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Dymocks Cafe

) #44 of 177 Coffee & Tea in Sydney #887 of 5,051 Places to Eat in Sydney $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
Mezzanine Level | 428 George St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9233 7260
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“book lovers” (4 reviews)
“love books” (2 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mezzanine Level | 428 George St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is simple customer service that if you forget an order and need to be reminded of it then you own up to the mistake.Just a coffee but it is extremely awkward while one person sits there finishing their drink while the other person waits....More

Thank billy t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place as I love my books. It has nice atmosphere. Food is nice, too. It is my place of choice to catch up with people for lunch or coffee.

Thank Outi B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The perfect cafe to enjoy great food sitting in quiet booths to catch up with friends over coffee or a meal. The menu is vast with a either snacks or more substantial meals with excellent service. Booths sit 4 comfortably and there are also corner...More

Thank SydneyJedda
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We find the bookstore ambience very appealing and we were pleased to get seats on a busy Sunday. The cafe seems to have expanded since our last visit. Service can be unpredictable but we were well looked after and did not wait long for our...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My friends and I would often visit this cafe as we all worked on a cruise ship and found it quite nice for free wifi. The location is beautiful-- above a beautiful book store and set out nicely so you can people watch while eating....More

1  Thank Kelly Ann S
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered the pulled beef on potato for $19 and it was terrible! Definitely not pulled beef - instead it was basically a few chunks of cork on a few cubes of boiled potato. I didn't eat it, it was that bad. Waitresses passed our...More

Thank Aussie_Travel_Writer
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Fantastic cafe right in the middle of the most incredible and largest bookstore that I have ever experienced. Nice to be able to check out a few books while relaxing for a coffee

Thank Margorocks
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were here as part of our walkabout in the city and it was very crowded as it was just 2 days leading up to Christmas and many people were doing their final shopping. We were book lovers and liked the place as it has...More

Thank ZfyEd
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I seem to be in the minority that finds their coffee to be less than palatable. But, I like the atmosphere and the service is good. Sadly my favourite Caesar Salad has been replaced by something similar but smaller in portion size (same price) and...More

Thank Rosli
Reviewed 18 December 2016

What a gem of a place ... quiet and comfortable ... just right for a business development meeting. The service was perfect and unintrusive and the coffee was good too. I will be back ... thanks to my prospect's introduction!

Thank John G
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:45
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mezzanine Level | 428 George St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9233 7260
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