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“Best coffee in Sydney!!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gnome Cafe

Gnome Cafe
Ranked #909 of 5,815 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Delicatessen, Australian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Surry Hills
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Best coffee in Sydney!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2012

I thought Bourke St Bakery served up the best lattes but when we discovered this cute little gem of a cafe/wine bar, we had the most divine latte ever! It is the 'Casablanca' blend - to die for! If you're ever on Crown st Surry hills, make sure you drop by this spot!

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A little gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2012

I discovered Gnome a few months back and it has since become a brakfast favourite.
While it's small and pokey, and often a small wait is required, it's worth it!
Both the breakfast board and the goats cheese and tomato are good options - I always add a side of bacon!
Great coffee - up there with Sydneys best.
Only criticism - quality of bacon and servcing size could be better!

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank tgt0123
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Auckland
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Consistently very good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2012

More suited for singles and couples due to its compact design, Gnome is one of my all time fav's. It has atmosphere, excellent espresso, small selection of very nutritious food and efficient staff.

For other cafes I visit check out my blog www.espresso-jono.blogspot.com

Visited November 2011
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Thank Jono J
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Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Size doesn't matter”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2012

It's small, simple in the best way, good coffee, fresh food and ingredients presented well, great street scape and buzz.. Room for improvement? Maybe just cold water in a caraffe rather than having to ask busy staff to refill a small glass from the tap. Discovered it recently and have incorporated it as one of my regulars.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Ozie
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best coffee!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2012

Would honestly rate the coffee here as the best in Sydney! It is so good!

Really good value breakfast and lunch. Have never had dinner here, but hope to soon. Their cheese platter is amazing as well.

Also has a good selection of drinks!

Would reccommend it to anyone in the area.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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