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Pony Dining The Rocks

Cnr Argyle Street and Kendall Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 7797
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (106 reviews)
“brisket” (22 reviews)
“flatbread” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Cnr Argyle Street and Kendall Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Neighbourhood: The Rocks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dining experience at Pony. The trendy restaurant is located in The Rocks area in Sydney, and offers a warm, ambient room (think cosy dark brown brick walls and subdued lighting). Our waitress was excellent, coping graciously with the extremely annoying Needy...More

Thank Susan H
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us and I’m glad to hear that your experience was a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pony Dining in The Rocks in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this restaurant on trip advisor. Thanks to all who previously reviewed. We weren't disappointed. We dined for lunch this week on our last day in Sydney. I started with a cocktail, it was light and refreshing, then had the grilled salmon....what can I say?...More

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PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us and I’m glad to hear that your experience was a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pony Dining in The Rocks next time you're in Sydney!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

based on the recommendation of gent we met in The Tap Room, we nipped across the road and booked a place at the outside communal table for a few hours later. A great experience, the lamb backstrap was well cooked and well presented, the selected...More

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PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at Pony Dining in The Rocks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last evening we dined at Pony. This restaurant has it all: visual appeal, open kitchen, hip decor, attentive service, a bartender who knows what he's doing...and superb food. We ordered a steak, lamb, and the daily fish special, which was snapper. We also ordered some...More

Thank Dennis M
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us and I’m glad to hear that your experience was a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pony Dining in The Rocks in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on our last night in Sydney. Food was excellent, Service spot on. Great open kitchen, and outside dining if you wish.

Thank allenmcgreevy
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at Pony Dining in The Rocks.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up at Pony Dining upon the recommendation of a Sydney resident, when asked where it was good to eat after a long tour ending at Sydney Harbor. The place itself was exuded a cool vibe which was quite inviting. Despite not having reservations,...More

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PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us and I’m glad to hear that your experience was a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pony Dining in The Rocks in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Pony again in April and we all had a great meal. The steak and fish on the woodfire is amazing. Liked the new renovation but love the food. Thanks to the great team for making the night special.

Thank Hs1711
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued patronage and kind words! We look forward to welcoming you back to Pony Dining The Rocks soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed Sunday alfresco lunch at Pony with friends, after dismissing many other eateries we walked past. Gluten free menu options were clearly marked, mid-range $. Steak was delicious.

Thank Linda H
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to dine with us and I’m glad to hear that your experience was a memorable one. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pony Dining in The Rocks in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is great for a quick pit stop or a full fledged meal. We came here for a birthday engagement. We did some mix and matxching of starters/ pub snacks and a few mains. The oysters as starters were sensational. The soufflé for a...More

Thank Kevin T
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We truly appreciate your business and I’m very happy to hear that our food, service, and ambiance exceeded your expectations. Your comments regarding our steak have been raised with management. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pony Dining...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Suggested by concierge staff at Park Hyatt this vibrant Sydney "Rocks Area" eatery easily fulfilled expectations. A short walk from wharf area this bustling restaurant had the goods! From amazing brisket that fell off the fork,to the savory gnocchi, an attentive staff, nicely paced meal,...More

Thank Patrick H
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at Pony Dining in The Rocks.

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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
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Dress code
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Response from PonyDiningGroup | Property representative |
Hi Michelle, There is no dress code at Pony Dining in The Rocks. Most customer's attire is dressy casual (collared shirt, nice jeans, shoes / dress or blouse, nice jeans, and shoes or high heels). Warm regards, Pony... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$48
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Argyle Street and Kendall Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9252 7797
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Description
Widely regarded as the pioneers of the wood-fire grill in Sydney, Pony offers an honest flavour driven menu showcasing Australian produce and a carefully crafted boutique selection of wines with a cheeky cocktail list. Core to the brand is a signature Argentinean wood fire grill and a contemporary modern Australian menu featuring the finest cuts of meat, freshest seafood and an array of shared and larger plates.