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Rosebud

Contemporary, Australian
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654 Darling St., Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Now Rozelle Espresso

The Rosebud has been renamed the Rozelle Espresso. We visited for a late breakfast and it was very busy, especially popular with families with small children. However, we managed to find a table and ordered the Eggs Benedict with Salmon and a Croque Monsieur plus a flat white and English Breakfast... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
fatbear2000
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We ordered lunch her today.res t Che Simple a beef burger and vegetarian burger, chips and coffees. Coffees quick to come out . After about 25 mins I looked over to the kitchen and saw what looked like our sweet potato chips waiting for delivery to our table . No sign of our burgers so the next waitress left them... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The Rosebud has been renamed the Rozelle Espresso. We visited for a late breakfast and it was very busy, especially popular with families with small children. However, we managed to find a table and ordered the Eggs Benedict with Salmon and a Croque Monsieur plus a flat white and English Breakfast tea. The drinks came pretty quickly but the food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Basically, just not good enough for the prices they charge. Ruebens sandwich overpriced but the corned meat was AWOL. Hadn't been for some years, decided to give it another try. Not again. Sorry folks.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

As locals we ventured out on Boxing Day for our first outing with our new baby. Due to Corner Bar being shut (our favourite - it rocks) we had to go to Rosebud. Normally we would not venture here due to the terrible reputation of Rosebud, with locals, but needs must.. Food was adequate/fine but the service is slow, as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

2 years ago this was such a great asset to Rozelle. Now it dishes up bland, plastic, and tasteless pap for which you can wait forever. Arogant managers (owners?) at cash desk preside with total disdain and were severely critised today for trying to impose a huge public holiday surcharge. Plenty of welcoming places in the area which offer well... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

2 years ago Rosebud was my favourite cafe in Rozelle. As is often the case, the new owners have made changes which they believe are for the better, but alas, this is not the case. All the old staff have gone and have been replaced by backpackers who don't seem to have either any experience or understanding of what is... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Often challenged by what to eat for my Sunday Brekky Rosebud's Corn Burgers hit the spot. Only negative was they needed some sweet chilli sauce which I received immediately when asked for. Top spot particularly after the Bay Run!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

You're greeted by lovely staff! The decor reminds me of a place in NYC like a Uni food hall. It is relaxed and the service is fantastic. You are not rushed.. I ordered a chicken wrap, it was very fresh and flavoursome. Made with just enough ingredients... Simple, fresh food.. The juices are so yummy, made to order. Its the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Slow service. Order a coffee and wait....and wait. ..then order breakfast and wait 25 minutes more for a completely rubbery overcooked Omelet. By this time you've either finished your coffee or it's stone cold. The last ever time here for me. This place has completely nose-dived over the past year and the jerk wearing a WSW cap (in Rozelle ffs)... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Great corner location for people watchingparticularly on weekends when Rozelle markets are on. Menu and coffee is fine.Popular Spot for mums nubs as it is large and spacious. Busy so service was slow the day I visited.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 654 Darling St., Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Rozelle

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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