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Cafe Sydney

Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9251 8683
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A group of us visited Cafe Sydney to celebrate my wife’s birthday and we weren’t disappointed. I emailed in advance of our booking asking if we could have a balcony table and were sat right at the front overlooking the harbour. Our party all had...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a group meal for a special occasion at Cafe Sydney and it was beyond amazing. Service was professional, prompt and friendly and the atmosphere was wonderful. It is a very busy place but that added to the vibe. Unbeatable views of the Harbour...More

1  Thank Kelli_jayne
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They prefer you to book but being a solo diner I took the chance. They were very accommodating and positioned my near the window providing a great view of the bridge and harbour. Food was very good, beefsteak was my choice and didn't disappoint. Service...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a special place to go for dinner with beautiful views over the harbour, look no further. Food is always great, service is first rate and the CS espresso martini is an interesting twist on a classic.

Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dinner was delicious with staff professional, personable and efficient. Ambient noise was acceptable. My only beef was being asked to leave or go to the bar as there was someone waiting for the table at 8:30pm. I was told that we would need to be...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there to celebrate a few things including my husband's birthday. The very friendly staff decorated the dessert we ordered with 'Happy Birthday" on it and brought it to the table with a candle. Twilight views of the bridge were beautiful. It could be...More

Thank cassini2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've dined numerous times and are generally happy with all that Cafe Sydney has to offer in terms of food, wine list, service and location except ........ yesterday the service was negligent, almost as though we were invisible. Asking for sparkling mineral water and tap...More

2  Thank ontheroadsince73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gorgeous place to hold a 50th birthday party overlooking the beautiful Sydney harbour from atop of customs house!!! The service was exceptional and the food and cocktails lovely!! A fabulous night out!!!

Thank JaniceJohnston
Reviewed 1 week ago

A special night out was most enjoyable, service attentive but not overbearing, drinks arrived as requested in an orderly manner. The meal was most enjoyable and well rated by all at our table. The desserts were well consumed and savoured. Would we go back again....YES...More

Thank Hoppydm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried our luck and rang Cafe Sydney late in the afternoon for that night. Somehow there was seating available for my wife and I. We sat outside on the balcony. A little wind but they had loads of blankets and heaters if people wanted. Being...More

Thank Armsie78
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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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Nikki D
26 July 2017|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
if you want a table outside on the wall with the view I'd book NOW to ensure you get it :)
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JOANNE G
27 August 2016|
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Response from Roswyn S | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9251 8683
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