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Cafe Jolly

) #4 of 100 Restaurants in Leichhardt ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Cafe
158 Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
9560 2434
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“pollo” (5 reviews)
“lamb cutlets” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
158 Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One wet Friday decided to eat close byand walked into Cafe Jolly. It was full of happy animated diners. We were quickly shown to a table and ordered the cajun chicken and spaghetti marinara. Both meals were delicious and the staff friendly. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Italian restaurant has been in Leichhardt's Little Italy precinct for years, and continues to remain a favourite with the locals as many other restaurants open and close in the area. It represents good value for money, the food is always consistent, the pasta and...More

Thank 584adeles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dont be fooled by the name. This is a great Italian restaurant that offers good food at a great price. This is one of Sydney s hidden secrets. Best garlic bread in town. You won't be disappointed here. Spaghetti Bella Vista is highly recommended

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 21 April 2017

very busy ,but found table for us on a sat nite, nothing to much.how do the 2 waiters keep up with a full resutarant and still smile and remember every table .what great service and the food was fantastic . a hidden jem as only...More

Thank colin r
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice it was so nice. Very busy restaurant with wonderful staff, the waiter was flat chat but we got excellent service both times and the pasta and risotto was soooo delicious, reasonable prices-no wonder it's so busy.

Thank Roslyn v
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We were off to see a performance at the Italian Quarter in Leichhardt and had time for an early dinner and what a winner we picked! Café Jolly is on the main strip of bustling Norton Street and this little café was literally bursting its...More

Thank Highlands77
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The restuarant is smallish and very crowded. But the food is very good with ample sized servings. The staff are very friendly and make you feel welcome.

Thank Lexie S
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Having had a look at their breakfast menu we almost got up and left again but we thought we give it a try. Well, we should have gone elsewhere. Basically everything they have on their breakfast menu are ready meals, none of it is made...More

Thank Oliver v
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Who knew Sydney had weather like this in the spring? We certainly didn’t! Raised on an Australian diet of Neighbours, Home & Away & Skippy, our expectations of Sydney in September/October were of heatwaves & endless sun. Boy, were we in for a shock……………… We...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 11 January 2017

First time I have had breakfast at Jolly although we breakfast in Leichhardt often. Initial reaction when I checked the menu was a bit doubtful. Pricing for my standard "the lot" breakfast was $13.50 including a cuppa. Given that the norm for the food without...More

Thank Mark B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Leichhardt
  • Phone Number: 9560 2434
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