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Bona Fides Cafe Restaurant

#325 of 4,623 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Central Business District
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70 Druitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9264 1929
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Went for dinner before VIVID . Food was great (especially when seafood chowder is soup of the day). Only (slight) disappointment is the restricted dessert menu.House wine very acceptable.

Thank Alan U
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with my wife and her friend. Meals were well presented and beautifully cooked. Staff were very friendly and courteous. The restaurant is cosy and the atmosphere is very pleasant. I probably wouldn't bother with the house wine again though. A great experience and I would recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Steve S
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here this morning and what a great experience! Food was fresh and delish and coffee was great too! Cute little cafe with tables down the side and friendly service. Will deffinitly be back

1 Thank musicm
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The food was good and the staffs were friendly. It is not a big restaurant. However, the cozy atmosphere keeps letting people feel quite relaxing. Try this restaurant then.

1 Thank D H
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Bought a groupon voucher and was pleasantly surprised. Cosy atmosphere, and food was lovely. Service very good as well. I will recommend this to anyone wanting a great meal at a very affordable price.

1 Thank Carlin D
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Quality food matched by friendly service. Dined early on two occasions without a booking. Inside was comfortable and preferences due to the weather.

1 Thank RussfTownsville
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We recently dined using a Groupon voucher, 6 ppl in total. Had a cute table inside and absolutely loved it! The food was delicious, very tasty meals all round. Highlights included the Halloumi Bruschetta and the superb Steak of the Day. I don't think you could go wrong with any of the meals. We will definitely be back!

1 Thank Anne H
Atlanta, Georgia
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242 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Inside the cafe is crowded and we sit in the outside alley which is only occupied by another couple. Our "Groupon" for 60 aud gives us 2 starters which is our choice, a main course and dessert plus a glass of wine. I think we were given the regular menu by mistake. None the less we choose stuffed zucchini flowers... More 

1 Thank AwesomeladyUS
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Found this little gem on Groupon, definitely value for money, great food, great service and very friendly staff. Will visit again when I am back in Sydney. Thank you for an amazing last night dinner in Sydney.

1 Thank Ben R
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I randomly stopped here for coffee and breakfast. The expresso was superb. I enjoyed the tasty green eggs: scrambled eggs, mushrooms, pesto, sausage, and feta. The wait staff was very good-natured and attentive.

Thank komododragonfly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Druitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9264 1929

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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