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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 #103 of 5,180 restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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221 reviews 221 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I was part of a group in a private dining room. Exquisite service from start to finish allowed business discussions to proceed efficiently. The food was superb, and interstate visitors were impressed. Three courses served with impeccable timing, perfect serving of the wine options in an impress room within an old building.......what a combination, and one I look forward to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Nice. A spur of the moment meal. Whilst the amount of space was numbing and slightly overwhelming. It's forgiven straight away Welcoming waitstaff distract you to a world of absolute bliss. The raw tastes of the sea was spot on. Intricate and provocative Quince of the revolution. Amazing. Octopus needs lots of work in the broth. Wine matched was aussie.... More

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Salt Rock, KZN
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a dinner, which included the steak tartar, prawns, then guinea fowl for us both and a petit four. The meal was fantastic, the service superb as our waiter had been trained and really knew his food and the ambiance busy and efficient with a great vibe. Loved it, a great evening and money well worth spent.

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have been to Rockpool Bar and Grill in Sydney on many occasions, for some reason this is one of the best meals I have had here. The service is second to none, you are pampered from start to finish, I had a terrific and very experienced sommelier who guided me through the vast wine list of over 100 pages.... More

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Forster
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Visited Rockpool Bar & Grill and it was everything you would expect from this restaurant, the ambience was lovely, service impeccable, the food was outstanding, loved every mouthful. I would return in an instant. The prices are higher than I usually pay but the food was so good I would not dare to complain. Rockpool is situated in the CBD... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

revisited this place with my sister. unpretentious and quality service for such an upmarket looking place, considering we were both not dressed for the place. portions seem to have shrunk since the last visit a year back. but the quality of food is still as good as before. definitely looking forward to another visit. hopefully with portions that are equivalent... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Frontage of restaurant is understated but inside is charming. Did not have the steak but colleagues did and thought it was outstanding. Good selection of wines up to the pricey range. Mostly a grill place

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

On business trip to Sydney we visited Rockpool for special occasion. The restaurant is gorgeous & the wine glass "chandelier" in the bar area is well worth a look. The tables for 2 were so close together that we felt like we were on top of the other diners. Our entrees of beet root cured trout and pipit with chilli... More

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sydney
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76 reviews 76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This restaurant/ bar is both beautiful and impressive. Set in a grand old bank, the owners have done a magnificent job with the fit out. I love the rows of suspended wine glasses. This is where all the beautiful people come to work. Immaculately groomed and attentive. There must have been at least 60 staff? My partner found the service... More

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Goa, India
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184 reviews 184 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A beautiful set up in an old building which has been renovated in a great way. Ambiance was good but a bit noisy as the restaurant was full. Of course everyone comes here for the meat but we had a non meat eater who enjoyed himself with a Seafood stew and a plate of mixed mushrooms. We carnivores had a... More

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