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Jackies Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Italian
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122 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9380 9818
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The food is good and service is OK. I personally didn't like the menu as There is no price on the menu and it was a shock for me when I paid the bill.No choice splitting of Bill either. Cost me twice as much compared to other places. Overall very expensive and not my cup of tea.

Thank Swamy S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We attended Jackies with friends for breakfast. The food was average - nothing amazing. Our issues arose when they presented us with the bill... which included a "Saturday Surcharge" of $8!!! On what grounds can they justify such a surcharge?! I shudder to think what they do on public holidays... And they wouldn't allow us to split the bill...instead telling... More 

Thank Sheree H
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for coffee, lunch or a glass of wine in the afternoon. Brilliant staff who crest the buzz and make sure you enjoy yourselves. A good range of breakfast eggs and sushi and salads for lunch. A really nice place and one of the best coffees in paddington

Thank Mattmcgrath41
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Firstly great coffee, a must for breakfast. Bircher museli was fantastic, scrambled eggs and bacon was very good! Nice service and ambience, a lovely stop for breakfast.

Thank Brigid O
Lugarno, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I've been here several times now and the staff and attentive and friendly. Delicious chicken curry and the salads are quite spectacular. Wine a little pricey however a pleasant location with delicious food

Thank Irnbru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly staff, really nice food (especially the scrambled eggs) and a local footie star to boot. The fresh bottled smoothies & juices were very nice.

Thank John S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Wow what a great breakfast! Jackie's is just off Oxford street in Paddington, hidden amongst all the fab clothes shops. There is a lovely outdoor area but it was full on a cold Sydney Saturday morning so we headed inside which was still nice. I am tough on my breakfasts but this was the best one I have had in... More 

Thank BoutiqueAdventurer
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here twice now and both times I've left feeling a bit annoyed. The food is a little formulaic and thin on the ground. But the bigger problem is the staff who seem cold, unapproachable and indifferent to their customers. Get a grip people you're working in a service industry!!! Try smiling perhaps? Won't be coming here again.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped for tea and coffee and I had the blueberry and ricotta muffin which was absolutely gorgeous. Ask for it warmed up!

Thank charlienin
Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Jackie's cafe was one of my favourite cafes, but having returned there after some years I was really disappointed with the experience. The food is good, but overpriced, and service is good enough. But adding a weekend surcharge is an archaic practice that has been phased out a long time ago, given the numerous viable alternatives. Being told "we don't... More 

Thank ereview528

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cafe, Australian, Italian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Paddington
  • Neighbourhood: Paddington
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9380 9818

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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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Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.
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