Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney

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Description

Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney is Australia’s most beautiful dining room. Situated in the sensational City Mutual Building, a 1936 Emil Sodersteen-designed American style art deco skyscraper, the dining style is simple and uncomplicated – perfectly wood fire grilled meats and seafood from Australia’s very best producers – a perfect match to what is Australia’s...

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Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney is Australia’s most beautiful dining room. Situated in the sensational City Mutual Building, a 1936 Emil Sodersteen-designed American style art deco skyscraper, the dining style is simple and uncomplicated – perfectly wood fire grilled meats and seafood from Australia’s very best producers – a perfect match to what is Australia’s greatest wine list. With an emphasis on excellent produce and a precise and attentive service style, the adjoining bar is the perfect spot for pre or post lunch and dinner drinks, or a more relaxed dining experience.

AWARDS:
Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide Awards 2009 – 2018
Two Hats

Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards 2018
Top 100 - Ranked Number 11

 

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Event Guidelines

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Catering Options

Bar Tab
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Halal
BBQ
Liquor Licence
Restaurant On Site

Frequently Asked Questions

Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney is open 7 days a week.
Monday - Friday: 12 - 3pm, 6 - 11pm
Saturday: 5.30pm - 11pm
Sunday: 6pm - 10pm
Kindly note our kitchen closes between lunch and dinner service.
To enquire about holding an event with us at Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney, please follow the link below to fill out an enquiry form.
https://www.rockpoolevents.com/contact-us
An Events Manager will contact you to provide further information and to discuss requirements for your upcoming event.
Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney offers simplistic, uncomplicated dining at its finest with perfectly wood fire grilled meats and seafood from Australia's very best producers. Our emphasis on excellent produce, in combination with Australia's greatest wine list makes for a memorable dining experience in the heart of Sydney's CBD.
Yes, our venue is available for exclusive hire. Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney's opulent art deco-style building has earned the reputation as the most beautiful dining room in Sydney. Boasting a grand interior paired with a menu of the finest quality, Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney lends itself to both corporate and private exclusive events. Located within the heart of Sydney's CBD this magnificent venue is ideal to host your upcoming event, accommodating up to 140 guests seated and 300 guests cocktail style.
At Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney we offer a host of private dining rooms available for hire.

Boardroom:
Our Boardroom can accommodate up to 8 guests, ideal for more intimate corporate and private gatherings.

Bligh Room:
Overlooking the picturesque trees on Bligh Street, our Bligh Room can hold up to 20 guests seated or 50 guests standing.

Hunter Room:
Our Hunter Room is a versatile space which can accommodate up to 30 guests seated, or 50 guests standing.

Mezzanine:
Our Mezzanine is a private room which can accommodate up to 20 seated and 40 guests standing.

Balcony:
The Balcony offers stunning views of our grand main dining room and can accommodate up to 20 guests seated or 30 guests standing.

Please speak with your Event Manager to assist you in finding the most appropriate space for your Event at Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney.
We understand your guests may have dietary requirements and we endeavor to do our very best to accommodate these. We kindly ask, that all dietary requirements are communicated to us as soon as possible for our kitchen team to offer alternative options.
We are a fully licensed restaurant, therefore we do not allow BYO.
Yes, for all parties of 12 or more at Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney a set menu is required. We offer 2 set menus which offer a refined selection of dishes which epitomize our focus on simplicity and high quality produce. We offer 2 courses for $100pp and 3 courses for $120pp. For a cocktail events we additionally offer a stunning selection of canapes.
A set menu is implemented to ensure the highest quality of food and service for larger parties.
Yes, for Events at Rockpool Bar and Grill we exclusively offer beverages on consumption.
We do require a pre-selection of beverages, our recommendation follows:
1 x Champagne/Sparkling
2 x White Wines
2 x Red Wines
3 x Beers
Kindly note we do not offer any beverage packages.
Yes, Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney offers a grand, opulent venue ideal to host an elegant wedding ceremony and/or reception.
Yes, you may. Additonally, the Rockpool Dining Group Events Team can provide you with contacts to assist you with visually styling your event. Kindly note all decorations excluding floral arrangements are restricted to private dining room and exclusive events only.

Please note we do not allow glitter, confetti or any decorations of offence.
Yes, Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney is a child-friendly venue, however we do not provide highchairs.
Yes, Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney does have disabled access. We have a lift onsite so both floors are accessible, additionally we have disabled facilities.
At Rockpool Bar and Grill we do offer beautiful cakes and desserts, however you are able to bring in your own cake. Please note, should you wish to provide your own cake, a cakeage fee will apply.
Our elegant, fine dining venue calls for a smart dress code. We kindly ask for no offensive slogans or logos.
We are able to hold group bookings and private dining spaces for a maximum of 24 hours as it is a live booking system. For larger events please speak to one of our Event Managers - this is dependent on other incoming enquiries and the timeframe of the event.
Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney does not have any TV screens or microphones on site. However, we have teamed up with a professional third party supplier who are able to deliver every AV need for your event. Please note, AV may only be used in private spaces or when the venue has been hired exclusively.
A room hire fee is subject to the venue and is event specific. A room hire fee and/or minimum spends will be provided upon quoting.
A minimum spend is the amount that must be met on food and beverage purchases. It includes staffing costs. If, at the conclusion of your Event the minimum spend has not been met, the final bill will be rounded up to reach this amount accordingly. The deficit is payable on the day of and immediately after the conclusion of the Event, by cash or credit card. Additional costs such as Service Charge, theming, security, AV etc is not included in the minimum spend.
A Service Charge is applicable on all groups of 10 guests or above.
Limited metered street parking is available. However, due to Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney's central CBD location we do not offer onsite parking.
Car parks located close by are:
Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Valet Parking
Wilson Parking - 1 Bligh St, O'Connell Street
Wilson Parking - Australia Square
Secure Parking - No.1 Martin Place
Wilson Parking - Chifley Tower
Yes, given our location just a 5 minute walk equidistance from both Wynyard and Martin Place train station, enabling easy access by train. In addition, buses are readily available, running frequently through the CBD.
Yes, a 15% public holiday surcharge applies across all Rockpool Dining Group venues.
Yes, Rockpool Bar and Grill Sydney accepts all credit cards: AMEX, Visa, Mastercard and Diners.
As per Qantas' Terms & Conditions, clients who are Qantas Frequent Flyer members are not eligible to earn, or redeem points for function, event, large groups and private dining room bookings.

Event Rooms

The Boardroom

Min 3 people, Max 8 people

The Bligh Room

Min 6 people, Max 50 people

The Balcony

Min 8 people, Max 20 people

The Mezzanine

Min 10 people, Max 40 people

The Hunter Room

Min 10 people, Max 55 people

Main Dining Room

Min 5 people, Max 100 people

Exclusive Use

Min 30 people, Max 300 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
The Boardroom
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8
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The Bligh Room
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16
20
50
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The Balcony
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20
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The Mezzanine
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20
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40
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The Hunter Room
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20
30
50
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Main Dining Room
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Exclusive Use
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140
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300
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
The Boardroom
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8
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The Bligh Room
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16
20
50
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The Balcony
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20
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The Mezzanine
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20
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40
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The Hunter Room
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20
30
50
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Main Dining Room
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Exclusive Use
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140
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300
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