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“Good option from branch”
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
Sydney, Australia
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373 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“Good option from branch”
Reviewed July 14, 2012

I often visit F&B for weekend brunch. It is a bright airy cafe' with great service and well thought through menu. Coffee is good but sometimes I do find it slightly burned. Given its location slightly away from the most traveled Darlinghurst streets, this place also feel somewhat more local and authentic. I recommend it.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank youngprofessionalUK
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Warm darlinghurst brunch”
Reviewed June 24, 2012

On a windy winter weekend morning, Forbes and Burton is a lovely warm sandstone room with wide windows to maximise natural light and plenty of contemporary raw surfaces. We had a quick brunch of vegetarian omelette and breakfast burrito with minced wagu,and enjoyed it a lot. Friendly and efficient staff, and a twist on all day breakfast menu items make it a potential repeat visit when in the area.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank POPs13
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Melbourne, Australia
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2 reviews
“A Melbourne style breakfast cafe in Sydney...”
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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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food and wine”
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!”
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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