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Cafe Sydney

Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9251 8683
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visit each time in Sydney. Used to be great service and made you feel special. They don’t need to try anymore , most people don’t go back and they cram as many tables in as they can even if that makes it difficult for servers...More

1  Thank holidayshoes
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were reluctant to go because it's in the heart of the tourist zone, but Cafe Sydney far exceeded our expectations. Restaurant has a wonderful ambiance and amazing views of Sydney Harbour. Even though we were not on the balcony we could easily enjoy the...More

Thank rexcoast
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sydney has the most beautiful harbor in the world, so if you want to dine with a view of the harbor, this is the place to go! We had reservations on the porch for 5:30 and enjoyed our dinner while visiting friends in Sydney. The...More

Thank charlottemimi
Reviewed 4 days ago

i've been to this restaurant a few times with friends. Not all patrons can see the beautiful view of the harbour bridge, it depends on where you are sitting. better try to get a seat next to the windows or if it's during summer, get...More

Thank digna m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We finally dined at Cafe Sydney for my birthday after years of wanting to come here. The restaurant has an amazing view of Sydney harbour and even those with their back to the view didn’t miss out due to the cleverly placed mirrors that reflected...More

Thank Chrissy02015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a table at the front of the balcony with great views of the Harbour Bridge. That was the icing on the cake of a fantastic meal. My wife had a salad, crispy and fresh. I had Gazpacho, well prepared and gently seasoned. As...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Sydney never disappoints, with its stunning location, first class service, amazing food, cocktails and wine list. A perfect place for family, friends or business!

Thank Shicky01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting location in the Customs House. Swanky bar waiting area with both indoor and outdoor seating. Strong seafood choices and good wine selections. A bit noisy and seating is close.

Thank Gretchen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be one of our 'go to' places in Sydney, lovely views and great food. However our last visit in January, as part of a group, was really not that good. The service was bloody awful, with a rude waiter. Some of the...More

1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here with a friend, the view of the harbour bridge was absolutely breath taking! Food was lovely only down side for me was as I don’t eat fish was very limited. Desert was in real. Definitely a place to visit for beautiful views...More

1  Thank Stacey M
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Nikki D
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
if you want a table outside on the wall with the view I'd book NOW to ensure you get it :)
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JOANNE G
27 August 2016|
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No I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, 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 9251 8683
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