Looking for Sydney's best cafes, breakfasts, brunches, lunches & coffee? Here's the little guide that help you to pick the best spots to eat. Note that their cafes usually close early like 3 or 4, so don't forget to wake up early!
Top 6 Cafes List:
1. Cre Asion - Serving Japanese breakfast/ Tea-related desserts & coffee
Getting out of my bed a little early because of these goodies. My brekky not only looks stunning but taste incredibly nice too! Love the silky scrambled eggs on sourdough. Not to mention their matcha and hoji tea latte. Truly a minimal matcha heaven!
What to order : Hoji tea Latte $5.50 // Matcha Latte $5.50 // Flat White $3.50 // Scrambled Egg with extra smoked salmon (full serve) $12+$5 // Matcha Fondant $8.00
Address: 101/21 Alberta Street, Sydney, Australia 2000
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 08:00 – 16:00, Sat: 09:00 – 16:00
Call : (02) 8021 1629
2. Black Star Pastry - Famous Strawberry & Watermelon Cake
Life is awesome when I met these delicious cakes! Tasted incredibly refreshing and surprisingly "Lifetastic" from Hong Kong also did a very similar version with Black Star. Should have order Raspberry & lychee cake tho.
What to order: Strawberry & Watermelon Cake $8
Address: The Galeries, Level 2, 500 George Street
Opening hours: 10AM–6:30PM MONDAY-WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY–SATURDAY10AM–8.00PM THURSDAY11AM–5.30PM SUNDAY
3. Devon Cafe - Japanese + western fusion food with great selection of food menu
Bringing fine dining approach to casual cafe food, Devon surely did it well.
What to order: Breakfast with Sakuma’s $27 (Miso marinated King Salmon) // Omurice with steak $17 // Dr. Seuss $21 (thick cut bacon) // DD Special $12 (Soft serve with Chips)
Address: Shop 19, 200 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo NSW
Call : 02 9262 4660
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 07:00 - 16:30, Sat - Sun: 09:00 - 16:30 , Public holidays: 08:00 - 15:30 (Kitchen closes at 15:30)
Visit other branches: http://www.devoncafe.com.au/
4. Fika by Cuppa Flower - Flowery cafe that serves decent pastry, cakes & coffee
Having small bites at at Fika, too cute to drink this purple taro latte 💜 definitely a good colour of my coffee xx, earth-like layers of sponge are tinted with strong houjicha flavor, Love it!
What to order: Green Tea Croissant $8.50 // Taro Latte $5.00 // Choco muffin $4.00 //Houjicha Cake $8.90
Address: Shop 3, Central Park Avenue Chippendale
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8-6pm, Sat-Sun 8:30-6pm (kitchen closed 3pm)
5. Bourke St Bakery - Iconic Sydney bakery & cafe offering artisanal breads, cakes, sweet & savoury pastries & beverages
Got the best Aussie treats for breakfast • definitely one of the best bakery shops I’ve ever been! There's a long queue in Sunday morning. So head there early.
What to order: highly recommend their sausage roll & beef brisket pie, lemon meringue tart also not bad too but their signature is actually ginger brulee tart
Address: 633 bourke street, Surry Hills, Sydney
Opening hours: 7AM -5PM
Other Bakery location : https://bourkestreetbakery.com.au/bakery-locations/
6. Articifer Coffee - Serving a caffeine-only menu, focus on coffee only
Grab a coffee after Bourke Street Bakery. They are pretty close by. They even brew/roast their own beans.
What to order: Piccolo latte + latte
Address: 547 Bourke st, Surry Hills NSW
Opening hours: Mon CLOSED , Tue-Fri 7-3 , Sat-Sun 8-1
Here's the ultimate guide for lunches/dinner/dessert:
1. Fratelli Fresh - Great Italian, good quality ingredients, friendly and quick service.
A great place to share a meal with friends. But expect a little noisy in the dining room.
What to order: Fried Zucchini Flower $7 // Bruschetta with tomato $7 // Prawn & Garlic Special Pizza $32 // Pumpkin Risotto $27 // Orecchiette with pork & fennel sausage $30 // Tuscan Chicken Salad $24
Address: Level 5, Westfield Sydney, NSW
Call :(02) 8099 7055
Opening Hours : Mon -Wed 11:30AM – 9PM, Thurs – Fri 11:30AM – 9:30PM, Sat 9AM – 9PM, Sun 9AM – 8:30PM
Other location : http://www.fratellifresh.com.au/happy-hour/
2. Kingsley Australian Steakhouse - A traditional steakhouse experience with a modern twist
If you're looking for one of the best steaks in Sydney, this is the place. 🥩🍽 Choose from the perfectly grilled Angus Rib Eye, luxurious beef wellington or from an equally impressive list of surf and turf options • Not to mention the freshness Rock Oysters that topped with bacon • they are insanely good! Don’t forget to order the classic Strawberry Pavlova w/ toasted almond to end your meal on an even sweeter note What to order: Angus Rib Eye (350g) $49.9 // Petite fillet surf & turf with prawns (160g) $39.9 // Beef Wellington $48.9 //Rock oysters half doz ($23.9)/ full doz $45.9 // Pavlova $14.9
Address: 29A King Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Opening Hours: Lunch: Mon - Fri 12pm – 3pm // Dinner : Mon- Sat 5:30pm – 10pm
3. Lumi Dining - Serves modern Italian food with a Japanese twist
Tried out first lumi experience with tasting menu - 7 Courses $155 aud
Address: 56 Pirrama Road Pyrmont, 2009 NSW
Call : +61 2 9571 1999
Opening Hours :Lunch – Friday to Sunday from 12.00pm ,Dinner – Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday from 6.30pm, Friday & Saturday from 6.00pm
Online Reservation : https://www.lumidining.com/
4. KOI Dessert Bar & Dining - Perfect place to stop off desserts
What to order: Earl Grey Panna Cotta & more (sorry I forgot the dessert that we've ordered)
Address: 46 Kensington St, Chippendale NSW 2008
Call: +61 2 9212 1230
Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday ,Cakes and Coffee 10am to 10pm ,Dinner 6pm to 9:30pm
Stay tuned for my Melbourne Food & Travel Guide :)