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261a King Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9519 3077
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Whilst all the food here is great it is the deserts that are a real standout. The choice is really good and every one is great. Cocktails here are also great and the staff are always lovely and friendly too

Thank missy88sydney
Sydney, Australia
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Fresh produce, cooked well with helpful staff. Request slightly off menu - no problem. Right in the middle of King St Newtown so convenient for all as a good meet up point with bonus people watching vista from open frontage.

Thank Alexandra M
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We've been going in this cafe for almost 15 years but since the place was renovated and change management we stop patronising. The food was pricy and the service was very poor. If you are around Newtown area you have variety of restaurant to choose from anyway.

Thank 715sydneysiders
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

This is a well situated restaurant just opposite Mona Vale beach in Sydney. It is quite new and the staff were very friendly when we visited for dinner. Unfortunately the food for us on the night was very disappointing as it was so bland. One of us had the gnocchi which was overcooked and ended up a gluggy mess on... More 

Thank SusanandJulian
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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110 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2013

King st is full of Thai restaurants and cheap takeaway, so to find something with a little more quality is a relief. The atmosphere is nice with the open plan and the coffee is ok. The food is ok too but you'd want better for the price. Beware the arty tools who frequent this place prior to watching an obscure... More 

Thank TravBugTV
Sydney, Australia
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539 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2013

it's a nice place to meet before or after movies, offers a selection of cakes and sandwiches, coffee, tea and drinks.

Thank ChristianeNSW
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2011

Cinque is a nice little restaurant in Newtown with nice food. The coffee is to be avoided.

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Reviewed 15 August 2009

The food was so revolting I hesitate to give it one star. The lingune was very undercooked. It was like half the Indian Ocean had jumped into my plate. Badly, badly cooked. Was too scared to even try desert. That really says something.

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Reviewed 10 March 2008

good food, good service

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Reviewed 10 January 2008

Nice little spot for some good coffee/dessert, or a quick pasta. Good people watching, too!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261a King Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9519 3077

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the best live music venues in the city, shows can be found everywhere from the official theatres to the neighbourhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a neighbourhood primarily known for its many Thai restaurants, Newtown has evolved into a foodie's paradise with a delightful array of highly innovative cuisines from around the world. It is still possible to eat on a budget, but if you crave a more sophisticated menu, Newtown will not disappoint.
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