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King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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96 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Vale Citrus! Favourite of locals and visitors this once packed cafe sadly died a slow death. New owners didn't get it. A Newtown staple for all day breakfasts and after pubs. nosh up sadly closed. Briefly reopened during the day but without the food quality or ambiance. Currently trading as an Indian diner at night though unlikely for long.

Thank Alexandra M
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

Citrus is a clean looking café. The menue is extensive, covering many different types of cuisine. It is all competently cooked and presented, but there is nothing outstanding about it. It has a toilet out the back that has seen better days and my 11yo managed to lock herself in, and couldn't get anyone to help as it was way... More 

Thank SaffronP
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

A lot of table space at the front and back means you almost always walk straight in. The food portions are also very large (as are most in Newtown) which does make up for the slightly higher priced menus items. The Big Breakfast and the Waffles are both very nice, and I usually go with a friend and split the... More 

Thank Leonavich
Sydney, Australia
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56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013

Coffee & cakes are good but Citrus is so much more - great for groups where people want different types of eating styles. Menu is kind of a 'crowd pleaser/top hits' across cuisines for cafes/diners so there is something for everyone. Citrus is one of the best all day breakfast servers in Newtown (not just for large servings but also... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2012 via mobile

Not bad liked the tranquility felt like got my moneys worth. 7 from 10. Very nice coffee and atmosphere i will try again

Thank Melly247
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

Great food. Great service. Wonderful salads and coffee.Nice ambience and not too expensive. . Thoroughly recommend

Thank silvermanalpha
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2012

I used to live right near Citrus and it was a Sunday morning staple! For me it was all about the big breakfast, which by big they really mean ENORMOUS! The best bit was the mounds of bacon accompanied by thick toast, eggs, tomato etc... It's a busy little cafe where little money goes a long way and you will... More 

Thank PeterDM_Sydney
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2012

Great food especially breakfasts. Really nice staff. Good coffee.

Thank yellowboxfish10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2011

Hungry and lost in Newtown. This was a great find and has an eclectic menu. Good coffee, but then this is Australia

Thank Colm C
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2009

I eat at Citrus nearly every week. Their breakfast is excellent, as are most of the meals on the menu. The Mediterranean burger (grilled chicken breast on turkish bread, with tzatziki, roast capsicum, eggplant, artichoke, feta cheese, and salad leaves) served with home made wedges, must be one of the most satisfying meals around and at A$13.90 it's a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cafe, Australian
Restaurant features
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown

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

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A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theatres to the neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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