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Coopers Hotel

) #31 of 104 Restaurants in Newtown $$ - $$$ , ,
221 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9550 3461
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (18 reviews)
“tapas” (7 reviews)
“t bone” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
221 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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21 - 30 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2016

have lunch here semi-regularly with daughter & granddaughter (wish they had a lift, its getting hard to get a heavy kid and stroller up the stairs!) Food is always good, drinks reasonable and great variety (the only place i've found that serves the wonderful Italian...More

Thank Corinne J
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The Cooper has come up a long way since the last time I was here. There's a good range of standard pub grub, and a range of higher end meals, with nothing over $30. Food and drinks for 4 came to $130 - very good...More

Thank peterg1001
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

A great place! We ordered a barramundi from the specials and it was unexpectedly good for a pub. A nice garden bar on the second floor.

Thank AnnaFoodLover
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The service at the bar is welcoming and friendly! The pub food is great for the price ($12 steak or schnitty) and Adam at the downstairs bar is a total champ!! We will be back for sure :)More

Thank Erin E
CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Hi Erin, Thanks for taking a few minutes to write a review about our venue, it is greatly appreciated! We pride ourselves on the quality of food we offer both upstairs in our restaurant, and our pub meals available in the downstairs bar. It is...More

Reviewed 2 January 2016

We had lunch at Coopers today and it was the best yet. The upstairs dining is always a great option with a relaxing vibe, great staff and excellent service. We have had tapas many times in the past but decided on a meal each off...More

1  Thank Ollynette
CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Hi Ollynette, thanks for writing such a glowing review about our venue! We value our customer feedback, and it is so wonderful to hear that you are at a regular at our pub! Our Head Chef goes to great lengths to ensure we are offering...More

Reviewed 1 January 2016

anytime we eat here its been good, prices are okay for Newtown. staff are good and the upstairs is clean with good vibe in the outside area. the one thing that drives madam nuts is the spelling mistake in the big painting of King street...More

Thank Charles M
CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Hi Charles, thanks for the review! Great to hear our staff are doing a good job and that you enjoy our rooftop courtyard - it's a beautiful space. How funny, I have never noticed a spelling mistake on that paining, I would love to know...More

Reviewed 28 December 2015

Monday Boxing Day in Sydney was pretty quite with a lot of places closed. Walked past Coopers and decided to dine. Absolutely delightful, great service, delicious salad and sliders. Service and surroundings fabulous. Thanks.More

Thank wandaSydney
CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Hi Wanda, thanks for taking the time to review our venue! Thank you for your kind words, it's really appreciated. We take great care to ensure our level of service, quality of our dishes, and ambiance all work together to deliver a truly enjoyable experience...More

Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

There is a popular restaurant upstairs doing brisk trade. Its nicer up here than downstairs which really could use a reno and some new carpet. They have a wide range of craft beers and the bar staff are friendly.More

Thank ChiefsBTB
CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Thanks for reviewing our pub! Our upstairs area is lovely, and I am happy to say we will be commencing renovations on our downstairs area this year, so stay tuned for exciting changes! I'm glad you had the chance to enjoy our craft collection and...More

Reviewed 27 October 2015

Saturday night visit to the Cooper's turned out to be a great choice for excellent food and a nice atmosphere. We shared a hummous and had the slow-cooked beef cheek, both of which were simply delicious - far beyond the expectation of the local pub!More

Thank hongkongmui888
CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Thank you for your lovely feedback! Our Head Chef places great importance on delivering the highest standard of dishes, with an ever-changing seasonal menu and of course everyone's regular pub favourites. And receiving reviews like this let us know we are on the right track!...More

Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night. Excellent venue, gets pretty busy but has a great atmosphere and some really good food. Try the jugs of beer and jugs of cocktails. They are great value.More

Thank John A
CrystalPhillips88, Manager at Coopers Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2016

Hi John! Thanks for taking a few minutes to review our venue. It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed both the food and the atmosphere! Our cocktail menu changes seasonally and we have some really exciting summer cocktails on the menu right now - hopefully...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 24
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 3461
  • E-mail
Description
Encapsulating Newtown chic, The Cooper's Hotel transcends from your homely local to a sophisticated bistro and deck bar. Celebrating Inner city life we are as diverse as our community. Our staff; their creations, service & energy tell the story of urbanity. Soak up the sun or sit under the stars in our Rooftop Garden, enjoy an array of delicious cocktails, finely selected wines and craft beers from our Garden Bar, or delight your tastebuds with some of our delectable tapas share plates and mains.
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