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1 Martin Place, Sydney
This new CBD spot combines all-day eating, an ex-Mecca chef and serious support for those in need.
Atomic Press Cafe
UNSW Bookshop, UNSW Kensington Campus, High Street, Kensington
A pastel coffee haven hidden within UNSW's bookshop.
612-622 King Street, Erskineville
An inner west cafe serving up Middle Eastern-inspired vegan brunch fare, Arabic coffee and kombucha on tap.
260 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
A lower north shore spot from Bondi's much-loved Israeli cafe.
60 Carrington Street, Wynyard Lane, Sydney
Visit this bright yellow cafe in the CBD for open sandos and top-notch coffee.
Ground Floor, 65 Berry Street, North Sydney
This North Sydney cafe churns out coffees and quesadillas — and donates 100 percent of its profits to charity.
Pino's Dolce Vita
45 President Avenue, Kogarah
This Italian institution has returned to Kogarah with 100 handmade Italian sausages, cheeses and cannoli.
The Boathouse Hotel Patonga
8 Patonga Drive, Patonga
Here, you can enjoy vibrant fare — from breakfast through dinner — and frozen watermelon margaritas right on the water.
Nutie Surry Hills
44 Holt Street, Surry Hills
An entirely gluten-free (and mostly vegan) cafe and bakery in Surry Hills.
South End Social
32 Mann Street, Gosford
Gosford’s go-to brunch spot has yuzu spritzes and souvlaki pitas.
Salt Meats Cheese Cronulla
Shop 1, 66–70 Cronulla Street, Cronulla
The Italian chain has opened its first outpost in The Shire.
Bills Surry Hills
359 Crown Street, Surry Hills
When this Crown Street breakfast institution moved next door, it scored an updated menu and look.
160 Moss Vale Road, Kangaroo Valley
An ex-Quay chef is serving up inventive brunches and road trip-worthy pastries in the Kangaroo Valley.
19 Rialto Lane, Manly
A beachside bakehouse and specialty coffee shop from the guys behind Showbox Coffee and Butter Boy Bake.
128 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst
A charming local favourite with a determined focus on locally sourced produce.
Shop 8/171 Princes Highway, Ulladulla
A microroastery and cafe hidden behind Ulladulla Macca's.
The Tin Humpy
137 Redfern Street, Redfern
Swing by this Indigenous-owned cafe for house-made pastries and hearty brekkie bowls.
Ground Floor, The Old Rum Store, 10 Kensington Street, Chippendale
Clayton Wells' diner doles out an all-day offering, from breakfast doughnuts to lamb shoulders and batched cocktails.
Shop 2084A, Macquarie Centre, Corner Herring Road Waterloo Road, North Ryde
The Japanese-inspired cult favourite apple and custard pastries have hit Sydney.
Black Seed Eatery
105 Phillip Street, Parramatta
Tastiness and healthiness collide at this stunning Parramatta cafe.