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The Imperial Erskineville

Closes in 24 min: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Drag and Dine at Priscilla: do it!

We went to Priscilla for Drag and Dine. We chose the Vegetarian feast set menu (with one vegan... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Sydney, Australia
Oh my god.....simply divine....

Well, isn't this place a magnificent surprise. I wasn't expecting the lovely refurbishment... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
2 Sep 2018
“Drag and Dine at Priscilla: do it!”
4 May 2018
“Food is fabulousl”
Since 1983 The Imperial has become an icon and an institution. After a much needed nip and tuck, it’s finally time to welcome a new era for the Imperial Erskineville! Unique in style, diverse in culture – we invite you to drink, dance, drag & dine...more
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35 Erskineville Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2043, Australia
+61 2 9516 1766
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I've always loved the Imperial and the Drag N Dine option that came in with the new opening is really a wonderful idea but sadly not executed well. I got put on the wait list for a table and told it would be about 20...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well, isn't this place a magnificent surprise. I wasn't expecting the lovely refurbishment inside, but it's comfy, modern whilst retaining a pub feel. However, the restaurant.... The place has gone with an open kitchen that I love to see. Also apart from the normal tables,...More

Thank Lee337337
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, relaxed atmosphere and friendly and attentive staff. I had the mushroom risotto which was to die for. Our kids played happily at a neighbouring booth and absolutely loved the shiny gold pizza over! The decor is gorgeous. We will definitely be returning!

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, amazing food with entertainment too!! The staff are so friendly and welcoming. I’m very lucky to have this so close to home.

Thank Ezie2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful time, beautiful people, they have done a great job redecorating the place, the food was divine, the waitress was checking on us all the time and the drag queens were great fun too. Fully recommend :)

Thank Solange L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't expecting too much of a fine dining experience at this inner west pub but we were pleasantly surprised! The show was great fun but for the UK crowd it was very 70s as the drag queens here still "mime" which I find a...More

Thank Robsurmer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner - staff very friendly and helpful; fab drag show was a bonus for our evening

Thank Bernadette O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Imperial's a longstanding gay pub and most customers are gay but anyone can have a good time there. They've done a really good job on the main bar's ceiling and lighting - just walking past makes you want to go in. Friday night has...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We went to Priscilla for Drag and Dine. We chose the Vegetarian feast set menu (with one vegan version). The food was amazing and they accommodated the vegan guest with no problem! The drinks and wine good. And the staff was super friendly and very...More

Thank dottordany
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. Very tasty menu with great flavors and choices from fresh seafood and vegetarian . Friendly staff and a great show to boot.

Thank mikexyl
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A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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4 September 2018|
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Response from Ross G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay in replying. We were on holiday so didn’t drive in this area but if I remember correctly I think there was plenty of side streets that you could park on.