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The Moody Chef

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30 Atchison St | St. Leonard's, St Leonards, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
+61 2 9438 4681
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 17:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Moody Chef scores 10 out of 10 in every domain. The food was superb, we each ordered very diverse breakfasts, each of which was outstanding. The service and ambience work very well. Give it a try, you will be very pleased that you did.

Thank Greg O
Canberra, Australia
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616 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was worth the wait (see photo)...was a little slow but perhaps they were understaffed for some reason as it was quite busy. The only thing we felt could have improved the dish was some natural yoghurt on the side like we have at our fave cafe in our home town. Prices were as expected for this part of... More 

Thank NotMolly
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A cafe that understands you want healthy tasty food quickly. Good choice from salads & sides to the traditional burgers & fries - even a cheeky wine! All served promptly with a smile.

Thank Yellamo62
G D, Owner at The Moody Chef, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed our offering!! Have a great day! More 

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to The Moody Chef twice (Pacific Highway & Atchison branch) both during during lunch time and I must say that they are consistent with the quality of food. Service is great too, friendly staff and comfy atmosphere to have a chat with your mate or to for a quick bite. Price is reasonable and the portion is quite... More 

Thank Vilma O
G D, Owner at The Moody Chef, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience!! Always welcome at Moody! More 

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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I've only eaten breakfast here but done so on several occasions. Loads of choice, fresh and delicious. Smaller options for smaller budgets available

Thank Jess B
1 review
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I frequent this cafe restaurant everyday and can't get enough of it. The staff are always happy and helpful and the quality of the food is amazing, I simply can not fault this fine establishment

Thank Karl H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Popped in for brunch, didnt feel like a cooked dish nor eggs, so ordered from their counter of pre-made goodies (they offer a choice of several amazing fresh and healthy salads, wraps, bircher, and more. I ordered a mix of two salads; both loaded with fresh produce, and a tonne of flavour (think chicken, roast veges, spinach, seeds, feta, quinoa...and... More 

Thank Michaela H
G D, General Manager at The Moody Chef, responded to this review

Thanks Michaela for visiting The Moody Chef and sharing your experience. Always welcome at Moody!! More 

Hamilton Island, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Food was absolutely amazing, we had breakfast here twice and lunch as well! Salads for lunch are very generous and really well made. Due to dietary requirements I Had a bit of a strange request for breakfast and Curtis went above and beyond to help me out, he even remembered our names when we came back for lunch! Best service... More 

Thank liesha21
G D, Owner at The Moody Chef, responded to this review

Great to hear! Thanks for the review. More 

Sydney, Australia
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788 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Ventured back to this satellite restaurant at 207 Pacific Hwy St Leonard's after a poor previous experience at the mother ship. The small scoop of Broccoli salad was really nice and the re-heated chicken skewers tasty too. For $14.50 without a drink, it's an expensive light lunch though. The chips and burgers are freshly made ... I think. It's very... More 

Thank Riddoch88
Sydney, Australia
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149 reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I brought the wife for lunch to a place I take clients to. Service was the usual good level, salads were spot on and they were happy to make some nice fresh cooked chicken. Yummy

Thank aussiekiwi_boy
G D, Owner at The Moody Chef, responded to this review

Great to hear !! always welcome at The Moody Chef. thanks for taking the time to share your experience. Regards GD More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Atchison St | St. Leonard's, St Leonards, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  St Leonards
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9438 4681
The Moody Chef was founded in Oct 2004, our organic growth has allowed us to maintain our core strengths which are consistency, innovation and a constant desire for excellence. We're proud that every one of our stores is unique, specifically opened with a different proposition and customer craving in mind. Whichever store you visit, you'll always get daily fresh ingredients and beautifully prepared food & beverage - prepared with absolute passion. All Welcome!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?