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Royal (Randwick)
a bit blokey, but not unbearable

2 Perouse Road,
nr. The Spot,

(02) 9399 3006

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Having decided to head out to The Spot to catch a movie, what better way to start and end the evening but in a pub? A quick glance through the ever reliable list of pubs reveals the nearest pub to be Randwick's spacious Royal Hotel. Being a Saturday, we wander over in the afternoon to find a fairly busy pub facing across a pleasant little green with a light breeze blowing. What better way to enjoy it than to sit outside on the Verandah area? At weekends there's a special on Guinness - buy a pint and you get free Rock Oysters. Unfortunately I prefer Gunness to Oysters and give the shellfish a miss, and we head on out to watch the world go by. So far so good. Post-film we head back up the slope to the pub to find it in a different state to the afternoon crowd. Now the crowd is young, boozy pool-playing lads and groups of late-teen, early-20s guys and girls, where the afternoon had seen a more middle-aged and late-twenties crowd. The TAB bar is closed and the lounge bar is getting a bit of a squeeze, so we, feeling a little old despite the group being composed of a range from 21 to 28, head on home. We'd certainly go again, but I think it's an afternoon venue for us.
review by: Jason

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Janette from Randwick
What a Crappy place. Just like the crappy staff.
22 Dec 2003

Kate from Sydney
Not a bad place to check out at weekends, plenty of cute irish lads there from around the area gambling and drinking mostly
12 Nov 2003

Lucy from sydney
More of an older peolples pub.
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Food: Food available including Guinness and Oyster specialsTAB: Put a bet on a horse herePool: several tables in the 'main' bar
TV: Big screen - showing motorsport on our review visit
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