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Black Star Pastry

277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9557 8656
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (87 reviews)
“pastry” (20 reviews)
“lamb pie” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

I stopped for coffee a couple of times recently, after not having been here for about three years. While the bread and cakes are just as good, the quality of the coffee and the service have dropped from their previous very high quality. And there...More

Thank Glenn L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The pies are simply delicious. Especially the lamb shank in red wine but the beef brisket is just as tasty the pastry crust is to die for. Follow that but the watermelon cake superb

Thank icburns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice cakes and pastries. Their strawberry watermelon cake is to die for. The queue is super long and the popular cakes gets sold fast! Be early

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is standard Black Star Pastry but GOSH! DO THEY HAVE TO LOSE MY ORDER EVERY TIME! So annoying! 100% strike out rate, I can't believe this can possibly happen with the so called modern technology in their ordering system. Quicker for me to make...More

Thank highxpectations
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

more of a takeaway due to small space but you can sip good quality coffee if you are in the area or need to wait for a train which is close by that is the spot I would recommend

Thank Simi N
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The lamb pie is a personal favourite, delicious pastry with a hint of sweetness. Mouth watering slow cooked lamb.. really worthwhile.. sure it costs more than your standard 7/11 pie, but this thing is carefully crafted and designed to explode on your tastebuds.. but yeah,...More

Thank Julian H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

so much great food coming out of such a small space! great cakes, pastries, sandwiches & coffee! one word - YUM! this neighborhood gem is a definite MUST VISIT.

Thank Hchez
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This tiny little shop has some of the most delicious pastries imaginable. These delectable cakes and slices will appease the most demanding. Unusual flavour combinations make these sweet treats an absolute delight! What to choose?

Thank DaphneTraveler
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Always try to drop in for a quick snack, coffee or cake as I am always happy with the quality! The service may be a little slow as it is usually busy but well worth it

Thank Mario B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We tried their signature strawberry and watermelon cake and the lemon pistachio zen cake. Both were good. The strawberry and watermelon cake tasted light and flowery to the palette. My friend preferred the lemon pistachio zen cake. Queue at the Kinokuniya branch is long and...More

Thank Cyrusho
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theatres to the
neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9557 8656
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