Category Archives: Sydney – North Shore

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Jagos On Miller, North Sydney – Rating: 17/25

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Jagos On Miller benefits from being situated in North Sydney but away from the busy business centre.  This means that in a suburb where the only cafés try to hustle you onwards as quickly as possible, you can indulge in a … Continue reading

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Cinque Cucina e Caffé, Mona Vale – Rating: 19.5/25

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The beachfront breeze, smiling faces and gorgeous coffee with a proud Italian base.  Cinque is seconds away from the beach which is perfect for a cup of quality takeaway coffee.  Or if you prefer to sit and relax, the establishment … Continue reading

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Ottimo Italian Kitchen, Hunters Hill – Rating: 17.5/25 (re-review)

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Thanks to it being conveniently located this morning, Ottimo receives a second look-in.  I last reviewed it in 2012.   They are very prepared for winter, with a warm interior as well as enclosed outdoor seating. One of the best … Continue reading

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Edison’s, Mona Vale – Rating: 20.5/25

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I recently had the pleasure of attending the opening night of Edison’s in Mona Vale.  Its arrival was heralded by unique, genius cocktails, friendly staff and a knack for producing delicious sliders and crab rolls in one of the smallest … Continue reading

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Dose, Willoughby – Rating: 19.5/25

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Dose – I love the name and I love that this humble café embodies the passion of baristas and coffee lovers alike.  Ristretto, espresso, chai, cold drip, they do it all and they do it well. The interior is tiny … Continue reading

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Tablespoon, Lindfield – Rating: 16.5/25

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I set out to visit Tablespoon with their pulled pork on my mind.  Having tried their sandwich featuring this ingredient, I was keen to savour it again but other menu items distracted me… Tablespoon is located in the car park … Continue reading

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Le Village, Hunters Hill – Rating: 15.5/25

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  Le Village could be seen as V2.0 of La Grande Bouffe which April and I have reviewed twice before (review 1, review 2) and enjoyed both visits.  While retaining that café, the owners have broadened their sights and brought … Continue reading

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H2O Café, Narrabeen – Rating: 22/25

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I could have picked a better day to visit a waterside café!  Through blustery wind and drenching rain, we huddled within the spacious, elegant interior glad to be inside.  Outdoor seating is available and this would certainly be a prime … Continue reading

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Sea Bar Café, Dee Why – Rating: 17/25 (re-review)

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We have been to Sea Bar before.  So why again when there are so many cafés along the strip?  Strolling along the Dee Why beach front, it just seems to have the right amount of customers (a lot meaning the … Continue reading

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The Boathouse, Palm Beach – Rating: 18.5/25

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I recently reviewed armchair collective in Mona Vale which makes for a great destination on a lazy Sunday but if you really want to make a day out of your drive north, why not try The Boathouse at Palm Beach. … Continue reading

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armchair collective, Mona Vale – Rating: 21/25

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After countless recommendations that I review armchair collective, the break in the rainy weather after Christmas was a sign that I should head up to the Northern beaches to see what the establishment had to offer. The place was a … Continue reading

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Ottimo Italian Kitchen, Hunters Hill – Rating: 16.5/25

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Ottimo Italian Kitchen has a great vibe.  It utilises the interior rooms and courtyard of a typical Hunters Hill mansion which is nestled amongst a handful of boutique stores that are perfect for perusing. The Italian waitstaff are plentiful and … Continue reading

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The Mews, Mosman – Rating: 19/25

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The pedestrian area of Myagah Road in Mosman has become a café haven.  I have previously visited Fourth Village Providore which scored very well but after a recommendation I though it was time to review The Mews. I arrived expecting … Continue reading

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Forsyth Café, Naremburn – Rating: 16/25

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Two quick reviews for you this weekend.  First up is Forsyth Café in Naremburn which is the shopfront for a multi award winning coffee and tea company.  The location is quite humble and retro while providing a massive variety of … Continue reading

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Botanica Garden Café, Waverton – Rating: 22/25

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What used to be a nursery opposite Waverton train station is now an incredibly relaxing, open plan café that took me completely by surprise.  As you walk in, you are greeted by the superb and funky colourful mural on the … Continue reading

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Fegos on Frenchs, Willoughby – Rating: 16.5/25

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Nestled in suburban Willoughby, Fegos on Frenchs offers hot breakfasts served quickly in a relaxed atmosphere.  It is a favourite amongst locals especially because it is pram and child friendly thanks to the spacious interior and collection of toys.  They … Continue reading

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bescetti, Cammeray – Rating: 19/25

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The battle of the Cammeray laneway continues!  A few weeks ago we reviewed The Laneway Café and now it’s bescetti’s turn.  Despite the former café being bathed in sunlight, we were determined to review somewhere new.  This was all for you, … Continue reading

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Sunrise Café, Warriewood – Rating: 18/25

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To do a sunny day like today justice, we just had to visit a beach café.  We’ve been to Warriewood before to review the SLSC Beach Café.  I had spotted Sunrise Café as we were leaving and added it to … Continue reading

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The Laneway Café, Cammeray – Rating: 16/25

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This small laneway in Cammeray between Miller Street and the Cammeray carpark plays host to three cafés all vying for attention.  But The Laneway Café was recommended to me so that’s where we went! The outdoor seating was thankfully bathed … Continue reading