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il Espresso

Surry Hills
Cafe, Australian
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4 Wentworth Avenue, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
04 15814811
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Had breakfast here as it's attached to the hotel we were staying at, the coffee was great and the brekky was lovely and both very reasonably priced.

Thank Lisa W
Wollongong, Australia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by to grab a coffee prior to catching the train to the airport - the female staff barista was anything but friendly - honesty it felt like she went out of her way to be be rude..... for whatever reason I am unsure.. Dumping my coffee down on the bench, not saying a work, instead giving me a look... More 

1 Thank Rayna1980
Branchburg, New Jersey
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

I stayed at the Best Western just above this place. The manager was a really nice guy that introduced me to the way Aussies drink their coffee. He answered a bunch of questions too and the coffee was awesome.

Thank Denarii
Toronto, Canada
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969 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Stayed at hotel next door, they make great coffee and breakfast sanwiches and taught a canadian how to order in Oz.Small eat in area or to go.

Thank OntarioCanuck1
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We relocated from the USA to Sydney on the last day of October 2011. Arriving at the Stellar hotel (Best Western chain) for a 3 month long stay at about 1:30 PM, this was my first real coffee in this beautiful city. George's presence, friendliness and professionalism shadowed by his lovely staff has made our start a real pleasure! Not... More 

Thank Marc Q
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

We were at the Hyde Park Hotel and so this place was very handy for our morning mocca fix. We'd go there each morning to begin our day and the moccas were great. The food we had on only a couple of occassions was very yummy. Would highly recommed...oh and good music, which is very important!! :)

1 Thank Musicmad67
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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796 reviews
514 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2009

Excellent little coffee shop in the heart of Sydney, serving great breakfasts as well as delicious deli fayre.

1 Thank TrevorHall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $14
Cafe, Australian
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Wentworth Avenue, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighborhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: 04 15814811

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

Staying in Surry Hills

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Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighborhood continues to distinguish itself as a shopping destination, offering the best collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into a hub of media, design and professional services - a colorful and diverse place equally known for its antique dealers, art galleries, cafes and pubs. Strolling down the street on a Saturday morning, you’ll see a mix of students, artists, hipsters and a few all-nighters from Oxford Street, the “Gay Capital of Sydney”. In this vibrant neighborhood you will find bohemian chic and modern style co-existing side by side.