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“Tart it up!”
Review of Sweet Belem

Sweet Belem
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Petersham
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Portuguese, Cafe
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6 reviews
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“Tart it up!”
Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Sweet Belem makes THE best Portuguese tarts in Sydney. The crispy flaky pastry combined with the warm, sweet cinnamon-y custard.... Simply gorgeous! They have lots of other beautiful cakes and pastries there but the tarts are a winner for me every time!

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Thank Christina N
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Simply perfection of Portugueese taste”
Reviewed April 30, 2014

The best portugueese tarts ever. Always fresh and always tasty!!! Even by comparison to the ones made in Porto - I know this is a very brave call, but I am sure of my taste. And my Brother George is here to say the same :-) Anyway, they also have great corn break, bread rolls and did I mention coffee? Well, this is great too.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Beatle Z
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“THE BEST TARTS EVER!!!”
Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

The traditional Portuguese tarts here will take you straight to Portugal- the exceptional, handmade, buttery pastry with the perfect amount of crisp caramelisation instantly sends you to heaven. Then the creamy egg custard creates a perfect balance of flavours and textures. This place is a MUST try for anyone who appreciates quality food and the best of the best. The husband and wife team, who have recently taken over this shop, have transformed the place into one of style and authenticity, along with a welcoming attitude that was certainly not there in the past. Please please make the trip to Petersham for this place- I promise you won't regret it!!!

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1 Thank Victoria B
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Padua, Italy
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1,114 reviews
580 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 912 helpful votes
“BEST CUSTARD TARTS IN THE WORLD”
Reviewed March 28, 2014

If you can pass this shop without having a custard tart you must be mad.
I crave these tarts when not in Sydney , I adore these tarts , mouth watering dreams are made of these tarts .
The crisp pastry , the creamy custard the little sprinkle of cinnamon on top. They are freshly made every day they are to die for . Simple , delicious and I think better than any I have ever had in Lisbon.
I want to marry the man who makes these tarts .
Thats how good they are

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Saskiagrav
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A change for the worse”
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Unfortunately Sweet Belem has changed hands I have visited this cake shop for many years and it was the best cake shop around. Now the food is well below standards One bite in the croissants and it went into the bin. What a waste of a perfect cake shop. Does anyone know where the original owners have gone too? Not worth going back.

  • Visited February 2014
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5 Thank Ron R
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