Best Cafes in Sydney

Best Cafes in Sydney
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Below is a list of the top and leading Cafes in Sydney. To help you find the best Cafes located near you in Sydney, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Sydney’s Best Cafes:

The top rated Cafes in Sydney are:

  • Pablo & Rusty’s
  • Paramount Coffee Project
  • Boon Cafe

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Pablo & Rusty’s

Pablo & Rusty's
Pablo & Rusty’s

Pablo & Rusty’s was founded by Saxon Wright back in 2003, named after his two coffee loving brother-in-laws. Initially it launched as a cafe on Sydney’s North Shore with a small off-site roastery, but evolved quickly into numerous outlets spread across Sydney. However after cafes came knocking to supply wholesale, the roasting side of the business grew quickly and became the core focus. Currently their two stores in Sydney CBD and Brisbane CBD still remain and they use these as their ‘sand pits’ to test coffees, equipment and ideas in the pursuit of the best cafe experience.

Products/Services:

Blends, Espresso, Filter, Decaf, Brewed

LOCATION:

Address161 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9807 6293
Website: www.pabloandrustys.com.au

REVIEWS:

“My go to for a caffeine hit – coffee is amazing and they roast their own beans, plus everything I’ve tried off the menu is absolutely delicious (go for the beef & mushroom ragout on toast if you’re a mushroom fiend like me – I promise you won’t regret it). The place can get quite busy so be patient for your coffee, it’s worth the wait.” -Leilani Horthy Banks

Paramount Coffee Project

Paramount Coffee Project
Paramount Coffee Project

Paramount Coffee Project was established as a collaboration between Jin Ng of Paramount House, Mark Dundon of Seven Seeds and Russell Beard of Reuben Hills. Opening in Surry Hills, Sydney in 2013, together they envisaged a space which would showcase the variety of styles and approaches in quality coffee. The café is a collaborative project to look at coffee differently in a café environment. Education and exploration of roasting styles, brew methods and coffee/cafe approach is the aim.

Products/Services:

Espresso, Filter, Iced Batch Brew, Teas, Herbal, Espresso Banana Bread, Coffee,  Milkshakes, Juice, Cold Drinks, Hot Drinks, Toast, Scram on Sourdough, BKE roll, Polenta Porridge, Crumbed Eggs on ToastS, Soft Baked Eggs

LOCATION:

Address80 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Phone: (02) 9211 1122
Website: www.paramountcoffeeproject.com.au

REVIEWS:

“Incredible iconic space turned into a maze of cool spaces. The cafe was busy but still pretty chill. Cold brew was great. Food looked good too. In an interesting part of the city, worth a stop.” -Asa Cox

Boon Cafe

Boon Cafe
Boon Cafe

Boon Cafe is a passion project to bring exciting new flavours to our loyal Chat Thai diners. Here you will find the comfort of familiar ingredients combined in completely new ways with artisanal goods from the best local purveyors they know. If you’ve never had chilli-relish in a sandwich, neither had they! But they liked it and thought you might too.

They’re just really having a bit of fun with our lunches, and for dinner they are keeping it traditional Isaan ~ you don’t mess with the original. Sarnie’s by day and Isaan by night.

Products/Services:

Coffee, Cold-pressed Juice, Loose Leaf Tea, Housemade Iced Tisane, Blended Drinks, Water & Carbonated Drinks, Trad Thai Drinks, Thai Coffee, Thai Red Tea

LOCATION:

Address1/425 Pitt St, Haymarket NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9281 2114
Website: www.booncafe.com

REVIEWS:

“This is a super cute grocery store and restaurant. They have amazing coffee drinks and Thai food. It is honestly the best Thai food I’ve ever had in my life. Their pork was so tender and flavorful it literally melted in my mouth. 10/10 I will without question be back here <333” -Randall Degges