From waterside dining with splendid views of the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House to Australia’s oldest pubs, The Rocks is a delectable destination. On the edge of beautiful Sydney Harbour, discover a tempting range of restaurants, cafes and bars in this historic precinct.
Taste authentic flavours and cuisines in the sandstone-quarried heart of The Rocks, from Japanese at Shiki and Sake Restaurant and Bar to German at Munich Brauhaus Sydney and Italian at Caminetto. For fine cuts of prime Australian beef, dine at the Cut Bar and Grill or the Pony Lounge and Dining.
Walk along harbour foreshore to Campbell Cove, where there are restaurants with uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbour and the Opera House. Savour seasonal cuisine at The Dining Room, enjoying idyllic views from the . Reserve your table at nearby Quay, one of the best restaurants in the world.
International hotels in The Rocks offer quality dining and cool bars, too. Enjoy cocktails and stunning harbour views at Blu Bar on 36, perched on the Shangri-La Hotel’s 36th floor. For a casual setting closer to the ground, visit the rooftop MCA Cafe in the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
Experience the pubs on a tour, such as Dave’s Pub Walks or on the Ales and Tales: The Sydney Historic Pub Tour. Some of the colonial pubs include the Fortune of War, , the Lord Nelson Brewery and Hotel Palisade. On Fridays, browse The Rocks Markets’ food stalls near The Orient Hotel.