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.


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.

Bay 10 & 11, Campbell’s Stores, 7-27 Circular Quay W The Rocks 2000

Cruise Bar

Situated on the first level of the Overseas Passenger Terminal, the Cruise Bar is one of Sydney's leading restaurants. Bright and airy, with casual decor and a relaxed ambience, it boasts elegant chandeliers and superb city and harbour views. The menu offers a terrific selection of meat and seafood dishes, while the wine list is robust.

Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay W The Rocks 2000

Cuisine: Modern Australian

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 2000

Graze MCA

The works of art are not just reserved for the walls and displays of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. You'll also find them on the food menu at its ground-floor restaurant, Graze MCA. Open solely for lunch, this elegant venue dishes up an exquisite selection of contemporary Aussie dishes with terrific harbour views and outdoor seating.

Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George St The Rocks 2000

Cuisine: Modern Australian

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 2000

Le Foote

Set across two levels within a striking heritage-listed building, Le Foote is an intriguing venue that falls somewhere between a Parisian wine bar and a Med-style grill. Known for its congenial vibe, polished service and gorgeous artwork, the sumptuous menu features dishes cooked over charcoal. Their Pork Cotoletta takes centre stage.

101 George St The Rocks 2000

Cuisine: French

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 2000

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 2000

Quay Restaurant

Situated within the Overseas Passenger Terminal, the Quay Restaurant is an exceptional dining establishment whose renowned set menu has been curated by Peter Gilmore, its legendary executive chef. Quay has been awarded three chef hats, every year, for over 20 years in a row, making it one of Sydney's most esteemed culinary venues.

Upper Level Overseas Passenger Terminal The Rocks 2000


Japanese cuisine both traditional and modern will delight you at Sake on Argyle Street, a serene and

12 Argyle St The Rocks 2000