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Cafe Shenkin

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
53 Erskineville Rd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9550 5511
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“shakshuka” (11 reviews)
“falafel” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Israeli, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
53 Erskineville Rd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely fresh Turkish food with a broad menu to suit most people. Servings are a good size and a main meal with a few sides can easily be shared between two people. Good service with meals that come out in good time. In summer the...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

A terrific lunch, light, different and delicious. Humous, eggplant, felafel all terrific. Friendly service lovely coffee. If you haven’t been it’s well worth a visit.

Reviewed 31 August 2017

I am not regularly in Erskineville-Newtown area these days but when I am I make a bee-line to Cafe Shenkin for a great lunch, delightful surroundings and excellent coffee. I first discovered this warm and cosy Israeli food venue about 3 years ago when working...More

Thank marilynp124
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I hadn't been to Erskinville for a while took the opportunity to get my morning coffee heart starter and wasn't disappointed great strong coffee topped off with a Poppy seed scroll

Thank irve2016
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Having been here before a few years, we were excited to see the Cudo voucher and booked dinner. Very disappointed this time - very little meat on the menu, mainly vegetarian, two people ordered different shakshukas - one was huge, one was very small. While...More

Thank OView57
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Wonderful buzz, very interesting menu and a bit different. Fresh food, prompt attentive service (without being in your face). Being in Erskineville, parking can be a challenge. Always busy so book if you can.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend Kate and i went here for breakfast today. We have enjoyed dining previously at the Enmore branch and were both excited to try the Erskineville location. The staff were very friendly from our first steps through the door, the cafe atmosphere was relaxed...More

Thank noelc719
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Tried my first Israeli breakfast here yesterday and will definitely do it again. Great mix of flavours with laabne, egg, salsa, avocado and beautiful fresh baked soft bread roll. Everything on the menu sounded delicious and my two companions loved their dishes too. I was...More

Thank PortDouglasHugo
Reviewed 21 February 2017

As usual Shenkin is excellent, but I find the Shakshuka here better at the Enmore branch. It is a more spacious comfortable space though. Great for working.

Thank 96joshuap
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful food, something a little different for breakfast. Also check out the paatries and sweets in the front counter.

Thank Kieran V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Erskineville Rd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9550 5511
Telephone (02) 9550 5511 Postcode 2043
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