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Black Star Pastry

) #2 of 51 Bakeries in Sydney #119 of 5,075 Places to Eat in Sydney $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegan Options
277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9557 8656
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“pastry” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their pastries are beautiful, but not that tasty. It tastes a bit artficial if you ask me. Fun, but not really worth the money.

Thank Sasa_zo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee great parties what else to ask for. Friendly place good staff. Lots to choose from and everything looks fresh

Thank arnaud f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived to find a queue of people out of the door. We were wanting to try the watermelon cake which we had heard about. It was very nice, and well worth trying as it is something quite different, but I think the hype is...More

Thank Travelling_Family99
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered the watermelon cake for my 50th birthday party- gathering of friends and family at home on a wonderful summer evening- we had caterers on site cooking paella, but the watermelon cake was the hit of the night - luckily we ordered the massive...More

Thank DidiSyd
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Friend of mine brought me a cake which is there signature dish watermelon cake honest to say this cake looks lovely but its not a wow factor for me. Im not into the rose water toppings. But a gave it a go

Thank Tania T
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I'd listen to the reviews and get the watermelon cake. I am used to going to the Alexandria one but Newtown is equally as good! And a place for great coffee!

Thank Sym Y
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I've bee coming to Black Star since it opened in 2008. Yes back when there was Instagram and no queues! Despite the long queues, mostly of tourists coming to buy the world-famous watermelon cake, service is fast and friendly. We had a delicious Japanese curry...More

Thank FamilyofthreeSydney
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Killer cakes and pastries here and nice coffee at the Newtown Black Star Pastry and the staff are awesome too, but please don't take photos of them, just the goodies. Enjoy!

Thank James A
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The cafe is easy to find tho its location is a bit hidden. If you're walking from the Newtown train station, cross the road and walk straight (50-100m) before turning left to a smaller street. The bakery attracts a huge crowd, so you'll probably spot...More

Thank nurulshima14
Reviewed 5 May 2017

There was always a long queue here but don't let that put you off. Not only is the famed water melon cake delicious but so are the lychee cakes as well as the pies and quiches. The biggest problem there is no space or seating...More

Thank billeclass
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
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

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  • Food
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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
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07:00 - 17:00
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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