Category Archives: Coffee

Coffee in Sydney: Skully on Crown, Surry Hills

There’s a little cluster of restaurants on Crown Street with some cool stores in the mix too (the fabulous Mud ceramics has opened a Surry Hills outpost here). Skully on Crown is very new, with a big hipster sign, and … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Le Monde, Surry Hills

Since Sydney is such a fast-moving and trendy place, it surprises me that a café like Le Monde can keep going, with a good reputation and buzz, after more than twenty years. I certainly remember it from my early days … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Veneziano Coffee Roasters

Taking over the space from the trendy and expensive clothing store, The Stables, on Bourke Street, next to the Beresford Hotel, is Veneziano Coffee Roasters, opening in Sydney just a few months ago, after establishing themselves in Brisbane and Adelaide. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Sconery, Chippendale

Sometimes you just have to have a scone, you know? Or at least that’s why we’re heading to the Sconery after a visit to the White Rabbit gallery (usually amazing but I was uninspired by this particular show). But Josh … Continue reading

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Sydney Food and Coffee Diary: Reuben Hills, Surry Hills

Reuben Hills is an institution. I often recommend it to friends. This morning, we had an early breakfast, at 7am, on ANZAC day and I’ve never seen the cafe so empty (though it wasn’t really empty). As I’ve said before, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Thirty Coffee, Paddington

A mid-week lunch with a friend in Paddington, and we’ve stopped by Thirty Coffee, a long, narrow space: industrial chic. We grab a table at the back, which has a lovely breeze coming through though feels a bit of a … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney, Lidz Caps and Coffee, Enmore

I am completely up for multi-tasking. I know it’s supposed to be bad for your brain and make you less efficient, but as a creature of the modern world, at least I like to believe that I can do more … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Corduroy, Surry Hills

I have to admit that what I loved most about Corduroy, the first time I came here, was that I couldn’t see the name anywhere. I’m not sure if I just didn’t look under the counter in the front or … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Whole Meal Cafe, Taylor Square

First of all, props to the Whole Meal Café for opening up right at Taylor Square with an offering of healthy food (‘Vegan!’ shouts their chalkboard). This isn’t a spot I’d expect nutrition, surrounded by so much alcohol and decadence. … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Two Good Eggs Cafe, Surry Hills

Two Good Eggs does a cracking business, meaning I should have a breakfast and see what the fuss is about. But I just wanted a coffee, after doing some chores in the ‘hood. It’s got a nice view of Harmony … Continue reading

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