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Rocking Horse Lounge - CLOSED

Byng Street, Orange, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6369 1483
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Aug 27, 2015
“Short staffed and disappointing. ”
Jun 27, 2015
“Friendlier wait staff would be beneficial!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Byng Street, Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Went with my partner just to check it out. They were short staffed so the waitress was running around stressed. Food was ok. Coffee was terrible. A latte isn't meant to be half a glass of froth. If I had my name on a coffee...More

Thank megansmith1
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

The meals were nice and beatifully presented with a nice flavour. We were in the side room and it was cold even with the gas heater going. After our entree the waitress started to nearly place the mains cutlery but got to the last two...More

Thank Amy2870
Reviewed June 20, 2015

Tonight we went with a group to Zest. Food ok but basic and expensive. In Orange where tonight it is minus 4 degrees, surely, they could have some decent heating. We and all, absolutely froze. Many years ago was a daytime cafe known as Mackies...More

1  Thank Helen T
Reviewed June 11, 2015

My wife and I read the reviews of Rocking Horse and decided to try the resaurant now called Zest. Our review: My wife and I had 2 courses each. Mains Crispy Pork Belly and Beef Brisket. Both excellent ---Pork was crispy and moist presentation first...More

Thank Warren G
Reviewed April 27, 2015

I have been to Zest when it was known as the Rocking Horse, on a number of occasions. Meals were small to medium in size with the price reasonable to a bit dear. Food quality however was excellent. Dress standards range from good casual to...More

1  Thank Garry S
Reviewed February 11, 2015

Now don't get me wrong. There isn't anything wrong with the food etc but just a bit fancy for my liking. Went with a colleague. We had two course each with one entree, two mains and one dessert. Food all looked well presented and waiter...More

2  Thank Shintri
Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

We visited based on TripAdvisor standing to find new restaurant & new name. Not sure if they are also new owners and chef. I'll start by saying that they are trying. However the decor and menu are all so disconnected I think they're still trying...More

1  Thank audie3012
Reviewed December 2, 2014

We enjoyed the friendly welcome, the attention and the lovely decor of this restaurant. We chose the three course option. The entree and mains while very tasty lacked the depth and complexity of flavoured that you would expect from a restaurant in this price range....More

Thank Outandabout1208
Reviewed December 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I had 3 courses for $70 each the meal was amazing! At first my boyfriend thought he would still be hungry and then dessert came and he was so full which is great for a large eater! A great restaurant to try...More

Thank Nyomie L
Reviewed November 29, 2014

My wife and I have eaten at many places all over the world and all throughout Australia, but nothing matched the quality of this place! Their wines were sourced from the area and according to the bloke that served us so was most of the...More

Thank Lachlan D
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byng Street, Orange, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6369 1483
A new fine dining restuarant , opened in the premises that used to be Mackies Cafe.
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