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  • To The Rag And Famish Hotel
The Rag and Famish Hotel is a heritage listed building located amongst the high rise office buildings in North Sydney. It is a popular place for those in the area to come down for lunch, meet up with friends and enjoy some bistro pub food in a relaxing environment. Their bistro is known for their pies. In other times, it is a local bar with a comfortable lounge area and outdoor garden. 

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  • Parge Local Star   235 reviews
    If you found a Killian in Ireland and rove down middle street wearing a green suit, at 12pm on a Wednesday, you couldn't get as more middle then this place. It's so middle of the road pub.

    The staff do their job, the drinks are right on average for North Sydney (so a little expensive) and if I had to explain the food - middle of the road. Sure a little pricey, but normal for North Sydney.

    The punters that drink here are also middle of the road (not in a bad way, as I can include myself here). Just that they aren't the high flyers, cocktail crowd or some young ladies starting their night off. Na, it's just middle of the road people having a quick catch up before they head home.

    The food we tried was rather slow to come out, but that's okay as it was busy. Size and taste wise was rather expensive to be honest, but again that North Sydney.

    So so

    4 months ago - 20/11/2014

  • cookie1 Newbie   2 reviews
    Amazing lunch upstairs! Had salmon wrapped parcel thing...delicious. And lovely girls serving. Thank you-perfect working lunch!!!
  • Easternian Local Star   823 reviews
    I have just came back from Rag & Famish Bistro for a lunch break with work colleagues and for the first time after frequenting this place in the past have I finally discovered their upper-level heaven which I believe was previously not open to bistro customers. The place is far quieter than its downstairs counterpart, with plenty of proper tables and seats and polite staffs who are also friendly and attentive, even when their main task is to pick-up empty plates from our tables.

    The price of the food has not increased since I last visited this place last year, but they have certainly had upgraded their food presentation with fancier wooden serving plates and newspaper-like oil paper. I was however quite surprised when I was charged $4.10 for a lemon lime bitter which normally costs $3.50 elsewhere.

    As I expected, the salt & pepper calamari that I ordered was delicious, generously portioned and comes with plenty of chips and a serve of creamy sauce. There is also a self-serve condiments table so you can add BBQ and tomato sauce on your dishes to your liking.
  • atan7 Local Star   1,006 reviews
    Oh what can I say about this North Sydney icon... This is the place lots of workers in the North Sydney area flock to for a tradition pub experience. It is currently undergoing a few renovations but the timber decor still remains a prominent feature. The food has improved with quite delicious salt and pepper squid and some hearty pies now on the menu.
    They also have little events and raffles on weeknights.
  • Easternian Local Star   823 reviews
    Although I've only been here several times only during lunch time, I would say that this place is good. The food (talking about my favourite salt & pepper calamari) is generously served and their guinness pie is also a must-try. Just make sure you turn up early as it gets busy very quickly and you might find yourself queueing for meals and waiting for seats.
  • nicolacran   4 reviews
    I have been to the 'Rag & Famish' twice in the last two weeks, since moving to North Sydney. I would definitely recommend the Friday Karaoke night, which was very entertaining. The drinks are reasonably priced and although I haven't eaten there, the food I have seen looks substantial and of good quality.
  • feganjr   39 reviews
    This is where I meet other business people for lunch. Good atmosphere downstairs and the restaurant upstairs is very good. the menu has an interesting range of dishes and they are of good quality.
  • mukeshd   8 reviews
    WOW!!!!! Superb place to hangout with friends in North Sydney
    I have been visiting this store since last 3 years and i am extremely happy by its services . Highly Recommended to everyone
  • youand   30 reviews
    Great old pub. Pop in for a pie and a pint at lunchtime or just lots of pints in the evening!

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