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Best things to do in The Rocks

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“If you are during your trip visiting Opera House, don't miss this one which is just connected within this area. The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, located right in the middle of The Rocks, is an Australian museum solely dedicated to exhibiting, interpreting and collecting contemporary art, both from across Australia and around the world. It is housed in the art deco-style, former Maritime Services Board Building on the western edge of Circular Quay.”
323 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge! A once in a lifetime experience! Great for people who love adventure & trying new, exciting activities!”
91 locals recommend
Candy Store
“Visit this historical location for delicious food markets! Check their website for dates. ”
86 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bistro food like lobster rolls and wood-fired pizzas in an 1820s building with sandstone courtyard.”
18 locals recommend
Route
“A 20-minute walk will bring you to one of our two most famous landmarks. My favourite view is from underneath. Or walk across it (another 10-12 minutes) into the historic Rocks area.”
63 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Discover Sydney's convict heritage and see remnants of history at The Rocks. Under the distinct yellow sails, you'll find the Rocks Markets selling arts and crafts, indigenous art ware, jewellery and lots more. Whilst at The Rocks, check out the view from Glenmore Hotel or have an emu, kangaroo or crocodile pizza at The Australian Heritage Hotel.”
240 locals recommend
Theatre
“Be curious, check out what's on. Plan a meal ahead or after a live theatre show. Top venue on the harbour.”
30 locals recommend
Pub
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“Stalwart pub over 3 levels with gourmet food, a cocktail bar and a busy rooftop with harbour views.”
47 locals recommend
Bistro
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“Elegant Modern Australian lunches in an art museum restaurant with outdoor dining and harbour views.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Gourmet Japanese set-menu grills with Wagyu beef and Alaskan crab, in a converted 1880s butchery.”
4 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“This tiny bar is accessed through an unmarked door next to the restaurant Tapavino. Head upstairs and you’ll be welcomed with super-friendly service. The team here makes a new cocktail menu each day, written on butcher paper and taped to the wall. Drinks are themed around whatever seasonal produce is available at the farmers’ market. Ask for a tequila cocktail called Señor Spicy Pants. They change their list daily, but this is by far one of the greatest drinks to have ever graced the menu. Star bartender Tim Philips will mix it up right.”
10 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Traditional down-to-earth Mexican dishes served in a legendary live music venue and bar. ”
12 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Just because. You can also save money and climb the pylons of the bridge a get some great photos - $15 per adult”
12 locals recommend
Bar
“Seasonal cocktails in a cosy, low-lit bar with distressed decor, bare lightbulbs and wall art. ”
3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Traditional down-to-earth Mexican dishes served in a legendary live music venue and bar.”
4 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
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“10min walk from terrace. The 36th floor of the Shangri-La Hotel isn’t cheap, but the panoramic vistas over Sydney are worth every cent. There’s a long menu of signature drinks on the sophisticated cocktail list curated by a team of talented mixologists. ”
18 locals recommend