Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Circular Quay & The Rocks

Fine Food Store

The Rocks sometimes seems all pubs, so it's a delight to find this tucked-away contemporary cafe that works for a sightseeing stopover or a better, cheaper breakfast than your hotel. Staff are genuinely welcoming, m…
Top Choice Cafe in City Centre & Haymarket

Pablo & Rusty's

One of central Sydney's best cafes, this is always buzzy. The inviting wood-and-brick decor and seriously good coffee (several single origins available daily) is complemented by a range of appealing breakfast and lu…
Top Choice Cafe in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Le Monde

Some of Sydney's best breakfasts are served between the demure dark wooden walls of this small street-side cafe. Top-notch coffee and a terrific selection of tea will gear you up to face the world, while dishes such…
Cafe in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Single O

Unshaven graphic artists roll cigarettes at little outdoor tables in the bricky hollows of deepest Surry Hills, while inside impassioned, bouncing-off-the-walls caffeine fiends prepare their beloved brews, along wit…
Cafe in Newtown & the Inner West

Wedge

Cut a corridor out of the side of a building, open it to the street and add artful industrial decor and you have the Wedge, which is wowing Glebe with its delicious single-origin espressos and cold brews as well as …
Cafe in Kings Cross & Potts Point

Room 10

Genuinely warm and welcoming, this tiny cafe is the sort of place where staff know all the locals by name. The coffee is delicious and the food's limited to sandwiches, salads and such – tasty and uncomplicated. Wat…
Cafe in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Trio

Brunch in Bondi has become de rigueur in Sydney in recent years, and this friendly, unpretentious cafe is one of the top spots to do it. The menu covers several global influences, from Mexican chilaquiles to Middle …
Cafe in Northern Beaches

Boathouse Palm Beach

Sit on the large timber deck facing Pittwater or grab a table on the lawn out front – either option is alluring at Palm Beach's most popular cafe. The food (try the legendary fish and chips or the vibrant salads) is…
Cafe in Bondi, Coogee & the Eastern Beaches

Three Blue Ducks

These ducks are a fair waddle from the water, but that doesn't stop queues forming outside the graffiti-covered walls for weekend breakfasts across two seating areas. The adventurous chefs have a strong commitment t…
Cafe in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Reuben Hills

An industrial fitout and Latin American menu await here at Reuben Hills (aka hipster central), set in a terrace and its former garage. Fantastic single-origin coffee and fried chicken, but the eggs, tacos and balead…