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10 Best Brunches in Sydney


Discover your new favourite brunch spot in the heart of Sydney's culinary scenes with these top-rated breakfast locations. Spanning from Asian fusion creations to Mediterranean delights, each food spot on this list promises a complex blend of flavours to satisfy every palate.

All images courtesy of respective venues.

1) Social Brew Cafe

Situated in Pyrmont, this cafe’s menu easily captures the hearts of indulgent appetites. Serving their signature Ricotta Hotcakes with maple-marinated strawberries and pistachio butter, and their best-seller Mushroom and Parmesan Bruschetta garnished with black truffle oil, a poached egg, and creme fraiche, Social Brew Cafe makes for a perfect brunch outing.

Address: 224 Harris St, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia | Phone: +61 2 9571 8792 | Website: | Instagram: @socialbrewcafe | Facebook: Social Brew Cafe

2) Harvest Buffet Sydney Pyrmont

Also located in Pyrmont, this establishment serves a 7-11am brunch buffet that satisfies every breakfast craving imaginable. Serving up Western classics, including their house made granola, alongside unique continental options like their Maple Glaze Char Siu Pork or Lentil Curry, Harvest Buffet is sure to deliver refined flavours that transport you to any part of the globe you desire.

Address: Level 1/80 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia | Phone: +61 2 9777 9000 | Website: Email: TARRESERVATIONS@STAR.COM.AU | Instagram: @thestarsydney

3)  X74

A convenient 13 minute walk away from Coogee Beach, X74 Cafe boasts a menu exuding charming Mediterranean character. Drizzle maple syrup over their signature Buttermilk Pancakes topped with berries and ice-cream, or feast on their Spanish-classic Chorizo Shakshuka garnished with tangy crumbled feta.

Address: 10 Bream St, Coogee NSW 2034, Australia | Phone: 02 9665 2222 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @x74cafecoogee | Facebook: X74 Cafe

4) Kurumac

For a cosy Japanese breakfast pick-me-up, there’s no better place than Kurumac. With a bountiful menu to marvel at, spanning from Salmon Congee to Japanese Toast, this rare gem is one of only of its kind selling delicious Asian brunch.

Address: 107 Addison Road, Marrickville New South Wales 2204, Australia | Phone: (02) 8593 9449 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @kurumaccafe | Facebook: Kurumac

5) Soul Deli

Fancying a Korean table spread for breakfast? Soul Deli is surely the prime location. Proudly selling their 'brekkie' favourites, including Hot Cakes paired with Korean-fried sweet-chilli chicken, and their home-style Korean chicken Porridge topped with parmesan and an egg yolk, this eatery captures the essence of Asian fusion cuisine with every savoury bite. End the day on a sweet note with their Korean twisted doughnut and smooth black sesame latte.

Address: Shop 1/212 Riley St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia Website: | Instagram: @souldeli.surryhills

6) Quick Brown Fox

Cosy stone-cottage feels and aesthetic latte art are what make this cafe outshine Sydney’s top brunch spots. Proud of their extensive menu, Quick Brown Fox serves delicately curated flavour combinations, including their Levantine-inspired Baba Bruschetta featuring house-made Baba Ganoush, charred zucchini, and a soft-boiled egg. Also on offer are their stunningly sweet brunch treats, including a French brioche Toast served with a choice of coffee cream, miso caramel, or caramelised bananas.

Address: 22 Union St, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @qbfeatery | Facebook: Quick Brown Fox Eatery

7) Porch and Parlour

Scenically located opposite Bondi Beach, Porch and Parlour sells dishes marked by intercontinental blended flavours. Their Huevos Rancheros, incorporating salsa rota, baked eggs, black beans, avocado, and a flour tortilla, transport you to a symphony of savoury flavours. Alternatively their Choco Shake, made with banana, date, raw cacao, cacao nibs, and hemp, packs a powerful protein punch to help start your day off on a healthy note.

Address: 17-18/110 Ramsgate Ave, North Bondi, NSW 2026 | Phone: (02) 9300 0111 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @porchandparlour

8) Blackwood Pantry

A proud franchise, Blackwood now owns two locations situated in Cronulla and Bondi. A true finger-licking blend of flavours, Blackwood’s brunch item, Sarah’s Day Whole Bowl features grilled chicken, cashew hummus, turmeric roasted cauliflower, pickled red cabbage, alfalfa and beans, and an avocado dressing, steals the show. Equally elaborate, Blackwood’s dessert brunch options are crafted to delight your sweet tooth, featuring strawberry and nasil bircher with lemon-infused muesli atop basil yoghurt, garnished with fresh berries and pistachios. Renowned for their original flavour combinations, Blackwood truly encapsulates a unique brunch dining experience.

Address: 5/33 Surf Ln, Cronulla NSW 2230, Australia | Phone: +61 2 9544 4857 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @blackwoodcronulla | Facebook: Blackwood Cronulla

9) Three Blue Ducks

A tranquil modern ambiance and complex food combinations are exactly what you’ll find at Three Blue Ducks. A true culinary treat, their menu’s shining star features king prawns and Sambal folded eggs with a refreshing side salad. Or, opt for their breakfast classic, a bacon and free-range egg roll showcasing sharp cheddar, apple and herb slaw, bacon jam, and tangy pickled chilli. To quench the dryness of Australia's heat, a trip to Three Blue Ducks without an order of their hallmark drinks selection is simply incomplete. Choose from their Sticky Chai, Dandelion Tea, or their selection of fresh-pressed juices.

Address: 1/85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery, NSW 2018 | Phone: (02) 7251 8662 | Website: | Instagram: @threeblueducks | Facebook: Three Blue Ducks

10) The Pantry Manly

Enchanting customers with its coastal charm, The Pantry Manly has acquired a wide fanbase despite its modest menu. Steeped in rich history, this iconic breakfast destination embraces modern Western cuisine and high end dining experiences. Brunch at this restaurant calls for their egg specialities, including the classic eggs benedict plated with hollandaise and rosemary on toasted sourdough. Alternatively, round out your Manly experience on a sugary note with their French brioche Toast topped with an fragrant spiced pear and candid crunchy pecans.

Address: Ocean Promenade, N Steyne, Manly NSW 2095, Australia | Mobile: +61 2 9977 0566 | Website: | Email: | Instagram: @thepantrymanly | Facebook: The Pantry Manly


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