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Hard Rock Cafe

2-10 Darling Drive | Level 1, Harbourside Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+ 61 2 9280 0077
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Ranked #1,143 of 5,237 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Chicken Wings
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
621 helpful votes 621 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Being in Sydney, this HRC is extortionately priced. For two meals and a couple of drinks, we paid almost double what we would pay in the HRC here in Kuala Lumpur for exactly the same thing! So, ok , the food tastes fine; but there is none of the usual HRC ambience and no uniquely Aussie theming to justify the... More

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Cairns, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We went for a late dinner and a 20 minute wait ended up being over an hour. It is a fun feel but very loud! The food was pretty good but not cheap. It is a fun stop occasionally but definitely not on a regular basis

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We visited the Hard Rock Cafe in Sydney and had a good meal. Typical Hard Rock fare with an Australian bend to it (fried egg on a burger). We had just arrived in Sydney, and walked to the Hard Rock (it's on the far side (West side??) of Darling Harbor) from the CBD. It was an easy walk from the... More

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Perth, Australia
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310 reviews 310 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Situate at darling harbour in Sydney, Australia, I like the black coffee with no sugar served with cake and muffin. The environment is clean with friendly satffs

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SydneyAGM, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience, so glad to hear you enjoyed the food and service that we provided. Hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Dave Ryan, Assistant General Manager. More

invercargill
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Excellent dining experience., great service, wonderful food and lived the atmosphere and decor. I would Highly recommend dining here.

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SydneyAGM, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Katherine, Thanks for your rocking review - so glad to hear that you were so well looked after, our staff are true Rock Stars! Looking forward to your next visit already. Kind Regards, Dave Ryan, Assistant General Manager. More

cairns
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Quite busy the night we went but only had to wait a few minutes for table. Our waiter Tres was a scream and very helpful. Food was really good and drinks were great. Cost us alot less than we thought it would. Not the place to go though if you want a quiet dinner, heaps of great music blasting out... More

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SydneyAGM, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Thanks for your rocking review, so glad you were well looked after when you visited us! Our staff are the true Rock Stars and really love meeting you all. I'll pass your comments on to Tres, he will be delighted. Come back and see us again soon! Kind Regards, Assistant General Manager. Dave Ryan. More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Service was great! What let them down was the food buns where cartoon yellow no flavour same as the cheese the burger at a fast food joint would have been better yes Mac Donald's beat them can't believe I'm saying it but it's true. Wouldn't go back too expensive.

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SydneyAGM, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience, we are saddened to hear that it was anything less than perfect. Your feedback is very valuable to us. Please be assured that we take your comments seriously and have already begun to use them to build a better experience for all of our guests. I do... More

Ottawa, Canada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

While touring around Darling Harbour we decided to try the Hard Rock Café for lunch. As we had a fairly large group of people, consisting of 5 Adults and 2 kids, they needed a couple of minutes to set up a table for us but that was done really quickly. All the meal portions were really generous, including the kids... More

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SydneyAGM, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your rocking review, sounds like you're a true Hard Rock fan! Are you a member of the Hard Rock Rewards? It's a great program to reward loyalty with great monthly offers, events and competitions! Hope to see you guys again soon! Kind Regards, Dave Ryan, Assistant General Manager. More

Basel, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I like this place, it was in the center located at Harbor Bridge, very big place. The waitress I had was very nice. She was very sweet and helped me with the menu. I asked her to explain the dishes and she did it really well. I really like the food , dessert and cocktail. The best was the dessert,... More

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SydneyAGM, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your rocking review, so glad to hear you had an amazing time with us! Can't wait to see you again when you're next in Sydney. Kind Regards, Dave Ryan, Assistant General Manager. More

Forestville
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

In the past I have enjoyed the Mac, chicken and cheese. Tonight I did not enjoy the food. When telling the waiter about my disappointment she just said that the sauce on the chicken makes it burn a bit and said there is no problem. I'm not dumb I know when a piece of chicken is burnt or not. The... More

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SydneyAGM, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback; I'm so sorry to hear that your food was not up to our normal standards. We pride ourselves on great, made-fresh food of the highest standard, so I'm disappointed to hear that we fell short on this occasion. I am very disappointed to hear that one of our... More

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