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Rockpool Bar & Grill

66 Hunter St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
+61 2 8078 1900
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Ranked #115 of 5,382 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Australian
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We went for a special dinner during our visit to Sydney, the food and service were both spectacular. Incredibly good value. If you don't fancy a steak, order the seared king prawns and goats cheese tortellini, probably the best pasta dish I have ever had. Really cannot fault this place.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Since my first encounter with Neil at the original Rockpool and then the MCA café many years back I have always been a devotee of his body of work , I remember him holding up lemon grass with the first of his Thai meals saying this will take off and look how many Thai food places they are now !... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Hadn't been to Rockpool for over 12 months and was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. Beautiful setting in an old insurance company building, well laid out so not too noisy and easy to have business discussion. Menu is extensive. Possibly too large as takes some time to digest what is available. A shorter menu for lunches might be... More 

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Englewood, Colorado
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Rockpool Bar and Grill was a great dining experience. Outstanding wine list, service, food and ambience. Right in the heart of downtown Sydney in the lobby of a 1936 Building with high ceilings and Art Deco decor. Pricey, as is everything in Sydney.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I was lucky enough to go to Rockpool Bar & Grill for my fifth visit just a couple of weeks ago and it continued to impress. Apart from the amazing location and the superb food, my special mention goes to the delightful Sommelier. Not only did she display a great knowledge of wine and make brilliant suggestions (we can be... More 

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Faulconbridge, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We liked the food. The restaurant is a little noisy. At my next visit I would request to sit upstairs overlooking the lower floor. The service in this restaurant is one of the set I have experienced.

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had an early booking at 6.00 PM to be out by 8.00 PM. However we were not rushed at all. The ambiance of a former Insurance company lobby is majestic. Food and wine were excellent. Prices are intimidating.

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Pierson, Michigan
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Four of us dined here to have a taste of "Aussie" on our last night in Sydney and this place did not disappoint!! I had the 35 day aged fillet and it seriously melted like butter in my mouth ... DELISICIOUS! And the squid, one of our starters is some of the best I have ever had! Would wholeheartedly encourage... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

There were six of us dining and all enjoyed a very good meal. My entree of smoked ocean trout was superb, and I followed with fillet steak which was very good but not memorable. Most of us found two courses adequate and we finished with the canape selection with coffee. The canapes were delightful and very good value. Our wines... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The location is great , But you expect a lot more when you have the name Rockpool in it. you can tell the food and presentation of plating .... its true you are in a BAR that serve Grill . BUT charge you Rockpool price ... lol . It will be a once in a life time experience ... no... More 

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Additional Information about Rockpool Bar & Grill

Address: 66 Hunter St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 8078 1900
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City Centre
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Australian

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