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il Espresso

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Surry Hills
Cafe, Australian
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4 Wentworth Avenue, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 415 814 811
08:00 - 13:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 13:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Had breakfast here as it's attached to the hotel we were staying at, the coffee was great and the brekky was lovely and both very reasonably priced.

Thank Lisa W
Wollongong, Australia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped by to grab a coffee prior to catching the train to the airport - the female staff barista was anything but friendly - honesty it felt like she went out of her way to be be rude..... for whatever reason I am unsure.. Dumping my coffee down on the bench, not saying a work, instead giving me a look... More 

1 Thank Rayna1980
Branchburg, New Jersey
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174 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

I stayed at the Best Western just above this place. The manager was a really nice guy that introduced me to the way Aussies drink their coffee. He answered a bunch of questions too and the coffee was awesome.

Thank Denarii
Toronto, Canada
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1,041 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 476 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2012

Stayed at hotel next door, they make great coffee and breakfast sanwiches and taught a canadian how to order in Oz.Small eat in area or to go.

Thank OntarioCanuck1
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

We relocated from the USA to Sydney on the last day of October 2011. Arriving at the Stellar hotel (Best Western chain) for a 3 month long stay at about 1:30 PM, this was my first real coffee in this beautiful city. George's presence, friendliness and professionalism shadowed by his lovely staff has made our start a real pleasure! Not... More 

Thank Marc Q
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2012

We were at the Hyde Park Hotel and so this place was very handy for our morning mocca fix. We'd go there each morning to begin our day and the moccas were great. The food we had on only a couple of occassions was very yummy. Would highly recommed...oh and good music, which is very important!! :)

1 Thank Musicmad67
Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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865 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2009

Excellent little coffee shop in the heart of Sydney, serving great breakfasts as well as delicious deli fayre.

1 Thank TrevorHall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 14
Cafe, Australian
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Wentworth Avenue, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 415 814 811

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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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