Picture this... It's a Saturday morning, the sun is out and the weekend has just begun. Perhaps later you'll head to the beach for a dip, spend a lazy afternoon at home reading and napping, or maybe you have plans with friends and family later in the night. Right now, though the day is all yours, and what better way to start the weekend than with a delicious brekky at one of Sydney's many cafes and brunch spots. Here is our list of the five best places for breakfast this year.


SHUK, Bondi, Chatswood & Elizabeth Bay

A staple of Sydney's breakfast scene, if you're not already a fan of SHUK's hearty and healthy breakfast delicacies then let this be your sign to head to one of their three locations in 2023. SHUK offers all of Sydney's favourite breakfast classics, such as refreshing Açaí bowls and creamy goats curd avo toast, as well as Mediterranean and Middle Eastern inspired specialties. Their Shakshuka, a Middle Eastern dish of poached eggs and spiced tomato sauce, is sure to satisfying your cravings. With it's laid-back vibe, this is one of the best breakfast places in Sydney for a lazy or hungover brunch.


Single 0, Surry Hills

After a decade of providing healthy eats and artisanal coffee blends to the community, this local Surry Hills spot is renowned for its quality breakfast dishes and easy-going ambiance. Nestled off of Reservoir Street, only a stone's throw from Central Station, Single 0 is one of the best cafes for enjoying a sit-down breakfast at or grabbing a quick coffee and pastry to-go. Not to mention, these will be the beans of your dreams, roasted in house with award winning varieties served daily.


Three Blue Ducks, Rosebery

Head to Rosebery on a Saturday or Sunday morning and you'll find no shortage of places to eat breakfast. This up-and-coming suburb has become home to many trendy hot spots, including designer boutiques, renowned bakeries and hip distilleries. Three Blue Ducks is no exception. Created out of a passion for good quality, healthy and sustainable food, Three Blue Ducks boasts a mouthwatering menu with Asian and Middle Eastern influences (plus coffee by Single 0). They offer a weekend bottomless brunch or seasonal menu serving only the freshest ingredients making everything chefs kiss.


Bills, Bondi

A true icon of Sydney's eastern suburbs, Bills is widely recognised and much loved by the locals. Situated only five minutes back from the famous Bondi Beach, Bills has a cool, relaxed interior and offers the perfect retreat from a morning spent in the sun and surf. Offering great food and a welcoming spot for anyone and everyone to come together, Bills is the perfect location for a family breakfast or brunch with friends. Enjoy a refreshing breakfast cocktail, famous sourdough from Iggy's bakery in Bronte, or ricotta hotcakes for those with a sweet tooth.


Blackwood Pantry, Cronulla 

Blackwood is one of the most popular eateries on Sydney's South Coast and it lives up to the hype. Renowned for their summery brunch menu and tucked away location just back from the beach, this open plan establishment is the perfect combination of fashionable and fun. With delicious breakfast dishes and yummy seafood plates, such as grilled octopus or a prawn katsu roll, Blackwood is the ideal spot for a bite to eat, from morning through to afternoon.


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