PJ Gallagher’s – The Criterion Hotel


The Criterion Hotel situated in the heart of Sydney is a unique heritage listed building that was built in 1874. It was once called the Criterion Theatre has since been renovated to a luxurious authentic Irish venue to cater for all your needs. Their street level public bar offers a relaxed and comfortable surrounding which merges the traditional pub atmosphere with modern day style. The TAB area Bar has full bar service and is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy a flutter of races.

Downstairs, experience The Snug. Warm and inviting, The Snug is the perfect place to lose a few hours with a cold drink and a hearty meal or enjoy all the big games on their massive television screens. From cosy corners with booth seating to larger tables perfect for groups, The Snug is the comfort you’ve been looking for in the heart of the CBD.


Alfresco/Outdoor Dining Bar Suitable for Functions

Meal Types

Dinner Lunch

Cuisine Types

Bar Classic Australian Hamburgers Pub Steak


Fully licensed, No BYO

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

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