Another “deli cafe”! A conincidence we promise! This family run café is a popular spot for locals. All of the breakfast dishes on offer were quite basic and reasonably priced. The atmosphere is calm and subdued – the patrons seem to be a quiet crowd. The wait staff were friendly yet seemed unsure of who ordered what and which table it should be taken to.
The Fruit Whip ($4.90) was almost all made of berries, tasting very similar to a raspberry compote. It was obviously thinner though, chilled and full of flavour.
The skim cappuccino ($3) was average. This didn’t say much for the Grinders blend of coffee and the freshness of the beans left something to be desired.
The scrambled eggs on toast ($6) with bacon ($?) was a simple dish presented simply. The ingredients were all cooked well and delivered what one would expect from such a dish. The eggs, thankfully, were fluffy and… eggy 🙂 Unfortunately there isn’t much more we can say.
The croissant with Hanks Jam ($4) looked unappetising as it was served flattened by the grill yet the pastry was surprisingly crunchy and tasted buttery.
Overall, the Glebe Deli Café was a good value, local experience. Compared to our recent exploits the dishes lacked flair but it would make for a welcoming quick stop for cakes, pastries, pies or a salad for lunch.
At the risk of sounding like snobs, when will cafes become smoke free inside and out? Outdoor dining in Sydney is a pleasure, except when the person next to you blows their second hand smoke over your coffee and eggs. If I wanted a side of nicotine I would’ve asked for it.
Overall Rating: 13/25
Phone: 9566 4219
Address: 339 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe, 2037
Payment Options: CC, EFTPOS, cash