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“Expensive night out” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rockpool

Rockpool
11 Bridge St | Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 1888
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Ranked #110 of 5,486 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $54 - $129
Cuisines: Contemporary, Australian
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Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Rockpool is the fine dining jewel in the Rockpool Group's crown. This iconic Sydney restaurant continues to redefine modern Australian cuisine. Celebrating 25 years in February 2014, this elegant fine dining establishment is a much awarded culinary destination - one where we pride ourselves on the use of Australia and the world's best produce, an award winning wine list and Sydney's most polished service. With the recent relocation signalling the beginning of a new era for the restaurant, Neil Perry AM and Head Chef Phil Wood continue to create Rockpool's celebrated classics, while taking an increasingly progressive approach to fine dining.
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“Expensive night out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

Went here for a special celebration and went for the three course meal, $135 per head. For the size of the meals (served with a basic lettuce salad side) and not including any drinks it was extremely over-priced.

The food is very flavoursome and the service is outstanding so the only downside is the cost. If you love desserts then go for a three course of just desserts. It is definitely the winning course!

The menu covers poultry, meat, vegetarian and a fabulous range for the dessert-minded. Oh and the apple martini is delightful!! Highly recommend that if you head to Rockpool Sydney.

Save up if you would like to dine in.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic Food for a special occasion!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Food is amazing - so much flavour! Table service was incredible....a lovely place to go for a special occasion but would not be our cup of tea to do every weekend. It is probably a bit over priced as well....but that's the price you pay for amazing food. If you are thinking of going somewhere for a special occasion, then i highly recommend! Have the lamb too.....incredible!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Beijing, China
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“Everything is perfect but we don't know how to tip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

we came from China,and be introduced to this restaurant.Everything was wonderful,food,service,all perfect,but we were so delight so we forgot to tip the waiter.I felt very sorry for this.Hope next time I can pay the waiter back.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Wonderful amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is a lovely place to take visitors from overseas. Lovely atmosphere, good service, spectacular food and wine, a really wonderful experience. A bit overpriced but hey, it was worth it!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Have the souffle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Recently visited this long established restaurant in Sydney. Food excellent but a little 'fussy'. Excellent and extensive wine list. Service very good. The passion fruit souffle was simply fantastic - I would go back just for that!

Visited May 2013
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