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Bowery Lane

Wintergarden Plaza 1 O'Connell St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9252 8017
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (36 reviews)
“brie” (2 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (6 reviews)
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Australian, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Wintergarden Plaza 1 O'Connell St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

A busy cafe but great for breakfast. Entrance through a florist then up a flight of stairs. We shared breakfast as the serves are pretty substantial and the coffee was one of the better ones we’ve had in the CBD

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TomToowoomba
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This busy CBD cafe is not easy to find but once in, its a pretty good experience. The staff are friendly but it was often hard to get their attention. Eggs and bacon were good and the brie omelette was interesting without being outstanding. Coffee...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank iGuySimpson
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Enter through a forest of blossoms and petals (the entrance is a florist) and ascend the stairs to a comfortable, roomy and ambient restaurant. I dined here for a dinner event and the menu was great. There were lots of options (that also catered to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank foodtravelwriter1
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Their service is excellent and breakfast was plentiful with the addition of a few sides. Try the brie and caramelised onion omelette with chorizo on the side. Delicious.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank boognoss
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant for breakfast, and what a great tip it was! We ended up eating here every day because the food was outstanding, the menu varied and interesting. My favorite was avocado toast with shrimp, roasted corn, topped with a poached egg....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kaye S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Super Super Super - had the slow cooked lamb shoulder for a quick lunch.....holy toledo this was fantastic. The waitress bought out a steak knife - you could cut it with a spoon. Slow cooked, with mustard cream, pickled beetroot, zucchini, peas, mint - was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Neil S
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

A perfect little cafe with a cute entrance from the flower shop. Fabulous food! The best French toast I’ve ever had. Lamb was divine too. The coffee is great, almost Melbourne standard (yes, I’m a Melbournian). The ambience is perfect and the servers are very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nisha T
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Breakfast is my favourite meal! I was in town for work and both mornings I ate at Bowery Lane. I wish I was staying longer so I could sample all the options on the menu. Located on a mezzanine level above a florist the atmosphere...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Annie F
Reviewed 28 April 2018

My wife and I dropped in here for breakfast during a weekend in Sydney. Service and food was excellent, with the baked eggs a favourite. Nice fresh juices and our first great coffee in Sydney. Great job!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Shedspa
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Coffee was ok but in a city of great coffee that means terrible. Service was friendly but food was very poor. Nothing special or high quality about it at all. Decor is impressive but sadly all style no substance

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Darr84
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buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
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frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wintergarden Plaza 1 O'Connell St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9252 8017
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