Best cafés in Sydney

Check out the top cafés in Sydney, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Centennial Park
1. Centennial Park
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215 local reviews
Centennial Park, Centennial Park
LocalityPolitical
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 …
Nobuko & David
Very large beautiful old park, grass trees and ponds comprising about 890 acres. Great for walking, jogging, c…
Ruth
Expansive parklands a quick bus or 10 minute walk away
1. Centennial Park
1. Centennial Park
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215 local reviews
Centennial Park, Centennial Park
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…
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 feedi…
Ruth
Ruth
Expansive parklands a quick bus or 10 minute walk away
2. Badde Manors
2. Badde Manors
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5 local reviews
37 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(02) 9660 3797
Establishment
Jessie
My favourite Vegetarian Café! Love the lentil burger--Vegan!!!!
Mina
There from pretty much the beginning, this café on Glebe Point Road is open every day with a menu that blends …
Jessie
My favourite Vegetarian Café! Love the lentil burger--Vegan!!!!
2. Badde Manors
2. Badde Manors
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5 local reviews
37 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
(02) 9660 3797
Jessie
Jessie
My favourite Vegetarian Café! Love the lentil burger--Vegan!!!!
Mina
Mina
There from pretty much the beginning, this café on Glebe Point Road is open every day with a menu that blends the best of foods from right a…
Jessie
Jessie
My favourite Vegetarian Café! Love the lentil burger--Vegan!!!!
3. Bronte Beach
3. Bronte Beach
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82 local reviews
Bronte Beach, Bronte
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Karen
Nothing like a swim and relax and the gorgeous Bronte Beach. Check out the café strip and choose from an array…
Nigel
Bronte beach and park boasts great coastal views, beautiful adjoining parkland and gully, and a bustling café …
Anthony And Alex
Great Beach!
3. Bronte Beach
3. Bronte Beach
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82 local reviews
Bronte Beach, Bronte
Karen
Karen
Nothing like a swim and relax and the gorgeous Bronte Beach. Check out the café strip and choose from an array of culinary delights
Nigel
Nigel
Bronte beach and park boasts great coastal views, beautiful adjoining parkland and gully, and a bustling café strip. There is a large BBQ an…
Anthony And Alex
Anthony And Alex
Great Beach!
4. Wylie's Baths
4. Wylie's Baths
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25 local reviews
4B Neptune St, Coogee
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+61 2 9665 2838
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Greg
Ocean pool and café, great for relaxing in the summer
Suzanne
This is an ocean rockpool and has a café, you can easily spend a few hours reading a book and having a dip. It…
Phil & Lisa
Not many tourists, or even Sydneysiders for that matter, know about Wylie's. Its a beautiful, large ocean swim…
4. Wylie's Baths
4. Wylie's Baths
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25 local reviews
4B Neptune St, Coogee
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+61 2 9665 2838
Greg
Greg
Ocean pool and café, great for relaxing in the summer
Suzanne
Suzanne
This is an ocean rockpool and has a café, you can easily spend a few hours reading a book and having a dip. It’s paid entry.
Phil & Lisa
Phil & Lisa
Not many tourists, or even Sydneysiders for that matter, know about Wylie's. Its a beautiful, large ocean swimming pool. It's definitely wor…
5. Gertrude & Alice Cafe
5. Gertrude & Alice Cafe
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42 local reviews
46 Hall St, Bondi Beach
Open · Closes 8:30 PM
+61 2 9130 5155
CafeBook storeStore
Ray & Gene
A great little café and second hand bookstore. You have to try the Chai Tea, definitely the best in Sydney, bu…
Jessica
Gerties is a lovely café and bookshop. Great for snacks and drinks throughout the day and into the night - the…
Ingrid
A pot of chai & all the great authors on a stormy winters day.
5. Gertrude & Alice Cafe
5. Gertrude & Alice Cafe
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42 local reviews
46 Hall St, Bondi Beach
Open · Closes 8:30 PM
+61 2 9130 5155
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. C…
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
Ingrid
Ingrid
A pot of chai & all the great authors on a stormy winters day.
6. The Rocks
6. The Rocks
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91 local reviews
The Rocks, The Rocks
LocalityPolitical
Debbie
Get a sense of Sydney's past exploring The Rocks' cobbled laneways, cosy cafés and oldest pubs in the country…
Michael
Get a sense of Sydney's past exploring The Rocks' cobbled laneways, cosy cafés and oldest pubs in the country…
Judy
Historical Area of Sydney
6. The Rocks
6. The Rocks
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91 local reviews
The Rocks, The Rocks
Debbie
Debbie
Get a sense of Sydney's past exploring The Rocks' cobbled laneways, cosy cafés and oldest pubs in the country. Throughout this historic prec…
Michael
Michael
Get a sense of Sydney's past exploring The Rocks' cobbled laneways, cosy cafés and oldest pubs in the country. Throughout this historic prec…
Judy
Judy
Historical Area of Sydney
7. Rushcutters Bay Park
7. Rushcutters Bay Park
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75 local reviews
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Hans-Lothar
Ususally for mums to watch their off spring getting tought tennis, but also a really cute café with everything…
David
Great harbourside park and café.
Sam
Great for a BBQ, walk or a workout at the tennis courts, outdoor gym or game of football
7. Rushcutters Bay Park
7. Rushcutters Bay Park
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75 local reviews
Hans-Lothar
Hans-Lothar
Ususally for mums to watch their off spring getting tought tennis, but also a really cute café with everything you need. Open till 6 for a c…
David
David
Great harbourside park and café.
Sam
Sam
Great for a BBQ, walk or a workout at the tennis courts, outdoor gym or game of football
8. The Grounds of Alexandria
8. The Grounds of Alexandria
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87 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 an…
Anna
This is an iconic-Sydney eatery / market / everything amazing. It gets busy on weekends if you want a table, b…
Marissa
This is an iconic-Sydney eatery / market / everything amazing. It gets busy on weekends if you want a table, b…
8. The Grounds of Alexandria
8. The Grounds of Alexandria
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87 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 c…
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 …
Marissa
Marissa
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 …
9. Harry's Cafe de Wheels
9. Harry's Cafe de Wheels
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17 local reviews
Harry's Cafe de Wheels, Woolloomooloo
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
+61 2 9357 3074
CafeBakeryStore
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... Fa…
Hugh
Best pies in the world. Try a Tiger - pies, mushy peas, mash and gravy. Harry's Cafe de Wheels (aka Cafe de Br…
9. Harry's Cafe de Wheels
9. Harry's Cafe de Wheels
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17 local reviews
Harry's Cafe de Wheels, Woolloomooloo
Open · Closes 4:00 AM
+61 2 9357 3074
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 sprea…
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
Hugh
Hugh
Best pies in the world. Try a Tiger - pies, mushy peas, mash and gravy. Harry's Cafe de Wheels (aka Cafe de Bricks as it has no wheels anymo…
10. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
10. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
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115 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…
Keira
This museum shows interesting contemporary art exhibitions in a beautiful setting. The café has a stunning vi…
Susan
I love the view from the café terrace of the Sydey Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
10. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
10. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
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115 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 …
Keira
Keira
This museum shows interesting contemporary art exhibitions in a beautiful setting. The café has a stunning view of the harbour bridge.
Susan
Susan
I love the view from the café terrace of the Sydey Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
11. aboutlife Cammeray
11. aboutlife Cammeray
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7 local reviews
520 Miller Street, Cammeray
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
(02) 8755 1333
Establishment
Leonie
Wholefoods supermarket/café. Organic products & fair trade coffee. Open 7am-8pm, 8am-5pm on public holidays e…
Philippe
Organic produce and café
Luke
For all your organic food needs!
11. aboutlife Cammeray
11. aboutlife Cammeray
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7 local reviews
520 Miller Street, Cammeray
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
(02) 8755 1333
Leonie
Leonie
Wholefoods supermarket/café. Organic products & fair trade coffee. Open 7am-8pm, 8am-5pm on public holidays except Christmas Day Gluten fre…
Philippe
Philippe
Organic produce and café
Luke
Luke
For all your organic food needs!
12. The Inch Cafe & Restaurant
12. The Inch Cafe & Restaurant
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4 local reviews
1 Park St, Mona Vale
Closed · Opens Sunday 6:30 AM
(02) 9999 4483
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John
A short drive to Mona Vale for breakfast or lunch. Now named Café Racer Co not Inch.
Naomi
Right in the Centre of Mona Vale village, awesome café!
Janelle
Great spot for breaky. Campos coffee and lovely environment.
12. The Inch Cafe & Restaurant
12. The Inch Cafe & Restaurant
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4 local reviews
1 Park St, Mona Vale
Closed · Opens Sunday 6:30 AM
(02) 9999 4483
John
John
A short drive to Mona Vale for breakfast or lunch. Now named Café Racer Co not Inch.
Naomi
Naomi
Right in the Centre of Mona Vale village, awesome café!
Janelle
Janelle
Great spot for breaky. Campos coffee and lovely environment.