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Phillip Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9241 3636
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Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place for a relaxed lunch

Either inside for a private quiet conversation, or in the courtyard enjoying the sculptures, the space, and the passers-by, this is a good place for lunch. The food is varied, interesting and fresh, and the service attentive and nothing is too much trouble. Fresh lime for the water? No trouble... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Either inside for a private quiet conversation, or in the courtyard enjoying the sculptures, the space, and the passers-by, this is a good place for lunch. The food is varied, interesting and fresh, and the service attentive and nothing is too much trouble. Fresh lime for the water? No trouble. My gnocchi was excellent and my friend's warm salad just... More 

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Wollongong
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218 reviews 218 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The MOS was a bit slow to start for breakfast and staff seemed intent on being a little too professionally pleasant. The setting - underneath the museum - has potential but they do not seem to have made much of it. It was a bit cool and people had to ask them to out the wall heaters on - after... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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522 reviews 522 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
1,410 helpful votes 1,410 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This cafe was near my hotel Sofital on Philip street so it was very convenient for breakfast, the prices were reasonable for the area, breakfast was nice and the service great.

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Newark-on-trent, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Great breakfast cafe, also good modern Australian specials for lunch and dinner, excellent coffee and wine list. Considering the central location (near Circular Quay opposite the Intercontinental Hotel) this is the place for moderately priced food, served outside or inside before or after a visit to the fascinating collection in the Museum of Sydney. Great people watching spot, service could... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Excellent for a vegetarian. Very sweet and courteous staff. Good sit out area. Reasonably priced. Coffee isn't too great when compared to other cafes.

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We had a bite of lunch here after visiting the Museum / business appointments & it was lovely to sit in the sun & enjoy a light lunch. The salt & pepper squid with aoli was superb & the fries excellent

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Sydney
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149 reviews 149 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Stopped by the Museum of Sydney Cafe a couple of times during a recent stay. Very good coffee! Service was reasonable as were the prices. Its well located and if you are visiting the Museum a good place to take a coffee break.

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sydney
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Our group had a wonderful lunch at mos cafe and recommend it to others. The food was delicious, the wine list extensive and the service excellent and quite unobtrusive.

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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509 reviews 509 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
322 helpful votes 322 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We always stop by the Museum of Sydney on our return visits to Australia and the city, more for its shop but also for its cafe and its coffee. We have eaten in the past and breakfast can be pleasant. This time it was coffee and orange juice and both were good. Service on this occasion was slow and inattentive:... More 

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Moranbah, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This was one of the best breakfasts we had in Sydney in terms of affordability, quality and service. The menu was surprisingly extensive - we were all pleasantly surprised & would definitely return again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Phillip Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9241 3636
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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