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Rockpool Bar & Grill

#41 of 4,644 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
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66 Hunter St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 8078 1900
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Here for a special lunch with my partner and was disappointed. The cold look and lack of smiles seems to be telling guests that this place is for business lunch only. The food was beautifully presented though the taste lacks the wow factor that I would expect from the price tag. The Sautéed Abalone Maltagliati Pasta was impressive though Mussel... More 

Thank GoGoEasy
Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think I may have had super high expectations of Rockpool Bar and Grill, especially because a) it's listed as fine dining, and b) I absolutely loved the Rockpool restaurant before it became Eleven Bridge. But my experience was very...underwhelming. Don't get me wrong, the restaurant is absolutely gorgeous and the staff are exceptional. And the food was incredibly tasty,... More 

Thank Kate M
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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was here on Saturday nite for a birthday dinner . Very big restaurant, nice designed, open kitchen , toilets upstairs . We ordered lots of cocktails which were lovely . We started with entrees which were very tasty and yummy and well presented. Mains were very yummy , I had the steak which was perfectly cooked , my gf had... More 

Thank Stellz
Canberra, Australia
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489 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would have rated this a five but it was sooo hot the night we were there that we couldn't stay for dessert. We had a reservation for two and were seated in the balcony area -- but it looked like there were plenty of spots on the restaurant floor. The staff for the balcony area seemed to be in... More 

Thank TristanEF
Northborough, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently dined at this signature restaurant of chef Neil Perry in Sydney. The understated renovation of a former bank was an idyllic dining space with the dark flooring and mid-gray tones accenting the white walls and ceiling. A very elegant and relaxed and quiet space. The service was paced to our needs with helpful explanations of their beef and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location in Art Deco surrounds. Big, buzzy and a touch brazen. Bit like Sydney itself. Food fresh, but surprisingly simple and, well, a tad underwhelming on the plate and on the palate. Good wine list and expert sommelier. Service, a little slow but pleasant and efficient. There are finer restaurants in this burg, but few offer the sensory overload... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband n I was given a voucher that expired in December Rockpool Bar n Grill honored the certificate graciously unlike some venues! The minute u step into its premises u were looked after by the staff with efficiency politeness n professionalism !! From the sommelier to wait staff n amazing food n drinks it was sublime !! Pure bliss... More 

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Eltham, Australia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rockpool is one of my favourite restaurants. Entree list is very expensive and diverse, both hot and cold entrees. I always go for a seafood entree and the quality is fantastic. Steaks for main are a must. Always cooked perfection to your preferred asking. Wine list is like a small phone book, so much to choose from from all regions.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My favourite Restaurant in Sydney. Its a huge menu, if its your first visit its best to familiarise yourself with it online first. After a few visits you'll know your favourites.

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 3rd visit to Rockpool and it has been absolute dining perfection every single time! My husband always has the steak and it is simply incredible! This time I had the pasta and it was definitely the best pasta I'd ever eaten! The desserts are always incredible and the petit fours are not to be missed! The sommelier... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Hunter St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8078 1900

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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