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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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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
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 yesterday

One of our go-to venues in the Sydney CBD. Spectacular views, friendly efficient staff. Exciting menu offering dishes for all tastes. Just be mindful that they normal have more than one sitting which means you have your table for two hours only

Thank BFO1964
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a superb top end restaurant. Stunning views of the Harbour bridge which will impress locals and visitors alike - table on the terrace worth asking for. Food choice isn't huge but all the dishes are lovely and expertly prepared with top quality ingredients....More

Thank gerbilsontour
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I just came back from dinner at Cafe Sydney-unforgettable experience! Our table had an awesome view of Sydney Harbor and the bridge as well as a huge cruise ship that ended up shipping out while we were having dinner! The staff were...More

1  Thank Isgirl_in_MA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of five booked a table on the balcony to celebrate my 50th. From the minute we arrived we were made to feel special. Our waitress,Lea, was incredible and the food was more generous than other 5star restaurants in Sydney. It really is a...More

1  Thank Chardychef
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s been a while since I have been to cafe Sydney and I am so happy that it was chosen for a very dear friends birthday. Our lovely waitress Leah was extremely attentive incredibly knowledgeable and told me the kitchen could make anything for me...More

1  Thank Jujuskuu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our Hotel had made a mistake in booking our reservation. Upon arrival we were told that the restaurant is booked weeks ahead, so there was no chance of booking a reservation that evening. Then the Receptionist said that I can see that you two are...More

Thank 914iano
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are visiting from the UK. Never have I been so insulted and embarrassed by the receptionist at around 1145 on Friday 9 November. Such hostile behaviour, from the brunette receptionist We only wanted to see the view so we could choose which restaurant to...More

Thank hhhhodhchchchxhu
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best vantage points for central harbour views, overlooking harbour bridge, opera house and cruise terminal. Bookings a must, and ask for verandah view. Time your dinner to start before sunset and watch the harbour light up at night. Food is very good,...More

1  Thank GlennB0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This well established restaurant is well worth the early booking required to secure a table overlooking the sights and lights of Sydney harbour. The service was excellent, friendly but professional, and the food really was delicious, some of the best I’ve eaten; I had the...More

Thank 191lindam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little worried that this restaurant would be all about it's spectacular location and the views from the balcony but we were wrong. The food was delicious and the service excellent too. We started with sourdough rolls and shared a Tandoori prawn starter....More

Thank CheltenhamPaul
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Questions & Answers
20 November 2018|
Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
That will be summer, so expect good evening weather. They have a retractable canopy to protect diners if it rains.
Alisha S
9 November 2018|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
Yes. , there were children dining on the day we were there. For lunch . I would check with the restaurant .
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 :)
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, View
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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