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Two Good Eggs Café, Surry Hills – Rating: 22/25

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With a distinct lack of CBD cafés among my reviews, I’m always happy to add one to the list!  Two Good Eggs first opened in 2005 before it was purchased by the current owners Andrew Menczel & Laci Csobonyei.  The name … Continue reading

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Eden Café, St Ives – Rating: 14/25

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Nestled among a small collection of shops and restaurants on Mona Vale Road, Eden Café is the recipient of a lot of positive comments and reviews so when I was on my way north, I stopped in to see what … Continue reading

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Penny Whistlers, Kiama – Rating: 16.5/25

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You won’t find a café in the area of Kiama with a view that’s as glorious as Penny Whistlers.  It looks out towards a green park and beyond that is a panoramic view of the bay and lighthouse.  There are … Continue reading

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Flour Water Salt, Kiama – Rating: 19/25

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  Just round the corner from the main beachfront street of Kiama, you’ll find Flour Water Salt, one of three cafés in central/southern New South Wales that bake their own organic bread and pastries.  They also offer breakfast, lunch and … Continue reading

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Reuben Hills, Surry Hills – Rating: 22/25 (re-review 2)

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It’s four years after my initial reviews of Reuben Hills (review 1 and review 2).  With a friend visiting from Brisbane and with my fond memories of this café, I figured it was as good a spot as any to show … Continue reading

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Ampersand Café & Bookstore, Paddington – Rating: 11/25

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The things we do for our pets.  Like sit outside on one of the coldest days of the year so far!  The tall gas heaters at Ampersand Café & Bookstore were a welcome sight then.  We did receive an eye roll … Continue reading

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Three Rosettas Espresso Bar & Cafe, Drummoyne – Rating: 18/25

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On a Saturday, Lyons Road can get exceptionally busy so I was very pleased when I stumbled upon Three Rosettas.  There’s a welcoming vibe within and the tables through the rear are bathed in morning sunlight making them perfect for winter. … Continue reading

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Café Ism, Newtown – Rating: 18/25

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Ten years and going strong, Café Ism resides in one of the quieter streets of Newtown, away from the bustle of King Street.  The sunny corner spot is a haven for those looking for a café with that friendly ‘local’ vibe. … Continue reading

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Ashcrofts Bistro, Blackheath – Rating: 21/25

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Blackheath serves as a refuge for hungry drivers on their way far west of Sydney as well as a destination for most tourists intent on exploring the best that the Blue Mountains has to offer.  One of the many cafés … Continue reading

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Café Morso, Pyrmont – Rating: 23.5/25 (re-review 3)

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After countless visits and numerous reviews (1, 2, 3, 4), I’m back again at one of my favourite spots.  Café Morso’s polished menu and second-to-none kitchen has impressed again.  Most things that need to be said have been covered before so I’ll … Continue reading

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Fleetwood Macchiato, Erskineville – Rating: 18.5/25 (re-review)

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Previously reviewed in 2013, Fleetwood Macchiato has kept its charm and friendly service while updating the menu in a way that only they could.  They have expanded the amount of baked goods that they supply as well.  One only has … Continue reading

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Burnt Orange, Mosman – Rating: 20.5/25

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Deep within Mosman’s suburban streets and surrounded by natural bush is a café that has eluded my reviews for a long time.  Burnt Orange opened six years ago with the concept of a café and restaurant that feels like an … Continue reading

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Four Ate Five, Surry Hills – Rating: 22/25 (re-review 2)

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I’m back at one of my favourite cafés so I’ll keep this brief!  I’ve reviewed Four Ate Five twice before (and visited many more times).  I’m happy to report that it remains as popular as ever and it’s still one of the … Continue reading

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Social Brew, Pyrmont – Rating: 19.5/25

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When a café changes owners, name and identity, it can be a tough job to build a reputation and customer base.  Judging by the swarm of customers that I watched gather by mid-morning on a Sunday, Social Brew has managed to … Continue reading

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Café Oratnek – Rating: 18.5/25

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Long time readers will remember my fondness for The Fern as well as its spectacular fall from grace when it changed owners.  It should be no surprise then that The Fern is no more.  Café Oratnek has taken its place and with … Continue reading

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Wildpear Café, Dural – Rating: 17.5/25

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After hearing so many positive reports about Wildpear Café, I figured it was high time that I paid it a visit.  I know that Dural isn’t far from the CBD but relative to the majority of the other cafés that I review, … Continue reading

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Besser, Surry Hills – Rating: 20/25

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Besser could be considered as the offspring of Sydney Italian dining institution A Tavola.  In April of this year, Ennio Di Marco, Eugenio Maiale, Sandro Di Marino and Luke Randall opened the new spot on the dining street that everyone knows, Crown. … Continue reading

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Smalltown, Avalon – Rating: 19/25

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Avalon certainly has that coastal (small)town feeling.  Your worries will melt away as you walk through the beach-adjacent streets and browse the gift shops.  I paid the area a visit because smalltown has been making waves on the Northern Beaches scene … Continue reading

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Wild Basket, Neutral Bay – Rating: 16/25

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Wild Basket has a great location; bright but not overly sunny, easy to find but the road isn’t too busy.  You’ll need to hit up the counter to order and pay.  Having said that I would have expected to see … Continue reading