Our Top Sydney Venues with a Fireplace

Sydney-siders don’t fear the winter chill. We’ve found some of the best venues with a fireplace for you to cosy up and settle in for the evening. So venture out this winter and enjoy some of our top winter picks.

Hotel Centennial


Hotel Centennial has that old world meets new world charm. The front area oozes comfort and charm, with its singular leather seats, plush red sofas and colourful bookshelves. For those of you looking to unwind this winter, we recommend you give it a try. Enjoy a fresh take on modern comfort food, prepared by award-winning Chef Justin North, and a classic cocktail while you play a game of chess or simply relax to the sound of the grand piano.

Corner of Victoria Ave and Oxford St,
Woollahra, NSW 2025
Tel: 02 9114 7349
Web: www.merivale.com.au/venues/hotelcentennial
Opening hours: Thurs-Fri, 12.00pm-3.00pm
Tues-Sat, 6pm-10pm

The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel

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The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel is Sydney’s oldest continually licenced hotel. Located on Kent Street in The Rocks, it’s the perfect place to knock off from work. Together, with your colleagues, enjoy one of the six award-winning ales. As for the food, it’s simply delicious and caters for everyone with a range of gluten-free and vegetarian options also available.

19 Kent St,
The Rocks, NSW 2000
Tel: 02 9251 4044
Email: hotel@lordnelson.com.au
Web: www.lordnelsonbrewery.com
Opening hours: Thurs-Fri, 12.00pm-3.00pm
Tues-Sat, 6pm-10pm

3 Weeds Hotel


Nothing quite says winter like cosying up to a glass of wine or craft beer down at the local pub. At 3 Weeds Hotel, you can do just that. Plant yourself on a vintage leather lounge by the fireplace and enjoy the warm and welcoming atmosphere as you gaze up at the soaring cathedral roof. Be sure to mosey on over to the restaurant too, where you can choose from a range of comfort foods including the chicken Kiev and lamb rump with salsa verde.

197 Evans St,
Rozelle, NSW 2093
Tel: 02 9818 2788
Email: functions@3weeds.com.au
Web: www.3weeds.com.au
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs, 12.00pm-10.00pm
Fri-Sat, 12.00pm-12.00am

The Old Fitzroy Hotel


The Old Fitzroy Hotel is family-owned and has been serving patrons for more than 100 years. The inside is comfortable, with exposed brick walls, wooden tables and red carpet floors. It also boasts 22 brews on tap, and its own theatre, where you can catch a mix of contemporary and classic flicks. As for the food, it’s diverse and hearty. You can’t go wrong with a Jimmy Fitz Schnitz!

129 Dowling St,
Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011
Tel: 02 9456 3848
Email: manager@oldfitzroy.com.au
Web: www.oldfitzroy.com.au
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 11am-midnight
Sat, 12.00pm-12.00am
Sun + holidays, 12.00pm-10.00pm

The Treehouse


The Treehouse is a unique venue that celebrates contemporary Australian food and classically driven cocktails. The interior features exposed brick walls, candelabras and plush lounge chairs. The Treehouse inspired terrace is also green and leafy with colourful umbrellas and hidden garden gnomes. Day or night this is a perfect venue for North Sydneysiders to catch up with friends or colleagues after a long day in the office.

60 Miller St,
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Tel: 02 8458 8980
Email: info@thetreehousehotel.com.au
Web: www.thetreehousehotel.com.au
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 7.00am-late
Sat, 2.00pm-late
Sunday, private functions only

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