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Playfair Cafe

Playfair Street | Shop 21, The Rocks Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9251 3317
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwich” (54 reviews)
“breakfast wrap” (14 reviews)
“deluxe burger” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Playfair Street | Shop 21, The Rocks Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This cafe is conveniently placed if you're exploring Sydney's Harbour but you get what you pay for. Salmon wrap was more like a salad wrap with a bit of salmon and the steak in the steak burger was dwarfed by the bun. On the plus...More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend got the Chicken avocado, without avocado. The staff fixed the problem immediatly by giving a complete new sandwich and were very friendly. We recommend this place!

Thank Quincy v
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great service, very polite and happy staff! The food is good and filling, good choices of food. I recommend definitely.

Thank Mariana H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a fantastic place to have lunch or coffee. The only downside is that it is usually busy especially when the markets are on. Anyway the food is totally worth the wait. Great coffee and amazing selection of sandwiches, staff is friendly and approachable.

Thank Alv1609
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We went here for brunch yesterday as I had read the reviews and heard good things. This place is clearly very popular and was busy when we got there. The reviews are true the food is good, the prices are good and the food is...More

Thank sczeceik
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Found this cafe on Trip Advisor. The coffee was very nice and the food was well priced. Service was fast and friendly. Would go back.

Thank Stoobiedoo18
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great location on a nice day (no inside seating but heaters for patio), great value food, good portions, great service. Would recommend.

Thank ThePurpleSuitcase
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We came here for breakfast and i have to say they have great coffees and the food was priced well. They also open early compared to other cafes. A must at the rocks

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the avocado toast! Quaint location and excellent service. We ate here several mornings during our trip. Highly recommend!

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The service is super friendly and the the food is super yummy. If you’re at The Rock and looking for somewhere to have wholesome outdoor eating experience this is for you.

Thank Craig P
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playfair Street | Shop 21, The Rocks Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9251 3317
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