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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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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Huntley St | Building 7A, Alexandria, Sydney, New South Wales 2015, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a train and then walked quite a bit to reach this place, and it was completely worth it. I would highly recommend this place for its ambience, Instagram shots, friendly service and good coffee. Do not miss this garden + cafe if you...More

Thank Sanyukta
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to The Potting Shed with friends on a cold and rainy evening. They did a great job with keeping us all cozy and warm! There's just so much to look at, the whole place is fascinating. Staff was friendly and the food tasty.

Thank martina6480
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a great place don’t get me wrong.. but lining up for 20 minutes outside when Alexandria has a mountain of other options doesn’t seem like the smart thing to do. Still... bacon and egg rolls aren’t bad though expensive

Thank tt-elite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to visit. So much to see and taste. 1st visit but would love to go back and try every place Great vibe. Clever. Loved it. We ate at The Potting shed. Great food and excellent service

Thank Cairy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place because we had some time to spare and wanted a place to hang out. Brilliant atmosphere with loads of people come as the day progresses. Would advise people to go a bit late as it has a nice vibe when people...More

Thank Nishantha P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place with a few things to see and do. Went there for breakfast on a weekday, it was busy but we go straight in. Coffee was good, service was good, food was OK. If you are looking for a unique foodie experience I would...More

Thank Dean K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch there. It was good and nice. I really miss you Becon ( cute sleepy pig ). You may expect for long queue so please get your queue first then walk around the area killing time

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok where do I start... if you go to the Grounds you are in for such a stylish treat, it is by far the most beautiful setting for a cafe restaurant bar coffee I was blown away by just how stunningly pretty and very styled...More

Thank RachaelRobbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

gorgeous environs...hanging gardens...greenery and flowers...dappled sunlight : but forget the food at The Potting Shed the al la carte restaurant. Sounded good in the descriptors but really crap in reality We had: -garlic bread and pickled root veges and olives - the best thing we...More

Thank lesley n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally blown away with how amazi by his place is with multle options to eat at and mar,at stalls. Amazing gardens and buildings. Great food. Must see venue. Ensure you allow time to explore. Great place for birthday lunch

Thank diannehamer
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Chiffonie W
May 6, 2018|
Response from FordPrefectII |
It's possible to bring luggage through but not advisable or ideal.
Chiffonie W
May 6, 2018|
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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
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Charlotte M | 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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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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