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Perched atop Customs House at Circular Quay, with spectacular sweeping views across Sydney Harbour the restaurant has built its reputation over the past 20 years. Cafe Sydney is one of the city’s most iconic dining destinations.
Consistently delivering excellent food, an innovative Australian wine list and faultless service, it’s no wonder. The menu showcases the finest local produce with seafood a Cafe Sydney speciality. Rock and pacific oysters, Morton Bay Bugs, Coffin Bay octopus and Humpty Doo Barramundi feature on the seasonally focused menu served alongside quality cuts of meats from Sydney’s top suppliers.
All day dining. Join us for lunch, dinner and anytime in between.
The mood is vibrant and buzzing. From the bustle of mid-week business lunches to sun-filled Sunday lunches or enjoying a cocktail in the cocktail lounge on a Friday evening, the sense of Sydney is evident.
Cafe Sydney is quintessentially Sydney and welcomes locals and visitors alike to experience a memorable taste of our city.
The team behind Cafe Sydney has a shared vision to deliver the best experience for every guest, at every moment.
At the helm is Director of Operations, Jan McKenzie, whose unique fusion of innovation, creative flair and sound business sense has been a driving force of Cafe Sydney’s success.
Pivotal in Cafe Sydney’s story is Restaurant Manager, Todd Cummins. Todd is the familiar face whose industry passion and professional knowledge continue to impress guests and suppliers alike, and whose sense of style plays a large influence.
The most recent addition to the team is acclaimed Executive Chef James Kidman, whose years of experience with fine food has brought a new spin to a classic menu. James’ relationships with the best suppliers across the country ensures Cafe Sydney’s menu offers the freshest produce available, together with bespoke items.
Cafe Sydney is thrilled to be open.
A big heartfelt thank you for your support, care and tremendous feedback. We are committed to ensure your dining experience with us exceeds your expectation.
Your wellness is our top priority and we are committed to providing a safe environment for our guests to relax, unwind and enjoy our warm hospitality.
To read our full COVID -19 health and safety implementations please visit:
We are extremely fortunate with our gorgeous, spacious restaurant, which is the perfect location for social distance dining.
We are currently taking reservations for 2 hour dining with our full menu available to guests.
Due to reduced COVID capacity we recommend you place a reservation.
Please visit our reservation page to book. https://cafesydney.com/request-a-reservation
We have reviewed our trading days and times and effective from 1 September we have modified opening.
Monday, Tuesday - CLOSED
Wednesday - From 12 noon - Lunch only
Thursday - Saturday - 12noon, offering all day dining - join us for lunch, dinner or anytime in between
Sunday - From 12 noon - Lunch only
We will resume our usual trading from 1st October.
We sincerely look forward to welcoming you to Cafe Sydney.
Jan, Todd, James and the Cafe Sydney team