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Pablo and Rusty's

Legion House 161 Castlereagh St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9283 9543
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“poached eggs” (13 reviews)
“mushroom dish” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Legion House 161 Castlereagh St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has simply become too crowded for breakfast. Food takes too long to arrive. Coffee is still quite good.

Thank frequentflyer435
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited this establishment several times in the past year and loved it. This time was not the same. Very expensive for what we ate and once again the coffee was nothing to write home about. Almost $50 for a sandwich each and a...More

Thank leroypurple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a catch up for work and found that they will not take a booking but movement in and out is regular. You are encouraged to put your name on a wait list and remain outside in the walkway. Waited maybe 10 mins for a...More

Thank oioioi1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the duck and it was soaked in soup so it was soggy, nothing special about the noodles that came with it, which was probably instant noodles.. the soup tasted ok but the vegetables didn’t quite match the dish. The place looks nice and stylish.....More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this cafe frequently while staying at the Castlereagh Boutique Hotel almost next door - staff are great, food is fabulous, coffee is wonderful. Sandwiches and cakes looked amazing too. Just go there!

Thank keenwalker48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

'Hidden' gem up Castlereagh. Great coffee. Food menu looks brilliant and will be back. Staff friendly and efficient without being naff hipsters.

Thank amr100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During my 2 weeks stay in Sydney I have visited this cafe several times, mainly because the coffee is good. This is a nice place with good atmosphere, very friendly service and delicious food.

Thank donna200910
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

A lot of CBD Cafes aren't open on weekends, so I had to do a bit of web surfing to find this one, near where I was staying at the Adina Town Hall (7 min walk?). Great funky decor and interesting Asian inspired menu. You...More

Thank EliseH_10
Reviewed January 11, 2018

An interesting range of coffee although I probably prefer the house blend to the more subtle and exotic varieties. Always crowded so may have to wait.

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Had high expectations on coffee in Sydney yet up until now I had not really found a great place to go. This place is great, which you can tell with how busy the place always is. Great coffee and great sandwiches and always service with...More

Thank willtt
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Legion House 161 Castlereagh St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9283 9543
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