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The refinery espresso

10 Coronation St, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
+61 402 590 250
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
22 Aug 2017
“Coffee and meals are nice”
13 Sep 2017
“Bad coffee”
Open Now
5:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
10 Coronation St, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I recently visited for a quick coffee. Ive been here previously and the coffee was nice. I think the owners may have been different back then. When I got there, no-one was taking orders. Eventually someone turned up and took my order after waiting quite...More

Thank Tony_99x
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had lunch here today. Outdoor seating under umbrellas. Nice sunny day. Place we not busy. Nice service and coffee was a nice dark roast that tasted good. Our meals were nicely prepared with good flavours and fresh ingredients. Overall a good experience.

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A great find for our after soccer breakfasts. Outdoor seating and heaters allow us to bring they dog and they provide a water bowl and lots of pats. The coffee is good and the breakfast menu comprehensive and very tasty. Easy parking in an open...More

Thank Hoodiey
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely lunch yesterday at Patina for a special occasion. We started with the pumpkin soup followed by fish pie and a sirloin steak, both delicious together with a bottle of French rose "Excuse my French" a very nice wine....More

Thank Marg S
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Another great quick stop while cycling past, whether having just a great coffee stop or breakfast (the $10 coffee and bacon-egg roll deal), it always hits the spot. Great quick and service with a friendly smile. A spot outside in the sun is a must...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I dropped in this morning with a mate for a quick coffee. Mate went with a cappuccino, I had a machiato. What is there to tell? Machiato was spot on - not bitter, nor sour - just right. We enjoyed our coffees sitting at one...More

Thank MultiplexMan
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, friendly staff and the food came out nice and quickly. Quality of the food seemed to have dropped off slightly since we last ate (maybe a year ago??). Still good, but I remember being really impressed previously. I'll be back though. Enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

If your after a Good coffee, great meals & fantastic friendly service & staff this is the place in Hornsby

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The cafe seems like it has changed ownership since the last time we visited approx a year ago or more. The old owners were chilled and really friendly knowing their coffee roast back to front and front to back. The new owners are friendly, however...More

Thank DJ_Mizit
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The coffee was very good - just the 'have here' size was on the small size for a regular coffee. The cafe has a lovely selection of pastries to enjoy. The wait staff were polite and efficient. The Barista know how to make a coffee!

Thank NorthernBeachesFam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Coronation St, Hornsby, New South Wales 2077, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby
  • Phone Number: +61 402 590 250
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