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Jackies Cafe

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Paddington
Cafe, Australian, Italian
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122 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9380 9818
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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317 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On previous trips to Sydney we've eaten here and it was like catching up with an old friend. This is a delightful restaurant/cafe with different areas having different vibes. We love the intimate interior constructed from sandstone blocks. The highlight of this visit was the chicken, rocket, avocado, sun-dried tomato and dijon dressing baguette; totally stunning! Service was friendly and... More 

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Thank Bartonbears
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The food is good and service is OK. I personally didn't like the menu as There is no price on the menu and it was a shock for me when I paid the bill.No choice splitting of Bill either. Cost me twice as much compared to other places. Overall very expensive and not my cup of tea.

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Thank Swamy S
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We attended Jackies with friends for breakfast. The food was average - nothing amazing. Our issues arose when they presented us with the bill... which included a "Saturday Surcharge" of $8!!! On what grounds can they justify such a surcharge?! I shudder to think what they do on public holidays... And they wouldn't allow us to split the bill...instead telling... More 

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Thank Sheree H
Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for coffee, lunch or a glass of wine in the afternoon. Brilliant staff who crest the buzz and make sure you enjoy yourselves. A good range of breakfast eggs and sushi and salads for lunch. A really nice place and one of the best coffees in paddington

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Thank Mattmcgrath41
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Firstly great coffee, a must for breakfast. Bircher museli was fantastic, scrambled eggs and bacon was very good! Nice service and ambience, a lovely stop for breakfast.

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Thank Brigid O
Lugarno, Australia
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87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I've been here several times now and the staff and attentive and friendly. Delicious chicken curry and the salads are quite spectacular. Wine a little pricey however a pleasant location with delicious food

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Thank Irnbru
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly staff, really nice food (especially the scrambled eggs) and a local footie star to boot. The fresh bottled smoothies & juices were very nice.

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Thank John S
London, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Wow what a great breakfast! Jackie's is just off Oxford street in Paddington, hidden amongst all the fab clothes shops. There is a lovely outdoor area but it was full on a cold Sydney Saturday morning so we headed inside which was still nice. I am tough on my breakfasts but this was the best one I have had in... More 

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Thank BoutiqueAdventurer
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here twice now and both times I've left feeling a bit annoyed. The food is a little formulaic and thin on the ground. But the bigger problem is the staff who seem cold, unapproachable and indifferent to their customers. Get a grip people you're working in a service industry!!! Try smiling perhaps? Won't be coming here again.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped for tea and coffee and I had the blueberry and ricotta muffin which was absolutely gorgeous. Ask for it warmed up!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Oxford St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Paddington
  • Neighbourhood: Paddington
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9380 9818

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

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Paddington
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.
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