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[{"address":"The Merton Hotel","placeId":null,"location":{"longitudeDelta":0.17640907140506826,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.86628121065755,"longitude":151.1735744},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2FThe-Merton-Hotel.png?alt=media&token=c2dceb49-e866-4c79-b3b7-a40a62f925e3"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJFz87v8WvEmsRPf8F3Yo8KBE"}},{"type":"link","title":"themertonhotel.com.au","content":"https://themertonhotel.au/"},{"type":"text","content":"Established in 1878, The Merton Hotel is a locally owned and managed pub with unique accommodation overlooking the harbour bridge and city skyline. The pub has been gambling free since 2010 and supports free live music three nights a week. In winter, you’ll find a cosy lounge with a real fireplace, a wine list from boutique vineyards and a fairy lit beer garden.\n\nLocals love the excellent bistro with delicious curries (famous for its goat curry), fresh seafood and pub staples. Friendly staff serve up ten beautiful beers on tap including the best pint of Guinness around.\n\n"}]},{"address":"The Native Rose Hotel","placeId":null,"location":{"longitudeDelta":0.17640907140506826,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.86582951065739,"longitude":151.17249774999996},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2FNative-Rose-Hotel.png?alt=media&token=1926bcf4-3663-41ed-8739-8ece01296607"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJQRDWtMWvEmsRM9vU41q-8Pk"}},{"type":"link","title":"nativerosehotel.com.au","content":"http://www.nativerosehotel.com.au."},{"type":"text","content":"When Native Rose Hotel first opened in 1878, the suburb of Rozelle didn’t even exist. A couple of decades later the suburb would be named Rozelle after the abundant Rosella parrots found in the area. The pub has seen a few name changes and transformations over the years and now is a much-loved pub by inner west patrons.\n\nThe pub brings together friendly staff, live music, good food and most importantly cold beer. The vision today is to showcase a range of musical talent from the local inner west area and beyond, so you’ll find live entertainment there almost every day of the week.\n\n"}]},{"address":"Three Weeds Rozelle","placeId":null,"location":{"longitudeDelta":0.17640907140506826,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.86630576065755,"longitude":151.17052305000004},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2FThe-Three-Weeds.png?alt=media&token=1d0fbb9c-78a5-443d-affb-aa3cede69a40"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJtyKJYsSvEmsR1pPnumvyitw"}},{"type":"link","title":"merivale.com/venues/3-weeds","content":"https://merivale.com/venues/three-weeds-rozelle/"},{"type":"text","content":"This local institution has been a working pub since 1884, so it’s safe to say it’s seen many a good time by locals and Sydneysiders. The pub with its 130 heritage has now reopened serving cool beers, a friendly atmosphere and live music.\n\nA Merivale favourite - Totti’s now sits alongside the neighbourhood pub with executive chef Mike Eggert’s signature dishes including Totti’s famous wood-fired bread and antipasti, handmade pastas and fish dishes cooked in a Josper charcoal oven.\n\n"}]},{"address":"The Red Lion Hotel","placeId":"ChIJlX84jcOvEmsRIW-FrMPOcZg","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.864959060657,"longitude":151.16878074999997},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fred%20lion%20hotel.jpeg?alt=media&token=8574810f-fc68-4768-986a-57e87150b5e4"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fred%20lion.jpeg?alt=media&token=810fddf8-62cc-4daa-95a8-ac5d8d3cadf7"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJlX84jcOvEmsRIW-FrMPOcZg"}},{"type":"link","title":"The Red Lion Hotel","content":"https://www.redlionrozelle.com.au/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Google%20My%20Business&utm_content=The%20Red%20Lion%20Hotel%20-%20Rozelle&utm_term=plcid_5313302750984660324"},{"type":"text","content":"For over a century, the Red Lion Hotel has been a beacon of nostalgia and celebration, holding a significant place in the heart of locals and travellers. Can you believe it, its establishment by George Paton in 1888 makes it nearly 150 years old? This charming 19th-century edifice has upheld its reputation as an adored gathering place, fostering a sense of community and camaraderie that's hard to beat. With its Victorian architectural features such as arched windows, red brickwork, and intricate iron balustrades, it whispers tales of historic grandeur that echo within these aged corridors.\n\nOn entering this iconic Sydney spot, one is welcomed by the warmth of the open fireplace, coalescing with the cosiness of the plush lounge seating, offering an ambience that feels exactly like home. The hospitality doesn't end there; the establishment serves up some of the best steak pies in town, enough to rival any top-notch eatery. Its culinary delight is beautifully summarised by an Oscar Wilde quote that humbly hangs by the fireplace: ‘I have the simplest of tastes. I am always satisfied with the best' - a sentiment that the Red Lion Hotel wholeheartedly encapsulates. It would be a Balmain Rozelle travesty to miss out on this gastronomical indulgence! So, let’s raise our glasses and toast to George Paton, acknowledging the enduring character of the Red Lion Hotel.\n\n"}]},{"address":"Garry Owen Hotel","placeId":"ChIJpXfUBsOvEmsR_KXdTz9duTw","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.8659012106574,"longitude":151.1669734},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fgarry%202.jpeg?alt=media&token=ceaa08e7-18a3-42e4-b915-b13c5fd3833e"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fgarry.jpg?alt=media&token=ef9945e7-e70e-4bed-a65a-5a14f070b609"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fgarry%201.jpeg?alt=media&token=a2016526-2e9f-45d3-99d4-936853599eab"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJpXfUBsOvEmsR_KXdTz9duTw"}},{"type":"link","title":"Garry Owen Hotel","content":"https://www.garryowenhotel.sydney/"},{"type":"text","content":"Boasting over 130 years of heritage, Garry Owen Hotel, snugly nestled in the heart of Rozelle, has long been a popular retreat for locals and Sydneysiders. Even from a distance, this enchanting nook captivates onlookers with its warm, inviting ambience and rustic charm, a visual reminder of its storied past. Uncover its rich connections with Australia's rugby lineage, right from the Balmain Tigers' initial gatherings to the first reported game in a local newspaper - a thread of history that infuses the air around. Indulge your senses as you step in, the scent of the signature draught beer filling the air, mixing with the lively hum of ongoing dart games or football watched over pints.\n\nThe heritage-laden Garry Owen not only carries an Irish name inspired by a rebel song but also embodies an intriguing blend of Irish mysticism and quintessential Australian conviviality. The iconic pub brims with echoes of laughter, whispers of local legends, and the irresistible lure of its famed draught beer - a special recommendation you can't miss on this Balmain Rozelle Heritage Pub Trail. As you relish, don't forget to explore your surroundings, absorbing the stories etched into every corner. As your nuanced experience at Garry Owen adds yet another layer to its rich tapestry, do share your tales with us before we set off on the next leg of our flavoursome journey. Awaiting you are more history-laden spirits and hearty laughs, while we toast to an unforgettable pub trail experience.\n\n"}]},{"address":"The Bridge Hotel","placeId":"ChIJx-4qRcGvEmsRPSvGTscaI14","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.86271366065612,"longitude":151.16883879999997},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fbridge%20hotel.png?alt=media&token=0942083f-7cb1-4596-b1da-a274921bb89d"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJx-4qRcGvEmsRPSvGTscaI14"}},{"type":"link","title":"The Bridge Hotel","content":"bridgehotel.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"At their prominent Victoria Road position, The Bridge Hotel is Sydney’s longest running live music and entertainment pub venue. This year the hotel celebrated 36 years of holding that crown!\n\nThe Bridge Hotel has played host to a countless number of Australian and International acts, and now with covid restrictions lifted the venue will return to a full program of music, comedy acts and shows celebrating the best of the best in music. With many acts coming up including the Choirboys, check out the new four level beer garden rooftop bar and art deco bar.\n\n"}]},{"address":"Sackville Hotel","placeId":"ChIJ44wJDsevEmsR7CCw-4O7zVQ","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.86077001065536,"longitude":151.1716942},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fsackville.png?alt=media&token=3d0f7a9f-e890-4ad1-967d-7ea73d5b6f5e"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJ44wJDsevEmsR7CCw-4O7zVQ"}},{"type":"link","title":"Sackville Hotel","content":"sackvillehotel.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"The Sackville has been at the heart of the Rozelle community since 1876, first established as the Bellevue Hotel. James Kavanaugh took over the pub in 1900 and renamed it The Sackville after his not-so-local birthplace in Scotland. We’re not sure how the ‘Sacky’ story ends, but for now, the moral stays the same - sharing stories over delicious food and drink is time well spent and every local and visitor to the Sacky has a story to tell.\n\nThe drive-thru bottle shop is well known for its extensive range of delicious craft beers, spirits and wines from local and international wine-makers.\n\n"}]},{"address":"Cat & Fiddle Hotel","placeId":"ChIJNUuWVLivEmsR6jY6GCcW2U4","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.856740810653704,"longitude":151.17272160000002},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fcat%20and%20fiddle.png?alt=media&token=271c87c5-9109-4041-a0b0-9c477c25a7f1"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJNUuWVLivEmsR6jY6GCcW2U4"}},{"type":"link","title":"Cat & Fiddle Hotel","content":"catandfiddle.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"Initially established in 1930 as the Star Hotel (making it the second last one to be built in Balmain), the Cat and Fiddle Hotel went on to become a neighbourhood icon in the 80’s and 90’s as one of the few live music venues in Sydney – with bands such as The Whitlams, The Waifs and Leonardo’s Bride kicking off their careers there."},{"type":"text","content":"The pub, located in the heart of Balmain, has undergone numerous facelifts over the years and now is one of the most popular venues in Balmain. Rita’s Bar and Kitchen, serves classic pub meals as well as modern Australian cuisine which you can enjoy with a cocktail or cold beer with friends."}]},{"address":"The Riverview Hotel","placeId":"ChIJmchrVbevEmsRzz8RvZUOJ9Q","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.85492351065298,"longitude":151.17523104999998},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Friverview.jpeg?alt=media&token=69c7fdd2-76bd-4713-9be6-0fd353bc3710"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJmchrVbevEmsRzz8RvZUOJ9Q"}},{"type":"link","title":"The Riverview Hotel","content":"theriverviewhotel.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"A veritable jewel on our Heritage Pub Trail, nestled in Balmain Rozelle, is the Riverview Hotel. Surprisingly, its riverside name belies its proper location, yet its charm isn't diminished. Imagine the sight since 1880, a bustling abode of seamen, sports enthusiasts, and local townsfolk exchanging anecdotes and sharing a laugh over chilled beers. Although not blessed with a scenic view, the Riverview Hotel revels in its high-spirit antics and camaraderie. Do admire the ornate, stained-glass windows, a heritage mastery from the past, adding a humble elegance to this vibrant pub.\n\nHave fun picturing yourself as a typical patron in the 1880s, fancy stories to tell about your preferred brew or even dramatic brawls! Intriguingly, the man behind Riverview's modern architecture was a regular here, his ardour for a good beer evident in his designs. Today's patrons can't resist the temptation of a cold pint in the breezy outdoor beer garden, soaking in the pub's unique narrative. As the charm of the Riverview Hotel continues to enchant, remember it's not just the architecture, but also its lively patrons' shared stories that contribute to its charisma. Enjoy the journey to the past, and look forward to our next enchanting stop! Cheers to riveting histories and splendid beers!\n\n"}]},{"address":"The Royal Oak","placeId":"ChIJpeeYV7GvEmsRiuWes-Djezc","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.855627560653254,"longitude":151.18086565},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Froyal%20oak.png?alt=media&token=dbd0ede7-3afb-46fc-9df3-be5fea6a224c"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJpeeYV7GvEmsRiuWes-Djezc"}},{"type":"link","title":"The Royal Oak","content":"royaloakbalmain.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"The heritage listed Royal Oak Balmain first opened its doors in 1878. From its early days until the late 50’s, the hotel was frequented by dock workers from nearby Mort’s Dock. Like many pubs, Royal Oak had a separate ladies lounge and the entrance on College Street is still visible today. Owner Maureen has been at the helm since 1988.\n\nWith quality pub food served alongside daily specials, Royal Oak Balmain is a favourite for locals and foodies alike. With a number of private areas the pub lends itself to functions and can cater for up to 140 people. The outdoor tables are perfect for an afternoon cocktail, and your dog is welcome there too.\n\n"}]},{"address":"Dry Dock Hotel","placeId":"ChIJaTTOt7OvEmsRSDAO1JDUpww","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.85485251065294,"longitude":151.18270205},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fdry%20dock.png?alt=media&token=58b23d97-74a2-4973-bf34-8a48fec6b91f"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJaTTOt7OvEmsRSDAO1JDUpww"}},{"type":"link","title":"Dry Dock Hotel","content":"https://www.thedrydock.com.au/"},{"type":"text","content":"Dating back to 1857, Dry Dock Hotel is the oldest licensed hotel on the peninsula. Located across the road from Mort Bay Park, in the early days the hotel provided both refreshments and accommodation for wharfies at Mort Dock."},{"type":"text","content":"In late 2021 the Dry Dock Hotel underwent a change of ownership and is currently closed awaiting a much needed reinvigoration and renovation. Work is yet to commence and the hotel is expected to reopen in late 2022. The heritage listed facade will remain, as will the character of the hotel but patrons can look forward to a refreshed vision delivering a high-quality food, beverage and hospitality experience aimed at the local community and beyond. The public bar will continue to offer sports, TAB and much more. Watch this space!"}]},{"address":"East Village Hotel Balmain","placeId":"ChIJrSulJ0yuEmsRAVz3rjHOANc","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.857583610654046,"longitude":151.19244270000002},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Feast%20villag.png?alt=media&token=4feace2d-3eed-4467-86a8-a993462da0bc"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJrSulJ0yuEmsRAVz3rjHOANc"}},{"type":"link","title":"East Village Hotel Balmain","content":"eastvillagebalmain.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"Lovingly referred to by locals as ‘The EVH’, this is the official watering hole of Balmain East. Perched on top of the hill towards the end of Darling Street, the pub has welcomed patrons since 1875. Today, the family-friendly pub offers gastro pub fare, thirteen beers on tap, over fifty beers in bottles and wines from small independent wineries. Only a short walk from Balmain East ferry wharf, it’s the perfect pitstop for an after work pint."},{"type":"text","content":"The pub loves dogs and has a whole wall dedicated to the dogs of the EVH. Humans and dogs alike favour the lush beer garden out the back. The beautiful garden is the perfect setting for a Sunday session with friends or early dinner with the kids."}]},{"address":"The London Hotel","placeId":"ChIJWapAjLSvEmsRD_UqkZN5OEg","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.85842486065439,"longitude":151.18446380000003},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fthe%20london.png?alt=media&token=5fbf9fa1-3b7b-46e3-9280-47594036c692"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJWapAjLSvEmsRD_UqkZN5OEg"}},{"type":"link","title":"The London Hotel","content":"thelondonhotel.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"For the best view in Balmain, you can’t go pastThe London. Perched up on Darling Street since 1870, the hotel is one of the longest operating pubs in Sydney. For over 140 years, locals and visitors alike have flocked here to catch up over a beer or two. The beverage selection has developed over the years and today patrons can enjoy a unique selection of draught beers and ales alongside an extensive selection of Australian and International wines."},{"type":"text","content":"What has remained the same is the iconic Harbour Bridge view. Pull up a pew and watch the world go by from the heritage front balcony or join the locals and their dogs at the pop-up beer garden."}]},{"address":"The Cricketers Arms Balmain","placeId":"ChIJ6T0FErSvEmsR1IKRyBMqsnA","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1748724070200067,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.85762976065408,"longitude":151.18209079999997},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fcricketers.png?alt=media&token=0b7aa666-2b6b-429a-9715-24ddfe83cf86"},{"type":"link","title":"cricketersarmsbalmain.com.au","content":"http://www.cricketersarmsbalmain.com.au/"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJ6T0FErSvEmsR1IKRyBMqsnA"}},{"type":"text","content":"The Cricketers Arms Hotel was established in 1872, a time when Balmain was one of the premier industrial centre’s of Sydney. Traditionally blue collar, the ‘The Arms’ spent many years playing host to the many dockers and wharfies working nearby and had a reputation of being one of Balmain’s more colourful pubs known to people of questionable integrity."},{"type":"text","content":"Today, the pub still represents Balmain’s working class history, but with a few twists. The Arms boasts 17 taps devoted to beer, cider and wine, the most on the peninsula. The pub is also home to Balmain Burger Co and One Ford Street, a favourite Italian restaurant serving authentic Italian food focusing on handmade pasta and seasonal produce."}]},{"address":"Unity Hall Hotel","placeId":"ChIJhQDvobavEmsRv2Se5q5K8tU","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.857685360654095,"longitude":151.18083174999998},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Funity%20hall.png?alt=media&token=f88c37b8-faf1-47ad-a37f-8dcd2dcf4e6d"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJhQDvobavEmsRv2Se5q5K8tU"}},{"type":"link","title":"Unity Hall Hotel","content":"unityhallhotel.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"Located in the heart of Balmain since 1875, ‘The Unity’ is where people from all walks of life come together to share stories over a schooner or two. The hotel is steeped in history and is the birthplace of the Australian Labor Party, formed here in 1892. The Unity is also known as one of Sydney’s best venues for live jazz. Pop by on a Sunday and the place is heaving! The hotel even has its very own jazz band - The Unity Hall Jazz Band. They’ve been performing at the hotel for 52 years and are the longest running resident jazz band in Australia."},{"type":"text","content":"The Unity, in the early stages of renovation, is eagerly awaiting final DA approvals.The plan is to bring a new era of entertainment and hospitality to the peninsula."}]},{"address":"DiCK's Hotel Balmain","placeId":"ChIJc8e4urevEmsRNZI3b7P2UxA","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.858745360654524,"longitude":151.17738200000002},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fdicks%20hotel.png?alt=media&token=d5646f7e-f383-4865-b310-c6d03d34e85f"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJc8e4urevEmsRNZI3b7P2UxA"}},{"type":"link","title":"DICK's Hotel Balmain","content":"dickshotelbalmain.com"},{"type":"text","content":"Built in 1874 by local publican John Dick, Dick’s hosted many political and community meetings in the early days. It was here, in 1894 an unanimous decision was reached to establish an Australian Branch of the Life Saving Society of Great Britain, today known as Royal Life Saving Australia."},{"type":"text","content":"Dick’s is still community focused and the iconic dome shaped beer garden is perfect for larger groups. Much loved for its laid back charm and live sport, Dick’s is the place to share the elation or deflation of the big game. With DJ’s playing in the beer garden on Friday and Saturday nights, Dick’s is a favourite for a night out in Balmain."}]},{"address":"The Balmain Hotel","placeId":"ChIJncaaPcivEmsRCpnxNg2iIAM","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.86134021065556,"longitude":151.17682505000002},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fbalmain.png?alt=media&token=9cf6c54f-7fe8-4f8d-8997-8ca91bb8cf27"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fbalmain1.jpeg?alt=media&token=19a4bd69-74d9-48ea-98de-5c6a2a231c9c"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJncaaPcivEmsRCpnxNg2iIAM"}},{"type":"link","title":"The Balmain Hotel","content":"https://www.thebalmain.com/"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening its doors in the heart of Rozelle, the historic Balmain Hotel evolved from a simple inn into a can't-miss icon of local conviviality, and a tale-teller of Balmain Rozelle's hearty heritage. Fusing the old-world charm with contemporary chic, the architecture dreams up a Federation Free-style backdrop. However, this establishment offers more than a traditional pub scene, serving as a time machine that regales both the natives and globetrotters. The menu's spotlight is hogged by an appealing blend of Asian and Australian flavours, most notably the pan-roasted Barramundi, a culinary crusade with the taste palette teased by sweet corn puree, zucchini hints, vinegar and salt, punctuated by the sophisticated vierge sauce.\n\nEnticing tropical allure greets you as you walk into the Balmain Hotel, with palm trees and a mural in flamingo finery. The identity of this place is shaped by the inviting beer garden, an irresistible haunt during the frosty Sydney eves - an ideal space to relish brews and laughter, accompanied by nature's warm hues seeping in. The ornate wooden interiors accentuate the pub's charm. However, its soul lies in its warm embrace and the traditional Aussie congeniality it reeks of, making Balmain Hotel a live monument to Balmain Rozelle's juicy past. This pub echoes a story - a tale of culture, tradition, and the cherished pub-life of this dynamic suburb. As we stride into the future, let Balmain Hotel's untold stories and experiences unravel, cementing its esteemed place in our unfolding journey.\n\n"}]},{"address":"The Welcome Hotel","placeId":"ChIJx923SMavEmsRozLRedMx-KQ","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.86261511065609,"longitude":151.17349074999998},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fwelcome%20hotel.png?alt=media&token=3e0f76fe-5db0-4e0d-9a41-35a40d173b6c"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJx923SMavEmsRozLRedMx-KQ"}},{"type":"link","title":"The Welcome Hotel","content":"thewelcomehotel.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"In 1878, Winston, an English foxhound who’d lost his master, stumbled upon a friendly publican in his hotel on Evans Street. The publican welcomed the dog, giving it a new home. That day this Rozelle pub gained not only a new mascot but an inspired name."},{"type":"text","content":"Today, The Welcome is known for seasonal gastro pub fare, including arguably the best English style Sunday roast in Sydney, and a cracking lineup of craft beers. Ten taps are reserved for local craft beer from around Sydney, including our very own White Bay Beer Co. You’ll also find pub classics such as Melbourne Bitter, Reschs Draught and Coopers Pale on tap. On a sunny day your favourite brew is best enjoyed in the leafy beer garden. And, staying true to its history, dogs are always welcome here."}]},{"address":"Bald Rock Hotel","placeId":"ChIJ-wVf3civEmsRKIXE03KbQzk","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.864330310656754,"longitude":151.17911784999998},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fbald%20rock.png?alt=media&token=2d0cd0b2-0224-44ec-b072-93c5dc9aecd7"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJ-wVf3civEmsRKIXE03KbQzk"}},{"type":"link","title":"Bald Rock Hotel","content":"baldrockhotel.com.au"},{"type":"text","content":"The Bald Rock Hotel is the oldest continually licensed venue on the peninsula. The hotel opened in 1876 and if the original sandstone walls could talk, they would tell you of the colourful history filled with a lot of stories. The family-owned pub has seen many changes, much like the formerly working class, industrial area which it calls home."},{"type":"text","content":"The team behind the Bald Rock is dedicated to restoring the old girl to her original glory, with rustic charm. Known for excellent food and a cold beer, trivia on Thursdays and live music from local artists on weekends. The friendly bar staff are reminiscent of pub-days gone by, and its dog friendly."}]},{"address":"White Bay Beer Co.","placeId":"ChIJC0Fo_oyvEmsRBdTedmCE77Q","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.18593639059244998,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":-33.86438766065678,"longitude":151.17700695},"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FXqmVkT0ebndtI6SAdRkr%2Fwhite%20bay.png?alt=media&token=110290ff-b17b-4f5a-a10a-a4d7119f2c19"},{"type":"place","content":{"place_id":"ChIJC0Fo_oyvEmsRBdTedmCE77Q"}},{"type":"link","title":"White Bay Beer Co.","content":"https://whitebay.beer/"},{"type":"text","content":"Backing on to White Bay Power Station, this namesake brewery is steeped in history. Located inside a 100-year old steel mill, White Bay Beer Co. is the peninsula’s very own brewery. Original steel beams still crisscross the ceiling and the corrugated iron walls show rusty streaks of time but inside you’ll find a new brewhouse, fermenters and taproom.\n\nThe family and dog friendly taproom is popular with locals. It has fourteen taps dedicated to pouring White Bay beers and a selection of domestic and imported wines and ciders.The taproom is open Thursday to Sunday with catering supplied by a changing line up of food trucks. If you crave White Bay beer but the brewery is closed, head to one of the many local pubs serving the brew.\n\n"}]}]
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