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Scruffy Murphy's

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43-49 Goulburn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9211 2002
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Inauthentic and Shabby

My hotel was on the edge of Chinatown but I wanted some Western food and drink. What could be... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Joe D
via mobile
typical irish pub

a $12 steak is never going to be memorable, but mine was fine. a bottle of red wine (with a label... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
1 week ago
“typical irish pub”
7 Jun 2017
“Okay ”
43-49 Goulburn Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9211 2002
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My hotel was on the edge of Chinatown but I wanted some Western food and drink. What could be better than this homely Irish bar? Well I went upstairs to the so-called bistro where there was a decent choice of plain food at reasonable prices....More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 1 week ago

a $12 steak is never going to be memorable, but mine was fine. a bottle of red wine (with a label) for $20 and 2 people can have a cheap night out in a pub with nice atmosphere. extremely busy, so tables tend to be...More

Thank tepazu
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Can't fault Scruffy Murphy's for a good night out. Something different every night and friendly staff serving also breakfast well worth the money. Really a good pub to visit 😊😊

Thank fossdenise
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Came here a couple of times for a drink, first time the lady at the bar downstairs was friendly. However the second night we took advantage of the $15 steak and schooner deal and the lady behind the bar was miserable and unpleasant and we...More

Thank emjonew
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Guinness on tap at $5.50 , bargain , was however a late evening visit which coincided with a karaoke night , very full and very loud ! There is another quieter bar upstairs . No smoking area .

1  Thank jennychristine
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Background music in a pub is expected to lively, but when you can barely carry on a conversation, it is too much. The steaks were good as was the service. The interior is in need of a makeover, and the music level reduced by at...More

Thank charlesodonnell
Reviewed 13 April 2017

After walking around and checking beer prices this is the cheapest beer in town. At $5.50 a pint in happy hour 12pm to 10pm you can't go wrong. Plenty of beers to choose from. Okay it's has basic decor but the atmosphere is typically Australian.

Thank PerthTrip
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We called in for a drink on our way to our evening meal. It was loud (and I mean loud) we couldn't have a conversation with each other as we couldn't hear each other, even upstairs. It was dirty and sticky floors. Avoid at all...More

Thank Jacqui I
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I went to Scruffy Murphy's for a late lunch before a concert. Everything about the experience was average. Service, average. Food, average. Beer choices were average, but some where only $5 a pint.

Thank Bnatali
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Came here for a cheap $10 steak and had to wait a while to be served even though there was 3 staff behind the bar and 2 of them were doing nothing. Once we got served I was short changed by $1.40 but couldn't be...More

Thank Chris W
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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