
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Surprisingly as the bistro opened at 5.30pm there was quite a crowd lining up that hadnt been seated in the dining area.. so obviously very popular.. usual pub fare, had a great steak, lovely fireplace, kids enjoyed it, great ambience

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Thank AnnaDoug
Sydney, Australia
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264 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The dining is very brightly lit. About 10 tables. You order food and drink at the bar and get a number. Family place with what looked like locals. We got one vegetarian nachos to share and it was big enuff. Loads of vegetables in it which was fine but could have stuck with beans. It was fresh and light and... More 

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Thank spiceylulu
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

For a local pub they do great pub food! We've been here a few times now and the meals are always tasty, large and well priced. They can get busy at times but I take that as a good thing!! I love the nachos ( says light meal but I have it as a main - very large!), and the... More 

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Thank Perfect-squirrel
Blue Mountains
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This place is a kip. Sadly it has the appearance of neglect and barely seems to function. I believe it used to be a bit of a hub in Blackheath and dates back to the early 1800's which makes it even sadder that they can't make a go of it. Went there on Saturday to try and find some air... More 

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Thank Rainonatinroof
Nelson Bay, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

There were a number of places to choose from to eat in Blackheath. We chose this Hotel because pub food is usually good and inexpensive. This meal was inedible! Couldn't chew through the roast beef. Just aweful. Would not go to this Hotel again. Staff were not friendly either.

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Thank harvis2017
Nelson Bay, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

There weer so many choices of place to eat in Blackheath but we chose this Hotel because pub food is usually good and inexpensive. The food was inedible. Had roast beef - gristly, not cooked properly - couldn't chew it! Yuk! Wont' go there again.

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Thank harvis2017
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

As a local I have watched this pub have many ups and downs and at this current time it is a serious down. If you like to wait for everything this is the pub to be in. The young bar staff are lacking what it takes to work behind a bar, this is either a problem with management not training... More 

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Thank T W
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

What's happened to the Gardeners? We are new to the area and have eaten here many times over our six months as Blackheath residents. Went for dinner tonight with visiting family at 7.30pm, not a staff member in sight. Waiting at the bar for drinks, finally got to ask the young lady if they had any menus as they are... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This pub has a great public bar where very one sits at the bar. In winter the open fire adds to the atmosphere.

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Thank RAML33
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

In summer time a good place for a cold beer.. Friendly staff, normal prices. But in winter time is where this place is amazing.. #fireplace Overall a great pub to have a few to many drinks.. TAB and everything..

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Thank Stefan E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Blackheath
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4787 8347

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?