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The Rock Bar

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Bar, Pub, Australian
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Todd Mall, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8953 8280
Today
11:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the price the barramundi was good. Fast service. Music choice is great but a bit load for me . Seems to be popular with the tradies.

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Thank Trevor C
UK
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177 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Looking for somewhere different to eat in Alice Springs came across this place. It was early in the evening and almost empty but the menu looked interesting. It looked more like a bar rather than eating place but we enjoyed two of the best meals we had in Australia and even though they charged for the water it was still... More 

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1 Thank JeanChris39
Warsaw, Poland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Even after 3 days of eating only canned tuna I am not over-reacted with my rate.. We came to Alice Springs just for a lunch from outback an it was simply delicious. We had kangaroo (the best I've ever had), really nice homemade beef burger, rump steak and chicken parma. Everything was big enough and tasty. When they made a... More 

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2 Thank farawayfrompoland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Came here after my Rock Tour with my tour group. Great food and booze. Good place to go if you know people, although meeting people wasn't difficult. Try to make the big space in to a dance floor!

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Thank Madeleine M
Braunschweig, Germany
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161 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Went there the day after my rock tour. The food was great and it is a very unique place with lots of interesting people.

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Thank Lionheart92
Cunderdin, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

For a good night go to the rock bar be warned Drinks are very expensive, but thay usuarily have good music

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Thank Anthony B
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Came in once just for a bowl of chips, delicious and came back with our tour group for a burger, very yummy although they were a bit slow on a couple of others food. Definitely worth a stop!

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Thank Chloe2204
Melbourne, Australia
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121 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I tried this place once, but thats all she wrote. Only the steak was good. All condiments were lousy. Beer too expensive for daytime pricing. No outside seating. Only in open area out back which had no sun cover.

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Thank PalJoey88
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Came here three times during my Alice stay, the food was cheap and good, inconsistent however the parmys got slowly worse (I ate on every visit) happy hour prices are inconsistent too

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Thank Tom W
Gold Coast, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Enjoyed sitting and chilling with a couple of cold ones while watching the passing parade on the street. Was not there during a meal time, so can't comment on the food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Todd Mall, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Alice Springs
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8953 8280

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