The SMH Good Food Guide Sydneys Cafe of the Year Finalists

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The SMH Good Food Guide Sydney's Cafe of the Year Finalists

We love our coffee in Sydney, but we expect more than just good coffee, when go to our local cafe.

Check Out Sydney's finalist in Cafe of the year 2017

There's no shortage of amazing cafe around Sydney.

The SMH Good Food Guide has just anouced the finalist in Cafe of the Year

The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide award night, presented by Citi and Vittoria, is on September 5. The Guide will be on sale in newsagents and bookstores from September 6, with all book purchases receiving free access to the new Good Food app.

Check Out Sydney's finalist in Cafe of the year 2017

And the finalists for Cafe of the Year are...

Brickfields Cafe and Bakery

Brickfields finalist in Cafe of the year 2017

Brickfields Cafe and Bakery. Photo Edwina Pickles

"Its breads and pastries might attract a queue on their own but the cafe attached to this Chippendale bakery is a destination in itself..,""

Edition Coffee Roasters

Edition Coffee Roasters finalist in Cafe of the year 2017

King salmon smorrebrod at Edition Coffee Roasters. Photo Dominic Lorrimer

"Sydney is almost unfairly spoiled when it comes to both specialty coffee and exceptional cafe dining, and Edition exemplifies the best of both..,""

L'Americano Espresso Bar

L'Americano Espresso Bar finalist in Cafe of the year 2017

Buffalo mozzarella, peaches, purple basil, prosciutto and traditional balsamic vinegar dish at L'Americano Espresso Bar. Photo Daniel Munoz

"Yes, it's a cafe inside a furniture store (the glitzy Coco Republic). But rare is the in-store cafe as chic as this..,""

Paramount Coffee Project

Paramount Coffee Project finalist in Cafe of the year 2017

Paramount Coffee Project: Challenging traditional coffee conventions. Photo Edwina Pickles

"Housed in a high-ceilinged, stylish space in the Paramount House building, this specialty-coffee destination draws as much as a crowd for its playful menu as its coffee sourced from an ever-changing list of suppliers"

Two Chaps

Two Chaps finalist in Cafe of the year 2017

Mushroom, haloumi and egg with beetroot relish at Two Chaps. Photo Edwina Pickles

"An open warehouse space in industrial Marrickville is home to the Two Chaps bakery-cafe, where sourdough loaves and pastries (such as banana custard morning buns) are baked in-house..,""

Check out The SMH Good Food Guide Sydney's Cafe of the Year Finalists

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City Cafes

Boon Cafe

1/425 Pitt St HAYMARKET

02 9281 2214


206 Cleveland St CHIPPENDALE

02 9698 7880

Cafe Rumah

71-73 Campbell St SURRY HILLS

02 9280 2289

Cowbell 808

618A Bourke St SURRY HILLS

02 9698 5044

Dr Faustus

280 Cleveland St SURRY HILLS

0410 101 789

Flour and Stone


02 8068 8818

Pablo & Rusty's

161 Castlereagh St SYDNEY

02 9283 9543

Paramount Coffee Project

80 Commonwealth St SURRY HILLS

02 9211 1122

Relish Food Co

45 Albion St SURRY HILLS

02 9281 4362

Reuben Hills

61 Albion St SURRY HILLS

02 9211 5556

Single Origin Roasters

60-64 Reservoir St SURRY HILLS

9211 0665

The Cross Eatery

155 Clarence St SYDNEY

02 9279 4280

East Cafes

Edition Coffee Roasters

265 Liverpool St DARLINGHURST

Gypsy Espresso

6/81 Macleay St POTTS POINT

02 8356 9264

Little Jean

1/1 Kiaora Rd DOUBLE BAY

02 9238 0201

Little Shenkin

2a Belmore Rd RANDWICK

02 9326 5280

Nelson Road Tuck Shop


02 9387 6506

Room 10

10 Llankelly Pl POTTS POINT

0425 810 174

Ruby's Diner

1/173-179 Bronte Rd WAVERLEY

0404 379 585

The Nine

163 Glenayr Avenue BONDI

West Cafes

Brewtown Newtown

6-8 O'Connell St NEWTOWN

02 9519 2920


314 Illawarra Rd MARRICKVILLE

02 8964 7463

Cremeria de Luca

84 Ramsay Rd FIVE DOCK

02 9712 4606

Daisy's Milk Bar


02 8065 3466

Excelsior Jones

139A Queen St ASHFIELD

02 9799 3240

Heritage Coffee Brewers


0415 945 651

Henri Marc


Sample Coffee

Suite 1.03/75 Mary St ST PETERS

02 9517 3963

The Pig and Pastry

1 Station St PETERSHAM

02 9568 4644

Two Chaps


02 9572 8858

West Juliett

30 Llewellyn St MARRICKVILLE

02 9519 0101

Wicks Park Cafe

199 Victoria Rd MARRICKVILLE

02 9518 0771

North Cafes

Avenue Road

185 Avenue Rd MOSMAN

02 9969 8999

Axil Coffee Co

Kirribilli Wharf KIRRIBILLI

0431 344 991

Bay Ten Espresso

10 Middlemiss St LAVENDER BAY

02 9929 4441

Cavalier Specialty Coffee


Ritual Coffee Traders

160 Sailors Bay Rd NORTHBRIDGE

02 9967 2007

Salvage Specialty Coffee

5 Wilkes Ave ARTARMON

Showbox Coffee Brewers

19 Whistler St MANLY

02 9976 5000


1/21-23 Old Barrenjoey Rd AVALON BEACH

02 9443 2286

The Cross Eatery

155 Clarence St SYDNEY

02 9279 4280

South Cafes

Black Star Pastry

85-113 Dunning Ave ROSEBERY

02 9557 8656

Bread and Circus

21 Fountain St ALEXANDRIA

0418 214 425

Devon on Danks


02 9698 7795


4/15 Surf Rd CRONULLA

0403 844 533

L'Americano Espresso Bar

24 O'Riordan St ALEXANDRIA

02 9318 1442



02 8394 9550

Mecca Espresso

2/26 Bourke Rd ALEXANDRIA

02 9698 8448

Scout's Honour

118 George St REDFERN

0421 203 382

The Copper Mill

Suite B, 338-356 Mitchell Rd ALEXANDRIA

02 9517 3214

The Grounds of Alexandria

7A/2 Huntley St ALEXANDRIA

02 9899 2225

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