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Ananas Bar & Brasserie

#310 of 4,595 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
The Rocks
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18 Argyle Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9259 5668
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overpriced, underwhelming and a poor shadow of what Ananas Restaurant used to be. Had dinner with three work colleagues, expecting something similar to the old Ananas Restaurant in the Rocks area (now closed). Decor is a tired old and dirty disaster. Food was of a lower quality/quantity than expected. For example, I ordered Steak au Poivre, which arrived as a... More 

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Thank daveg5270
Sydney
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was nice, average prices. Not sure about the drinks as we had water. This new restaurant is in the Barangaroo Precinct and whole area is lovely, all new and vibrant. On the water and will soon have uninterrupted views.

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Thank Jodieq
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so looking forward to enjoying the a dozen oysters, especially since they are $1 on Wednesday and I was not let down. I tried 6 Pacific and 6 of another. Impressive presentation and great taste. I also ordered the Onion Soup with a side of Green Asparagus, accompanied by a Spritz de Proven cocktail. Thank you for Gabrielle... More 

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Thank Joanne J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous early evening before a show at the Opera House a very short walk away. See had reservation and glad we did. Filled up fast. Food was very French. Service was better than French. Good wine selection and Australian recommendation. Lots of French wines. Wait staff and manager were very attentive and helpful. I seldom give out a high score!😊

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Thank Jim B
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Such a random find, they make the best french onion soup I've ever tried! Honestly cannot remember the other dishes I had, the soup blew me away. I would go back just to have another soup. Atmosphere is great, dimmed lighting is always a winner. With a separate bar/restaurant area, it's great to have a few drinks before moving to... More 

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Thank Angela C
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

My friends and I first visited Ananas way back in 2013 (we were originally at another restaurant but left after being ignored for 45 minutes) and fell in love with it instantly. Since then that same group of friends and I have been coming back every couple of months and we're still not sick of it. Delicious food, excellent wine... More 

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Thank alinder87
Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Having visited Ananas a couple of times at its previous location in the Rocks, my partner & I thought it would be good to give this place a go. Though not as ambient as the previous venue (though a refurb is apparently happening soon), the food was still very good. I'm not sure if it was our stroke of luck... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We are familiar with both Ananas in its previous life on The Rocks and with Cafe Nice before Fratelli sold it, apparently, to Ananas who then moved their operation to this current site above Circular Quay. Both previous incarnations were firm favourites for both their ambience and food. Sadly Ananas of today has inherited none of the aspects we loved... More 

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Morisset, Australia
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The DUCK PATÉ DE CAMPAGNE was very disappointing have had far superior Deli bought and homemade and for $19 is definitely not worth it. for main I had the HANGER STEAK FRITES everyone at our table laughed when it came it actually looked like something someone had picked up from taking their dog for a walk and put on a... More 

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1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I attended Cafe Ananas for a colleague's leaving lunch today & quite frankly it was one of the most overpriced restaurants I've ever been to, and when you live in Sydney thats saying a lot as pretty much every restaurant is out to rip you off. We had the set menu which consisted of 2 courses for $60 (no alcohol... More 

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UrbanPurveyorGroup, Brand Manager at Ananas Bar & Brasserie, responded to this review

Hi James, Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your visit to Café Ananas. I apologise that you did not enjoy your experience and would like to chat to you in more detail. Would you please reach out to me via email at tfranklin@urbanpurveyor.com? Kind Regards, Toby Franklin Brand Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Argyle Street | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9259 5668
Description
Ananas Bar and Brasserie is set to bring a touch of shimmering French Mediterranean glamour to The Rocks. Open for lunch, dinner and late-night suppers, Ananas serves up a contemporary twist on the best classic French Mediterranean food, cocktails, wine and Champagne under Chef de Cuisine Neil Martin.

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighbourhood 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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