Best coffee in Sydney

From short black to flat white, we’ve got Sydney’s best coffee grounds covered.

If you frequent Sydney and can't get by without a good, strong caffeine hit, consider popping by one of these top notch cafes. 

1. Single Origin Roasters


Single Origin Roasters roasts and blends premium sustainably grown beans, which you may have tried at other cafes across Sydney. It’s worth popping around and tasting it at the source though. They also offer specialty brewing methods. The Sidebar attached to the café speeds up the take-away coffee queues.

2. Gumption by Coffee Alchemy

The Strand Arcade, 11/412-414 George St, Sydney |

This specialty coffee is bang in the middle of Sydney CBD, just off Pitt St Mall in the stunning Strand Arcade. You're unlikely to get a smoother flat white in all of Sydney. With limited seating, this specialty coffee venue is not for those seeking a comfy brunch venue. If you're in Sydney's inner west, you could also try Coffee Alchemy's flagship

3. Mecca Espresso


Using Clover, pour-over and siphon techniques, these guys get the most from each blend – like the signature Dark Horse. Thanks to Mecca, good coffee is no longer just about espresso. There is also a dedicated brew bar at their Ultimo café.

4. Paramount Coffee Project

80 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills |

Paramount Coffee Project is the brain child of a few local hospitality heroes, including the gents from Reuben Hills and Seven Seeds in Melbourne. The experimental experience aims to offer a variety of styles in coffee - so you know this is where you should take a true coffee connoisseur. 

5. Edition Coffee Roasters

265 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst |

This gorgeous light and airy space is an all-round great dining experience, capped off by some of the finest single origin in the city. The coffee is seasonal and comes in many varieties, including cold brew, aeropress, pour-over and a Japanese drip!

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