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You know the drill. We mention the pub has been taken over by young pub moguls James Miller and Jaime Wirth and you say ‘is it filled with ironic tatt and are they serving tacos?’ This time we say no. The two pub-guns who transformed such pubs as the Norfolk, the Abercrombiethe Carrington and the Flinders have sprinkled the fairy dust on the Forresters. But this time they’ve been a little more restrained. Downstairs is still a mess of plasma screens and guys in their Saturday night Good Shirt but upstairs they've got a pan-tropical, Caribbean-ish restaurant, Queenies, famed for their stoner dinners. On Sundays you should nab a spot out in the beer garden where they host a weekly American barbecue. The Forresters is great for groups, you don’t need to dress up and you don’t need to flash a big wad of bills to get the better service. You just need to turn up, order a beer and have a good time.

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By Myffy Rigby   |  

The Forresters details

Cnr Foveaux and Riley St, Surry Hills 2010

Telephone 02 9212 3035

Price per person including drinks up to $50.00

Open Mon-Wed noon-midnight; Thu-Sat noon-1am; Sun noon-10pm.

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