The Porterhouse Irish Pub

Bars, Pubs Surry Hills
2 out of 5 stars
(1user review)
The Porterhouse Irish Pub

This is more your everyday Irish pub and as such they don't feel especially pressured to amp up the craic on St Pat's Day. That being said the place is still heaving in March each year with pints of Magners, Kilkenny and Guinness flying over the bar in celebration of this patron saint of Ireland. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner if you're hungry – think standards like salads and burgers.

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Venue name: The Porterhouse Irish Pub
Address: 233 Riley St
Surry Hills
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-midnight; Sat 10am-midnight; Sun noon-midnight
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Average User Rating

2 / 5

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Great location and lovely old building, however some of the food well was below average. The medium-rare steak was cooked well-done and incredibly chewy. The seafood platter was completely inedible apart from the 2 prawns which were nice and the chips were ok. The tiny scallops were clearly just heated straight from a frozen packet and overcooked. The battered fish was slimy and tasted off. My friend ordered some rice balls and they were yummy, so that is good, but I had a sick stomach for the rest of the night from attempting to eat the fish. If your not ordering Guinness, the drinks are expensive, but an overall warm atmosphere inside and smoking area out the front. The waitress girls were nice, but they got yelled at by the lady who runs the show, which wasn't very good.