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#14 of 916 Cafe in Sydney
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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After returning to Central Quay from Taronga Zoo, we happened upon this cafe and were happy we did. We ordered the burger, spaghetti bolognese, and the lamb salad. All were good quality and service and speed was good without being outstanding. A very good stop...for us and it achieve the brief we needed. We would return when in the area.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited The Rocks Cafe early April while staying 2 mins walking distance away at Four Seasons. We ordered ricotta hotcakes for me and poached eggs for the better half. Hotcakes were ok but the coffee was very nice. The staff is...very friendly and helpful. Options to sit either inside if it's cold or on a closed-off street outside. We came at around 8am and it was quiet, relaxing and not busy.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really love this cafe, we sat outside in the pavement/roadside dining area. It was a perfect Saturday evening, with great food, service and ambiance. I particularly have to give a shout out to our waitress, who was lovely. We’ve been here before and will be...back again.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are first class and the food is amazing. I know this is a big call but we rate this cafe the best we have ever been to We love this place

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, we were greeted promptly and well looked after, the service was warm, friendly and thorough, the coffee and food were lovely. David deserves a special mention for his above and beyond service, he went to every length to ensure we were comfortable and...happy. Thanks David and the team!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 11 February 2021

When we visit Sydney we always go to the Rocks Cafe. The food is excellent and the staff our very friendly and helpful: they look after us so well. Definitely recommend this cafe: 5 star food and service.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

We have been sitting here for an hour to get breakfast and still no food. Every table is frustrated and looking at there watches. One poor family with three young children have been waiting even longer. It is always a bad sign when you have...to wait to be served after 20 minutes and I had to go into the restaurant to ask. We Should have left when we had the chance. The food looks ok if you want to wait over one hour to be served. Good luck future customersMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 16 November 2020

food was OK, i like my coffee extra hot, but that's not how it came out.. both times... little pricey for what you got on the plate, would i go back... sorry NO, staff were lovely though....but if i ask for extra hot coffee that's...what i would like, and the price was no value for the moneyMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 15 November 2020 via mobile

What a shock it was when yet again I went to The Rocks Cafe. David served my husband and I again. He has served us many times. I now feel I have to write this review. David’s attitude never ever changes. We have been going...there for years. He makes our dinning experience and yes even the food taste great. He always checks on us to see how we are - makes sure he is clear on what we want exactly. Serves everything in a very timely manner. The food is always first class - just like David and his exemplary service. We will keep going back as we know that we will never be disappointed if David looks after us. So a big thank you to David.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 5 October 2020

Had a great lunch. Food was fresh and tasty. The service was very good. They currently have seating out on the street which is great also as they had a band playing music nearby and a great vantage for people watching with a glimpse of...the Harbour Bridge. The cakes are amazing, and meals really good. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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thank you for your inquiry, we always recommend to book a table specially if you have more than 4 guests,
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