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Pancakes on the Rocks

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Neighbourhood:
The Rocks
Australian, International
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4 Hickson Rd | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 6371
Today
00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Geelong, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was all right in the end but don't come here for the devil's dilifht Pls just don't come just don't all the pancakes are. To big

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Thank Rod W
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been here several times, mainly for the location. There is a wide variety of pancakes, however if you don't have a sweet tooth, the other food available is rather average

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Thank I6156EIalex
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking for a filling delecious breakfast, you could not go any further. Great scrambled eggs, bacon & pancakes. Plenty of options. Only had to wait for table to be cleaned & ushered staight to table for coffee / juice order. Yum...

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Thank Steven S
Palo Alto, California
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous pancakes. I eat there every trip to Sydney. It is in amongst some very nice stores, so I kill two birds with one stone.

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Thank Brenton h
Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Used to love this place but lately the service hasn't been good. It's as if you are doing them a favour by just being there. Do like the pancakes but due to the service hasn't been a good experience.

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Thank kmira2016
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is in rock market. Throw stones distance from circular quay. Nice pancake. Difficult to finish regular....3 pancakes. Nice to have ice cream with it.

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Thank lawrence y
Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are not a big eater, then you should ask your friend to come with. Since its portion is a big one, so you could eat one portion for two :) Overall, the food is great :)

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Thank Indah55
Sydney, Australia
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210 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love this place , however my waistline doesn't! I could come here once a week but then i would be in trouble from the wife and kids! Best Pancakes. I have been having the same dish for years , strawberry pancakes , with extra pancakes and ice cream. They come out warm , loaded with fresh strawberries and ice... More 

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Thank DavidBasilious
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrive around 8:00 pm to a busy place. The staff was generally nice except a couple with a really angry attitude. Our server was very sweet. They got out coffee and food orders wrong but fixed it promptly. The pancakes and crepes were wicked , deliciously wicked. Prices were reasonable so is the service.

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Thank HRifai
Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Admittedly, we didn't have pancakes here (though saw everyone else's and they looked VERY thick). Had a voucher for buy one meal, get one free, so opted for the most expensive meal (around $28) which was steak. It was cooked well, and was served with yummy potato things and a massive, fresh salad. Bottles of wine were cheap, especially considering... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Cuisine
Australian, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Hickson Rd | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9247 6371

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Rocks

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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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