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Mr Brightside

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Riley St, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
0247226316
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Today
08:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:30 - 16:30
Mon - Wed 08:00 - 17:30
Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri 08:00 - 17:30
Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Sydney
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Mr Brightside a couple of times with friends and really wanted this quaint little cafe to be our new place to meet and have breakfast on the weekends. The café is a smallish affair located in Penrith Plaza on the second floor above Riley Street. The staff are friendly and welcoming, the coffee is good and... More 

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Thank Nev64
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for breakfast before tackling some Christmas shopping. Found the menu to be pricey and the portion sizes small (especially for what you're paying). The design of the cafe is nice and the staff are friendly, but we definitely won't go back as did not see any value for money for what you got. Better off at any... More 

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Thank Jezka K
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had late breakfast. We had Breakfast Bruschetta and Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon and coffee. Meals good size and very nice. Coffee was good. Service prompt and very friendly. Table water was help your self with fruit in it. I thought this was a great idea. Overall I would go back

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Thank mto90510
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly and service was good, the problem seems to be consistency, when you get 2 iced drinks and they both come differently it's a little worrying, specifics need to be noted, also iced drinks should have ice in them? Particularly when the waitress is asked how they are done and they come differently than described, I suggest coffee... More 

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Thank Corey W
Springwood, Australia
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in to check out new menu hoping to see the delish soup with cheese on sourdough on the side dish. Alas, no. Ordered cheese and salad on brown instead. The coffee was welcome and wish I could say the same for the sandwich. There was cheese. There was tomato, beetroot and lettuce on thick cut dry bread. Mr Brightside... More 

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Thank Takeahat
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Typical Australian service, friendly but poor. The "Old Fashion" sandwiches where made with toast bread (not fresh) with not much filling. The steak sandwich was nice, but bloody small for $18. Would not go back

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Thank DeM796
Lawson, Australia
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467 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Pleasant and convenient spot in the Penrith Plaza for a cup of coffee or a quick meal. Located on the second floor above Riley Street. Staff are friendly and welcoming and the coffee is good. Fair selection of meals so you will find something you like. Very convenient.

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Thank Michael N
Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a nice small cafe in Penrith Plaza, with a good menu in very pleasant surroundings. The waitstaff are pleasant and efficient. A good spot for a casual meal or cup of coffee.

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Thank peterg1001
Orange, Australia
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A staple stop when visiting Penrith Plaza. Their coffee is always on point and if you have the time, definitely stop there for breakfast/brunch. The meals come quick and the staff are always friendly.

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Thank Tilly E
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

One of the best spots to drop in for a quick coffee, lunch or breaky. Fast service, top quality coffee and food and convenient whilst at Penrith Plaza.

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Thank David C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:30
Monday
08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:30
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riley St, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: 0247226316

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