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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%
Travellers talk about
“beef tenderloin” (47 reviews)
“oysters” (127 reviews)
“barramundi” (79 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

The view is amazing and we were lucky enough to get a great table outside for our Anniversary dinner. But the food and the Service was also a highlight. Thanks for making our Anniversary one to remember.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sam M
Reviewed yesterday

We had an absolutely fantastic evening at Café Sydney. I cannot recommend it enough, particularly if you are looking to celebrate something or WOW someone. The views are top class, overlooking the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. The food was divine and the staff were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mannina3
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cocktails to start overlooking the harbor, what a view and then the food was superb. Service was excellent. Just a great meal

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 4 days ago

excellent meal! the Views was amazing and the food was very nice! It was a little hard to find but it was worth it

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank zincy83
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for a double celebration and everything was amazing. We had a table near the window which had an amazing view of the harbour bridge. The service from all staff was impeccable but our waitress was a stand out. Ashleigh was pleasant, friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tottydownunder
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have heard how good cafe Sydney is from many who have enjoyed the experience now with first hand experience I can confirm its 6 Star all the way We arrived no booking , had a short wait for a table What a view Great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stanc179
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot. Food was very good, cocktails great and excellent service. a little expensive but worth it. The entree' s of Beef carpaccio and tandoori prawn with crab poms, pecora sheep milk tart and raw tuna were small but excellent. Mains of swordfish, barramundi and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here with a group and we all enjoyed the experience. The views from the outdoor tables are amazing and the seafood and cocktails lived up to all the hype. Service was personable and prompt throughout service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mrsoluras
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to beat this view when I come to Sydney. Have been here three times and always loved it. We sat on the balcony as we usually do and watched the bats fly over at night. The service here is always good, friendly but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank larissamitchell
Reviewed 1 week ago

great views and great wine! This place was very nice and food was OK. It's modern australian, so nothing that special but they had a really good caramel espresso martini cocktail. People usually come here for the view of the circular quay.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank valerie x
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frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
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reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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tisheewishee
November 19, 2018|
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Response from sunset_pursuer | Reviewed this property |
We booked an outside table and had issues as it was raining they put us inside but when we arrived we noticed the outside part was covered which was odd as they moved us for no reason. So in the bigger picture yet it has but... More
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Alisha S
November 9, 2018|
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Response from S5104QDpeterh | Reviewed this property |
Yes. , there were children dining on the day we were there. For lunch . I would check with the restaurant .
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Nikki D
July 26, 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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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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