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Sweet Belem

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35 New Canterbury Rd, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales 2049, Australia
+61 2 9572 6685
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
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Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here for a quick bite on a Sunday and as usual, enjoyed the selection and taste. Coffee, hot chocolate, Portuguese tarts and a salted caramel treat... yummmm

Thank Jason M
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Well after coming here to Sweet Belem for many years now the selection of sweet cakes and pastries is still mind gobbling! Trying their home made Pasteis DE Nata or Portuguese Tarts is a must and the Cafe still an Institution when it comes to delivering outstanding variety of Portuguese sweet treats...despite the fact that the tarts have become a... More 

Thank Michael N
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Superb pastries - esp the Portuguese tarts and the burnt pineapple tarts. Simple an unpretentious. Looking forwards to coming back to try more of their offerings.

Thank Josh W
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Dessert for Fathers Day Portuguese tarts from Sweet Belem. What a hit ,the only dilemma what to choose next time as well as the tarts of course! Thank you Sweet Belem for such a delicious treat.

Thank lizzyac70
Lake Macquarie, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A local friend recommended this place so I tried it. I was not disappointed. Nice coffee. Fast and friendly service .

Thank Amanda T
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
76 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This small cake shop in Petersham plays well above its weight. While small and usually crowded the cakes and tarts are excellent, the service efficient and friendly. So much to choose from you will end up taking home a small box of these delights.

Thank Johnwpollard
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
235 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We have been eating their cakes for many years. It becomes a ritual every time we come to Petersham. Honestly, are their cakes great? They are good but not necessary worth going a long way for. The coffee is also ordinary. I just keep coming back for the memory of the rose petals chocolate mud cake. The Portuguese tarts are... More 

Thank David L
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Great cakes in this place. Bought a cake in panic mode! they were unbelievebly busy with christmas orders and we managed to secure a beautiful cake to take as a gift to our hosts.Everyone enjoyed it and asked where we bought it. A gem of a place in Petersham.

1 Thank Ericmharrison
Level Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this place when walking in Petersham and was enticed by the display of sweets... I was not disappointed! I got a dulce de leche donut and a flat white and both were top shelf. Delicious, and everything else in the display looked similar. Service was friendly and quick. Atmosphere was chilled and not busy, though it was... More 

Thank OttomanScribe
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I live in the area and have heard a lot about this place so I was pretty excited to pick up some sweets for desert for a lunch I was making for relatives - big mistake! I paid top dollar for things that didn't taste fresh nor tasted of anything other than sugar. I was embarrassed to have served it.... More 

Thank Milton255068

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cafe, Portuguese, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 New Canterbury Rd, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales 2049, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Petersham
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9572 6685

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?