The Cat and Fiddle
Eat, Drink, Play

Balmain Food

Do you want to go through an unforgettable culinary adventure that adapts to your requirements when it comes to Balmain food of the highest category? The Cat & Fiddle Hotel is exactly where you’ll find that, where surprises await around every corner. Located conveniently less than six kilometres from Sydney’s CBD, our historical brick two-storey hotel stands proudly on a corner of Balmain’s bustling Darling Street, inviting patrons to experience its rich history and vibrant atmosphere. Originally established in 1930 as the Star Hotel, The Cat & Fiddle Hotel has undergone numerous transformations over the years, cementing its status as one of the suburb’s premium gastro-pubs that offer second to none Balmain food.

We offer way more than just Balmain food and drinks, we’ve also become a live music hotspot in the ’80s and ’90s, hosting legendary bands like The Whitlams and The Waifs, our venue has recently been revitalised by veteran hotelier Richard Wynne. The Cat & Fiddle Hotel offers a luxurious drinking experience with a local touch. Our world-class bar boasts a spectacular selection of quality Australian drops, including classic Lion beers on tap, alongside international award-winning liqueurs and a carefully curated wine list. Whether you’re enjoying an afternoon aperitif or a spirit-filled sunset, our bar is the perfect place to unwind and savour the moment.

Hungry for more Balmain food? Our chic in-house restaurant, The Cat & Fiddle Bistro, promises a memorable dining experience. From upgraded pub grub featuring wood-fired pizzas to a fine trattoria-style Mediterranean menu, there’s something to delight every palate. Whether you’re joining us for lunch or dinner, The Cat & Fiddle Hotel guarantees a culinary journey that will leave you craving more. Experience the magic of Balmain food at The Cat & Fiddle Hotel – where good friends, great music, and amazing atmosphere await.

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Monday – Friday : 12.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Saturday – Sunday : All Day

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