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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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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 via mobile

Well you have to go for the view and weather permitting you have to ask for a table outdoors. And we thought that’s where our expectation should end. It actually was a lot more ! There was a goof up in our reservations and we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sabiee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

5 star great views difficult to get into . Make sure u book ahead .great good.Customs house has a view of the city under glass when u walk in. Mary t

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mary T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We “accidentally” found this restaurant whilst out walking before dinner. It was a Tuesday night and the place was very busy (always a good sign). We sat “at the back of the restaurant” only table available was the apology we received. We were above the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SandraS13689
Reviewed 4 days ago

we dined here during our trip based on input from a wine supplier, and we were very satisfied, what a great location on top of the harbour with a great view. we had the big menu with raw fish, tartar etc.. defently a place to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank perbuhl
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed a balcony table with uninterrupted views of Circular Quay and the Harbour Bridge. The 3 o’clock sitting for lunch on Sunday was perfect to linger after enjoying our selection of dishes which we shared. The presentation and food was exceptional. The wait staff...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank sdharris13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here Christmas Eve. Fabulous view, vibe, staff, service. I had mentioned my son's life-threatening allergy to peanuts/treenuts when booking. They remembered and the waiter asked about it immediately. To great care to make sure he was safe. The majority of the food was excellent....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 5ExpatsInAsia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view - breathtaking! The food - simply amazing! Service - Excellent! Dessert and overall presentation - Out of this world.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Manthan16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my mother and daughter here for a special occasion lunch. The food and service were excellent. The beef cheek I had was sensational! The only thing was that it was 36 degrees and there was no air conditioning inside. They gave us fans...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Carolyne T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were 9 in our party and they were able to find a table for us at short notice, providing we were out by 8 pm. We had completed our main course by 8pm and were happy to go - but our waiter found another...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 808JohnS808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared a 26th Wedding Anniversary at Cafe Sydney...which is, cheekily, anything but a Cafe!! It is an expensive lunch experience but highly recommended for special occasions or our international visitors. Every, I mean every, element of the dining was faultless. Did I mention the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank TheTone
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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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Questions & Answers
7 January 2019|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from antarah1407 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will be able to come along. But I don't think that the restaurant will be able to accommodate that many people. Make sure to call in advance.
18 December 2018|
Response from 914iano | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delay, as your question has just hit my Inbox. This is a sophisticated restaurant, serving very high quality fodd. In this day and age I couldn’t imagine a restaurant of this quality being unable to serve... More
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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, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:30 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
12:00 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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