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Pony Dining The Rocks

) #97 of 4,736 Restaurants in Sydney $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, , Gluten Free Options
Cnr Argyle Street and Kendall Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 7797
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (106 reviews)
“brisket” (24 reviews)
“flatbread” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Cnr Argyle Street and Kendall Lane, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 659 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to Pony Dining for a lunch with friends and was pleasantly surprised. It is only a very small restaurant but the staff were amazing and the food was great. I had the pulled pork panini and it was very very tasty. The wine...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited on a Saturday night for a date night. Our waitress was polite and attentive. The decor was on point and I loved the whole theme/vibe of the restaurant. The menu was simple but amazing. We had the mini lobster burger,...More

Thank Pennyk87
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stumbled across Pony and were pleasantly surprised by this hidden gem! The food was suburb (I got the gnocchi and my boyfriend got a steak) and our wine and cocktails were great. Try to sit outside at the communal table since they have heat...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wandered through the weekend markets and stumbled across Pony Dining.. what a lovely stumble it was .. we kept it simple, Beef burger and Vietnamese Panini with pork belly .. both served with fries also.. Service was attentive to take orders and were helpful with...More

Thank jantraveller4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly tasty steaks. Side veggies were just ok--- over cooked and nothing special. This is a cute location in the Rocks historic neighborhood. Service is friendly and helpful. Pub/historic ambiance. Fairly small restaurant with inside and outside seating (but too cold in July to sit...More

Thank jenabaintheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

After arriving in Sydney for the weekend and taking a walk looking for lunch we came across Pony Dining. We had a lovely casual lunch. All the meals were an excellent size not overly large or too small. The service was excellent and very interactive...More

1  Thank Jenny115
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the brisket and the pumpkin ravioli. Very fresh with nicely sized main courses. The wait staff was helpful and fun.

Thank peacockbrd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with some US friends and ordered the seared kangaroo for entree, and the shared pork belly for a main. The food was amazing and the staff very professional. Great little restaurant in the heart of the Rocks.

Thank Didge432
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to welcoming you back to Pony Dining The Rocks soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us dined there for lunch, we were very happy with the lunch menu. Each of us found dishes to order that were very good. My choice was the Brisket panini - it was delightful. We enjoyed a beautiful bottle of Rose with the...More

Thank Leon R
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

Have not visited for a couple of years but were delighted that Pony still offers good food, interesting wines and really special service. We enjoyed the baby scallops and the steak was carefully cooked. Tortellini was very rich but delicious. Star of the day was...More

Thank Pat M
PonyDiningGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Pony Dining The Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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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
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michellesI9570LQ
7 February 2017|
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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$51
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 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.
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