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The Republic

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Central Business District
Australian, International
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corner of Pitt and Bridge Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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156 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was half full. Service was ok but not great. Ordered the fillet steak, ordered medium rare came out closer to rare but the meat was great. Great wine by the glass. Definitely a good spot for a business lunch

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Thank HRifai
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

What a great rooftop bar and friendly staff. We popped in Saturday arvo and got a great table with a heater. Had burgers and mushroom arancini balls... All good. Maybe it can be the company you are with that makes a place fun .. But we enjoyed the bar .... Go!

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Thank Christine J
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went for lunch. There is one singe dish on the menu that is vegetarian (it was rather average). The don't offer soy or almond milk for coffees, only cows milk.

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Thank lilyrose75
Hyderabad, India
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6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

For someone who works in customer service and calls himself the alleged "owner of the restaurant", he could take a few lessons in basic human communication. What a horrible individual! Would not recommend the restaurant to absolutely anyone, treated me like I was worth nothing on the phone and ended up hanging up mid sentence.

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Thank nat619
Melbourne, Australia
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944 reviews
615 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

I've visited this pub a couple of times, one of those times when I was walking along Pitt Street after a night trip down to the Opera House. I simply discovered it as I was walking along and decided to step in for a drink. However, it was the second time I came back that I discovered all of its... More 

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Thank MrDavetheSarks
Cairns, Australia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Had dinner here with my 2 grand-daughters aged 10 & 8. Great food, children were catered for very well. Friendly, efficient service. Would certainly return on future visits to Sydney.

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Thank Evelyn A
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57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Restaurant on level one-service started slow but WOW how good did it turn out. Great advice from the sommelier and the food could not be faulted. Had to put up for a short time with a large table on their way out but fixed by staff. Yes will be back-good value

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Thank Shalotto
Sydney, Australia
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302 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

It's reasonable pub grub. Burghers and hot dogs etc. The rooftop bar is nice but busy. Service can be inconsistent too.

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Thank Nalin W
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Not the typical roof top bar I was expecting, more a room on the top of a hotel complete with walls and then the roof taken off, however it was nice, music was relaxing and drinks selection was brilliant - Would go back

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Thank Carl E
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Visting Sydney for a long weekend. We picked this place because its close to the hotel and had good reviews. We were not disappointed. Can't believe there were so few people dining here. Good food, good service - our waitress was friendly and very well trained. Next time I visit Sydney, I'll come back here for a meal. There is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: corner of Pitt and Bridge Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District

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

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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 or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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