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Settlement on Quay

$$ - $$$
Central Business District
Cafe, Australian, International, Contemporary, Healthy
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33 Alfred St, | Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9241 4010
06:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Thu 06:30 - 18:00
Fri 06:30 - 22:30
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here many times, the service is always excellent, and the food and coffee is consistently good quality. I wouldn't say it's the best ever, but exactly what you'd expect from a good cafe.

Thank Andrew Z
Hobart, Australia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Situated opposite Circular Quay with inside and outside eating options, this cafe provided excellent value breakfasts and swift service.

Thank Jane121258
Sydney, Australia
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5,024 reviews
2,821 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,820 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Well located at Circular Quay, handy for transport by station, ferry terminal and buses. Convenient for city meetings, relatively standard menu for breakfast but consistent

Thank RonWamberal
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We met for lunch here. We were greeted straight away with a friendly smile. We enjoyed our meals which were efficiently served and well presented. The atmosphere was calm and we were able to talk easily As we ate

Thank Pat L
Newcastle, Australia
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

What a joke earler in the day saw this blackboard outside. Arrived back at 6.30pm and its closed. It is Friday

Thank Brian M
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Lovely spot to sit and catch the view of circular quay, fresh food with lots of variety, too many to name

Thank Sheron E
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

food is great and you get great value for money, good serving sizes and they have a great mix of burgers and healthy food.

Thank angela74
Canberra, Australia
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58 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Looking out on Circular Quay, this is an excellent place for breakfast. The service is fast, the coffee faultless and the options appetising and healthy. It is popular with office workers and, after 9.00 am, tourists like us. We particularly enjoyed the "Smash" - a generous portion of avocado with feta on perfectly poached eggs.

Thank MNE43
Sydney, Australia
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5,024 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,820 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Good spot in the Quay area for breakfast if you are having meetings nearby. Accessible by train, bus or ferry. The bene with mushrooms was good alternative to normal.Good service,

Thank RonWamberal
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240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Very happy with the food and service at this cafe. The service was friendly and efficient. The prices were very good, especially for a city cafe. The free range eggs were well prepared, the bacon excellent and sourdough toast good. I would have preferred the tomato to have been cooked a bit more, but this is a common gripe with... More 

Thank ozrick33Sydney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, International, Contemporary, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Alfred St, | Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9241 4010

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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