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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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Room 10, Potts Point – Rating: 19/25

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We’re back in Llankelly Place and we’re eating where the locals eat (I know this because I was surrounded by people advising what I should try next).  We’re also lining up where the locals line up because on weekends that’s most likely … Continue reading

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Lemon Rind Café, Drummoyne – Rating: 18.5/25 (re-review)

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This review is slightly unfair in that it was conducted during the Christmas to New Year week which is traditionally a shut-down period for a lot of cafés.  Over the last two years though, I’ve noticed that my belief that breakfast … Continue reading

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Daisy’s Milkbar, Petersham – Rating: 16.5/25

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Welcome to the world of milkshakes, booth seating, burgers and banana splits. Daisy’s Milkbar definitely has a menu that represents the classic milkbar very well.  It throws everything at you that you’d expect and then some! While seating, outside is minimal, … Continue reading

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Bar Contessa, Balmain – Rating: 22.5/25 (re-review)

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Yes yes, it’s a re-review of a café that I only visited a few weeks ago.  So sue me.  It’s just that good.  So I went back.  You should too. Let’s jump right in!  Coffees ($3.50) were outstanding once again … Continue reading

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Yellow, Potts Point – Rating: 19.5/25 (re-review)

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The last time I reviewed this location, it was named Yellow Bistro.  People came in droves to experience Lorraine Godsmark’s dessert perfection but when she moved on, Brass moved in.  Its stay was short-lived and almost a year ago,  yet still with some … Continue reading

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The Incinerator, Willoughby – Rating: 17.5/25

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I’m sure all of the fire-related jokes have been done with regards to The Incinerator in Willoughby so I won’t offer any clever puns here!  This formidable-looking, spiked building has been overhauled into a café above while an art gallery … Continue reading

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Lemon Rind Café, Drummoyne – Rating: 18.5/25

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Word of mouth can be a powerful thing.  A friend told a fried who told me about Lemon Rind Café in Drummoyne and so it was that SoS decided to pay this fairly young establishment a visit. Hidden in the … Continue reading

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Four Ate Five, Surry Hills – Rating: 23/25 (re-review)

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 I last reviewed Four Ate Five almost four years ago and I’ve been aching to return.  Our timing was impeccable this morning.  Arriving just before 10am to a full house, my name was the first on the list.  This was a good thing … 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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The Chalkboard Café, Waterloo – Rating: 21/25

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The Chalkboard Café is fairly new on the block but a burgeoning customer base and food-centric event nights mean that it won’t be going anywhere soon.  It’s becoming more and more common to find not just cafés that serve breakfast, … 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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Flour and Stone, Woolloomooloo – Rating: 17.5/25

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This non-descript building used to be the location of Sweet Infinity Bakery but is now home to Flour and Stone, the shopfront of Cookie Couture and the product of baker Nadine Ingram.  There is neither outdoor seating nor much signage to … Continue reading

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The Wolf and Honeybee, Newtown – Rating: 17/25

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The Wolf & Honeybee is a newcomer to the Sydney café scene.  They have retained the previous “milk bar” signage but have transformed the interior into a clean dining area with a retro influence.  They are currently seeking artists’ submissions … Continue reading

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Gallery Café, Annandale – Rating: 15/25

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Gallery Café is a spacious establishment stretching to the very end of the building it inhabits with comfortable seating throughout.  Outside tables at the front are limited and there is also seating for the numerous people lining up for the … Continue reading

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Labancz Patisserie, Rozelle – Rating: 18.5/25

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We’re subscribed to Labancz’s Facebook page and have been receiving photo updates of sumptuous looking pastries and hot cross buns.  Today we decide it’s time to visit in person and sink our teeth into some freshly baked treats. The café has … Continue reading

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Toby’s Estate Café, Woolloomooloo – Rating: 15/25

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This Wolloomooloo location plays host to a Toby’s Estate Espresso School as well as a café.  Never short of customers in search of a a good cup of coffee we figured this was a must-visit on our Sydney café endeavours. … Continue reading

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Giotto Art Café, Darlinghurst – Rating: 20.5/25

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The restaurant section of Stanley Street, Darlinghurst has a broad mix of establishments including Argentinian, Mexican, Thai and Japanese.  There is also a collection of Italian cafés and restaurants that, if Giotto is anything to go by, do superb justice … Continue reading

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White Rabbit Gallery and Tea House – Rating: 20/25

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The White Rabbit Gallery is hidden in the back streets of Chippendale.  It houses an impressive range of modern Chinese art (post 2000) with exhibitions changing regularly.  The building itself is a stunning example of modern architecture stunning and entices you inside. … Continue reading