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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” (41 reviews)
“oysters” (114 reviews)
“barramundi” (73 reviews)
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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

We have been to Sydney several times before but never realised this restaurant was there. It's located on Circular Quay on top of the building that looks like a Town hall. What a miss, the views out over Circular Quay are superb and matched by...More

Thank stewcasabland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best views going around. Looking across Circular Quay to the bridge and the Opera House. The restaurant is expensive but worth the cost for special occasions. Service is friendly and knowledgeable. Wine list is extensive and expensive. Menu is excellent. Parking? Well...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The management and staff at this restaurant are incredible! I won't go into the detail of the issue we had upon arrival other than to say it was a mix up between me and the manager which led to a disappointing table upon arrival. When...More

Thank BigdaznMel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 3rd visit and we went as a party of 14. The service was first class , as was the food.... 14 empty plates at each serving!! Great atmosphere and one of the best views in town.

Thank Tim b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Sydney is a great restaurant choice for anyone - whether you are visiting from overseas, interstate or even if you live in Sydney. The restaurant is top notch - the food & service are excellent but the view is even better! A meal at...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us went to Cafe Sydney for a pre Christmas celebration It was wonderful Excellent service, food was fabulous especially the starters and entrees (oysters, bug, crab, salt cod croquette) and the deserts! The view is great and the atmosphere is well worth...More

Thank Narelle C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a good dinner at Felix, we wander into Cafe Sydney at 10.20pm for a nightcap and view of the Harbour Bridge....instead of a pleasant welcome we have a 10 minute charade with a stern lady on reception who firstly says there are no outside...More

3  Thank KJHsingapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Work function in private room open to the outdoor area. Beautiful venue to appreciate the harbour. Food was exceptional and all 10 guests commented on how nice it was.

Thank msgoldenhaIr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the 27th December 2017 2 days post Christmas my husband together with our daughter and son in law drove from Canberra to this restaurant for Dinner. It was worth the drive. It is one of my bucket list ticked. It is set in an...More

Thank letchemi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner for 7 overlooking the bridge and harbour .. fantastic. The good was good too. A busy restaurant service was good but under pressure . I did hear a few complaints from the early diners ( we had an 8pm booking) being asked to move...More

Thank mykonrunner
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
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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
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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