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“Great View, Good food, Average Service”
Review of Cafe Sydney

Cafe Sydney
Ranked #21 of 5,935 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, Seafood, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Sunshine Beach, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great View, Good food, Average Service”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

We enjoyed dinner here a couple of Saturdays ago for our daughters 21st. It has one of the most beautiful views in Sydney. We sat outside and it was just stunning.
The food is very good, however a little overpriced. The wait staff have O personality, but there seem to be a small army of them continuously filling up drinks. Will try again to see what a lunchtime experience is like.

  • Visited September 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Dinner for 2 - perfect”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

we were looking for a special place for my 40th Birthday, it was a Tuesday night and the restaurant was full, we had a late dinner but it was worth it. Entree, Mains and Dessert.
The staff were very friendly and the views are amazing.

Great way to celebrate my 40th, great place to celebrate. First class service.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank ruben d
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food and view, service ok...”
Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

The vistas in Sydney never fails to impress and Cafe Sydney capitalists on the view, with harbour and bridge views as a backdrop to dinner. We both had two small courses and dessert rather than a main meal. Stand out seafood with interesting flavours. The desserts were sensational, with the highlight being the burnt salted caramel which is so popular nowadays but done really well at Cafe Sydney. The service was functional but not warm and at times we felt a bit rushed, so take a later sitting if you want to linger over dinner...

Visited September 2013
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Thank fussyraich
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Sydney
Level 6 Contributor
157 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“What a view! and food to match”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

Lunch for 2 on the Cafe Sydney balcony. Almost perfect Sydney harbour weather. Almost perfect. No complaint, but having your wine topped up continually by every staff member bordered on pushing beverage sales. One other small point... I booked 2 weeks earlier and was offered table against the wall and in an unsheltered spot. Immediately asked the waitress who escortyed us to the table for another table (only 20% of diners had arrived by this time) but was told not possible, all tables are allocated. Nonsense! Anyway, food, service and ambience first class and i would recommend Cafe Sydney.

  • Visited September 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful service, beautiful view”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

Lunch for 5. The service was truly excellent. When we were indecisive excellent suggestions on food and wine choices where given. Could not fault the food at all.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Deborah A
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