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Fountain Cafe

#2,088 of 4,984 Restaurants in Sydney
$$ - $$$Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
18 Darlinghurst Rd., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9331 6000
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
2 Apr 2018
18 Feb 2018
“Great to watch the passing parade”
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 Darlinghurst Rd., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Food was very nice. Wait staff where very good. It is a great place to watch the world go by. Certainly a nice spot by the fountain.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Was after breakfast after being at the nearby market shopping. Breakfast was certainly plentiful with a bit of imagination thrown in for good measure. Coffee was also good and water offered. Everyone outside watching the passing foot traffic really good entertainment. Not too expensive either...More

Thank TasmaniaLovesydney
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The view of the people in the street, the El Alamein fountain and the bohemian colour of “the Cross”, is great. One can sit under the brollys, vino in hand, and feel a part of it all as the Sacred Ibis pick at the things...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

6 of us went for breakfast. The restauraunt was very busy. The staff were rushed off their feet. Regardless, all the staff were friendly and made sure we were all happy with our meal. Staff took the time to wish us happy new year A...More

Thank elaine d
Reviewed December 15, 2017

This café has finally reopened. It doesn't usually serve meals. Very pleasant atmosphere though where you can meet up for a coffee, tea or light snack. No rush to vacate your table. Tables nicely spread out & near Kings Cross Police Station.

Thank jOnathOn49_19
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Seating either indoors or out; this cafe was packed on a Saturday for brunch/lunch with a really super menu to cater to just about everyone. It is licensed for those who are ready for a tipple with their meal. It seemed to cater for all...More

1  Thank LisaGordonSimons
Reviewed July 8, 2014

there were such a nice memory back in the past 2 decades, i used to work as a cook on day shifts 10 hrs. a day & six days a week in the kitchen... Mr. Michael & Mrs. Joan both were kind & grateful bosses...More

1  Thank O Y
Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Staffs are friendly, foods taste great. The setting is cozy and comfortable, offers both indoor seats and outdoor. Great place for lunch or afternoon teas.

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed September 29, 2013

I was a regular customer , I loved coming here and enjoy my food and drinks and have a chat with staff , I could see the place going good but ever since Ramy has been gone the staff are terrible and no sense of...More

Thank Stacymacy78
Reviewed September 8, 2013

We have had many breakfasts in this restaurant as it was 1 minute walkaway from the place we used to stay. Service and food both are great. They have a very good outdoor area where you can see the fountain.

Thank Krisyd
Kings Cross
Changing liquor laws are remodeling "The Cross,"
Sydney's red light district. These new rules have
encouraged trendy cafes and boutiques to pop-up in the
area, as well as organic markets on Saturdays. The
area's nightclubs are still popular with youngsters,
however, who will dance to the early morning hours on
weekend nights. There are plenty of artifacts from
Kings Cross' shady past when gangsters and liquor
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Darlinghurst Rd., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Kings Cross
  • Neighbourhood: Kings Cross
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9331 6000
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