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Forbes and Burton - CLOSED

252 Forbes St, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9356 8788
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible24%
20 Aug 2014
“really poor, racist owner, bad food and not good quality coffee! dont go!!!!”
19 Aug 2014
“Bad coffee and racist owner”
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252 Forbes St, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 20 August 2014

the owner Steven was really quite rude, i explained to him that i had lived close to Shanghai for a few years trying to build a relationship with the shop and he didn't seem interested. So i ordered a coffee and a few nibbles and...More

4  Thank NS1_2901
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This place used to be quite good under the previous owner. Now is a complete different story. The coffee tastes horrible, the food is nothing special and expensive and to top it up the owner is a racist. I will not be back.

12  Thank Nando R
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Expensive and mediocre food, owner is a racist idiot. Avoid even if it's the last place to eat in Darlinghurst.

12  Thank Raseberrie
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Racist staff member. On top of that, when I visited this place the food was cold and the coffee was too hot. The waitress was nice but when we complained about the food the owner was very rude

10  Thank Murilo P
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Avoid this place. Terrible service. The staff are concerned with chatting than customers except when it comes to the bill and ate begging for a tip

18  Thank Megan C
Reviewed 17 August 2014

I just ate here for lunch. Average, over priced food, burnt coffee, terrible service. You'd think they'd be able to get something right but apparently not. What restaurant were these other guys going to? Definitely did not have a good experience here

8  Thank camedwards
Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

Fantastic food, one of the staff today is a bit vacant but the others top class. Really good location, just far enough off Oxford St to be really nice and personal. Really good Linguini. I will be back.

4  Thank eurostylin
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We enjoyed brekkie with friends at F&B on Sunday 23 Feb. Even though the place was busy, we didn't have to wait long for a table and were well looked after by the lovely, friendly staff. Brekkie was great - the guys ordered a big...More

2  Thank SujoyP
Reviewed 23 February 2014

After our original breakfast plans went astray, we came across this great little cafe with some quirky tables! Food was great and coffee amazing! Staff were very courteous and professional.

Thank AJParrello
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I've been to this café a couple times during weekend because I live just across the street. I usually ordered Eggs Benedict and juice It was okay nothing fabulous, but they have poor service the staff are very slow once you sit on the table...More

13  Thank Are D
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
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08:00 - 16:00
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  • Address: 252 Forbes St, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9356 8788
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