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Glebe Cafes

Find out where to relax with a latte and watch the world go by on Glebe Point Road and St Johns Road,
with information and reviews on all your favourite Glebe cafes below.

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Astor Expresso
166 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037............. Ph: (02) 8065 4441

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Badde Manors
37 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9660 3797

Review from CitySearch:
"Needde some goodde vegetarian foodde? That's just what you'll get here (rather than The Cable Guy's Medieval Times experience, which the name evokes.) Actually, the only thing we don't like about this cafe is its name. Still, it provides one of the best cafe experiences in Glebe.
Hugging a lively corner of its own, it's a visual smorgasbord of memorabilia, with a warm crowd and speedy service. It's one of the street's stalwarts, and main meals are changed daily - but don't miss the red lentil dahl if it's on the menu. Otherwise, the fettuccine and penne are perennially popular. Sweet tooths will love the massive sticky date pudding, with cream or icecream."

Review by Rough Guides Travel:
"Vegetarian corner café with a light–and–airy ambience and laid–back staff; always packed, especially for weekend brunch."

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Bakery Cafe
365 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9660 5771

Blackwattle Cafe
Bellevue House, 55 Leichhardt St, Glebe NSW 2037

Review by Lissa Christopher, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 February 2011:
"This new, fully licensed enterprise occupies a top-notch patch of real estate at the wet end of Leichhardt Street, overlooking Anzac Bridge, the leisure boats and tugs on Blackwattle Bay and the old Glebe Island Bridge. It's inside Bellevue Cottage, a renovated 1896 heritage building with high ceilings, lustrous wooden floors and a big rectangle of grass that's ideal for dogs and children, of which there are many on this particular morning. Colourful layers of paint from days of yore have been exposed on the walls inside, where it's spacious and handsome but noisy. The umbrella-shaded tables outside are idyllic. We're here for breakfast and order coffee ($3), scrambled eggs on toast with mushrooms ($16) and a duck egg omelet with leek, mushrooms and fontina cheese ($16). It's all satisfactory but lacks X-factor. The omelet, for example, is a bit dry and accompanied by an unwarranted heap of cos lettuce. Afterwards, we're no longer hungry but still unsatisfied. That said, we'd come back for the coffee, the outside tables and the outlook." Read the
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Cafe Bariloche
333 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe 2037............. Ph: (02) 9660 3524

Review by Joanna Savill, The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 February 2007:
"Easy to miss in Glebe Point Road cafe-and-deli land, Cafe Bariloche is like the cake shop that's not there. With a modest window display and low-lit interior, there's little hint, apart from the name (a famous holiday destination in Patagonia), that there's anything exotic afoot. But the beef-mince empanadas (at a pricey-ish $3.70) are flaky and more-ish, zested up with a little paprika and cumin, a slice of egg and a whole green olive that tastes like a whole green olive, not one of those dyed black rubber rings disguised as one. Look hard next time you're down this end. It's worth it."

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Cafe Otto
79 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037............. Ph: (02) 9552 1519

Review by SBS Food (accessed September 2012):
"The tree-shaded front courtyard provides the almost-rustic flavour that makes this Glebe Point Road institution so popular. It's easy to imagine the bohemian members of the local artists' community gathering here to eat, drink and be merry. The dishes are wholesome, the service friendly and informal and the atmosphere is wonderfully laidback. At night, the atmosphere is wonderfully warm-hearted and inviting and the trading hours allow you to arrive - and stay - late."

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Cafe Rolling Stones
67 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037............. Ph: (02) 9518 6489

Cafissimo Cafe
Shop 3 / 166 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9660 8268

245 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037

Clipper Cafe
16 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037

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Deli For Your Belly
325a Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9552 4669

Delish Deli
72 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037............. Ph: (02) 9552 2326

Digi.Kaf Cybercafe
174 St Johns Rd, Glebe NSW 2037.............. Ph: (02) 9660 3509

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Elizabeth's Boutique Cafe
75 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037............. Ph: (02) 9552 2220

The E Lounge - Wood Fired Pizzeria
92 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 .............. Ph: (02) 9518 6002

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Glebe Street Deli
339 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9566 4219

Review from Sydney Eats:
"Another local hero, a casual and friendly place where all the outworkers of Glebe emerge blinking from staring at their screens for a hit of Grinders coffee and a salad or a slurp of soup at lunch. Food changes daily but there's always a special sambo like ham, chutney, roasted nuts, baked ricotta and lettuce on Turkish $7.50 and a soup ?zucchini and tomato with a roll $7 and often something like the red Thai beef and pumpkin curry and rice $9.50. Breakfast is big, especially weekend mornings, with bagels and toasted Haberfield woodfired bread and muesli."

Hernandez Coffee Dean
1 Derwent Street, Glebe NSW 2037

Review from
"The origianl Hernandez (founder of veteran Hernandez in Rushcutters Bay) is serving not only aspresso style coffee but serious filtered coffee, which some afficienados claim is the best way to have it. Not the American slop but rich and fragrant.

House of Mind Body and Spirit
196 St Johns Rd, Glebe NSW 2037.............. Ph: (02) 9660 0251

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La Banette Pâtisserie
18 Glebe Point Rd Glebe 2037............. Ph: (02) 8095 9688

Review from Time Out Sydney, 20 April 2012:
"Step into La Banette and you could swear you’ve landed in a bakery in downtown Paris. It’s all in the decor – distressed wooden shelves holding crusty baguettes, wicker trays filled with flaky pastries and even a striped shop awning out the front that all exude French provincial charm. The gleaming window display out the front holds an orgy of sweets: from thin elegant chocolate éclairs to glazed fruit tarts and complex constructions of miniature gateaux. Make like a frugal backpacker and get into the pies and quiches for a bargain lunch. The beef and burgundy pie ($5) is jam-packed with chunks of beef, slow-cooked until it’s practically falling apart beneath a dome of crisp golden pastry. Ratatouille quiche ($4.50) is a godsend for vegetarians, a pastry case overloaded with a tomatoey stew of of capsicum, zucchini and eggplant. Seating is limited but there’s usually a spot to squeeze in along one of the rustic wooden benches. Grab a coffee and dessert and you’ve got a two-course lunch for under $15."

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Le Petit Tarte Cafe & Patisserie
219 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9692 8739

Review from CitySearch:
"Anyone in search of a sugar fix won't be disappointed by this tiny cafe, with its enticing display of small but delectable chocolate and mousse specialities. There are French plum tarts, blueberry tarts, strawberry tarts and citron tarts, though the $4 caramel mousse is one of the best distractions from the daily newspaper you're likely to get. Dieters might want to stick to the cafe menu and sample the nori paper vegetable bouquet or the veal cordon bleu. Calamari and mango salad, the BLT (with avocado) on Turkish, and the spaghetti pasqual with zucchini and eggplant are also worth a mention."

Madame Frou Frou
381 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 .............. Ph: 0407 250 888

Review by Myffy Rigby, Time Out Sydney, 6 December 2011

"Is Glebe the next Surry Hills? If the evidence to hand has anything to say about it, the answer is yes. ... The cherry on the cake is this new café, up by the Little Bottle Shop in Glebe. It’s the simple things here that make the place: pastries from Black Star, Victoire bread for the toast and sangas, and coffee from Melbourne star baristas, St Ali. It’s a simple layout, too: old cinema chairs lining the walls, block-mounted posters of magicians from the 20s and 30s. And friendly service, too. The menu is classic café with a twist: massive club sandwiches are met with triple decker chocolate toasties - your basic dessert breakfast of a three layer Nutella sandwich. Phwoar. Or maybe you’d prefer a ginger ninja with your coffee - it’s a little gingerbread man wearing a chocolate ninja costume from the folks at Black Star. The little café has been open for just over a month, serving the opposite end of Glebe Point Road, which means no matter which end of street you’re on, it can only be counted as a win."

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Mano Espresso
73 St Johns Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9566 4499

From November 2006 Newsletter of Sydney Eats:
"So what’s the owner of the finest DVD store in town (Mondo Movies, 89 Booth Street, Annandale) doing opening a café in Glebe? According to Jim Papadakis, it was all his father John’s fault. John started drinking coffee at Campos in Newtown (193 Missenden Road) and became a little obsessed with the murky liquid. So now there’s Mano Espresso, where they serve – guess what – beautifully made Campos coffee. It’s off Glebe Point Road – brave move – in St Johns Road, just before the police station, in a building owned by Galuzzo the greengro/">

Sappho Books & Cafe
51 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9552 4498

Review by Secret Sydney, March 2006:
"Iced coffees with plenty of icecream, frappes crunchy with berry bits and ingeniously sprinkled with shaved chocolate, books within arms reach – not to mention the personal efforts of the staff – combine to make this little hideaway a very special place for long talks or quiet reflection."

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The Spot
367 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9660 1568

Teru Cafe & Pizza
33 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 .............. Ph: (02) 9566 4949

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The Wedge Espresso
33 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 .............. Ph: 0407 250 888

From The Sydney Morning Herald column Table Talk, by Jill Dupleix &Terry Durack, 22 June 2012

"Sydney's ten hottest new cafes ... A long, cool wedge of a café with Iced Milos (‘heaps on the bottom, heaps on top, milk and ice-cream inbetween’), artisan teas, 5 Senses coffee, all-day breakfast plates (boiled egg, prosciutto, avocado toast, sliced tomato and yoghurt trifle), and a we-do-it-our-way ethic that’s spot on for the inner westies. "

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Well Connected
35 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9566 2655
Daily: 7am-midnight.

Review by Sydney Eats, 2005:
"Originally conceived as an Internet cafe, its computer terminals have dwindled to two and are increasingly less the focus in this cosy, red vinyl haven. Service is the swaggering laidback Glebe style, so remind yourself that slow and steady wins the race. Generous breakfasts cater to all tastes and include a very satisfying scrambled tofu on toast $7.50. For lunch, try the Tasmanian smoked salmon bruschetta $8.90. There are plenty of meal-size salads and Turkish sangers through to beef or vegetarian lasagne, all well-proportioned. There's a good range of tea and coffee (with all the organic herbal/soy trappings if you wish) and milkshakes are the good stuff. For a cheap sweet, find room for chocolate lasagne $3.90."

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Yuga Floral Design & Cafe
172 St Johns Road, Glebe NSW 2037 ............. Ph: (02) 9692 8604
Website: on

Review by Kelsey Munro, The Sydney Morning Herald, November 2006:

"Yuga Floral Design & Cafe occupies a beautifully lit terrace in a pretty part of Glebe, with a front courtyard that's elevated above street level. Doubling as a florist and floral-design school, the cafe has generously spaced tables between bunches of fresh blooms, with floral art decorating the walls.

There's a distinctly Japanese cast to the elegant and spacious cafe, courtesy of floral designer Setsuko Yanagisawa, who studied in Japan, Europe and Australia before establishing Yuga in 2002. She creates striking sculptural arrangements for weddings and gifts, as well as teaching courses in floral design and Japanese Ikebana techniques.

Foodwise, Yuga has excellent cafe fare for breakfast (big breakfast $12, ricotta pancakes with berries and cinnamon ricotta $8.50) which is served all day, and a Japanese lunch menu (green tea noodle salad $12, udon noodles with tempura $10.50), alongside seasonally changing gourmet sandwiches ($6.90-$8.50), coffee, tea and cakes."

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Index to Food Pages on GlebeNet:

Restaurants - Page 1:
Restaurants - Page 2:
Asian Restaurants

Other Food Pages:
- Australian
- Italian
- Spanish
- Greek
- Polish
- Mexican
- Turkish
- Lebanese
- Seafood
- Vegan / Vegetarian
- Chinese
- Indian
- Japanese
- Korean
- Nepalese
- Thai
- Vietnamese
- Cafes
- Pubs and Bars
- Takeaways
- Shopping for Food

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