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536 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2010, Australia
(02) 9332 3191
Today
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Neighbourhood gem

A great little neighbourhood gem. Good coffee. Friendly service. Nice food. Snag an outdoor table and people watch. Love it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
SydneySider1983
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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130 reviews 130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A great little neighbourhood gem. Good coffee. Friendly service. Nice food. Snag an outdoor table and people watch. Love it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Delicious, good quality ingredients, great coffee and friendly, attentive service. We were stoaked to come across this spot on a Sunday morning when wandering Crown St looking for a brunch spot during a weekend away in Sydney. Gnome didn't disappoint!

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Sydney, Australia
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426 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great little cafe amongst the many on crown st. Had no issues getting an outside table for Monday lunch. Service friendly and swift. Food great. Fresh and full of flavour. Coffee great! Cinnamon cronuts would have been my only average part. Was still ok, but found brewtown much better. Loved this little place and with so many food and coffee... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

On Crown St ,Gnome cafe has good coffee and beautiful food. The chicken baguette is perfect for lunch after working up an appetite with a little shopping , fresh sourdough roll with chicken ,walnuts ,celery amazing brownies and cronuts.

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Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Friendly staff, great service and delicious food! It can feel a little squashy though when it is busy.

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South Australia, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I couldn't believe my luck! This cafe still has the perfect combination of very good coffee, fresh quality dishes, in an unpretentious space. The blackboard menu is cramped with choice and difficult to pick a favourite dish. I love their blueberry bagels.

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Sydney, Australia
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70 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A reliable place for a great coffee on busy Crown St, where a good coffee can sometimes be hit and miss. Nice little corner spot with comfy seating, friendly staff and consistently good food.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I've been to Gnome a few times now. service is fantastic, some of the friendliest staff I've ever come across! Great food

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Colombes, France
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

i love surrey hills and this tiny café is in the middle of it. we only had coffee and waited a very looooong time for it to arrive, after being served the wrong order...i was not impressed by the service, obviously very busy. will try some other place instead!

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7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We had a quick visit to Gnome before flying home. The food was delicious. The cafe is tiny, and the food is all cooked in the small area behind the counter! Surrey Hills is a lovely part of Sydney with many small bars and cafes - We'll definitely be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 536 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9332 3191

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?