Those venues nailing coffee, food and every other aspect of your morning.
North Sydney is more than just another one of Sydney's business districts. These days, there's a wealth of cafes bringing serious food and coffee to locals and workers alike.
Bring the whole family along.
As a heavyweight of Sydney's coffee-culture, cafe-goers in Balmain typically have high expectations. Luckily, these venues meet – and even exceed – those standards.
There's great coffee to be had in Vaucluse – along either Old South Head Road, or New South Head Road.
Where to find coffee and food by the beach.
This horseshoe-shaped harbourside suburb is densely pack. As a result, there's plenty of great cafes here, within close proximity of one another.
Paddington has a long-standing association with bars and restaurants, but in recent years, its daytime cafe-culture has emerged as a real draw in its own right.
They're a spacious bunch, in contrast to the cramped cafes closer to the city.
Willoughby's best cafes combine thoughtful service with low-fuss, no-nonsense food and coffee.
Here, you'll find some of the city's best bread, and sandwiches from one of the city's best fine-dining chefs.
Taking action against homelessness, one cup of coffee at a time.
Rozelle's village atmosphere has recently been bolstered by a swathe of exciting cafes. Here's the best of them.
All of the best cafes in Glebe can be found somewhere along Glebe Point Road; which stretches from one side of the suburb to the other.
Coogee has a small – but strong – collection of cafes; which stretch from the beachside up to the leafy backstreets.
Potts Point is well known for its residential grandeur. But there's also a splendid array of cafes here, each of which cater to just about every taste.
Manly doesn't coast by on its looks. There's a continual push for great cafes here, that isn't set to stop anytime soon.
Annandale's cafes are more unassuming than their counterparts in neighbouring Glebe and Leichhardt. Although the menus and decor are less ostentatious, the coffee is just as good.
As befits Sydney's "Little Italy", there are plenty of places to get a traditional Italian espresso in Leichhardt – but there's also a new wave of cafes shaking up the status quo.
As the biggest suburb in the inner-west, it's no surprise that Marrickville has a diverse variety of cafes worth your time.
Enmore has traditionally played second fiddle to Newtown and its commercial strips; but a slew of new cafes are overturning that perception.
Until recently, Ultimo was a mainly residential suburb. Now, a host of exciting cafes have settled in to change that.
The heartland of Sydney's coffee-scene isn't content resting on its laurels. Cafes in Darlinghurst are inviting, diverse and always exciting.
Rosebery's cafes can't be stopped. There's a constellation of coffee and breakfast spots to discover – and it just keeps growing.
Bondi's quieter sibling has gradually built a stellar cafe culture of its own.
Erskineville's attractive blend of heritage-listed buildings and converted factory-spaces have provided fertile ground for a wave of exciting cafe openings in the area.
Where to find good food and coffee up and down King Street.
It's a mixed bag.
Crows Nest has always been a significant commercial area for the North. Recently, that's been strengthened by an influx of cutting-edge cafes.
Bondi Junction is far more than just a shopping centre and transport hub. These days, there are plenty of great cafes to discover, on and around the main streets.
Dulwich Hill's cafes are illustrative of the inner-west's enormous cultural diversity. The only thing these places have in common are great coffee.
Whether you're after coffee, a sweet treat or a full-blown meal.
The old faithfuls to know.
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Buttery croissants are just the beginning.
Where to find Sydney's best bread, croissants, Portuguese tarts and more.