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Single O

#107 of 4,555 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Surry Hills
Cafe, Australian
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60-64 Reservoir, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9211 0665
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 16:00
Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I tracked down SOR as I'm always on the lookout for the best coffee while exploring a new city. This did not disappoint. Single Origin Roasters is a tiny kiosk in the middle of the Central Business District. Although the storefront is tiny, they had tastefully decorated it with beautiful art work, and set up a couple of nice counters... More 

Thank Sharimck
Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Coffee is particularly good and the food is pretty special too. The bacon roll is amazing. Loads of bacon, great mayo, fried egg. Perfect start to the day.

Thank nccc1
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Good cafe for a small snack with tea or coffee. Best recommendation is the Banana Bread, which was really yummmmy. Special coffee is available as well.

Thank ar_alhosani
hong kong
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great coffee, friendly staff and the food menu is good quality but somewhat limited in range.... but it is all about the coffee and these guys really know how to make an excellent coffee.

Thank durq
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Breakfast was fresh and tasty. Coffee was excellent, clearly has a following as the line up for the side coffee shop was constant. Easy to get a table and reasonably priced.

Thank Evie_5082
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered the breakie boxes which were great. Especially loved Monsieur Croque which was toasted sandwiches with ham and cheese!

Thank Allison K
Broome, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Only small with limited seating especially on a cold and wet day. I had a macchiato (small dollop of milk) with the single origin of the week and the flavour was superb and they had the temperature right (hot enough). The food, a mother ship bowl, was plenty big enough and very tasty.

Thank joninbroome
Canberra, Australia
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

One of my go-to places for a quick coffee on work trips if I hop off at Central Station for work; the take-away bar separate to the main shop - in what was probably once the front window of an air-compressor supplier - has an inner-city industrial edginess about it; and a clear following of loyal caffeine addicts lining up... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Few places make me impressed when it comes to coffee shops and this seems to have been an extraordinary place. The location is a bit hard to get to from the Sydney CBD area, but worth the visit - took me 30 mins walk from the central CBD area. I think overall the coffee was very good and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

If you want a healthy brekki and don't want to comprise the flavor . That's the right place The Mothership bow is the best healthy breakfast now I've ever had. Perfect cooked egg ( I'm very picky on eggs) but the eggs are well fried made to order, and clean and well presented) the avo is great and generous Great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60-64 Reservoir, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 0665
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm, Sat 7:30am-3pm We are a Sydney-based roaster and have a cafe in Surry Hills that some lovely folks have gone so far as to call 'legendary'. Our coffee is responsibly sourced and for the most part responsibly consumed. We are driven. Which could have something to do with the amount of coffee we consume. We aim to inspire coffee passion and exploration, to raise the bar and have customers who don't mind that we're a touch nuts. Our quality standards are uncompromising. For all our joking around, we take the coffee, food and service seriously.

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