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Cafe Berlin

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249 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
98102336
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Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great little cafe with awesome cakes

Nice friendly staff and a mouth-watering display and baked goodies and cakes. The gluten-free chocolate cake and salted caramel brownies are to die for!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

YUM! Great place for a bite to eat in the heart of Balmain on Darling Street, always buzzing with people around so get in early for a table!

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Called in for some lunch and coffee, drinks were fine but the food and food service, rock bottom. We ordered the pie, it took them close to an hr, and when it arrived it had been heated up in a microwave and tasted like dog food, give it a miss for food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Nice friendly staff and a mouth-watering display and baked goodies and cakes. The gluten-free chocolate cake and salted caramel brownies are to die for!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We enjoy the coffee here, but the breakfast dishes are uninspiring. Service is a little hit and miss - mostly good, but recall one staff member thinking she was doing us a favour by taking our order.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Had breakfast here today, green eggs and ham and baked eggs. The ham was shredded cheap ham in bought in pesto in overcooked scrambled eggs. The baked eggs came with the white uncooked. The chorizo was like leather and the whole dish was tasteless. The only good thing was the toast. Coffee was bitter. Service was average. I won't be... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We found this cafe absolutely disappointing. The original plan was to go somewhere nearby, but they didn't open until a bit later. We saw Cafe Berlin, with a few people in and looked it up to find some good reviews. How disappointed we were. The place lacks atmosphere for one. It's like eating in a school eating hall. It was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Cafe Berlin is my coffee destination when in Balmain,delicious goodies, freshly baked are so healthy ,the vegetarian frittata, quiche, sausage rolls , beautiful chocolate and raspberry brownies and lemon cupcakes my favourite ,as to great shopping on Darling St, always friendly service at Cafe Berlin .

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Oyster Bay NSW
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Had a great meal here. The coffee was excellent. We were surrounded by totally tempting and yummy cakes that had been freshly baked on the premises. Staff friendly and efficient. Food came quickly. A must if you're after excellent food at a reasonable price.

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Rozelle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you are hungry, I mean really hungry and want the most decadent french toast you cannot walk past Cafe Berlin - absolute heaven!

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Liphook, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We had a really nice meal here, the brunch was tasty and fresh and the juices were great. Service was friendly and atmosphere/location was fab.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 249 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain
  • Phone Number: 98102336

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 to 17
  • Cuisine: German

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