Best cafes in Sydney CBD

Jen Nquyen
May 21, 2020

The Grounds of the City

Best coffee in Sydney

A coffeehouse inspired cafe and restaurant that makes you feel like you’re eating on the Orient Express, The Grounds of the City is one of Sydney’s most popular places to grab excellent coffee and food with your mates. With 1920s jazz, old fashioned staff uniforms, tea delivered by the trolley and many more intricate features, transport back in time and experience the heart and soul of old school Sydney.

Opens: 7:00am to 9:00pm

Average cost for two: $70 with food

500 George street, Sydney NSW

Café Cre Asion - 21 Alberta Street, CBD, Sydney

Coffee in Sydney

Can’t get enough of matcha lattes? Well, you’re in for a treat at Cafe Cre Asion’s all matcha inspired menu. Dubbed by some locals as one of the best green tea lattes they’ve ever tried in their life, Cafe cre Asion showcases the true essence of matcha, providing a relatively simple but delicious menu. Tucked in a hidden alleyway, this cafe is truly one of Sydney’s hidden gems.

Opens: 7:00am to 4:00pm

Average cost for two: $30

21 Alberta Street, CBD, Sydney

Black Star Pastry

Enjoy your coffee with some of Sydney’s best pastry desserts at Black Star Pastry. Definitely one of Sydney’s most popular dessert parlours, this cafe offers refreshing desserts prepared the old fashioned way, handmade with love and integrity. Try Black Star’s most iconic dessert, the strawberry watermelon cake along the store’s deliciously smooth latte.

Coffee in Sydney

Opens: 10:00 to 6:30pm

Average cost for two: $30

Level 2, the Galeries, 500 George Street, Sydney CBD

Gumption by Coffee Alchemy

Coffee in Sydney

Located in the busy arcade strip, the Strand Arcade, Gumption serves amazing coffee that Sydney locals flock to regularly to grab they daily dose of caffeine on the go. Providing an espresso bar like space that busy city goers appreciate, be in awe as you taste a classic sydney style coffee.

Brewed to perfection, try the cold brew the store has to offer!

Opens: 8:00am to 5:30pm

Average cost for two: $20 A$20 for two people (approx.)

Shop 11, Level 1, The Strand Arcade, 412-414 George Street, CBD, Sydney

Pablo & Rusty’s

Coffee in Sydney

Need some food to enjoy with your cup of coffee? Pablo & Rusty is one of Sydney’s top coffee spots where you’ll be able to enjoy a marvelous brunch menu. Beautifully presented, this store offers healthy, organic and filling dishes that you help you feel refreshed and energised for the day.

Opens: 6:30 am to 5:00pm

Average cost for two: $40

161 Castlereagh Street, CBD, Sydney

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