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Black Star Pastry

277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9557 8656
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (97 reviews)
“pastry” (23 reviews)
“pies” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Personally I am struggling of the fuss so call famous watermelon cakes.. apart that it does look nice and appealing, nothing special about it, obviously many haven’t tried the best cakes. Coffee is good but not the best...I can’t see how this place can charge...More

1  Thank eastfly
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved the strawberry watermelon cake (can sell out quickly), small and busy space but interesting flavours of desserts to choose from.

Thank Petronilla G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The watermelon cake is something different. the flowers make it smell so good. Its light refreshing and nice to eat. Not too sweet too. Cons: Very expensive for one pc of cake $8; difficult to cut. So this means take all your photos before you...More

Thank Gogo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I often purchase pies for family meal. Very dissapointed recently - beef pies lacking beef. Ate half pie before finding first crumb of beef and all three pies were the same..

Thank Sydney L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually I have a hard time picking from 2-3 options in a premium pastry shop. This place makes me want to order a few of everything, eat it all immediately, and worry about regretting it some other time. French patisseries are all very well, but...More

Thank Arthur R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here a bit randomly. We got lattes and ordered the watermelon cake because it was pretty, and we had no expectations. It was amazing! It was aesthetically beautiful, and the textures and flavors were wonderful. The lattes were great too. This is...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Love the watermelon cake and of course the cake looks pretty too. However, it may be a little pricey for a slice of cake.

Thank Roy P
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Having heard the hype over their internationally-famous watermelon cake, I was rather disappointed by how it turned out to taste. Though the cake was above average in its lightness of the fluffy cake layer, it did not leave much of an impression overall. The flavour...More

Thank awwsnapz
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The watermelon cake was the best I have ever tasted. The mixture of the watermelon, delicious but not too sweet cream and the flowers was perfect.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 30 March 2018

My local friend recommended it saying that it was a must-try in Sydney, so we went in the early morning just before our flight to Cairns. Morning time is a good time to avoid the queue, with loads of fresh cakes available. We bought two...More

Thank jessica_csy
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multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9557 8656
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