Best cafés in Sydney

Check out the top cafés in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Grounds of Alexandria
1. The Grounds of Alexandria
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250 local reviews
2 Huntley St, Alexandria
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 2 9699 2225
RestaurantCafeBakery
Ollie
First and foremost: this place is about coffee. There are two separate espresso stations – one for in-house…
Gordon
Opened in 2012, The Grounds of Alexandria is one of the new breed of inner city Sydney venues. Located in an…
Anna
This is an iconic-Sydney eatery / market / everything amazing. It gets busy on weekends if you want a table,…
1. The Grounds of Alexandria
1. The Grounds of Alexandria
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250 local reviews
2 Huntley St, Alexandria
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 2 9699 2225
Ollie
Ollie
First and foremost: this place is about coffee. There are two separate espresso stations – one for in-house and one for take-aways – which…
Gordon
Gordon
Opened in 2012, The Grounds of Alexandria is one of the new breed of inner city Sydney venues. Located in an old pie factory from the …
Anna
Anna
This is an iconic-Sydney eatery / market / everything amazing. It gets busy on weekends if you want a table, but it's still worth going and…
2. Bondi Wholefoods
2. Bondi Wholefoods
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70 local reviews
30A Hastings Parade, North Bondi
+61 2 9300 6776
CafePoint of interestFood
Vanessa
Super health food café and market boasting an all organic cafe menu and some inventive thinking. A favourite…
Tammy & Lola
Super healthy food café and market boasting an all organic cafe menu and some inventive thinking. A favourite…
Caroline
Vegan, vegetarian, Paleo? One of THE best wholefood cafés in Sydney.
2. Bondi Wholefoods
2. Bondi Wholefoods
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70 local reviews
30A Hastings Parade, North Bondi
+61 2 9300 6776
Vanessa
Vanessa
Super health food café and market boasting an all organic cafe menu and some inventive thinking. A favourite of our QT Forager, this place…
Tammy & Lola
Tammy & Lola
Super healthy food café and market boasting an all organic cafe menu and some inventive thinking. A favourite of our QT Forager, this place…
Caroline
Caroline
Vegan, vegetarian, Paleo? One of THE best wholefood cafés in Sydney.
3. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
3. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
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376 local reviews
140 George St, The Rocks
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+61 2 9245 2400
Art galleryCafeMuseum
Nicole
One of my favourite art galleries. The Museum of contemporary Art hosts an array of both local and internation…
Doug & Mal
Located next to Circular Quay, the museum has some interesting exhibits. The café on the top floor, has…
Keira
This museum shows interesting contemporary art exhibitions in a beautiful setting. The café has a stunning…
3. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
3. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
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376 local reviews
140 George St, The Rocks
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+61 2 9245 2400
Nicole
Nicole
One of my favourite art galleries. The Museum of contemporary Art hosts an array of both local and international exhibitions. Make sure you…
Doug & Mal
Doug & Mal
Located next to Circular Quay, the museum has some interesting exhibits. The café on the top floor, has spectacular views of the Opera…
Keira
Keira
This museum shows interesting contemporary art exhibitions in a beautiful setting. The café has a stunning view of the harbour bridge.
4. Gertrude & Alice Cafe
4. Gertrude & Alice Cafe
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145 local reviews
46 Hall St, Bondi Beach
Open · Closes 8:30 PM
+61 2 9130 5155
CafeBook storeStore
Silvia
Cozy bookstore café. Delicious CAMPOS coffee, healthy lunches and desserts while reading the latest spy novel…
Ray & Gene
A great little café and second hand bookstore. You have to try the Chai Tea, definitely the best in Sydney,…
Jessica
Gerties is a lovely café and bookshop. Great for snacks and drinks throughout the day and into the night -…
4. Gertrude & Alice Cafe
4. Gertrude & Alice Cafe
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145 local reviews
46 Hall St, Bondi Beach
Open · Closes 8:30 PM
+61 2 9130 5155
Silvia
Silvia
Cozy bookstore café. Delicious CAMPOS coffee, healthy lunches and desserts while reading the latest spy novel or Chekhov classic. But if…
Ray & Gene
Ray & Gene
A great little café and second hand bookstore. You have to try the Chai Tea, definitely the best in Sydney, but the food is delicious too…
Jessica
Jessica
Gerties is a lovely café and bookshop. Great for snacks and drinks throughout the day and into the night - their chai is delicious
5. Bondi Beach
5. Bondi Beach
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803 local reviews
Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach
LocalityPolitical
Anggie
Walk Sydney's famous Bondi to Coogee coastal trail The Bondi to Coogee coastal walk is one of Sydney’s most…
Aron
The famous Bondi beach. Less than 10 minutes away by bus. Alternatively approximately a 45 minute down hill…
Torsten
Only 3kms from The Tree House, Bondi Beach has great surfing, swimming, cafés, bars, restaurants, galleries,…
5. Bondi Beach
5. Bondi Beach
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803 local reviews
Bondi Beach, Bondi Beach
Anggie
Anggie
Walk Sydney's famous Bondi to Coogee coastal trail The Bondi to Coogee coastal walk is one of Sydney’s most scenic treks. Begin at the…
Aron
Aron
The famous Bondi beach. Less than 10 minutes away by bus. Alternatively approximately a 45 minute down hill walk. Go down and check out…
Torsten
Torsten
Only 3kms from The Tree House, Bondi Beach has great surfing, swimming, cafés, bars, restaurants, galleries, and is the start of the coastal…
6. Five Way Cellars
6. Five Way Cellars
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15 local reviews
4 Heeley St, Paddington
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+61 2 9360 4242
Liquor storeStorageStore
Nanaako
Numerous choice of cafés at trendy Paddington’s Five Ways. Locals however flock to Gusto. Perfect place to…
6. Five Way Cellars
6. Five Way Cellars
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15 local reviews
4 Heeley St, Paddington
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+61 2 9360 4242
Nanaako
Nanaako
Numerous choice of cafés at trendy Paddington’s Five Ways. Locals however flock to Gusto. Perfect place to grab a quick & fresh meal to…
7. Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Wooloomooloo
7. Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Wooloomooloo
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54 local reviews
Brougham St, Woolloomooloo
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+61 2 9357 3074
CafeBakeryMeal takeaway
Julia
Harry’s Café de Wheels is over 70 years old, and has maintained a tradition of daily fresh deliveries of its…
Gilles Jean Paul
Home of Sydney's best pie since 1938 ! The story of ‘Harry’s Café de Wheels’ goes back to the depression years…
Long
You haven't been out in Sydney unless you've eaten a ‘Tiger' at Harry's Café de Wheels in the wee hours... …
7. Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Wooloomooloo
7. Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Wooloomooloo
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54 local reviews
Brougham St, Woolloomooloo
Open · Closes 3:00 AM
+61 2 9357 3074
Julia
Julia
Harry’s Café de Wheels is over 70 years old, and has maintained a tradition of daily fresh deliveries of its pies. It's one of those bucket…
Gilles Jean Paul
Gilles Jean Paul
Home of Sydney's best pie since 1938 ! The story of ‘Harry’s Café de Wheels’ goes back to the depression years of the late 1930’s.Word…
Long
Long
You haven't been out in Sydney unless you've eaten a ‘Tiger' at Harry's Café de Wheels in the wee hours... Famous for Pie and Hot Dog
8. Drake Eatery
8. Drake Eatery
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35 local reviews
Gould St, Bondi Beach
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 2 9130 3218
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Vanessa
Café by day and chic restaurant at night, Drake Eatery is a great local spot with a fresh and regularly…
Tammy & Lola
Café by day and chic restaurant at night, Drake Eatery is a great local spot with a fresh and regularly…
8. Drake Eatery
8. Drake Eatery
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35 local reviews
Gould St, Bondi Beach
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+61 2 9130 3218
Vanessa
Vanessa
Café by day and chic restaurant at night, Drake Eatery is a great local spot with a fresh and regularly changing menu. Owned and operated by…
Tammy & Lola
Tammy & Lola
Café by day and chic restaurant at night, Drake Eatery is a great local spot with a fresh and regularly changing menu. Owned and operated by…
9. Centennial Park
9. Centennial Park
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613 local reviews
Centennial Park, Centennial Park
LocalityPolitical
Nobuko & David
Very large beautiful old park, grass trees and ponds comprising about 890 acres. Great for walking, jogging,…
Sue
A lovely 5 km walk around the park with ponds or if you prefer have a great run or cycle. Take a book and sit…
Conny
Beautiful big park for a walk or rent bikes. Also a big park in Parramatta with a nice café to stop for a…
9. Centennial Park
9. Centennial Park
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613 local reviews
Centennial Park, Centennial Park
Nobuko & David
Nobuko & David
Very large beautiful old park, grass trees and ponds comprising about 890 acres. Great for walking, jogging, cycling, horse riding and…
Sue
Sue
A lovely 5 km walk around the park with ponds or if you prefer have a great run or cycle. Take a book and sit under a tree. A lovely café is…
Conny
Conny
Beautiful big park for a walk or rent bikes. Also a big park in Parramatta with a nice café to stop for a coffee/lunch. Also Bicentennial…
10. Harrys Bondi beach
10. Harrys Bondi beach
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94 local reviews
136 Wairoa Ave, Bondi Beach
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+61 2 9130 2180
CafePoint of interestFood
Sara
Health café with a great menu.
10. Harrys Bondi beach
10. Harrys Bondi beach
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94 local reviews
136 Wairoa Ave, Bondi Beach
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+61 2 9130 2180
Sara
Sara
Health café with a great menu.
11. Bottega Darlinghurst
11. Bottega Darlinghurst
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6 local reviews
185A Bourke St, East Sydney
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+61 2 9356 3000
CafePoint of interestFood
Paul
Michela & Genaro run this wonderful café, a few doors down towards William St. Very friendly and good fresh…
11. Bottega Darlinghurst
11. Bottega Darlinghurst
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6 local reviews
185A Bourke St, East Sydney
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+61 2 9356 3000
Paul
Paul
Michela & Genaro run this wonderful café, a few doors down towards William St. Very friendly and good fresh coffee.
12. Tide Cafe
12. Tide Cafe
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7 local reviews
Tide Cafe, Rose Bay
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
CafeFoodPoint of interest
David
Great place for breakfast/lunch on a beautiful day. Tucked beneath Regatta Rose Bay, right on the water at…
Mariana
Fabulous café located right over the water in Rose Bay
Lara
A brilliant café built over the water at Rose Bay
12. Tide Cafe
12. Tide Cafe
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7 local reviews
Tide Cafe, Rose Bay
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
David
David
Great place for breakfast/lunch on a beautiful day. Tucked beneath Regatta Rose Bay, right on the water at Rose Bay Marina, Tide Café is the…
Mariana
Mariana
Fabulous café located right over the water in Rose Bay
Lara
Lara
A brilliant café built over the water at Rose Bay