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Single O

#129 of 4,617 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Surry Hills
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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60-64 Reservoir St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9211 0665
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little coffee joint! Great selection of beans, amazing coffee presentation. Staff was super friendly and helpful. The menu & food coming out the kitchen looked great.. although I did not eat there. I ordered a single origin bean from Ethiopia (one of my favorite regions for coffee.. the coffee was beautifully presented and had amazing fruity flavors consistent with... More 

Thank robbiefitz
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62 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Single O store in the CBD for lunch on two days. The coffee is great, especially the cold brew. I tried the eggs on toast, and the bacon and eggs sandwich and both are pretty good too. I wish the customer service was a little better. I was keen on buying whole beans and asked them... More 

Thank bleachedquasar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I timed my visit well, mid-morning on a Monday, so managed to snag one of the small tables inside. Decided to try a more adventurous option than good old avo on toast, so went with the burrata (round mozzarella cheese with cream inside) plate. The cheese was served with fresh nectarine, rocket, mint and a delicious sauce - great complementary... More 

Thank neilcs13
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food. Small amount of seating which give it a nice friendly and authentic feel. The staff are super lovely and you can tell they all love being there. It shows in the quality of the food and good vibe this place this gives.

Thank Snailbomb
Gold Coast, Australia
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Before we came to Surry Hills I made sure I sourced the "best" local coffee, many reviews said Single O was one of the best, if not the best coffee in Surry Sills. Sadly I was disappointed with what they offered, maybe I am partly to blame as my expectations were quite high. As I was only ordering take away... More 

Thank JohnsiesonHol
Sydney, Australia
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162 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Finally made it here for breakfast since it was closed on a Saturday over the long weekend! Rarely get to enjoy breakfast over the papers without the need to vacate due to people waiting for a table! Ordered the Reuben sandwich which was very tasty but probably a little too heavy for breakfast especially with the potato side. Coffee was... More 

Thank Avidtravelfoodie
Exeter, Australia
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Came here from breakfast easy walk from Rydges Sydney Central. BACON ROLL, RED EYE MAYO, FRIED EGG, TOMATO APPLE KETCHUP is just so good, came back the next day for exactly the same dish, so good. Other family members had bacon and eggs with sourdough. All great. I have reviewed the coffee before still the best in Sydney.

Thank Grant S
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

After a long nightshift and a meeting coming up in one hour i needed to feed my body while i was craving a good coffee. We just walked past and into, read found an empty couple of seats outside in the very crowded coffeeshop, "Single O" in Surrey Hills, and were pleasantly surprised with the attentive staff in this busy... More 

Thank Johan H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

No wonder why it is the #1 cafe when I looked up tripadvisor. the food is very affordable for city living. the vibe was chill, the staff were accomodating, friendly and customer orientation is second to none. Just 300 metres away from central station I can say that it is very accessible.

Thank Lawrence Leonar... R
Elanora, Australia
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

It doesn't look like much from the ourside but this little corner cafe does a great breakfast. It's your usual breakfast cafe menu but just a little be quirky and modern. I orders the avo on toast and it was no problem to switch Rye for Sourdough. I was a little suprised when it arrived because it looks so fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60-64 Reservoir St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighborhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 0665
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm, Sat 7:30am-3pm We are a Sydney-based roaster and have a cafe in Surry Hills that some lovely folks have gone so far as to call 'legendary'. Our coffee is responsibly sourced and for the most part responsibly consumed. We are driven. Which could have something to do with the amount of coffee we consume. We aim to inspire coffee passion and exploration, to raise the bar and have customers who don't mind that we're a touch nuts. Our quality standards are uncompromising. For all our joking around, we take the coffee, food and service seriously.

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

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