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Cafe Berlin

) #40 of 92 Restaurants in Balmain $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
249 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
“quiche” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
249 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a long black and bacon egg roll. Was definitely not disappointed. My fiancee fell in love with the flat white while we were here. The environment is super cozy with a great family feel. I love the family pictures on the wall....More

Thank Josh P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As one of our local cafes, the food is always wholesome and good quality. The portions are really reasonable - you always walk away full!!! Real hearty homemade style food. Had the parmigiana recently and wow, was delicious!!! The sauce was not your standard mass...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a local, I love a weekend brunch along Darling Street. Cafe Berlin is right up there in terms of the food. I had the mushroom & spinach omelette on Sunday and it was divine. Their cake fridge and front counter is always filled with...More

Thank flickedyflick
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Came here to eat lunch on Mother's Day last week, and our party was very disappointed to say the least. We ordered pancakes and they were uncooked, with a big slop of cream whacked carelessly on top of them. Coffee was also so weak and...More

Thank clementinewilkie
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Walked past Cafe Berlin on a beautiful Sunday morning with intent of 2 coffees to go. Whilst the cafe was busy, wasn't excessive. Stood at the counter for at least 5 minutes without so much as one of the baristas or staff (about 5 of...More

1  Thank BobboMc
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Great vibes, lovely staff, location is ideal and the coffee is amazing. Didn't eat but the food coming out around me looked so good!

Thank Will T
Reviewed April 5, 2017

There are a lot of coffee houses in East Balmain/Balmain we picked this for Sunday coffee and cake, it was busy but easy to see why, good coffee and great cake. A lot of people were having breakfast which looked great also. A must visit...More

Thank KevinLondon
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

That is all. Customer service could be improved with a few more smiles from the staff but the food was top notch and the cake to die for.

Thank lottie27
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

After having complained about a strong tangy taste which was possibly the result of too much raising agent in a cake I had purchased to have with a cup of coffee, I was treated with disdain by the assistant behind the counter.

1  Thank Heather S
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Such a sweet and lovely café in central Balmain. The staff is so nice and the cakes and sweets looks and tastes amazing!! Had a good cup of coffee with a big slice of yummy banana bread. Sat down with a friend for an hour...More

Thank jennysoerensen
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $17
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighborhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: 98102336
  • E-mail
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