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Rocks on Rosalind

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Local cuisine, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Rock on Rosalind will entice you to relax within the sophisticated décor which enhances the original historic Goldfields bank building. The menu is filled with bold flavours, matching the sophisticated wine and beverage selection. The cocktails are famous, providing a big city bar culture in Bendigo, positioned uniquely differently to other Bendigo restaurants and bars.
PRICE RANGE
USD 11 - USD 23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Australian
FEATURES
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately the food was nowhere near the standard of a lunch I enjoyed at Rocks 18 months ago. The menu was not fully explained by wait staff. The kitchen staff looked scruffy at best and we did not feel that a head chef was overseeing...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank A1434PVmom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Incredibly slow service and restaurant was practically empty. Food was beyond bad and for what they were charging, terrible! Food sent back more than once. We even asked if there was a qualified chef in the house as food was so bad and was taking...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great special occasion dining experience. The food was great and the service was excellent and the atmosphere added to the experience. There for a SPECIAL occasion and near us was a dinner party, but through the dinner hardly noticed the dinner party....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 3551NW59
Ben M, Owner at Rocks on Rosalind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 3551NW59, We are kinda proud to be known as a little bit 'Quirky' and for doing this differently, we believe that is why people come out to dine with us, to experience something out of the 'norm'. Add to that, as you put it,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice venue and excellent service .. Unfortunately ...for me personally , I felt the menu let them down .. It certainly doesn't cater "across the board" ....I found it difficult to choose a meal .. For a person who enjoys meat and vegetables this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank helenandneville
Ben M, Owner at Rocks on Rosalind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Helen, Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we must agree, our historical bank building it one to behold and offers a great atmosphere. Regarding the menu, we offer what we feel is a great selection of dishes from small plates,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was terrible. Only about 4 tables taken for lunch and 2 staff but service very slow. eg forgot our drink order. Food was satisfactory but not worth the price. The crispy pork belly was good even if it wasn't crispy. I had steak which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank highst25
Ben M, Owner at Rocks on Rosalind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear HIghst25, Firstly I am sorry to hear you did not experience what many are giving us 5 star reviews for, fabulous flavoursome food, quality service and a wonderful and welcoming atmosphere. For me to investigate further and speak to staff who were rostered on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my two friends here for lunch that were visiting from abroad to show them the quality of Bendigo’s finest restaurants. The pork belly was delicious and juicy maybe a little too fatty but that’s what you get when you request for pork belly....More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank kimreynard
Ben M, Owner at Rocks on Rosalind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kim, Thank you for the feedback and how lucky are we to have such quality establishments in Bendigo! Firstly thank you for dining with us and allowing us to showcase our fabulous food and stunning old bank building to you all. Our 2 course...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great lunch venue Rocks has you covered. I enjoyed the 2 course lunch special for $40 which also included a glass of wine. I enjoyed pork belly for starters followed by crispy skin barramundi. Both delicious and glad I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LeahOs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returning to one of our favourite restaurants in Bendigo to sample a new look menu, we were greeted with the usual friendly staff . Navigating the menu was a little tricky with dishes described as small medium or large. We decided on two small to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank David H
Ben M, Owner at Rocks on Rosalind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David, Thank you for providing us with your feedback and for listing Rocks is one of your favourite venues. Our new menu is designed so that you can order what we call the traditional old Rocks style of entree, main with the new style...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food was enjoyable, but i walked out almost a hungry as I arrived, plus I needed a small loan to paid for meal. Waiter suggested 2 - 3 entrees and 2 mains for two adults. we went with 2 & 2 - as previously stated...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sharon B
Ben M, Owner at Rocks on Rosalind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sharon, Firstly thanks for taking the time to write a review, The Rocks motto is that guests leave with a smile on their face and a full belly and I was surprised to read this was not the case for you. Our pricing is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks again Rocks for a great taste banquet. Never disappoints and always high quality. Started with the scallops - a bit of a standing fav - no matter how the are done - currently Yellow Thai curry - yum! The Korean calamari excellent and perfectly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bert66XP
Ben M, Owner at Rocks on Rosalind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Marcus, Thanks you for taking the time to write us a review and how lucky are we in Bendigo to have great local dining establishments to feast at. We were pretty chuffed to read that you are a regular and that our menu and...More

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