Sydney Food Diary: Paragon Hotel, Circular Quay

If you live in Sydney, you know this place, even though you might not know that you know it. It’s the pub on the corner at Circular Quay next to and above the McDonalds. I must have passed it a hundred times.

So, it was fun to finally eat here. My pal immediately identified that the downstairs looked a pretty standard (photo below) and the upstairs (forgot to take photos) is nice: open, funky.

It’s got a regular pub menu with reasonable prices. I can never resist a croquette and these were absolutely fine.

My pal had a lentil burger and I forgot to ask him how it was. Bad blogger.

I had a chicken parma and thought it was a more elegant version than some I’ve had. Everything: the fries and the chicken were perfectly crisp. How could I complain with that.

Washed down with a $40 bottle of Pinot Noir (and happy to get $20 off with my Entertainment coupon), this was an easy, tasty meal, a nice enough atmosphere to catch up, and perfect before going off to see Jonsi and Alex’s Riceboy Sleeps performance at the Opera House.

Paragon Hotel Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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