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Australian Youth Hotel

#295 of 5,120 Restaurants in Sydney
$$ - $$$, ,
63 Bay Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9692 0414
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot pie” (2 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“spatchcock” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
63 Bay Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Have come here for lunch on various occasions with another work place and found the food to be great and reasonably priced. Decided to book here for dinner after a late afternoon team meeting (and to celebrate a few birthdays), as it was walking distance...More

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We always passed by this place, and I didn't have high expectations, because you always see people drinking there. But one evening we decided to give it a try and see what's there. We stopped by for two beers and I was very surprised that...More

Thank Eva Z
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to this pub was on our 1st night in Sydney. Good menu with plenty of choices from Burgers to Steaks I decided to try their recommendation of “pot pie” absolutely delicious, it was steak on a bed of mashed potatoes with puff...More

1  Thank Jill R
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This hotel had a pleasant ambience. The menu is a bit limited but The meals were good. The service was also good and the waitresses very pleasant. I Booked through Demmi which was really good value as there were 8 of us

Thank Saroj R
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Australian Youth Hotel never disappoints. On a hot January night the bar was perfectly cool and during winter is inviting and warm. This place Is really a hidden gem and the bar and bistro are top notch. We have never had a bad meal and...More

Thank arlene s
Zelman N, Owner at Australian Youth Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Arlene Great to hear you are a fan of all that we offer at the AYH. I will pass on your kind words to both the kitchen and floor staff and make sure you say g'day next time you are in, cheers Zelman

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Not the pub's fault, just my tastes. Staff were friendly though, and had some good beers available. Not too loud either. Just my tastes.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Zelman N, Owner at Australian Youth Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Dave, Thanks for the review, it was a pity this menu didn't agree with your tastes. Our Autumn menu will be out a the end of February and you may like to try us again then, cheers Zelman.

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I dined in the restaurant. The food was delicious, beautifully presented and served by professional staff. This was the third time I had been there, and wasn’t disappointed. I had the spatchcock with polenta, mushrooms and speck. The spatchcock was succulent with...More

Thank Marina S
Zelman N, Owner at Australian Youth Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for the kind review. We're glad to hear you enjoy our offerings and we look forward to catering to you on your next visit to the AYH

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Australian Youth Hotel is great if you want to pop in for a pint 🍺 and pub grub, hire a function room upstairs, chill in the beer 🍺 garden or eat in the restaurant out the back! Never had a bad meal here. It is...More

Thank Andy D
Zelman N, Owner at Australian Youth Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Glad to hear you enjoy our offerings and thanks for a top review. You've describe the AYH and what we do to a tee. See you for a steak and Pinot soon...

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Visited for the second time having last been here two years ago. The food is still amazing the service exceptional and the whole experience one of the best I have had in Sydney.

Thank horshamsussex
Zelman N, Owner at Australian Youth Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Great to hear you enjoyed yourself during your last visit to the AYH. We'll be happy to see you again, hopefully it won't be two years before your next visit.

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Don't let the name fool you. This is not a youth hostel with a pub attached. This is a traditional bar at the front and then a surprising dining room space hidden at the back. The service is friendly and the staff obviously enjoy working...More

Thank JPJN68
Zelman N, Owner at Australian Youth Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Great to hear you enjoyed our offerings! We look forward to seeing you again when you are next in the Glebe neighbourhood.

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Bay Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Glebe
  • Neighbourhood: Glebe
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9692 0414
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