The Rocks Dining Philosophy

“Walk away with a full belly, smile and a story”

– Rocks Mantra

We believe this foundation is a combination of vibrant tastes and textures, a thoughtful beverage accompaniment, the enticing hospitable environment of a Bendigo Restaurant, and most importantly, the story you leave with.  Your story is the most exciting element because it keeps us thinking. Creating new tastes, exploring new combinations, willing you – the diner – to try them and to tell your own story.

Share your dishes, or choose your own. Enjoy something you know and love or try something new. Let us take the reins or navigate your own course. relaxed and casual or enjoy a ten-course banquet with friends and family.  Sit back, relax. let’s work together to create your story complete with great company, full bellies and a smile.

– the Rocks team.




Scallop, macadamia, gochujang crumb GF 


Oyster, Chinese shallot oil GF 

Tapioca cracker, seafood emulsion, crème Fraiche  $3
Peking duck broth, coriander oil DF $2.5
Zucchini flower, cheese curd  $9


V = Vegetarian, Ve = Vegan, GF = Gluten Free, *GF = Can be adjusted to Gluten Free, *Ve = Can be adjusted to Vegan



Cos, charcuterie dressing GF


Tomato, whipped ricotta, kombu oil GF


Broccolini, miso, black garlic, macadamia GF

Asparagus, confit yolk, olive oil crumb $16

Grilled plums, raspberry vinegar, goat cheese GF


Ronde de nice zucchini, stracciatella, preserved lemon GF



V = vegetarian, GF = gluten free, Ve = vegan

*V = can be prepared vegetarian, *GF = can be prepared gluten free



Smoked trout, pickled beetroot, charred cucumber GF


Beef tartare, stinging nettle, horseradish, potato crisp


Prosciutto Di Palma, burrata, sabah dressing 50g GF*

Bresaola, egg yolk, apple, onion rings 50g  GF $14

Guanciale, smoked pecan, whipped pistachio oil 50g GF


Charcuterie selection 



V = vegetarian, GF = gluten free, Ve = vegan

*V = can be prepared vegetarian, *GF = can be prepared gluten free



King prawns, kohlrabi puree, prawn dashi, mushrooms GF


Salt & pepper berry squid, ink sauce, pickled fennel


Morton Bay bug, yellow curry, bok choy GF

Lobster, parsnip cream, vadouvan veloute GF $56
Barramundi, pumpkin, nasturtium jus, hazelnuts GF $32 


V = vegetarian, GF = gluten free, Ve = vegan

*V = can be prepared vegetarian, *GF = can be prepared gluten free



10-year master stock poached pork belly, pickles GF


Peking duck pancakes, cucumber, spring onion


Saucisson A l’ail, cornichons, savora mustard GF

Kangaroo loin, lovage puree, turnip, pickled pear  GF $24

Riverine 6 star porterhouse, onion mironton, jus GF


Lamb shoulder, glazed carrots, black truffle puree GF



V = vegetarian, GF = gluten free, Ve = vegan

*V = can be prepared vegetarian, *GF = can be prepared gluten free


$35 Lunch special

Includes glass of selected wine



Smoked Trout
Charred cucumber, cherry tomatoes


Whipped pistachio oil. smoked pecans

Beef tartare

Stinging nettle, potato crisp

Master Stock Pork Belly

Pickles, herb salad

Salt & pepper squid

Ink sauce, pickled fennel

Matched Wine:

Three half glasses – $15pp
Fairbank Field Blend
Turners Crossing Rose
Rocks GSM


Dessert is like a feel-good song, the best ones want to make you dance!


Each Dessert $9
Rocks Famous Rock your Sweet Tooth Tier $55

Tonka bean creme caramel   GF
Baileys pâté  GF
Aztec chocolate pot  GF
Chambord Pannacotta  GF
Kaffir Lime & lemongrass brûlée  GF
Raspberry & frangipane slice  


Single Scoop $5 or $12 for all three

See the blackboard for today’s selection



Why not try a miniature digestive and matched dessert for only $18.9


Chamboard pannacotta

Gin – lemon – creme de mure


Kaffir lime & lemongrass brûlée

Corriander sensation

Gin – elderflower – coriander – lime


All served with lavosh, fruit and muscatels 
$12.90 each or $35 for all three


For little diners 12 years and under

$15 for 2 courses and a drink.

choice of:

  • Porky pig, with Asian salad
  • Salty squidward, crispy squid, chips, tomato sauce
  • King prawns, steamed rice and caramel
  • Peking duck pancakes, Mandarin pancakes, cucumber, shallots, dipping sauce

followed by:

  • Mini Rocks sundae (only for good little rockers who eat all their dinner!)

rinsed down with:

  • Little rocker softie or juice (all the usual choices…)

10% surcharge is payable on the entire account on Sundays