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The latest news and best things to do in The Rocks: events, attractions, shopping, festivals and must-see places to visit.
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Casual spots to host your Christmas gathering
From cocktails and nibbles while the sun sets to rooftop pints and scones, The Rocks is the perfect place for casual Christmas eats and drinks these holidays.
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Gifting ideas: For your cultured friends
Get your cultured friends a unique Christmas gift that will impress even the most picky from The Rocks.
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Make magical moments with these celebration dining spots
Work is winding up for the year and Christmas is coming - it’s time to celebrate! Mark the occasion with a feast at one of The Rocks best restaurants.
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Party Favourites: Our go-to guide for large bookings
Are you in charge of booking your work Christmas party or an end-of-year blowout? Book these venues in The Rocks to get the party started.
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Treat the ladies in your life with gift ideas for her in The Rocks
You can do better than flowers and chocolate! Use our guide to buy her something she’ll treasure.
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Where to find unforgettable gifts for him at The Rocks
Buy him a gift he won’t forget with our guide to unforgettable and unique gifts for him at The Rocks.
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Guide to Halloween in The Rocks: Sydney’s spookiest precinct
Stay a night in a haunted hotel, feast on sweet treats and celebrate the Day of the Dead with Halloween at The Rocks.
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Romance in The Rocks: intimate ideas for your next date night
So you’re looking for date night ideas, you saucy little minx? You’ll find that and more at The Rocks, one of Sydney’s most romantic locations.
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Special occasion coming up? Celebrate with dinner at The Rocks
Looking for things to do in Sydney for a special occasion? The Rocks is home to some of the city’s best restaurants and bars for a night you’ll remember.
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The 6 best handmade jewellers in The Rocks
Handmade jewellery is more special and unique than anything mass produced. Discover truly one-of-a-kind pieces with the 6 best handmade jewellers in The Rocks.
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The insider’s guide to the best pizza in The Rocks
The Rocks is home to some of the best pizza in Sydney if you know where to look. Check out our guide to discover it all.
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The Rocks guide to the ultimate hen's party
Make sure her last night of freedom is memorable and send her off in style with our guide to the ultimate hen's party in The Rocks.
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Find one-of-a-kind treasures at the best bespoke retailers in The Rocks
There’s something special about jewellery, art or clothing that was handmade just for you. Discover one-off treasures with the bets bespoke retailers in The Rocks.
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Become a local explorer - solve these puzzles of secret spots in The Rocks
Take up the challenge of solving these 9 jigsaw puzzles of secret spots around The Rocks. You may surprise yourself with new places to visit.
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Pony Dining's BBQ Vegetable Frittata
Pony Dining suggest to use your BBQ to grill or roast your vegetables and incorporate them into a frittata which can be eaten at any time of the day. Perfect for early risers and those who like to sleep in and wake up to a late brunch.
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Faces of The Rocks
Introducing our new Faces of The Rocks short films. Get face-to-face with the creatives, artists and small business owners that make The Rocks Sydney’s most vibrant precinct (and all without leaving your couch).
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Try 8 of the most delicious drinks at some of the best bars in Sydney
Looking for something to do on the weekend in Sydney? We’ve got you covered with 8 of the best drinks in some of the best bars in Sydney - from pale ales to margarita towers.
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The best things to do on a rainy day in The Rocks
When it’s raining Sydney’s full of charm. So don’t let bad weather ruin your fun - these are the best things to do in The Rocks on a rainy day.
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