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State Library of NSW | Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

I just wanted a quiet comfortable spot for a quick lunch and that is what I got. The cashier and server were pleasant. My ham, cheese and to.ato panini was fresh and nicely toasted but it was HUGE. I would have been satisfied with half of it. The price for panini and drink was only $9 - very reasonable for... More 

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Thank GeniAus
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The cafe staff were poorly trained, I bought a range of items for a group of three; including a banana and they charged me $6! when the advertised price was $1.50, we ordered large hot chocolates, we ended up getting small hot chocolates, we sent them back and they brought us the same hot chocolate (i suspect) in a different... More 

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Thank foodie24689
Sydney, Australia
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121 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Not everyone has realized that there is a lovely cafe tucked away on the ground floor of the State Library. It can't be seen from Macquarie Street due to a curve of the building but it's light, bright and sunny (can get a little hot in summer if you sit near the window but it's air conditioned) and serves a... More 

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Thank BelC0001
sydney
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93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

This café is in a nice bright location within the State Library grounds, nearby to various seminar rooms within the library. Not a huge range of food choices, mainly wraps, rolls, salads. And the coffee is pretty good. Unfortunately there weren't many people working on the Sunday of our visit, so we had to clear our own table which certainly... More 

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Thank woowooSydney
Sydney, Australia
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124 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We've been here before, convenient during the week and on any weekend. It's a quiet and relaxed spot attached to the library. Plenty of glass around the café so you don't feel closed in. Food is basic but OK. Service is typical counter-based-take-a-flag-and-grab-a-seat. No complaints, the people here seem pleasant.

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Thank Phreys
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

The flat white was so good I went back for a second one. Excellent service, too. Just the right cup of coffee in the right amount of time.

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Thank JoAnne S
Country New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

What a great place to hangout if you have some time to spend. Great location and very quiet and comfortable. Good friendly service, there is either eat in or take away. Great cafe food highly recommended it.

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Thank ChrisyMay
Penrith, Australia
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Had a Cup Cake which was stale and don`t know how much it was supposed to be as they don`t give you a receipt. Had a small cup of coffee that was 2/3 full and most of that was froth. Service was ok but I walked away feeling ripped off and will look elsewhere next time

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Thank geoffery c
Blue Mtns NSW
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108 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

We called here on a showery morning for morning tea. Service was cheerful and efficient. The food was tasty and we were able to enjoy it, have a chat and move on when the rain stopped. A handy venue in Macquarie Street for a snack.

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Thank Marjie781
Alpharetta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

We had two sandwiches which were just not good. $A29 is over-priced. Limited seating and many of the tables were not clean. The nut-berry-chocolate cookie was dry and awful. I don't write a lot of negative reviews. This place is very convenient to the Library but well below average. A rating of 2 is generous. If this review is helpful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Library of NSW | Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney

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