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#517 of 5,045 Places to Eat in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Surry Hills
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604 Crown Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9319 7701
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Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The Kurtosh (chimney cakes) tasted so good and reminded me of the ones I had in Europe! Also friendly service & went above and beyond to ensure we had a good experience. They had run out of what we ordered so gave us some extra cookies on the house while we waited for our Kurtosh!

Thank Rachthompson16
Sydney, Australia
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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a great place for a relaxing tea or coffee. The selection of cakes is next to none. Great selection and they taste as good as they look.

Thank BenBuilder
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

When we heard that there was a place that sells the Hungarian chimney-cakes, we HAD to check it out. We've only had this pastry once before and were hooked from the first bite, so our expectations were high (like a chimney...ha). We were not disappointed! Delicious pastries, cozy interior and friendly staff. I hope to return next time when I... More 

Thank Olsenaw
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is quite a cool place that hasn't disappeared up its own pretentiousness. Fare is tasty and simple with a twist. You don't really see the types of cakes and savouries they make very often. Recommended

Thank Tom M
Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Love how they keep the place simple and to the point, the curios was the thing, my friends did ordered for me since they were the expert but if im not mistaken they sell this per gram ey?

Thank hellogiselgisel
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Being Hungarian I was quite curios of this place. Though it's not 100% Hungarian but rather a nice mix of Aussie culture with Hungarian I enjoyed our visit a lot. I especially loved the cherry poppy seed cake as well as a Kürtösh. I can recommend this cafe for a nice coffee break with something really delicious on the side.

Thank Peter C
Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The selection of cakes and tarts are pretty good, and I really like the idea of buying as much cake as you like and paying based on weight, because some places are really skimpy with slices. The place itself is weirdly set out and there's not much space on the tables. Overall it was ok.

Thank Teddys_411
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

It is a hard decision picking what Cake you are going to get for your 30th birthday. By accident (they had some sample pieces on the top of the cake stand), I found it. Poppyseed & Sour Cherry crumble. It was the best cake I have ever tasted, right up my alley. The perfect combination of sweetness mixed with that... More 

Thank Tegan V
Country Australia
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131 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

My father would ask me as a teenager if something I was eating was worth the calories. In this place, it definitely is! Love the variety and the ability to choose how big a piece to get. Definitely worth a visit or two...

Thank Alpaca35
Canberra, Australia
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176 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great cafe in the main shopping strip in Surrey Hills (see how to get there below). I was rather tempted to start at one end of the counter and try all the cakes and pastries on display. It was very hard to choose and I don't normally have a sweet tooth. The pastries are in large slabs... More 

Thank J0anned568

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 604 Crown Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9319 7701

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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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Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighbourhood continues to distinguish itself as a shopping destination, offering the best collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into a hub of media, design and professional services - a colourful and diverse place equally known for its antique dealers, art galleries, cafes and pubs. Strolling down the street on a Saturday morning, you’ll see a mix of students, artists, hipsters and a few all-nighters from Oxford Street, the “Gay Capital of Sydney”. In this vibrant neighbourhood you will find bohemian chic and modern style co-existing side by side.
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