The Beresford Hotel

| April 29, 2012

Located in popular Surry Hills you’ll find casual neighbourhood pub, The Beresford.

Unlike the small bars popping up around town lately, this place is huge.  There’s a front bar, a bistro at the back, our favourite – a huge beer garden, plus an upstairs live music venue.

You can pretty much be sure it will always be packed, and it will always be loud.  This is not a place you come to sit back for a quiet glass of wine and a chat.  This is a place you come to be seen, this is a place you come with your friends to have a good time.

The Italian trattoria serves a large menu from bar snacks, to pizza, pasta, meat dishes and dessert, at particularly reasonable pub prices.  To go along with that, there is an impressive wine list.  Their cocktail list is well worth a read, with some great share cocktails, Beresford signatures, as well as the classics.

This is a great local pub.  Those Merivale people sure know how to make a good bar, don’t they?  It is pretty hard to beat the beer garden on a balmy Sydney afternoon or evening.  Just expect to have to deal with the masses.  Also worth noting, this is a gay friendly bar, especially on Sundays.

In a nutshell:

Price:  $  Appropriately priced for the fare.
Fare:  Large drinks menu +  Italian Trattoria.
Service:  Adequate.
Location:  Situated in trendy Surry Hills.
Ambience:  Trendy, busy, huge outside beer garden.

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Address:  354 Bourke Street, Surry Hills
Phone:  +61 2 8313 5000
Hours:  Mon – Sun – 12pm – 1am
Website:  The Beresford Hotel

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Entrepreneur, event planner, foodie, wine enthusiast and serial traveler. It’s fair to say Shannon has spent the majority of her free time eating and entertaining her way through the globe’s greatest cities. When she’s not busy planning dinners and events and consulting to some of the world’s top and most discerning CEO’s, that is. Many an event venue has been found and restaurant recommendation lovingly penned by her hand and thus, Urban Chic Guides was born. Shannon believes wholeheartedly in foods ability to bring people together, to share and connect and it is this passion that drives Urban Chic Guides. Follow Shannon on Twitter & Instagram on @shannoncremer

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