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Cafe Sydney

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Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9251 8683
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whenever we visit Sydney we like to bring our daughter here. The food is always good, the waiters and sommeliers are knowledgeable and the surrounds are spectacular. To dine here you must book well ahead as this restaurant is popular. It seems that they always...More

Thank Duncan H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I never get tired of going to this restaurant, but only when somebody else is paying. This is why I have only been three times in four years. Everything is wonderful, the view, the staff, the food, the wine, the perfect place for a very...More

Thank jenni4711
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Group dinner for end of year - selected from both menu and specials - great tassie oysters and kingfish to start. New Zealand John Dory main and salted caramel desert. Great service great location fully priced

Thank Dean2150
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You have to raise your expectations when you come to a place like this. And they bloody well meet it. Ambiance, views, service, oh and the food and wine. Innovate menu selection just what you expect to elevate them above the norm and the execution...More

Thank Cakesx2
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had been there for dinner. Limited options if you are looking for vegetarian food. Items are pricey, good drinks options.

Thank 422kunalp
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not ask for a better place to spend my first afternoon in Sydney. On a hot summers day it had the perfect view of the bridge and the Opera house. The service was the quality that you would expect from such a high...More

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would say that Cafe Sydney was a five, except it is terribly expensive. Still it was a great place to come for a celebration. Most of the diners, that lunchtime looked like they were having business lunches. The service was excellent and the food...More

Thank Giffoni
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is always impressive and the service finds that balance between intrusive and attentive, it leaves you enough time to enjoy the view which is definitely the drawcard for this restaurant. The wine selection is great and if you have some time a summers...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It might be the location, the friendly staff or the environment that always makes the food taste better at cafe SYDNEY stunning views across SYDNEY harbour are hard to beat so is the service and the food. Soooo good. Been here many many times and...More

Thank dinneroflife
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I were celebrating a 'milestone' birthday. Such a shame as we left the restaurant still hungry, annoyed and disappointed. Service from the sommelier was not acceptable. This included him rolling his eyes when I asked to try a glass of wine. The...More

Thank DanielWylie87
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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
...More
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Nikki D
27 July 2017|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
if you want a table outside on the wall with the view I'd book NOW to ensure you get it :)
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JOANNE G
27 August 2016|
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Response from Roswyn S | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, 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 9251 8683
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