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“Art and Coffee - a natural relationship”

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Gymea
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Open in 2000, Hazelhurst is one of the most popular and leading regional galleries and art centres in Australia. Located just 40 minutes south of Sydney CBD near the gateway to the Royal National Park, Hazelhurst is an inspiring arts oasis set amid 1.4 Hectares of garden. Changing exhibitions of national significance and leading local artists are presented, as well as art for sale. A vibrant arts centre with seven studios offers workshops and classes in ceramics, printmaking, painting, jewellery and new media. Overlooking the gardens, the Hazelhurst Cafe is a popular meeting place for breakfast, lunch and high teas.
Sydney, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Art and Coffee - a natural relationship”
Reviewed January 16, 2014

This wonderful venue is vibrant, dynamic and a wonderful place to spend an hour or two enjoying an exhibition, lovely food and drink. The new deck and restaurant refurb work well and have improved a great place even more.

Visited January 2014
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English first
Sydney, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Lunch with friends”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

A beautiful location and lovely weather. The food was cafe style but tasty. Desserts looked great. A nice way to spend a Sunday.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Jackie1770
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Sydney NSW Australia
Level 6 Contributor
281 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Nice outdoor eating”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

A pleasant place to visit and eat outside on a nice sunny day with lovely garden views. The food was very good, and it was lovely sitting outside and enjoying the garden views while we ate our lunch.

Visited April 2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Very Disappointing”
Reviewed June 21, 2013

I went to Hazelhurst the other day with some friends. I ordered the scones with earl grey tea. When the tea arrived I was pretty appalled to see that it was very obviously the second brewing of the tea leaves in the pot and I requested another. Thankfully, this time it was made properly. When my scones arrived one was fine but the other one was rock hard. When the waitress was advised of this she just said “Well, you ate the other one” and nothing more was done. My friend’s coffee had been spilled all down the sides of his cup and instead of a fresh cup all he got from the waitress was a brief, “Sorry, I spilled it”.

I understand that accidents happen (at least I like to think that re-using tea leaves was an accident and not a regular thing!) but it helps if the staff are friendly about it and make some kind of attempt to fix a problem.

The other meals were nice enough, but the overall poor experience left me uninterested in returning.

Visited June 2013
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2 Thank Jay1485
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Great art, nice ground ...encouraging youth”
Reviewed May 31, 2013

Hazelhurst has always been a nice place to see an art show and eat. They now have a new art director who is encouraging a lot of local art talent and Sunday afternoons are buzzing. Great place to but a cool T Shirt and eat a meal, chill out in the courtyard.

Visited May 2013
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Thank TmanSydney_Australia
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