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The Grounds of Alexandria

2 Huntley St | Building 7A, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales 2015, Australia
+61 2 9699 2225
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Huntley St | Building 7A, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales 2015, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited the Grounds a couple of months ago for lunch and had a rather poor experience....poor enough to write a critical review. The manager,Alex, contacted me with the sole purpose of ‘Making it right’. Earlier today I revisited for breakfast at their behest. I’m...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Giana888
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the grounds of Alexandria on Tuesday 11.12.18. It was incredibly busy with the Christmas installations which did make it hard to get around. We were there at about 11:30am. We ate in the cafe that joins the bakery. We did have to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is a food lovers paradise,fresh fresh fresh produce.The little carts all around the grounds,frsh fruits,juices,friands,jam balls.Not to mention the deli/bakery,the artisan breads are divine.Lots of different choices to sit in and dine.Good for kids,some animals about.The florist shop is beautifully designed the colours...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank louant50
Reviewed 5 days ago

The service was really so-so as it was very crowded and full of visitors. We dined at one of the cafes but it was very very crowded with tables and peoples. There was long queue outside the restroom which had 2 compartments only. It was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 135dl2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were told we could sit in the main garden but we needed to order in another area. I ordered two coffees in that other area standing 30 minutes waiting while my husband and my baby were suddenly told to get away from main garden...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Janina J
THE_GROUNDS, Guest Relations Manager at The Grounds of Alexandria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey Janina, Thank you for your review. I'm so sorry that you weren't able to enjoy our garden and that you're coffees took so long to be made! We take great pride in our service, and this definitely doesn't live up to our high standards....More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I come to the grounds everytime I visit Sydney! This was my boyfriends first trip and he loved it so much we went back 2 days in a row! The food is always amazing and comes out in under 10 minutes. The crowds are a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JessicaM10487
THE_GROUNDS, Guest Relations Manager at The Grounds of Alexandria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

WOW! Thank you so much for this incredible review Jessica! We absolutely love feedback like this and amazing customers like you! We are so glad you appreciate the energy that the crowds bring - we think it adds to the experience as well! I passed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was so crowded that it was not possible even to walk around, not talking about trying to order food or drink. We will never return there again.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank oritv2015
THE_GROUNDS, Guest Relations Manager at The Grounds of Alexandria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey there, I'm so sorry you had such a negative experience when you visited us! We have been overwhelmed by the response to our Christmas installations, and as a result, have been significantly busier than expected. We are currently implementing processes in order to manage...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your friends ever suggest going to the Grounds on Saturday then you know they have never been there. I've been going there for years and agree that it's a good set up overall and the restaurants served quality food (haven't had good experience with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Emehh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grounds at Alexandria is a superb spot as far as presentation goes. It is a very nice area to walk around and it has been well designed. There are lots of interesting food carts, a pizza bar, coffee shop, upmarket restaurant, great flower shop,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jonathan M
THE_GROUNDS, Guest Relations Manager at The Grounds of Alexandria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Jonathan, Thank you so much for your review. I'm so glad you loved the presentation and decor of the Grounds - we put a lot of effort into our space, so we really appreciate such positive comments. I'm so sorry to hear that the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are absolutely beautiful. I just wish that there weren’t so many people trampling over each other. I would have loved for there to be a section for the selfie takers to have their million photos and not hold up people trying to get...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TinaHarris78
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ChiffonieW
May 6, 2018|
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Response from FordPrefectII |
It's possible to bring luggage through but not advisable or ideal.
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Response from Rachel V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, its actually a compound of small shops and restaurant with a mini zoo where you'll fond the infamous house pig Kevin Bacon!. There are several restaurants where you can either sit inside or dine/drink al fresco. Straight... More
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Response from 785charlottem | Reviewed this property |
We booked online before we went for breakfast (you can book on opentable) and it was really busy. People were being turned away so I’d recommend booking in advance!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Huntley St | Building 7A, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales 2015, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9699 2225
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Description
Located in a former industrial precinct from the 1920s, The Grounds of Alexandria is a landmark coffee roastery, cafe and kitchen garden known for its abundance of fresh produce and hands-on experiences.
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