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Rising Sun Workshop

Newtown NSW 2042 1C Whateley St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“ramen” (21 reviews)
“banh mi” (3 reviews)
“katsu” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Newtown NSW 2042 1C Whateley St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Travel 28km and yes traffic was heavy bfast from 8-12 arrived 10.45 and the dish I was wanting breakfast Bangkok sorry sold out, oh ok can I have egg and bacon roll scrambled sorry no we can do scrambled kitchen not set up that way...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very rare to find a vege ramen on the menu, but you can find it here! And it's oishii!! Sake soaked shiitake mushrooms, at least that's what it tastes like. This is incredible. One of the best foods I've ever eaten. Great atmosphere with lovely...More

Thank daniel b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here for both dinner and breakfast and both are great experiences. Definitely one of if. It the best breakfast in Sydney at the moment. Breakfast ramen, prison bento and pork and rice cake are all worth trying.

Thank Warwick H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing airy warehouse space with super friendly smiling staff and a small, simple Japanese menu with better than average ramen and some excellent small dishes to share. Sit downstairs and watch the mechanics tinker with vintage bikes while you slurp in your ramen. This trip...More

Thank FamilyofthreeSydney
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Evrytime I come back the ramen is better..... A hot bowl of soup on a brisk winters day make you day.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The ramen was so good, paired with the gyoza, and the porky katsu burger. Service was friendly and great, will definitely return

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Ramen is out of this world good. Coffee is great. Staff are friendly. Good vibes. Always leave feeling super satisfied!

Thank samwhick
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It's a motorbike workshop and a Japanese restaurant.... strange but true !! Down a side street in Newtown and up some stairs, you enter a delicious world of food. The ramen is outstanding but there are heaps of other interesting dishes to choose from. The...More

Thank venetianadmirer
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Excellent Japanese twist on breakfast=t. I had the breakfast ramen which was excellent. Others had a Japanese twist on avocado on toast- also excellent. Great atmosphere and make sure you book. Not too crowded but full

Thank swamprat96
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting set up with in house bike repair shop. Coffee is good and breakfast menu was interesting. The Bangkok eggs were very tasty and the prison bento box contained lots of fresh flavours. Enjoyable brunch, albeit a little on the pricey side. Staff are friendly...More

Thank RaCaJo
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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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newtown NSW 2042 1C Whateley St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: 6195503891
  • E-mail
Rising Sun's cafe is a community driven hub for locals & visitors alike. Yes our cafe & workshop share space, but more important are the views we share - that if we can make it ourselves, we will. that traditions guide but do not rule. Rising Sun Workshop does not support factory farming, what we buy in we buy local, from roasters, smokers, brewers, growers, winemakers & distillers who share our philosophies - our mates. We're here for your crazy & not so crazy dietaries, not all things are possible but with a little notice they might be. You are an honoured guest, welcome to our home.
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