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Cafe Bondi

$$ - $$$Cafe,
Shop 1 14 16 O'Brien St, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
+61 2 9300 6688
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (15 reviews)
“pork belly” (2 reviews)
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06:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
Shop 1 14 16 O'Brien St, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed some excellent entrees followed by main course of chicken Zhang Bai and Wagyu Black Bean. The Wagyu choice was a mistake as it was bland, but that is the nature of black bean dishes. The chicken was sensational and authentic. Very spices the...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 21 September 2016

What a lovely welcoming bistro, handy for all accommodation, reasonably priced and with a range of choices on their menu for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Went in for a lunchtime sandwich. Had a steak sandwich on turkish, which was absolutely devine & also had some prawn dumplings which surpassed expectations.

Thank annevR6979VV
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Came for the dumplings for dinner. I'd recommend getting quite a few starters rather than a main course. The duck pancakes, bbq pork buns etc were lovely but wasn't too keen on the main dishes. The CB Chicken had far too many bones and the...More

1  Thank Mancmaz
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

A large variety of operation especially on breakfast. We tried surfers, Bondi hush and Heathy Bondi, all went well above expectation ( what would you expect from a cafe anyway :)) Waiters, especially a mid aged man, are also need to be highlighted. He was...More

Thank Gerry W
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I'm a regular customer of this place. I've invited a few friends and they loved everything about this place. The dumplings are superb, the duck rice arrgh is amazing and the fried eggplant is my fave!

Thank rjhuerta
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Service is exemplary at this Bondi institution. In the evenings , handsome Christian greets you and goes through the menu, helping you choose from the myriad of delicious choices. Dumplings are a specialty here and should be sampled as shared plates. You can't go wrong.The...More

Thank mirike123
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We've been to Cafe Bondi a few times now, the dumplings are great! Matched by consistently good friendly service, we highly recommend this place for a good cheap eat and a pleasant dining experience.

Thank Ehcor
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Though out of the hurly-burly there is lots to watch as you partake of reasonably priced salads and other meals.

Thank 366jmc2015
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Both the dumplings and the dishes from the à la carte menu were great. Waiter was especially helpful even though it was a very busy Monday evening. The Singapore chili prawns was cooked to perfection, the slow cooked pork belly was very tender and my...More

Thank Tony Y
Bondi Beach
An iconic Australian suburb, Bondi Beach is famous for
its fantastic beaches and views. Once the domain of
backpackers, hundreds of tourists from all over the
world descend en masse to Bondi in December ready to
enjoy the "Aussie summer". Bondi Beach boasts
impressive ocean views all along the many restaurants
and bars on Campbell Parade. Wake up early and take a
dip in the surf before walking the scenic stretch from
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 14 16 O'Brien St, Bondi, New South Wales 2026, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Bondi>  > Bondi Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Bondi Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9300 6688
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