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The Bakers Oven Cafe

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Coffee Shop, Fast Food
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121 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
61 2 9247 9978
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Overpriced - what a rip off!

$36.80 for a small lemon tart a small apple tart (AND I MEAN SMALL) and two SMALL cappuccinos! No wonder there are no prices on their window displays!!! I know it's the Rocks but for goodness sake how can this be a fair price. Goodness knows how much a "proper" meal would cost.. I notice... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Wollongong
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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

$36.80 for a small lemon tart a small apple tart (AND I MEAN SMALL) and two SMALL cappuccinos! No wonder there are no prices on their window displays!!! I know it's the Rocks but for goodness sake how can this be a fair price. Goodness knows how much a "proper" meal would cost.. I notice another TA Contributor $37 for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed nearby in Circular Quay and ate breakfast on several mornings at The Bakers Oven in their shaded outdoor courtyard. Being British we take breakfast seriously! We enjoyed the variety of dishes we sampled from 'full English' to simple fruit salad. The staff tried hard to please, were friendly and efficient. The prices weren't cheap but then nor is... More 

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Staunton, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

We ate a light supper at Bakers Oven and were not impressed with either the Australian sausage roll or the "Turkish open face sandwich". There are many good places to eat near Circular Quay; unfortunately, this is not one of them.

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Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A bill for 1 steak pie (no side of chips and salad, just the meatpie itself), a veggie panini (again, no sides) and 2 soft drinks set us back $37 on a standard sunday morning. Pie had all but 4 small chunks of beef and tasted very average. Pastry was doughy and undercooked, gravy was bland. Could certainly get something... More 

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Capalaba, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We discovered The Bakers Oven by chance on a recent visit to the Rocks in Sydney. The service we experienced was first class. Our waiter was Nicholas, a very pleasant, helpful and polite young man who made our visit extremely pleasurable. The food was delivered very quickly, it was delicious. The coffee was simply one of the best coffees we... More 

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Aberdeen
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We visited this cafe having viewed their window display which was impressive, venue has some history as there has been a bakery on this site for many years. We sat in the back area which overlooked a lane and a business premise at a very wobbly plastic table, waiting staff were a little surly. We ordered a steak pie with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I have eaten here a few times during my time in Sydney. Its location is very good as it on George Street in the Rocks so it attracts a lot of custom. They have a large choice of freshly prepared food as well as a wealthy selection of cakes and pastries. They have seats outside the front of the cafe... More 

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San Diego, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great little place to pop in for a pie or dessert. Lovely vegetarian options, too! Their pie crusts are flaky and delicious! On my first visit to SYD, I actually ate here twice (something I never do when traveling, as I try to eat at different places). But I couldn't resist, as they had such delicious food! Definitely stop in... More 

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singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have popped in here most trips to Sydney but this time felt liked I'd been suckered! The manners from the staff should have been an indicator . Food was average, dry pastries and lukewarm tea. I thought the offer of ice cream with the caramel slice a tad odd, but my kids had said yes to that question before... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic location! But the coffee was incredibly overpriced-$5 for a latte!!!! And worst still was $8 for a very dry, and frankly terrible, cherry ripe slice. This is a tourist trap of the worst kind. Obviously this cafe is not trying to get repeat business, just unwary visitors.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: 61 2 9247 9978

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Fast Food

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