The Colonial Diner was an eatery in Moore Park that was beloved and bemoaned by many Sydneysiders. We’re seeking photos and memories of this former building.
Moore Park was set aside as a place of public recreation in 1866, and today is one of the most important sporting, entertainment and open spaces in Sydney. Moore Park was the ‘home of’ a long and fascinating list of buildings and businesses, and one of these was the Colonial Diner.
The Colonial Diner – beloved and bemoaned?
Beloved and bemoaned? Yes, here is just two examples of why this is an apt description…
I suspect one of these may make a better marketing campaign than the other!
But with a brush with fame…
And a brush with infamy…
In this Sydney Morning Herald article from 1964, there was an incident reported:
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Do you remember the Colonial Diner in Moore Park? Do you have any photos of the building? Send us your information and help us build the history of this great park.
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