Dating from 1828, the Fortune of War is the oldest continuously licensed public hotel in Sydney. Whilst maintaining its old world charm, the hotel has built an enviable reputation with locals and tour...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/fortune-of-war
The Rocks Restaurants
Established as one of the earliest settlements in the colony of New South Wales, The Rocks has become a major tourist and entertainment district within Sydney. Dotted with cafes, trendy restaurants and historic pubs, The Rocks is a mix of local haunts with high traffic tourist areas, all set against the Sydney's famous harbour skyline.
There are a number of pubs and bars that pay homage to the early history of The Rocks. Refurbished warehouses and art deco buildings are coupled with modern service and cuisine, creating an 'old world' charm fitting for one of Sydney's oldest settlements. With many pubs and bars using locally brewed beers and having a focus on high quality food that can be shared amongst friends, The Rocks is a great spot to meet after work or enjoy a few cocktails with a view to start your weekend.
Classic bistro service and sumptuous brasseries are also on offer at The Rocks. Whether on the ground level or elevated above the city streets, you'll be certain to enjoy these dining gems. Casual dining is coupled with five-star food to provide a unique experience while visiting The Rocks – perfect for a quick bite before heading off to see a show or explore the city.
With its wide views of Sydney's harbour and a number of 'hatted' restaurants tucked into a small area, The Rocks is haven for fine dining. Whether you're looking for some of the freshest seafood in Sydney, or a luxurious (and at times experimental) dining experience, The Rocks has a restaurant for you. With cuisines varying from modern Australian, to elegant Asian inspired dishes and everything in between, the food will only be part of the enjoyment while dining at The Rocks.
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Perfect for a pre-theatre dining affair or an indulgent Walsh Bay excursion, Hickson Road Bistro restaurant adds some culinary drama to the mix. Flaunting a menu that adds an extra contemporary twist ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/hickson-road-bistro
Situated in the heart of The Rocks, The Push sits on the ground floor of the historic Russell Hotel building. Boasting a modern Australian menu with English and American influences, choose from a ran...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/the-push
The longest-established Japanese restaurant in Sydney, Shiki, is located in The Rocks, in Clocktower Square. Its signature is a monthly, seven-course Japanese degustation menu. Lunch boxes are availab...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/shiki
With breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House, The Restaurants of the Rocks are a must for any visitor to Sydney. Experience the languid, holiday feeling in this converted stone...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/waterfront
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The Löwenbräu Keller in The Rocks is open for pure Bavarian Fun 365 days a year. Enjoy an authentic Bavarian restaurant menu, a large selection of German beers and a fun, lively atmosphere. ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/lowenbrau-keller
With its breathtaking views across the Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House, Wolfies Grill is a must for any visitor to Sydney. The large alfresco eating area provides uninterrupted views of the ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/wolfies-grill
Housed in a heritage cellar in the heart of the Rocks, the Cut Bar & Grill twists the traditional dining concepts of New York with contemporary Sydney style. Magnificent cuts of slow-cooked meats ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/the-cut-bar-and-grill
Historic Sydney meets charming old world Tuscany at Italian Village Restaurant in The Rocks, where the modern Italian-inspired menu is matched only by the stunning views of the Sydney Opera House. Ita...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/italian-village-restaurant
This restaurant has all the theatre of an authentic teppanyaki experience minus the fear of food being thrown in your face. A decidedly classy establishment, Rocks Teppanyaki is housed within an 1840s...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/rocks-teppanyaki
Perched high above the city, 36-stories up to be exact, Blu Bar on 36 is the Shangri-La's exclusive cocktail lounge with a view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Darling Harbour. As you'd ...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/blu-bar-on-36
Housed in a heritage listed building in The Rocks, Sailors Thai is divided into the restaurant downstairs and the canteen upstairs. Seating is communal alongside an open kitchen, the atmosphere is tur...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/sailors-thai
"Ananas," the French word for pineapple, is a sign of hospitality and abundance, and this is exactly what this restaurant delivers. Brasserie Ananas located in the heart of the historic Rocks precinct...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/ananas-bar-and-brasserie
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Bar100 embodies the best attributes of harbour-side city, taking in the iconic views of the waterfront and the metropolitan buzz of The Rocks. The venue is set over three levels of restored heritage i...https://www.bestrestaurants.com.au/nsw/sydney/the-rocks/restaurant/bar-100
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