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Best New Cafés in Sydney: 2021's Hottest New Openings So Far

From buzzy newcomers to old-school staples, these are the best new cafés in Sydney your 2021 calendar – and Instagram account – are crying out for.

Much to the delight of coffee fiends and brunch-loving Instagram addicts, there's always a new café swinging open its doors in Sydney, each with its own unique twist to make it stand out from the crowd. From trendy newcomers to long-standing local haunts spreading their wings across the city, here's our handpicked edit of the best new cafés in Sydney. These brunch spots are so worth queuing up for.

Humble Bakery (Photo credit: Caroline McCredie)
Humble Bakery

For sweet, sweet pastry treats and heartwarming baked goods, Humble Bakery is the new morning go-to in Surry Hills. This foodie gem, brought to life by the teams at Porteno and Bodega, has all your carb-cravings sorted from breakfast to the early afternoon. On your next visit, we recommend picking up one of their delectable focaccias and scoop of their housemade gelato. Molto bene!

50 Holt Street, Surry Hills

The Navy Bear

Sitting pretty on the harbour, The Navy Bear makes for a picture-perfect brunch destination. Serving up all your breakfast faves, alongside plenty of dietary-friendly options, you can't go past the hungry bear breakfast with roast tomato, mushrooms, eggs your way, crispy bacon, avocado and sourdough. A brunch feast fit for a queen!

1C New Beach Road, Darling Point

Lamin8 Patisserie

The new kid on the Lane Cove block, Lamin8 Patisserie specialises in viennoiserie; think flaky, decadent pastries like croissants, danishes and palmiers. Harnessing traditional methods to create inventive creations, expect bold flavours and out-there colours. 

Shop 11, 115-119 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

Has this list of the best new cafés in Sydney inspired you to explore the coffee scene? Don't stop at this round-up. You can check out our favourite cafés across Sydney, from Alexandria and Manly, to Surry Hills and Ultimo. Looking for a productive café? We have discovered Sydney's best café offices that offer delectable breakfast eats with a side of wifi. Design lovers, we haven't forgotten you! Sydney is also home to a plethora of cafés with beautiful interiors that will spark your Insta-dreams.


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