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“First coffee as a valued customer to end 3 months later as friends!”
Review of il Espresso - CLOSED

il Espresso
Price range: $7 - $14
Cuisines: Australian
Neighborhood: Surry Hills
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Neighborhood: Surry Hills
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 sure how many Il Espresso fidelity cards we have used between my extra large lattes and my wife's Earl Grey teas with slice of lemon, drinks either on their own or accompanying a lunch salad or piece of cake. One thing never changed. George and his staff. We noticed immediately how great the ambience was and although some rush peak moments, we always received the warmest welcome.

George was very generous of his time, local experience and connections to allow us finding the right places to eat and visit.

3 months of total pleasure...

See for yourself when visiting Sydney. It is conveniently located near Hyde Park off Liverpool Street, however, it runs with the businesses around, so only opens during office hours! Coming back late at the hotel, passed 4:00pm and I was frustrated I wont get my moment of fun and have to wait the next day... Or more if followed by the weekend!

George and staff, thanks for having taken care ofmour tea and coffee needs for 3 months!

Marc and Stephanie

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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!! :)

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Reviewed May 5, 2009

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

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Reviewed February 8, 2017
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Reviewed November 4, 2015
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