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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 #119 of 5,319 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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Hanoi, Vietnam
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This felt like a tourist trap, to be honest. My battered fish was OK but you couldn't really distinguish fish from batter. My wife's slow-cooked lamb was tough and tasted of nothing except salt. The accompanying plate of chips was also disappointing, the chips flaccid and tasteless. Enjoyed the side of sauteed mushrooms, but my enthusiasm was tempered by the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has been on my wish list for a while and I had the opportunity to share the experience with 19 others when we went to Sydney as a group for a long weekend. We booked a private room (the Mezzanine) and it was set as 2 tables of 10. We had 2 excellent waiters looking after us -... More 

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Sydney
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

This is my favourite steak restaurant in Sydney. The service is amazing and the wine selection reads more like an encyclopaedia than a menu. The sides are delicious and the setting is a beautiful old, marble bank. Great for a business lunch or dinner but not intimate enough for a first date. It's a shame it's so expensive, or that... More 

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colrain
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The main restaurant is pricey, and difficult to get a reservation. But we discovered that the bar food is just as good, and really reasonably priced, plus the atmosphere is more fun. The burgers are some of the best in the world - really!

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I have been to Rockpool Bar & Grill twice now and each time has been an amazing experience. Their menu is quite extensive but the waiters do an excellent job of taking you through it. The pasta here is surprisingly one of the best I have ever had - their king prawn tortellini is SO delicious (just slightly behind the... More 

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Delicious food, fabulous cocktails and fantastic service! Our first visit to Rockpool was very impressive and we will definitely be regular visitors!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I visited Rockpool the night I arrived in Sydney, it having been recommended by the concierge of my hotel. As I was on my own, I was looking for something low-key... The "local tip" I got was to keep to the right when entering and head into the bar to eat there. The bar is a fairly dark, serious affair....a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I having been to this restaurant twice. The Waygu Pasta starter is excellent and great prep for the mouth watering steak to come for mains. Side are quite large and have you have no chance of leaving hungry

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great place. Really good maybe not as good as Melbourne but pretty close. Looking forward to going back.

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A birthday night out for my lovely wife. Service could not be faulted. Menu was exciting. Food was memorable. Wine, expensive, but top class. Overall, highly recommended.

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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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