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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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Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for my wife’s 30th birthday. Lucky enough to score a view of the Harbour bridge and opera house. Service was impeccable and the food sensational. Finished with a Cocktail in the balcony at sunset.

Thank Luke H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked a table on the terrace, bit cloudy at first so the roof canopies were down, but out came the sun, up went the canopies , and waiters appeared bearing suncream and hats..... We were a party of 6, service was great, food was top...More

Thank KJHlincs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a delightful time on the balcony overlooking circular quay and the cruise ship terminal. The meal was superb, the staff amazing and the atmosphere was great. We had a birthday in our group and the staff even went to the Trouble to create...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dined here following a recommendation. We had to book 6 weeks in advance and it was worth it. The views were lovely but the food was absolutely delicious. A meal to remember. The staff were very friendly, polite and helpful. This is a must visit...More

Thank nikkihind24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for 6. Got there a little (15min) late and were reminded of the fact :( . Still we got a lovely table with incredible views of the harbor. Service was good as was the food, but for the money you pay - I think...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a spontaneous anniversary celebration and a personal recommendation that took us to Cafe Sydney. We hadn't booked and although it was early on a Wednesday night it was quite crowded and consequently we were prepared to be turned away but not to be...More

Thank sharalli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner overlooking the harbour. The chilled bugs were excellent, as were our desserts. The mains were good too, our server was attentive as were all the staff. Highly recommended. The harbour early evening into nighttime is spectacular.

Thank AUKTourist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expected a bit more for the price, both in terms of volume and quality. Was still a bit hungry on my way out, with a $50+ bill per person. Food quite good restaurant quality, but not special and easily forgettable. Views are great of course....More

Thank sashkello
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant doesn't only show off Sydney Harbour at its best, but it offers very good food and excellent service. I can always recommend the daily specials on seafood, the indian flavoured salmon, the barramundi and the rogan josh lamb were all excellent - but...More

Thank Mpk1970
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a cafe. It is very classy and not to be missed if you are in Sydney. Amazing view, really nice food, way cool atmosphere....day or night, although at night it is rather special.

Thank Shunternz
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 :)
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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