Best Brunch in Sydney
Not everyone is a breakfast person but everybody loves brunch, the longer and lazier the better. Serving everything from shakshuka eggs and vegan pancakes to brekky burritos and superfood bowls, these cafes will tickle your tastebuds and kickstart your day.
Bare Wholefoods, St Leonards
It’s brunch all day at this St Leonards stalwart with nutritious, often plant-based, dishes such as banoffee plantcakes with coconut butterscotch sauce and the signature line-caught snapper with Sicilian eggplant caponata and salsa verde. Try the sherpa coffee blended with cultured butter and keto-friendly MCT oil, which can also be made vegan.
Hungry Chefs, Waterloo
Enjoy a healthy dining experience in a modern setting at Hungry Chefs, Waterloo. With a wide selection of brunch favourites, superfood bowls and burgers from the grill, everyone will be spoilt for choice.
Café Montmartre, Mosman
Travel may be off the cards for now, but you can still say bonjour to an all-day menu, the French way, at Café Montmartre in Mosman. Indulge in French onion soup and Croque Monsieur or make it a Madame with an egg and truffle oil on top. Bon appetit!
Little Giant Roasters, Willoughby
It’s all about great coffee at Little Giant Roasters, where ONA Specialty Coffee is the star of the show. The tasty no-fuss menu features a brekky plate of bacon, halloumi and grilled field mushrooms, with sweet brunch options including gluten-free banana waffles and an acai bowl.
Café Birkenhead, Drummoyne
Take in the stunning water views and fuel up for a day of outlet shopping at Café Birkenhead, with hearty dishes such as Sydney smashed eggs, the Rustic London (an urban take on the full English) or for larger appetites the shared three-tier breakfast (pancakes; seasonal fruit and yoghurt; and eggs, bacon, beans and more).
The Butcher’s Block, Wahroonga
Located right by the railway station, The Butcher’s Block is ever popular with Wahroonga locals. All-day dining, seven days a week, is on offer here, with brunch menu favourites including the Butcher’s burger, green bowl, eggs Benedict and chocolate chip pancakes.
108 Paradise Café, St Leonards
Vegetarians and vegans can unite over brunch at 108 Paradise Café. Choose from savoury and sweet dishes such as vegan schnitzel burgers, vegan gluten-free French toast and nourishing juices and smoothies.
Wyong Milk Factory Café, Wyong
If you’re on a road trip on the Central Coast, make sure you pop into Wyong Milk Factory Café. Open daily, with al fresco dining and dog-friendly areas, it boasts an all-day breakfast and lunch menu, featuring everything from gourmet brekky burgers to Mexican brekky burritos and totally vegan cheeseburgers.