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Dragonfly Cafe

301-307 Lane Cove Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9491 9950
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good10%
  • Average20%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible41%
1 week ago
“$35 for coffee, tea, milkshake & chips (not kidding)”
4 weeks ago
“Terrible service and terrible coffee too!”
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301-307 Lane Cove Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy coming here. Today I had the bruschetta and it was huge. Very generous servings. Coffee was very nice. Service was fast and friendly. Love that we can wander the gardens and go to playground too.

Thank MissKirstsTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided on a snack/light meal. Big mistake. Service slow & indifferent. I had to go & get the menu from the counter (no it was not busy). Drinks & chips arrived. Waiting for the salt & pepper calamari... Coffee, tea, milkshake & chips finished... no...More

Thank Indy_Sydney_2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting here drinking a luke warm bitter coffee that I wouldn’t serve to my worst enemy. System for seating customers is terrible and incredibly slow. I’ve given up trying to get a glass of water -just too difficult. I suggest they invest in some reading...More

Thank mumbo51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place seemed like a shadow of its glory days. It was the weekend and it was not very busy which rang alarm bells. Have not been to this place for a few years and although the interior looks nice, there is no air conditioning...More

Thank AustTrail
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

What a nice little location to come across for the first time, great food, great staff, great Gardens, where you can eat if you would rather than in the cafe and great coffee. The gift shop has a wonderful collection of different types of gifts...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

One has the choice of sitting inside or outside nearer to the garden area. The huge squid salad was very tasty with Thai based flavours. There is a good choice of breakfast and lunch plates on offer. Our server was friendly enough, just absent once...More

1  Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Eden Gardens is a great nursery and store but if only the Dragonfly cafe could afford staff as good as their stock. We waited at the table for over 20 minutes and were visibly ignored by more than one serving staff. One disappeared behind the...More

Thank Nilava S
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We went for an afternoon coffee around 3 - 3.30 - the cafe is nicely decorated inside, and the outdoor covered verandah is simple and pleasant with ordinary tables on concrete floor overlooking the landscaped garden. There is a very tame Australian lizard that hangs...More

Thank vmlmum
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Great location and setting. Got there at 11:20 on a weekend and was told breakfast was finished and that we can't order lunch till 12. This was despite menu indicating breakfast is served up to 11:30 on weekends. Spent some time waiting there whilst having...More

Thank Vincent I
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We eat here on a regular basis for brunch and food quality is up there with the best. Whether it is eggs benedict, Omelette or some scrambled eggs with sides of bacon, tomato ot avocado. We always enjoy the food. But service last time was...More

Thank Mark U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301-307 Lane Cove Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Ryde  >  North Ryde
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9491 9950
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