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MCA Cafe

) #350 of 4,778 Restaurants in Sydney $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9245 2461
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  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brochette” (2 reviews)
“hot chips” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little surprise. Walked through the museum and made our way upstairs to have a little drink at the cafe but when we saw the vista and open air dining, we decided to sit down and eat. A nice selection of food and drinks...More

Thank fishinwater
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Hi fishinwater, thank you for your kind words. look forward to seeing you back again here at MCA Cafe.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden away on the fourth floor of the art gallery building in George st, friends and I have been here three times now, and each time found the food amazing - really innovative and tasty, and the service excellent. Today was no exception. Within five...More

Thank BruceFarquhar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to sit in the sun and sip coffee looking out over the harbour/bay. The cafe has a range of food which looks enticing. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Marzena K
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Hi Marzena K, we appreciate you taking the time to give us some feedback. we look forward to seeing you back again here at MCA Cafe.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Fantastic views. A great menu. Sadly servers are not accommodating or friendly and this place should look to hire much more professional staff as they ruin the experience.

Thank 0-Chandler-0
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I called in here for afternoon coffee and cake. The Chocolate and Hazelnut cake (GF) was delicious, but the coffee was slow to arrive and tasted a bit burnt (maybe Sydneysiders like their coffee burnt - I noticed this as a trend during my visit).

Thank K0neW0ne
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Sit in the sun or shade and look out across Circular Quay towards Sydney Opera House. At $4 a cup and free wifi the MCA cafe is a very stylish place to catch up on emails. The cakes look good too although the baklava could...More

Thank Liz N
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely views and really nice food. An unexpected pleasure on the spur of the moment. Also had a delightful Pimms. School holidays so lots of kids. All on the phones!😄

Thank InglewoodMum
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The view fourth floor up in the lift is excellent the food mediocre the coffee the same. The carpet absolutely filthy staff do u want inside or out that was it. Would return for the view which by the way you can do for free...More

Thank TasmaniaLovesydney
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The perfect spot to view the vivid light with a delicious meal! A bit expensive but you are paying for the beautiful view as well

Thank madsthompson121
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The MCA does much to promote the arts However they lack in promoting the art of hospitality and good food at their cafe Albeit it is run by the 3rd party, it's just another let's do what we can for the least amount of money...More

Thank FoodSnob4EVER
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21 March 2016|
Response from FreshCatering | Property representative |
Hi, no, you don't need to have a ticket to the museum to come to the MCA Cafe. We are on level 4 of the museum and are open from 10am - 4pm Monday to Sunday. Thursday nights we are open until 9pm. Hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9245 2461
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