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60-64 Reservoir, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9211 0665
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7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm, Sat 7:30am-3:30pm We are a Sydney-based roaster...
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm, Sat 7:30am-3:30pm We are a Sydney-based roaster and have a cafe in Surry Hills that some lovely folks have gone so far as to call 'legendary'. Our coffee is responsibly sourced and for the most part responsibly consumed. We are driven. Which could have something to do with the amount of coffee we consume. We aim to inspire coffee passion and exploration, to raise the bar and have customers who don't mind that we're a touch nuts. Our quality standards are uncompromising. For all our joking around, we take the coffee, food and service seriously.
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
ok food, better coffee

My very first Australian flat white experience. And it was pretty good! It even comes with a cute little design. It was definitely WAY better than my other (and only) flat white experience - a Starbuck's in NYC. (yeah.......) Our server was cool and patient. I wasn't familiar with all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
meltam
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My very first Australian flat white experience. And it was pretty good! It even comes with a cute little design. It was definitely WAY better than my other (and only) flat white experience - a Starbuck's in NYC. (yeah.......) Our server was cool and patient. I wasn't familiar with all the different styles of coffees but he was happy to... More 

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Australia
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219 reviews 219 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We went there for lunch and had an excellent coffee followed by the pork belly lunch. Both were excellent and really good value for money for such a place in Sydney. Really close to central railway station. Great little spot. Service was also excellent!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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173 reviews 173 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Menu was very interesting indeed and the food was delicious. Prices are fair, but expect to wait for a table if you attend during popular periods. Only minor complaint is the lack of space and the portion sizes. Fine for the ladies, but the guys left hungry.

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Killarney, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Handy place to Central Railway Station frequented by bikers and the fitness crowd and inner city workers and local residents. Great coffee is everywhere in Sydney and this place is up there with a good menu.

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Bologna, Italy
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The staff looks a bit too sophisticated and fussy but is probably due to the fact that they are conscious they serve a very good coffee! This place is very well designed, simple but beautiful! It deserves to be visited, at least once to enjoy the good coffee!

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Out of all the coffee places I tried while in Australia, Single Origin Roasters was my favorite. The coffee was so good! The staff was friendly and knowledgeable, and I had the most incredible, velvety flat white here. I also had breakfast here. I tried the banana bread with espresso butter. It was quite delicious. The bread was nicely toasted... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place serves simply the best coffee in Sydney. The eggs are good too, but the reason to go is the coffee. There is a takeaway stand next door.

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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you think you 'know' coffee, Single O may challenge you, because their baristas really KNOW their stuff! They have a blend to suit every taste and palette. Their different brewing methods range from Espresso, Aeropress, Pour Over and Plunger. If you love coffee, Single O is a real treat. Besides the coffee, the food is also great, which is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

AUS is generally good at making coffee and has bunch of great baristas. Over the years, after sipped more than thousands of coffees, you will find the most fabulous coffee/cafe is most likely hidden at a quite street. We tried home made banana cake with 'espresso butter'-- I have to say -- it tastes awesome- The softness and texture of... More 

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Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Australia is well reputed as coffee drinker haven so it is really difficult to find a coffee outlet disappointing. There is so much pride and passion being put into that cuppa. I sought out Single Origin Roasters as it was listed as being dog friendly. So walked there one morning, not far from city centre or Hyde Park. The place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 60-64 Reservoir, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 0665

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget

Description

Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm, Sat 7:30am-3:30pm We are a Sydney-based roaster and have a cafe in Surry Hills that some lovely folks have gone so far as to call 'legendary'. Our coffee is responsibly sourced and for the most part responsibly consumed. We are driven. Which could have something to do with the amount of coffee we consume. We aim to inspire coffee passion and exploration, to raise the bar and have customers who don't mind that we're a touch nuts. Our quality standards are uncompromising. For all our joking around, we take the coffee, food and service seriously.
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm

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