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Kafeine Balmain

260 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9555 1140
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
“corn fritters” (7 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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260 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Great staff, fantastic coffee, and a delicious varied menu and with favourites much like their fritters. If i'm in Balmain I usually pop in here for a feed.

Thank robbieh836
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

a very busy & popular cafe with locals & foodies alike, the menu is extensive & offers a range of classic & modern fusion inventive dishes. The dishes are all well presented especially the pancakes & french toast! So pretty with the various colours! Everything...More

Thank PrincessGreedyGuts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a quick stop for drinks to this very popular cafe. The chai is excellent and has to be the best we came across in 3 weeks in Australia!

Thank SandDancer99
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We are over from the U.K. Balmain was our return route from ferry visit to cockatoo island. Chose this cafe on looks and their menu. We were made most welcome and the staff provided high chair and and a drinking cup for our grandson. We...More

Thank Graham F
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This neighbourhood gem always has a queue outside but the ease and efficiency of service means that you are always looked after quickly. Good value and very prompt service.

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Pleasant staff, efficiently run, good atmosphere, attractive decor, interesting food, reasonable prices. Want more can you expect from a local cafe? Recommended are the salmon paradise, the shrimp indulgent, and- in particular - the mango smoothie.

Thank andrewjameswarren
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Had the ‘healthy’ chocolate brownie and a gorgeous caramel milkshake. We sat outside and were served by the very friendly waitress who brought us a bottle of water without us requesting it as there are still places here where you do need to ask for...More

Thank w777ndy
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Great little place. Superb coffee. Pretty nice food too! Staff were helpful. Sat outside with my sister and watched the world go by! Worth another visit as the high street is good for meandering along to walk off what you have eaten!

Thank Sir Anthony D
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The service was fast without being pushy and the food was artfully presented in a very quick manner. Everything we tasted was delicious. My only complaint is the cost of the toast - AUD5 for a slice of toast? Other than that, I didn’t find...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Kafeine is certainly one of the best cafes in Balmain. We love coming here and it's very popular with locals. The food is great, the service is quick, friendly and professional, and the coffee is always well made. Love the interior too. It is one...More

Thank jimbutcher1
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9555 1140
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