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The Cat And Fiddle Hotel

The Cat & Fiddle Hotel has something for everyone, whether you’re a local, a tourist, or a destination diner. With a rich culture, heritage, and boutique offering, our charming establishment is widely regarded as one of the best pubs in Sydney.

The Cat & Fiddle Hotel in Balmain is a must-see for anyone looking to immerse themselves in authentic Australian culture. Our bistro serves classic pub meals as well as modern Australian cuisine. Furthermore, if you’re searching for the perfect night out in Balmain, keep an eye out for What’s On at the Cat & Fiddle with plenty of specials and events to fill in your calendar.

Much like the popular nursery rhyme that lends itself to the hotel’s name, you’re certain to stumble across a few surprises at the Cat & Fiddle Balmain.

And while “Cows Jumping Over Moons” may not be one of them, the Cat, offers something even better … good friends, great music and an amazing atmosphere – always accompanied by friendly welcoming staff, keen to make you feel like a local.
Located less than six kilometres from the Sydney CBD and primely positioned on a corner of Balmain’s celebrated Darling Street, the historical, brick, two-storey hotel is not unlike its nine-lives feline namesake – undergoing numerous facelifts that have revamped it, refurbished it and ultimately resurrected it into one of the suburb’s premium gastro-pubs.

Grateful Dads in the house

Great Friends, Food And Live Music
Ultimately, whether you opt to sip or sup there, a visit to the independently owned and operated Cat & Fiddle Hotel offers a truly unique opportunity to lose yourself amongst Balmain’s inimitable charm and discover why this purr-fect inner west institution really is #notjustanypub.

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