Road Trip: The pubs of Balmain and Rozelle

By MICK ROBERTS © THE pubs we visited on our road trip to Sydney’s inner-west in 2019 started their trading life as working class, blue collar establishments. The four pubs all opened over a century ago, frequented by wharfies, factory… Read More ›

The old Palace has been serving-up beer in Sydney for over 150 years: Local Taphouse, Darlinghurst

Palace Hotel, Darlinghurst By MICK ROBERTS © THE Palace Hotel was first licensed in December 1878. Currently a craft beer pub, specialising in Australian brews, the former Palace Hotel, at the corner of Flinders Street and South Dowling Road at… Read More ›

The Eveleigh Hotel was not always located at Abercrombie & Vine Streets, Redfern

GENTRIFICATION is around the corner for arguably Sydney’s last working class inner-city suburb, Redfern. But, for those who appreciate the remnants of working class Sydney, there’s still a few traditional pubs worth a visit. One of my favourite Redfern pubs… Read More ›

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