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Cafe Shenkin

) #29 of 177 Coffee & Tea in Sydney #689 of 5,056 Places to Eat in Sydney $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
53 Erskineville Rd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9550 5511
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“shakshuka” (11 reviews)
“falafel” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Israeli, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
53 Erskineville Rd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful buzz, very interesting menu and a bit different. Fresh food, prompt attentive service (without being in your face). Being in Erskineville, parking can be a challenge. Always busy so book if you can.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend Kate and i went here for breakfast today. We have enjoyed dining previously at the Enmore branch and were both excited to try the Erskineville location. The staff were very friendly from our first steps through the door, the cafe atmosphere was relaxed...More

Thank noelc719
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Tried my first Israeli breakfast here yesterday and will definitely do it again. Great mix of flavours with laabne, egg, salsa, avocado and beautiful fresh baked soft bread roll. Everything on the menu sounded delicious and my two companions loved their dishes too. I was...More

Thank PortDouglasHugo
Reviewed 21 February 2017

As usual Shenkin is excellent, but I find the Shakshuka here better at the Enmore branch. It is a more spacious comfortable space though. Great for working.

Thank 96joshuap
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful food, something a little different for breakfast. Also check out the paatries and sweets in the front counter.

Thank Kieran V
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome coffee. ..great food. ..super fast service couldn't be better. Great little place. ..even so it's full everything is great.

Thank arnaud f
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We really liked this place. 8 out of 10 dishes were tasty. Do not order their Big Breakfast. Its just big but mediocre in taste. My favourites are their Falafels and Mushroom pastry parcel pictured below. Good service too!

Thank Shy_Li_9
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Coffee good, Reuben sandwich was really good. Would go back for that alone. Comfortable welcoming space and the service was friendly and efficient.

Thank ashtiboy
Reviewed 27 June 2016

What a treasure! Australian & Israeli food. Coffee & pastries really delicious..We had an Israeli breakfast, an avocado falafal, and two superb chorizo shakshukas.All served with piping hot,homemade pitta breads. Service smart,friendly. Very busy. Excellent value for money

Thank Barrie S
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This place is really good when it comes to food, great portion size and delicious as well. Coffee wise it's good as well and their Mocha's are really good. Great service as well, staff friendly.

Thank Charbel L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Erskineville Rd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 5511
  • E-mail
Telephone (02) 9550 5511 Postcode 2043
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