Christmas Lights




‘Tis the season’ to ‘Jingle & Mingle’
& we’re giving you a reason to celebrate!


All through December, we are ‘decking the halls’ and bringing
you an indulgent and sumptuous Christmas feast in our beautiful pub!

Good Food.Good Drinks.

Good Music.Great Friends.

Built-in 1880, the Riverview Hotel is a heritage-listed delight of a pub tucked away on a beautiful tree-lined side street in Balmain.


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The sensational Half Pint Trio returns to the Riverview Hotel to 'Jingle your Bells' this holiday season!

US vocalist Dianne Cripps will swing away any Christmas blues with her award winning musicians Matt Thomson on keys and Elsen Price on double bass. Jamming your favourite holiday and jazz tunes from Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Bing Crosby and more - last time they had an ENCORE!

Don't miss this very special night with Sydney's most captivating trio.

Main Bar

The Main Bar area, has a public bar, plenty of tall seating around the windows and bar area. The atmosphere is casual, relaxed and welcoming for all ages, including kids & your four-legged friends.


The Birchgrove Restaurant

The beautiful space upstairs looks down onto the quiet tree-lined streets in Balmain. The restaurant boasts an outside courtyard, heritage listed windows filling the space with natural light and gorgeous contemporary interior design.


Lounge Area

The Lounge is located off the Main Bar. You can dine in The Lounge any day of the week. With direct access, through to the main bar, The Lounge also offers a private space for cocktail-style receptions. It is the perfect place for intimate birthday parties, work gatherings or even your bookclub.

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Private Dining


Located in The Birchgrove Restaurant, you can celebrate in style with our intimate private dining room, tucked into one side of the restaurant.

Perfect for a relaxed dinner party, get together with friends or a corporate dinner. You and your guests will have exclusive use of the space.

Contact Us

29 Birchgrove Road, Balmain

02 9810 1151

Open Hours

Main Bar & The Lounge

Monday to Sunday

12noon till late

The Birchgrove Restaurant

Monday to Friday

6pm till late

Saturday to Sunday

12 till 4pm & 6pm till late

Family-friendly pubs, Dog-friendly, Corporate Events, Weddings, Group Functions, Christmas Parties, Birthday Parties, Engagement Parties, Private Dining, Live Music, Contemporary Pub Food, Restaurant, Live Sports

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Treat yourself or someone you love to a great dinner at the Riverview Hotel.

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Reservations - Main Bar & The Loune

Reservations - The Birchgrove Restaurant

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