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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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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (122 reviews)
“brisket” (35 reviews)
“flatbread” (13 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Cnr Argyle Street and Kendall Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 766 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had lunch here today with 2 girlfriends. I had angel hair pasta with crab and chilli and both my friends had lamb salad. The meals were delicious. My pasta was really the best pasta dish I think I’ve ever had - truly delicious. The...More

1  Thank Stacy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Sydney for 8 days in May 2018 and looked for a unique and good restaurant to dine every evening. This restaurant came recommended to me by the awesome sales agent at Opal Minded, Ember. It was WONDERFUL. The kangaroo carpaccio was delicious...More

1  Thank scubagator94
Reviewed 1 week ago

You know you have arrived at Pony when you open the farmers door and smell all of the wonderful goodness coming from the kitchen!!! We researched a few places to eat for dinners only, and were disappointed in those places. BUT, the Pony was a...More

1  Thank GinaGK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked Pony dining for a work dinner. Such a busy and buzzing restaurant for a Tuesday night. We had the $77.00 banquet menu which is excellent value for money. We sat outside on the communal table which was great on a warm summers night....More

1  Thank Tania M
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We are glad to see your group had a memorable time and service was great. We are also very happy you enjoyed our different selection...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is the best in The Rocks we tried. Staff are exceptional even though many are not Australian. And many ingredients are local & staff explain where they are from. The setting is modern, open kitchen, small tables & light-filled. There are several entrees,...More

1  Thank RenaeLM
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review and for taking the time to review us! We are very happy to hear that our food and service exceeded your expectations. We are glad you enjoyed our different choices from entrée to dessert well paired with our selection...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited last night with my sister while spending the night in the city. The service was impeccable and super friendly. We sat outside and loved the atmosphere and watching the passers by. We ordered fish of the day which was on lentils, carrots, mixed...More

1  Thank Rosie M
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are very happy to hear that our food, service and atmosphere exceeded your expectations. We are glad your experience with us was a memorable one and you enjoyed our fish of the day and a selection of some...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere, music and service really lovely. Kangaroo for entree was very nice bordering on amazing and the calamari was good but could have been better. The calamari lacked a wedge of fresh lemon which would have made it so much better. The duck for main...More

1  Thank Woodies013
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are very happy to hear that our general ambience and service exceeded your expectations. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our calamari and especially our kangaroo, one of our most popular entrée dish. We do also...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Came here with a group of around 20 colleagues. We were seated on the balcony where the acoustics were good for conversation. We shared a range of starters, which were all interesting and tasty. The staff were helpful and attentive, keeping the food and drink...More

Thank KMP151515
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are very happy to hear that our food and service exceeded your expectations and you had a wonderful time at Pony Dining in The Rocks. We are glad you enjoyed our general ambience and had a memorable experience...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant last night and everything was excellent. We had sharing pork belly which was delicious and nice bottle of red wine. Def recommend it.

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PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are very happy you enjoyed our food and wine. We are glad to hear that your experience with us was a memorable one. We look forward to

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We were recommended the Pony by the hotel - and that is often a hit or miss story. In this case, a definite hit. Great food and warm service (by our very engaging you French waitress). The oysters were as fresh as can be, snapper...More

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PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are very happy to hear that our food and service exceeded your expectations. We are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable surprise while coming to Pony Dining in The Rocks, and we are very happy we...More

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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$14 - US$49
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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.
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