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The Blue Gum Hotel

) #2 of 12 Restaurants in Waitara $$ - $$$ , ,
55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
+61 2 9489 3220
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (49 reviews)
“pub food” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited with a group on the weekend and have visited many times in the passed 10 years. The food we all had over the weekend was a bit up and down, the steak dish got a thumbs up however I ordered a pork belly...More

Thank nicky m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to lunch at the Blue Gum today as a group of 8. Overall the group enjoyed their meal selection. The kitchen needs to be called out for the kids pasta they served today. A bowl of pasta with some sauce for $12 was...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yesterday we revisited the Blue Gum hotel. The menu had changed but we still gave it a go. The mashed potato tasted strange. No vegetables with steak at $35. I had barramundi which was not cooked at one end. Never again

Thank Prue W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere- the steaks here are always cooked to perfection and the pizzas are also good - tasty, thin crust.

Thank donski2016
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Once renowned for its great steak ( once upon a time you could even cook it yourself) this place has fallen into mediocrity. Its Mother's Day and they run out of steak! Are they serious, yes no steak. Something they ask you pay close to...More

Thank IJC238
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A great place to have a large family outing. Plenty of room for children and prams. Prompt service and a quiet atmosphere. Very helpful staff. Will visit again.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Over the past years I have eaten at the Blue Gum bistro within the Blue Gum Hotel at Waitara in Sydney’s Upper North Shore – one of the area’s iconic drinking spots. It used to be quite good but I have found on my last...More

Thank PhilthetravellerXI
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Generic menu fails to excite. Expect to pay just under $40 for a decent steak. What happened to reasonably priced pub food. Meals are filling at least. Would be ok for a get together with bland food preferences. Drinks not cheap either.

Thank Suzan111
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We love the BGH and have been regulars for the past nine years. However that could well change after last nights visit with the family. We ordered a kids pizza and two of the special a salmon dish with potatoes and a dukkha yogurt. Firstly...More

1  Thank Lo P
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I've eaten here perhaps 100 times in the last 30 years and it has improved markedly in that time. It was once a "blood and guts" pub for Bikies. At lunch yesterday the Bistro was quite empty (less than 20% of capacity) but the food...More

Thank RodGarnett
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Pacific Hwy | 2641, Waitara, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby  >  Waitara
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9489 3220
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On the corner of Unwin Road
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