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Mad Spuds Cafe

$$ - $$$
Surry Hills
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479 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our regular (weekly) breakfast café. Love this place! Friendly atmosphere and the service, coffee and food are great. Recommended.

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Thank Zac R
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! I'm here almost every weekend as it does the best English / Irish breakfast in Sydney. Staff are really helpful and friendly, make sure you try their black pudding!

Thank John w
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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947 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 641 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Ordered the veggie stack, which sounded and tasted great. The only disappointment was that the portion was small, and I'd expected more for $16

Thank When-on-me-travels
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

I heard this cafe mentioned in a few different chats with friends, so I thought it was worth checking it out. I was disappointed it was just a lovely chilled perfect Saturday morning breakfast. The venue is quirky and warm and the staff are really down to earth and friendly. The breakfast menu had great creative combos, I had poached... More 

Thank irish83_11
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I chose this place as the menu looked appealing and thought the food was simple enough that it had little room for error. I ordered poached eggs on rye and added bacon, hash browns, avocado and a pork sausage. This was disgusting. The food arrived Luke warm, the eggs were so overcooked they had no flavour, the hash browns were... More 

Thank Chauntelle M
Vancouver, Canada
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We came with my daughter and infant grandson (in a stroller) They accommodated us and we're so very nice. The Mad Spud Stack was AWESOME! We came last year and had much the same excellent experience. Kudos to the owner

2 Thank JayMPelton
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Ordered the irish breakfast w/ poached eggs and really wasn't impressed with the quality of the food. My eggs were definitely overcooked as they were not runny (more like a boiled egg) and the beans were definitely Heinz baked beans (a.k.a. processed canned beans). Just expected a tad more than canned food in Surry Hills. However, my coffee was great... More 

Thank S L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Food was just so delightful I had to write something. Great way to start the day! Beautifully balanced tastes, polite and bubbly staff.

1 Thank Michael B
Province of Udine, Italy
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

One of the best breaky ever had😋 Food came out really fast even if was really busy that Sunday morning! We'll come there soon again!!!!!!

1 Thank larissavog
Sydney, Australia
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182 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Fussy five year old and two adults out for lunch. You get the breakfast and lunch menu which is a bonus because we've been for brekky and hubby chooses his fave big Irish. It's a constant and well loved dish. Our son wants the burger. It has lots of fussy adult toppings so we just ask for cheese and pattie.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
Awesome cafe in Surry Hills. caters for all dietary requirements. Breakfast and lunch only. Closed Monday's. Great service. Healthy, interesting, balanced meals. Love it.

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