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Pancakes on the Rocks

4 Hickson Road | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
61 2 9247 6371
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Ranked #383 of 5,175 restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $9 - $23
Cuisines: Australian, International, Creperie
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: City Centre
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723 reviews from our community

67% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Perth, Australia
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We came for breakfast while on holiday in Sydney and got our sugar fix. Serves where huge and service very good

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Bielefeld, Germany
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Nice restaurant in the city center of Sydney. A huge selection of pancakes and also other food like seafood and steaks. Prices are ok. I would come back!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Have fond memories of Pancakes on The Rocks from years ago so decided to return for breakfast with teen who goes here regularly with friends. The service was friendly and efficient but the food was truly awful. I could only manage a few mouthfuls of the scrambled eggs and the pancakes were inedible. Even teen did not enjoy the food... More

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Cicero, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The pancakes were decent. They had some interesting toppings. The service was just ok - the server was inattentive and appeared to be talking to friends at another table for a majority of our visit. Nothing wrong with the place but nothing spectacular either. Full disclosure my husband were still suffering from jet leg when we had dinner here and... More

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Sydney, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Don't mind this place but don't go hungry you'd be chewing your arm off before you got seated, then the food usually comes out about 30 mins after you'd ordered and then your drinks 10mins later.

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

For breakfast we had the Up North (egg, sausage, two large pancakes, grilled banana and pineapple); it was delicious. We especially liked the "well" in each pancake for the butter. We decided to go back for dinner another night where we had the Mexicana and Thai Chicken crepes, both of which were flavourful and left us happy. Don't be turned... More

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Seongnam, South Korea
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I and my wife visited the pancakes on the Rocks where we'd heard the best place for pancake. We ate the pancake with banana and chicken & bacon pizza. They were very tasty! Especially, pancake is very soft and sweaty. I think it has value for tasting. Pizza was 17.95 AUD and pancake was about 15 AUD.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you decided to open a restaurant wouldn't you offer the highest quality food? Well, pancakes has done just what many restaurants in Sydney tend to do. I understand why people go to these restaurants, it's because there's nothing better so they put up with poor food.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Amazing Pancakes, great location after a hike over the bridge! friendly service and free water!! be aware pancakes are what brit would call scottish pancakes if you want UK pancakes order crepes!

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I don't know why we did it. It could have been that it looked busy and busy is good, yeah? It's not our kind if place - too plasticky and get em in get em out. I should have looked on here first... But then again, at 4+ stars I would have been misled. The food was so underwhelming it... More

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