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Black Star Pastry

#167 of 5,017 Places to Eat in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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277 Australia St, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9557 8656
07:00 - 17:00
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I must say, I've already had 4 cakes from black star this year to count. 3 occasions I bought for a bday, and one for my own birthday from a friend. My all time favourite is the watermelon cake, it's so fresh and I love how it's not so sweet. The presentation is almost luxurious and the taste is something... More 

Thank SaeN88
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing coffee and great selection of pastries. I went for the cinnamon pastry which was delicious. Relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Would recommend!

Thank Liv00
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a trip! It's delicious. It's quite unique even though I hv had watermelon all my life as a fruit.

Thank Florence C
Blacktown, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love cakes and black star provides one of the best freshly baked cakes i have ever had. 5 starts for you guys. Keep up the good work.

Thank Suimai
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cake, great coffee. We were served quickly and the staff were friendly. The strawberry and watermelon cake is as good as the other reviews say.

Thank Owen L
Singapore, Singapore
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195 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

It is hard to visualize how fresh and light the strawberry watermelon cake is at the Black Star Pastry. It is a visual treat to see the pretty facade, and sheer happiness to savour this cake. We visited the New Town outlet, but found that there was a branch in downtown George Street. Must try this cake if you are... More 

Thank PiggySue2014
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Watermelon cake is as good as people say. None of the other cakes are quite as good, but that's hard to beat. Vibe inside shop is cool whey yeah dude hey is that Lou Reed on the stereo and am I singing along as I make the coffee yeah maaaan it is. Pastries are - typically for hipster pastry -... More 

Thank mbvajl
Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

When we first stepped into the cafe it looks like any other cafes.Without fail,we ordered the strawberry Watermelon cake. It is fresh and light with the flavourful rose-scented cream and the light crunchy pistachios. The small block of juicy watermelon and the dried rose petals on the top also adds to its appeal. Also worth trying is their well known... More 

Thank erhu123
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Cute small cafe with yummy food. Our favourites the lamb pie and mushroom quiche & of course the watermelon cake, divine. Also love the lemon zen cake and caramel panacotta😋 cafe very close to train station. Highly recommend!

Thank justruss99
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Strawberry and watermelon cake. Such a weird combination but I love it! Totally tasty though little expensive compared to other cakes

Thank Minjoo K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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