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Bona Fides Cafe Restaurant

#375 of 4,624 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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70 Druitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9264 1929
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Today
07:00 - 22:00
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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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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I had two meals here: Brunch and dinner. For both the service was excellent and the food delicious. Great presentation. Highly recommend!

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Thank courtney s
Australia
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We walked past on our way to dinner last night and the place was packed so we headed back for breakfast this morning and found out why. The coffee was good, my partner ordered the green eggs & loved them and I had avo smash, which was amazing. Fresh food, good coffee, fast service.... What more can you ask for?

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Thank samanthastarshine
Castle Rock, Colorado
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493 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We had a Groupon for Bona Fides Cafe, looked at the reviews and went for dinner. We started with the Salt & Pepper Calamari and the Garlic Prawns. The calamari portion was generous, piping hot and perfectly cooked. The garlic prawns were in a delicious sauce but there were only 3 small prawns in it. I ended up dipping my... More 

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Thank Louise M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Had brunch here this morning. The staff were super friendly, the coffee is excellent. I had a soy latte and my boyfriend had a regular latte. Both were epic. I would come back for the quinoa sourdough avocado toast. Great option for a vego. Thanks guys.

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Thank Anica C
Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Went back to this little gem with 3 other people.... wanna try more dishes and compare the services and see whether they will be consistent.... Have to say that they are good even on a rainy evening.... The place was packed but we can see that these people worked their very hard to make sure everything is working well with... More 

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Thank MunQw
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Had to get own menu no service when asked for the waiter he told us to wait because we were late for our booking. Was very rude. When we finally got service it was terrible the waiter stood at the end of the table passing plates to us and we had to hand it out. When she picked the plates... More 

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Thank Alex N
Highland Beach, Florida
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We came here with a Groupon Voucher and everything thing was exceptional. Our server, Emmy, was so delightful and made our meal so much better. She went over and above to make sure everything was perfect for us. My wife and I had the pasta and shrimp and it was delicious. The presentation on the plate is so beautiful you... More 

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Thank BCFeldmar
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Myself and three friends were at this restaurant on Sat night 5/12. However I wasn't feeling well and the staff were fantastic, offering to help, showing concern. I had to leave before the meal was served and one of my friends took me back to our hotel. the staff held the three meals until she returned, didn't charge for the... More 

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Thank maryanncook
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2015

It's a small cosy place to catch up over a meal, I liked the candle on the table. I really enjoyed the Scotch fillet steak with mushroom sauce. The best sauce I had in awhile, service was fast.

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Thank Catz_le
Devonport, Australia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

My husband and i dined here on a Saturday night and they were quite busy. We had an entree, main and dessert. For entree i had the garlic prawns which was absolutely divine!! For main i had a pasta dish with prawns which was also very yummy and for dessert a chocolate brownie. The service was great and we would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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