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Friend in Hand Pub

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58 Cowper St | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
+61 2 9660 2326
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Great Quirky Authentic Pub!

6 of us went here for a casual Birthday Lunch and drinks! Great food, great atmosphere and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christine L
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
A Timeless Classic Boozer

This is my favorite pub in Glebe! I am a local and don't get there often as I have young kids but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy D
via mobile
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“crab racing” (3 reviews)
“glebe” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 15:00, 17:30 - 21:00
58 Cowper St | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
+61 2 9660 2326
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

6 of us went here for a casual Birthday Lunch and drinks! Great food, great atmosphere and reasonably priced drinks. Well worth a visit!!!! Will definitely return!

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favorite pub in Glebe! I am a local and don't get there often as I have young kids but when I do the staff are awesome, they embrace the raffles and meat trays on a Sunday, the resident Cockatoo is friendly but...More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Famous for his crazy night of the crab race that is a must do around glebe . totally worth a visit , really local pub in the big town .

Thank Alberto Z
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This is a quintessential Aussie pub that many many famous and infamous people have frequented. It is a family business that is welcoming and warm with great burgers and chips for the hungry and walls decked with memorabilia and photos of the past . It's...More

Thank Emjmeakin
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This place was great- excellent service, great (fresh and hearty food) really authentic pub feel. Heaps of character, really clean environment. They chucked the game on the tv for us. Really happy with the spread- had a Parma, onion rings, enchiladas and tater tots. They've...More

Thank Gabrielle H
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We stumbled a cross this pub hidden away just like a hidden treasure. Wednesday night is exceptional with the crab racing. However we went on a Sunday lunch and a perfect place to relax eat simple pub food and a couple of drinks

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We held our son's 21st here in the upstairs function room.It was a great night, helped along by extremely helpful and friendly staff, an interesting room with lots of character and a professional but relaxed style of management. The food was plentiful and great from...More

Thank Cathy142
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Unusual pub with lots of nicknacks to look at. There was even a cockatoo called George who is alive and flies about the pub! Staff were friendly enough. Worth a look in if you're in the area.

Thank Weesarah1980
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was very disappointed to visit this once amazing pub to find that the staff are now rude and unfriendly. I first came across this pub when I came close to buying a terrace next to the pub, back in 2003. I ended up buying...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Not anything like previous kitchen owners sorry ... Been coming here for years to our Monthly Guzzi meetings.. Dinner was always exceptional..

Thank mcdermott93
An inner city suburb along the water, Glebe has a
deep-rooted sense of cultural history and heritage. It
originated as a semi-rural resort for the well-to-do,
but has transformed into a student-centric melting
pot. Visit Glebe Point Road for ethnic cuisine as
standard as Mexican, Indian, Italian and Chinese, or
as diverse as Spanish, Bavarian, Polish, Czech and
Lebanese. You will find that Glebe is accepting of the
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