The Rocks Restaurants

Containing more than 50 dining venues, The Rocks is one of Sydney’ premier gastronomic centres. Offering cuisine inspired from the four corners of the globe, many of the best restaurants in The Rocks are located around George Street. Boasting everything from sophisticated, waterfront establishments to quiet, unassuming eateries, tucked away in hidden laneways, you really are spoilt for choice. Outlined below is a selection of some of our favourite places we highly recommend you visit.

El Camino Cantina

El Camino Cantina is an American style Mexican bar and restaurant located at 18 Argyle St, The Rocks, and open 6 days a week. It’s vibrant, neon lit, loud, and excellent for groups. They offer a wild selection of potent drinks and cocktails, including their signature giant frozen margaritas.

18 Argyle St, The Rocks

Pony Dining

Located on the corner of Argyle Street and historical Kendall Lane, Pony Dining offer a breathtaking meat and seafood menu and sharing platters cooked over an open Argentinian wood fire. Pony Dining are the wood fire grill specialists who chase seasonal freshness, local produce, and the best cocktail creations.

Cnr Argyle Street and, Kendall Ln, The Rocks


Harbourfront Seafood Restaurant

The Harbourfront Seafood Restaurant is located at 7-27 Circular Quay West and overlooks the Belmore Basin on Wollongong Harbour. Open for lunch and dinner, they offer an a la carte and market menu with the freshest produce from land and the sea, accompanied by an Australian, New Zealand, Italian and French wine collection.

Campbell's Stores Bay 1-3, 7-27 Circular Quay W, The Rocks


Pancakes On The Rocks

Pancakes on the Rocks on Playfair Street have been offering goodies since 1975, and since 1994, expanded to a larger menu to include salads, crepes, and the popular beef and pork ribs. The savoury pancakes include the Monte Cristo, the Farmer’s Brunch and the Greek Delight. You’ll find dessert pancakes,  and a fun kid’s menu.

22 Playfair St, The Rocks


Japanese cuisine both traditional and modern will delight you at Sake on Argyle Street,  a serene and “moody” dining establishment with atmosphere and wonderful wall murals. Enjoy their signature cocktails and a fresh and hand crafted menu, dining a la carte, banquet, or “Omakase dining”, which means the chef’s in charge.

12 Argyle St, The Rocks

Quay Restaurant

The Quay Restaurant, located in The Rocks, is an impressive and award winning establishment which will offer you a gallery of rare and original dishes. The 6 course menu is built on a delicate symphony of “texture, flavour, harmony” and every element, including the dish, is part of the completed piece.

Upper Level Overseas Passenger Terminal, The Rocks


6HEAD is an 1839 steak and seafood venue on Circular Quay West, The Rocks, and showcasing a nostalgic steak menu, which features rump, rib-eye, T-bone, eye fillet, scotch fillet and sirloin. Everything fresh, local, and superb. Dine in only, no takeaway or delivery and open Wednesdays to Sundays. A hand selected wine list.

Campbell’s Stores, 7-27 Circular Quay W, The Rocks