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“A Melbourne style breakfast cafe in Sydney...”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Forbes and Burton - CLOSED

Forbes and Burton
Price range: $0 - $43
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating
Neighborhood: Darlinghurst
Melbourne, Australia
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2 reviews
“A Melbourne style breakfast cafe in Sydney...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

I had the mushrooms on toast which were delicious, but at almost $20 (with about a spoonful of avocado as a side for $4) it was definitely Sydney prices. A pot of tea for $4.50 was really only one cup which was a bit disappointing. But the cafe is nice, the staff were good and the menu had a couple of vegetarian options which I liked.

Visited May 2012
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Thank Jaimie C
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34 reviews from our community

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food and wine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2011

Very good style. There is a personal explanation of the menu that can be a little long, but is much appreciated. Its nice to receive an explantion of the food and an appreciation of your custom which is actually genuine. A matching wine to suit your course is also suggested and so far has been accurate. The staff are very friendly and remember returning customers. The food is amazing, a must try.

Visited November 2011
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Thank Lucas B
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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good quality but strange food!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2011

A lovely setting with great service but I just can't get my head around some of the food on offer. It's a bit like someone decided to get an ordinary dish and make it different for the sake of it. I've never been tremendously satisfied with eating a 'proper' meal here. It's nice enough but there's something that makes me walk away thinking about my next meal.

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Thank delirium1979
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
“Delicious, divine and heavenly food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2011

Delicious delicacies; welcoming, relaxed, professional and friendly staff; seating comfortably spaced in a historic sandstone room. The evening Riverina Lamb main and Chocolate Mousse desert are both heavenly. My partner and I have attended on a number of occassions in the evening and every time has been a pleasure. Intimate, romantic candlelight and fun, with superbly attentive and friendly staff and amazing food.

  • Visited November 2011
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Thank Darlo_Local
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Aussie
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“We will be back”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2011

This little restaurant which has recently changed hands, is up there with the best in Sydney. The food was wonderful, the wait staff very knowledgable. We have now been to breakfast and dinner. We will be back!

  • Visited November 2011
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Thank Imadilly
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