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Pancakes on the Rocks

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The Rocks
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4 Hickson Rd | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 6371
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As our daily activities included a fair amount of walking we were looking for a place where we could get a good "hearty" breakfast that included lots of protein to a) keep us energized and b) avoid needing to have lunch. Pancakes on the Rocks fit the bill perfectly - we dined at the location once and the one located... More 

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Thank Michael J
Carp, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a quick breakfast at POTR before heading to the airport for the flight home Nov 30, 2016. Excellent location right across from the Holiday Inn. Food was good, pancakes were great by Canadian standards but service a little slow. Prices reasonable.

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Thank MBT133
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant, obviously very popular, and an extensive menu. Meal was nice, hubby really enjoyed the pizza. Good value for money

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Irvine, CA
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great prices for the area. Seated quickly because we were very early due to a cancelled day trip.Gets crowded very quickly. My only complaint was that I could not get a standard cup of coffee. The waitress was new and didn't get it

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Thank TicaMD
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant opens 24/7 and you'll be amazed there's are Q even 10pm on weekdays. Another venue for late dinners or simply for desserts. Make it a stopover when you come by for Sunday flea market. A good place for viewing Harbour bridge and Sydney opera house from a distance.

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Thank Atbh
Kuala Lumpur
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated quickly, surprising as it was lunchtime on a Friday. Service was good, polite. My jaffa orange chocolate pancake was very cake-y in consistency, I guess that's the way pancakes roll in Sydney. It was very filling, not overly sweet. My kids' Coco Berry and Vanilla and Choc Surprise were looked nice too. With drinks, the bill came... More 

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Thank PeggieMalaysia
Essex, Iowa
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to eat...delicious! We tried many restaurants in the Rocks, but this was our favorite. Great atmosphere. Reasonable prices. I highly recommend.

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Thank Sandy C
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was ok but I found the pan cakes to thick and slightly under cooked. The coffee was good.

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Thank whizzymum
Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a delicious breakfast spot that you can stop by 24 hours a day to grab some pancakes and eggs and fuel up for your next adventure.

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Thank Stephanie B
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fluffy pancakes and very nice. I recommend this place for pancake lovers because not only do the pancakes taste superb but the side dishes were nice too! A good recommendation for all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $19
Cuisine
Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Hickson Rd | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighborhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9247 6371

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighborhood in the city, the area's cobblestone streets host more than 100 heritage sites and buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney, Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi “ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The weekend markets at the Rocks are where you can find local artists' hand-made souvenirs, organic food and designer jewelry in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To enjoy some of the best Australian and international contemporary art, the MCA museum is open every day and select evenings. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, be sure to save energy to dance the night away at the area's many late night entertainment venues.
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