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MCA Cafe

140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9245 2461
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning view of Sydney Harbour. Relaxed well priced meals. I selected the Trout Salad which was delivered in a timely manner & was amazing.

Thank JacquiG1968
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Hi JacquiG1968, Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. Looking forward to seeing you back again at MCA Cafe.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our visit to MCA was topped if by time on the 4th floor in the art gallery cafe. The coffee was perfect, the carrot cake was delicious and the view was spectacular.

Thank Narelle M
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Hi Narelle M, Thank you for taking the time to write your thoughts here about our cafe. We hope to see you back again soon at MCA Cafe.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful spot. Eating a wonderful lunch while having the view of the harbour bridge is such a treat. Oh the food? Awesome. Chicken salad is fantastic and I will be back

1  Thank aussiekiwi_boy
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Hi aussiekiwi_boy, we really appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts about our cafe. We look forward to seeing you back again at MCA Cafe.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A great little surprise. Walked through the museum and made our way upstairs to have a little drink at the cafe but when we saw the vista and open air dining, we decided to sit down and eat. A nice selection of food and drinks...More

Thank fishinwater
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Hi fishinwater, thank you for your kind words. look forward to seeing you back again here at MCA Cafe.

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Hidden away on the fourth floor of the art gallery building in George st, friends and I have been here three times now, and each time found the food amazing - really innovative and tasty, and the service excellent. Today was no exception. Within five...More

Thank BruceFarquhar
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Nice to sit in the sun and sip coffee looking out over the harbour/bay. The cafe has a range of food which looks enticing. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Marzena K
Management response:Responded 15 August 2017

Hi Marzena K, we appreciate you taking the time to give us some feedback. we look forward to seeing you back again here at MCA Cafe.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch. Fantastic views. A great menu. Sadly servers are not accommodating or friendly and this place should look to hire much more professional staff as they ruin the experience.

Thank 0-Chandler-0
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I called in here for afternoon coffee and cake. The Chocolate and Hazelnut cake (GF) was delicious, but the coffee was slow to arrive and tasted a bit burnt (maybe Sydneysiders like their coffee burnt - I noticed this as a trend during my visit).

Thank K0neW0ne
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Sit in the sun or shade and look out across Circular Quay towards Sydney Opera House. At $4 a cup and free wifi the MCA cafe is a very stylish place to catch up on emails. The cakes look good too although the baklava could...More

Thank Liz N
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely views and really nice food. An unexpected pleasure on the spur of the moment. Also had a delightful Pimms. School holidays so lots of kids. All on the phones!😄

Thank InglewoodMum
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22 March 2016|
Response from FreshCatering | Property representative |
Hi, no, you don't need to have a ticket to the museum to come to the MCA Cafe. We are on level 4 of the museum and are open from 10am - 4pm Monday to Sunday. Thursday nights we are open until 9pm. Hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9245 2461
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