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Clipper Cafe

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Glebe
Cafe, Australian
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16 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
0411800063
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quaint little plac

Stopped for early lunch, good service,good selection of food on menu, small friendly place to join friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2015
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856 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Stopped for early lunch, good service,good selection of food on menu, small friendly place to join friends.

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Brighton
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

I came in here for coffee one morning and decided to return another time for breakfast and have now been back several times. The Eggs Benedict is great, lovely sauce, generous helping of parma ham and mushrooms. I have also tried the pancakes with berrieswhich were also very tasty. This cafe is always busy on the weekend and its not... More 

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Thank Mich_H83
Copenhagen, Denmark
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140 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Lovely hip decor, the rhubarb porridge is a bit too sticky for my liking - but satisfied my GRØD nostalgia. Power points available.

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Sydney, Australia
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126 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had breakfast here on the weekend - if it had been just me eating then my review wouldn't be great. My "eggy crumpets" was a poor choice - nothing to do with a crumpet but everything to do with hard kind of scrambled eggs in the shape of a crumpet and worse was that it was not hot. others... More 

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Thank Bethie
Canterbury
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Fantastic brunch cafe with friendly service. I had the prosciutto eggs and they were delicious. Not overpriced like many cafes at home in Melbourne. Fresh juice was lovely too.

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Thank lewinae
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Food, coffee and service all impeccable. The flavors burst in your mouth, the baked eggs in the tomato sauce was spot on. Who knows how they serve up such good food at such reasonable price. Just what happens when simple food is done well, can't wait for our next visit. Highly recommended.

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Thank Tahmina L
Sydney
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Loved this cafe, in a accessible location with a great vibe. The food was so delicious and the service was really wonderful as well. Reasonable prices as well!

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Thank ZoeAmika
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic first (and definitely not the last) visit to Clipper cafe. We tried the prosciutto eggs as well as the Prosciutto roll and both were great. Being backpackers, we found it more than affordable, with food and coffee for two people coming in at just over 20 dollars. Chilled atmosphere in there and we were made to feel very welcome... More 

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Thank Josh L
Singapore, Singapore
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Baked eggs with napali sauce was interesting and appetizing. 1 is good to share between 2 and perhaps get the Gluten-free pancakes as well. Coffee was great but it would be better if it came in bigger sizes.

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Thank Xiuling35
Skanor, Sweden
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

I must say walking into the cafe it was quaint, warm and inviting. Staff are friendly. Positive things- the freshly squeezed juicies are great and refreshingly different, as well as the eggy crumpets with bacon. A few misses I don't know if the staff know the different between a chai latte and a chai tea latte... I asked for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Glebe
  • Neighborhood: Glebe
  • Phone Number: 0411800063

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 18
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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

Staying in Glebe

Neighborhood Profile
Glebe
An inner city suburb along the water, Glebe has a deep-rooted sense of cultural history and heritage. It originated as a semi-rural resort for the well-to-do, but has transformed into a student-centric melting pot. Visit Glebe Point Road for ethnic cuisine as standard as Mexican, Indian, Italian and Chinese, or as diverse as Spanish, Bavarian, Polish, Czech and Lebanese. You will find that Glebe is accepting of the eccentrics and aboriginals that roam the streets, integrating students and people of all economic statuses into the multi-cultural fabric that distinguishes this suburb. Glebe Foreshore is a great destination for a leisurely walk along the Bay, and the Saturday market is a great scene for bargain hunters.