NSW hotels

Belmore Hotel, Belmore

THE Belmore Hotel began business controversially in 1928. Parramatta publican, Harry Gadd transferred his license of the Gate House Hotel to the corner of Burwood Road and Tobruk Avenue Belmore in Sydney’s inner-west on August 14 1928. The 51-year-old publican… Read More ›

Hoppy Tom

HOPPY Tom had to drink alone. Oh, his mate had been with him earlier, but suddenly the door of the Warialda pub (NSW) burst open, and in stormed his chum’s wife. A giant of a woman, six axehandles across the… Read More ›

Bellevue Hotel, Redfern

  HERE’S another blast from Sydney’s past; this time from Redfern. The Bellevue Hotel sat on the north-west corner of Redfern and Regent Streets until last drinks were called on February 1 1972 and the business closed for good. There… Read More ›

Emu Inn, Sydney

THE Emu Inn traded at the north-eastern corner of George and Bathurst streets in Sydney, opposite St Andrews Cathedral for almost 60 years. This newspaper photo was taken in 1886, the same year in which it was demolished to make… Read More ›