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Pancakes on the Rocks

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The Rocks
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4 Hickson Rd | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9247 6371
00:00 - 23:59
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

- was ignored by waiter when sat down - didn't receive water or drinks until after meal - meals took 30 mins - the serving of eggs was only one so called poached egg which was rock hard - the coffee was terrible - couldn't drink the juice - the pancakes were hard and must have been heated in the... More 

Thank Alanaaw
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First day in Sydney. Friends took us there. We were warned by our Aussie friends that since they don't tip in Oz because the servers are paid minimum wage that the service isn't up to American restaurant standards. Haha, soooo true. Our waitress showed up after awhile to take our order, ages later someone else brought three of the four... More 

Thank bminder
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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199 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We ordered the basic pancakes with scrambled eggs and sausage. It would have been good if it was hot. It was just lukewarm at best. They charged us for an extra tab of butter we never had or ordered. Would I go back... ahh not sure.

Thank 01ritz
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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176 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I needed to find a spot to get a good breakfast before the bridge climb and selected this place even though the reviews were mixed... I wanted some chocolate pancakes and the pictures looked good... Service was great, but the food was just so so.. I wouldn't go back. The chocolate pancakes were way too heavy, dense, solid I mean.... More 

Thank bas0921
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the variety of pancakes to choose from. It's great you have such a selection of drinks too. A little expensive but great as a treat.Pancakes were light and fluffy.

Thank outonadate
Brisbane, Australia
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1,025 reviews
441 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not my idea of a theme to build a restaurant on - pancakes? But my children like it so I can tolerate them for breakfast

Thank Michael S
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a substantial breakfast for the price. Pancakes were fluffy and tasty. Enjoyed the ambience and the service was excellent. The waitress serving us checked to see if everything was good. Don't see this in other restaurants.

Thank Margaret S
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at Pancakes on the Rocks is incredible! There are a wide range of options for a snack, for a lunch/dinner meal, or of course dessert.

Thank mjishak223
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The pancakes are addicting and who doesn't love them smothered in strawberries and ice cream. It is the perfect comfort food, and portions are large enough to share, so as not to carry the guilt of eating too much. Always go here when i'm in town.

Thank Elaine O
Northern Virginia
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387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a building that is undergoing transformation from an eclectic mix of shops to its future life as the home of Boston Consulting Group (booooooo), Pancakes on the Rocks is a solid choice for breakfast. You can order a single pancake, which coupled with a side of sausage is just about right. Loved the sausage; not so much so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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?

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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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