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Dragonfly Cafe

301-307 Lane Cove Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9491 9950
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good10%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible43%
29 Dec 2017
“Awkward timing”
26 Nov 2017
“Nice setup, fine atmosphere, very ordinary but expensive food.”
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8:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301-307 Lane Cove Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice little location to come across for the first time, great food, great staff, great Gardens, where you can eat if you would rather than in the cafe and great coffee. The gift shop has a wonderful collection of different types of gifts...More

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One has the choice of sitting inside or outside nearer to the garden area. The huge squid salad was very tasty with Thai based flavours. There is a good choice of breakfast and lunch plates on offer. Our server was friendly enough, just absent once...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Eden Gardens is a great nursery and store but if only the Dragonfly cafe could afford staff as good as their stock. We waited at the table for over 20 minutes and were visibly ignored by more than one serving staff. One disappeared behind the...More

Thank Nilava S
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We went for an afternoon coffee around 3 - 3.30 - the cafe is nicely decorated inside, and the outdoor covered verandah is simple and pleasant with ordinary tables on concrete floor overlooking the landscaped garden. There is a very tame Australian lizard that hangs...More

Thank vmlmum
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great location and setting. Got there at 11:20 on a weekend and was told breakfast was finished and that we can't order lunch till 12. This was despite menu indicating breakfast is served up to 11:30 on weekends. Spent some time waiting there whilst having...More

Thank Vincent I
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We eat here on a regular basis for brunch and food quality is up there with the best. Whether it is eggs benedict, Omelette or some scrambled eggs with sides of bacon, tomato ot avocado. We always enjoy the food. But service last time was...More

Thank Mark U
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We have been to this cafe 3 times. We simply loved atmosphere over there and food was good for our initial two visits. But our 3rd visit was not happy one. Menu is different, less choice and expensive. Food presentation was different, taste was different...More

Thank parimalsinh
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Worst meal we have experienced, We ordered barramundi, Fish unreconisable ,salad a scrappy mess. Vastly overpriced. We will never come here again.

2  Thank bazzel34
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I have never left a review for anywhere before but felt compelled to today. I am sitting at the table being completely ignored with an empty plate in front of me. Asked twice for tap water. No idea which waiter/waitress is looking after my table....More

2  Thank Jane F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Arrived at probably the end of the day just for a quick cup of coffee as no food except for desserts were on offer. Seemed fine although the staff on ordering spent quite some time chatting to each other. Menu seemed average.

1  Thank 626Krystyna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301-307 Lane Cove Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Ryde  >  North Ryde
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9491 9950
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