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The Grand National Hotel

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Nice local pub

We came here for a quick lunch before a local show. Range of food and quality was good. Kids... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Enjoyable lunch

We had our work Melbourne Cup lunch here. The food was really good - cold meat and salmon platters... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
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  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
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11 Dec 2017
“Nice local pub”
18 Sep 2018
“Nice lunch”
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161 Underwood Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
+61 2 9363 4557
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Called in for lunch. Menu was extensive, food was good, coffee and beer was good. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Sharon I
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great Bat + Restaurant just 100m off Oxford Street. Friendly staff, good range of beers, wines + food.

Thank RainbowDivers
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We came here for a quick lunch before a local show. Range of food and quality was good. Kids enjoyed their fish & chips. Was pretty quiet for a Sunday. Not a bad thing with young kids!

Thank nicolet744
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We had our work Melbourne Cup lunch here. The food was really good - cold meat and salmon platters for entrees, steak or fish for mains. The service was good and there was a nice atmosphere in the restaurant. A really enjoyable lunch.

Thank CathyG06
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've eaten here a few times on a Monday night in recent months and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. On Mondays they do burgers for only $10, and I love that they have a bowl of steamed green vegetables, and a dish of mixed olives,...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Always a good vibe and very relaxing environment. Recommend for a beer if you're ever nearby.

Thank michaelgP2438VE
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The food for a pub is always at a good standard but the staff stand over you waiting for you to take the last mouthful and whisk you plate away as the fork hits the plate. Understand if we are there for dinner and a...More

Thank 721grahamee
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The Grand National in Paddington is in a perfect location. Just at the back of Oxford street, 10 minutes walk into the city. I have walked past many times but never stopped by. Hopes were here high, unfortunately impressions were not. The first things that...More

Thank MatadorP
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I've been coming here since at least 2005 as a good local place for a Sunday dinner with friends. It is one of those old Sydney pubs that everyone can get to and serves decent lunch and dinner. We came back after a couple of...More

Thank occasional_typo
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Cosy and intimate, with terrific food. loved the hollandaise sauce and that the restaurant wasn't too noisy.

Thank 146tiffany18
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Named after its London namesake, the suburb of
Paddington showcases streets lined with restored
Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive
features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies.
It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art
galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the
Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist
attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds
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