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Single O

#107 of 4,555 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Surry Hills
Cafe, Australian
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60-64 Reservoir, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9211 0665
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Today
06:30 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 16:00
Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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Exeter, Australia
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223 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here from breakfast easy walk from Rydges Sydney Central. BACON ROLL, RED EYE MAYO, FRIED EGG, TOMATO APPLE KETCHUP is just so good, came back the next day for exactly the same dish, so good. Other family members had bacon and eggs with sourdough. All great. I have reviewed the coffee before still the best in Sydney.

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Thank Grant S
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long nightshift and a meeting coming up in one hour i needed to feed my body while i was craving a good coffee. We just walked past and into, read found an empty couple of seats outside in the very crowded coffeeshop, "Single O" in Surrey Hills, and were pleasantly surprised with the attentive staff in this busy... More 

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Thank Johan H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No wonder why it is the #1 cafe when I looked up tripadvisor. the food is very affordable for city living. the vibe was chill, the staff were accomodating, friendly and customer orientation is second to none. Just 300 metres away from central station I can say that it is very accessible.

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Thank Lawrence Leonar... R
Elanora, Australia
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It doesn't look like much from the ourside but this little corner cafe does a great breakfast. It's your usual breakfast cafe menu but just a little be quirky and modern. I orders the avo on toast and it was no problem to switch Rye for Sourdough. I was a little suprised when it arrived because it looks so fresh... More 

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Thank jkershaw24
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194 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed cold drop coffee and a light meal here today after a recommendation from a friend. It's a nice relaxed venue tucked away in the side streets of Surry Hills. Staff were friendly and service was good.

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Thank Damien G
Australia
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553 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The coffee is still good at this location and has been for a long while. Always nice to go back there. The food is well prepared. Coffee is not a really dark roast but pretty nice. Well made.

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Thank Ray G
Sydney, Australia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

So they got the order wrong ... a cappuccino instead of a latte ... I said "not a problem - I will take this" ... they said "OK - but there's no charge" ... amazing. And the coffee was great too.

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Thank John G
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

If you want excellent coffee with your breakfast come to this place. I had the bacon and egg roll which very tasty. My wife had eggs and toast, the waiteress gave her complimentary side of fried bacon. Which was very good of them.

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Thank Ming Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic vibe kinda hipster but not too pretentious. We had brekky and then a take away coffee..... Both super delicious... Definitely will return when we are in the area again.

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Thank Sam D
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

So good! Of course the coffee is great but the food was so memorable. I ordered the avocado toast with beet hummus and feta and added an egg. Amazing! The banana bread was delicious too. Must go for "brekkie"!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:00
Thursday
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
06:30 - 16:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60-64 Reservoir, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 0665
Description
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30am-4pm, Sat 7:30am-3pm We are a Sydney-based roaster and have a cafe in Surry Hills that some lovely folks have gone so far as to call 'legendary'. Our coffee is responsibly sourced and for the most part responsibly consumed. We are driven. Which could have something to do with the amount of coffee we consume. We aim to inspire coffee passion and exploration, to raise the bar and have customers who don't mind that we're a touch nuts. Our quality standards are uncompromising. For all our joking around, we take the coffee, food and service seriously.

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Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighbourhood continues to distinguish itself as a shopping destination, offering the best collection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into a hub of media, design and professional services - a colourful and diverse place equally known for its antique dealers, art galleries, cafes and pubs. Strolling down the street on a Saturday morning, you’ll see a mix of students, artists, hipsters and a few all-nighters from Oxford Street, the “Gay Capital of Sydney”. In this vibrant neighbourhood you will find bohemian chic and modern style co-existing side by side.
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