NSW hotels

The Golden Grove Hotel, Darlington

THE Golden Grove Hotel sat on the corner of Alma and Raglan Streets at Darlington, Sydney. The pub was established in 1880 and traded for 74 years before its license was transfered to Maroubra on October 22 1954 to make… Read More ›


Cocky takes to drink

Curley Elphick, barman at a Wagga Wagga hotel (NSW), photographed with his pet cockatoo, which drinks a middy of beer a day. Photo: The Daily Telegraph (Sydney) Friday 20 October 1950.

Royal Hotel, Randwick

MENTION Randwick, and horse racing immediately comes to mind. Besides the historic track known as Royal Randwick, there’s another landmark in the Sydney eastern suburb that bears the same name, and has held an association with nobility for more than… Read More ›