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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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“beef tenderloin” (46 reviews)
“oysters” (121 reviews)
“barramundi” (75 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sydney Customs House 31 Alfred St | 5th Floor, Customs House, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with colleagues. The view was excellent, overlooking the harbour and bridge. Food in Sydney is always great and the Cafe Sydney was no exception. The barramundi that I ordered was perfectly cooked and seasoned. Service was also good, prompt and attentive.

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here, and even though we were dressed as typical tourists (in contrast to the business people in full dress), they seated and served us graciously. Seating on the terrace was nice, with heaters above, and a cool breeze from the harbour. We...More

Thank stork90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a great find and well worth the price. The staff are all very friendly and attentive and made some great recommendations off the menu. Food is delicious and the view is an added bonus. Would definitely recommend you visit here if you...More

Thank Carlybalisimo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined on a busy Saturday night and the staff were busy but able to attend to our needs in a quick and professional manner. The food we better than expected and the pricing spot on. We as a collective group of 8 people had...More

Thank wombatNY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner on a Saturday night with a booking for 2 at 8pm. Friendly staff on arrival and taken to a table 3 rows from the front. We had a view but had hoped for more. Being closer to the front would have been better,...More

Thank Debbie23294
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was wonderful to have a seperate well thought out vegan menu that gave our family of four adults a number of choices for all three courses. The food was delicious and the portion sizes were generous. We had an outside table in the middle...More

Thank Trish7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've seen mixed reviews but I cant fault our night. I booked well in advance to get a window table and the view was gorgeous. The food portions were on the smaller side as expected but it was delicious - certainly couldnt fault it. It...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was absolutely nothing wrong with our meal or service except we expected more. This is a Fine Dining establishment, yet it doesn't even have tablecloths. The view is fabulous but when you are 3 tables back from the window you don't see much at...More

Thank Tanya D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I visited the Customs House Cafe on Wednesday, hoping to have a drink and have a look in the restaurant, as my friend was planning to book a table for her sisters' 50th Birthday. She wanted to see which table to book...More

Thank AlenaH_Oz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a 50th here and it was really nice. The service was very attentive and the food was fantastic. The oysters are so good I ate another serve after my desert. Fine food and atmosphere. All our food looked amazing like art work. And the...More

Thank vicenglish1
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dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
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Questions & Answers
Nikki D
27 July 2017|
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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 :)
27 August 2016|
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Response from Roswyn S | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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