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Plunge Cafe

46 Lackey Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #1,867 of 5,236 Restaurants in Sydney
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice inner west cafe that offers single origin coffee for you to try. The menu is creative and fun. My boyfriend and I have been there quite a few times and tried the fish and chips, baked eggs with Turkish sausage, falafel, big breakfast, hamburger, which are all good. Can't complain anything. Service was nice, too.

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Berry, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Our daily early opener social coffee is consistently fabulous. We love the attentive service. Smashed Egg is delicious.

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of my local favourites. The owner Hashem makes us always welcome. Coffee is consistently good & you can't pass by the ricotta pancakes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

The food was excellent - the poached eggs were cooked exactly as ordered. Ingredient concessions and changes were made with a smile. The service was sprightly and helpful. The coffee was made as ordered. My new fave cafe in Sydney's Inner West!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We had a lovely dinner here. The food was great. How do they get the octopus so tender? The lamb meatballs were also great. We had sharing plates so we all had a few different things and all were good. Service was very knowledgeable and and fast. Would definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We have come here couple of times now, the breakfasts are amazing, great produce and new twists on old favorites. Very tasty and now a local favorite. We came here for dinner recently and had a lovely meal, it was a tad pricey but perfect for a romantic dinner. We will keep coming back here, awesome food!

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Australia
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19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I've given Plunge a pretty fair opportunity to prove itself. The first time I came for late lunch was one of three diners in the place. I ordered straight away and almost enjoyed my coffee (what's with the brown, dirt-looking sugar?) and then waited...and waited...and waited. With zero follow-up from the 2 service staff I ended up deciding to wait... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Sat down without looking at the menu - big mistake. As we had already ordered a drink we ahd to go with it. Was expecting sandiches, light salads etc but it was all heavy, expensive non-lunch type stuff. Had the lamburger ($18!) but was too rich for my daughter, and weighed down on me all afternoon. My wife chose the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

I wanted to take my visiting sister somewhere good for breakfast.Being a local first choosing Muse but it was closed. Not to worry so many cafes in Summer Hill. Next choice Plunge Cafe. What a mistake and never again. I could not beleive they charged me $19 for poached eggs, spinach and mushrooms no toast. The same thing is on... More

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Sydney
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6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

As a local I am very familiar with all the cafes in Summer Hill, having visited them numerous times over the years. 'Plunge Cafe' is the only cafe in the area that I avoid because the service is terrible (rude & arrogant) and the coffee is almost always burnt. There is so much choice in Summer Hill for good coffee... More

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