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Fifi Foveaux's

428 Crown Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
02 9380 6881
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Ranked #1,503 of 5,172 restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Most recent review
- Mar 29, 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I ventured into Fifi's in need of coffee. The décor and ambience is wonderful, the pressed metal ceiling and deep red wallpaper with the seating give a cosy very French meets Aussie feel. The waitress immediately asked if I wanted a table and I settled in with a cappuccino on the way. The coffee was excellent, a blend that is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Went here with a group of friends during Mardi Gras weekend. My dish (vegetarian breakfast) was pretty good in comparison to everyone else's order. The cook seems to get ever single other order wrong in some way. The owner then responded by telling us that he was going to sack the cook, which seemed unprofessional, and considering he took the... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Great coffee & very tasty well priced food served by smiling friendly staff - what more could you ask for?

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Melbourne
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

On a particularly humid and blustery day, I ventured into Fifi Foveaux's for relief from the weather, some caffeine, and a place to do some writing. Nestled into a corner with a small table, once the place had filled up I soon discovered it would be difficult to leave, as all the tables had been pushed so closed together in... More

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick Sunday breakfast, this place has a nice atmosphere and I had heard good reviews. Coffee arrived and was horrible, the coffee was burnt and one of the girls I was with complained and was told that we would not be charged for this. When our food (finally) arrived it was really good, except for the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

great service. great food. great coffee. We had breakfast here, very convenient location to where we were staying in Surry Hills.

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USA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

After walking past another restaurant which a friend had recommended, I was lucky to run into this gem for Sunday brunch. While busy, they were able to seat every one right away. The prices are reasonable and the coffee was good. I got the hot cakes which was an excellent pancakes with ice cream and jam on the sides. Overall,... More

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UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Great coffee and juices. I didn't eat but the food looked excellent at neighbouring tables. Staff were really friendly and actually seemed to enjoy being good hosts. Have given 4/5 for value only because this is Australia and prices everywhere are high.

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

The value for money here is great and the meals are delicious! The only downer is that they do not accept credit cards / eftpos, so bring cash!

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Hobart, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The food was great and they were happy to accommodate our table of seven at late notice on a busy Sunday! The waiters got a little moody as they got busy which was the only down-side to an otherwise lovely breakfast in Surry Hills

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