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Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9211 2002
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09:00 - 06:00
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Moncton, Canada
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1,400 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,235 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to have drinks at Scruffy Murphy in Sydney back in December and it was not a good time. Server was fine for the few minutes we were there, we were seated at a sticky table, there were some rowdy clients in the place who felt they had to yell everything to everyone, TA won’t let me say what... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,049 reviews
688 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seems like I'm not the only one who thinks this place is a dive. Probably a good thing the bouncers don't let people inside.

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1 Thank MrDavetheSarks
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

absolutely disgusting. loved this place until tonight when my friend got denied re-entry after having a cigarette. apparently she was "too drunk" when she didn't even drink anything, and because of her we were all denied entry. this is really upsetting as we all love this place and suggested it to all our friends. the manager George spoke to us... More 

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1 Thank kerrilpom
Canandaigua, United States
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576 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here to watch American football playoffs. You could tell right away it was a "divey" place but usually that's OK. As we tried to find a place to sit (there were many open tables as the place was practically empty) we noticed that almost every chair was covered in something sticky. Then when we used... More 

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1 Thank William S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a Sunday roast today and it was inedible! $30 wasted! Been away from home three months travelling and was really looking forward to a tradition roast dinner! DO NOT EAT THERE! Only ok for a drink.

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1 Thank Tess M
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Opens 6-30 am till late the food and drink specials are great they have theme nights and entertainment

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1 Thank Toohey60
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Pints are cheap, 5$. Food is decent for cheap pricing. Live entertainment at the weekend is good, particularly acoustic artists. Staff are normally friendly enough. Good place To go for drinks with friends.

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I was in there on my first night and on getting my second drink i handed over twenty dollars to a small dark haired girl from Northern Ireland. She gave me change from Ten dollars, as I was still getting familiar with the Australian currency she caused me to doubt myself on i said nothing. I went back to Scruffy... More 

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2 Thank John3519
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a drink whilst out an about in Sydney. Really an average place, could do with a good referb as it looks tired in the bar. The men's toilets are in desperate need of some TLC - broken fixtures and graffiti all over the walls & cubical - not very pleasant! Drinks reasonably priced compared to rest of... More 

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1 Thank Chris A
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Scruffys because we were after a bite to eat and a drink. Decor wise Scruffys doesn't seem great just looks a bit old. Drinks were really cheap and the food was really good. Had a guiness steak pie. The steak just melted it was delicious. If you just want a classic pub atmosphere this is a great little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 06:00
Monday
09:00 - 06:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 06:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 06:00
Thursday
09:00 - 06:00
Friday
09:00 - 06:00
Saturday
09:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 2002

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