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Thyme Square Cafe

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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5/ 43a Florence Street, Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9476 0700
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06:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 16:00
Mon 06:30 - 16:00
Tue - Fri 06:30 - 22:00
Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I generally visit this venue once a week for breakfast and other times for a coffee. It offers excellent food, friendly services and a relaxed atmosphere for a very reasonable price. I can recommend the Eggs Benny or Salmon Avo Smash, which you can get with a Cappuccino for less than twenty dollars. They must get quite a bit of... More 

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Thank Michael J
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and despite a change of ownership it still rates well. The food is fresh and well priced. The signature dressing on salads, the lovely superhot chips, & the yummy big menu. The service is friendly and prompt. There is an outdoor area and a pleasant ambience inside. My only complaint is that they... More 

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Thank Tealc606
Gosford, Australia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Met a friend for lunch and it was really good food. I had the steak sandwich which came with chips and my friend had poached eggs from the all day breakfast menu. We had coffee for afters and was the first place where I've had a decent coffee for ages. The service was friendly and efficient. We will be back.

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Thank Dianne B
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My friend and I always meet at Thyme Square for coffee or a light lunch. They have indoor and outdoor tables and most impressively booths. They are a friendly helpful bunch, nothing is too much trouble. When we last visited, a week ago, a large table had been set up in the middle of the room for a function of... More 

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Thank Judy D
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was disappointed taking my family for dinner as the food was not fantastic and the waiter did not care as we had a Groupon deals.

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Thank Bernardita P
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016

served my friend off feta, and had the decency to still try and charge me with a 10% off my total bill.her excuse was because the rest of my dish was still fresh. disgusted by their hygiene.

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Thank Jessica N
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

It's just ordinary restaurant . Not a place to take family for birthday dinner. I took my family for dinner with a Groupon but we could not choose what we wanted...and what was advertised with Groupon. The waiter, not so friendly and not so happy we are using the Groupon 😳🙁 I wanted my family to enjoy the atmosphere and... More 

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1 Thank Bernardita P
Sydney Australia
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52 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Thyme Square has always been a favourite of mine, even though it's changed its locality a few years ago and has different owners. The food is good and always plenty of it. I like the coffee and the staff are friendly.

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Thank ozpammy
Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The old folks visit here whenever they are in Hornsby and really enjoy it so when we need a quick brunch bite (pretentious much??) we made this our stop. We were seated promptly and with a smile. Our meals were delicious - a very filling Mushroom Risotto and a perfectly sized Vegetable Stack. We couldn't fault for speed, service and... More 

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Thank aussie_possie
Castlemaine, Ireland
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Have been here a few times since my last review. Honestly, they’re trying hard but they just seem to miss the really obvious aspects of service. Its all very well to have apps and gadgets where you can order your meal and pay for it without having to get up but for us, you know, basics like checking that all... More 

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Thank Imogen O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:00
Monday
06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5/ 43a Florence Street, Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9476 0700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?