Rise and shine Sydney! Here’s where to find all of the best breakfast spots to bite through this weekend!

We’re not the first to say it, but the best way to start your day is with breakfast. It’s a mealtime packed with a smorgasbord of delicious dishes. But, in this list, we’re not highlighting the standard. Instead, we’ve set out on a mission to find the best breakfast in Sydney.

From towering pancake stacks dripping in syrup to establishments famed for being the world’s most Instagrammed restaurant, this list has it all. So start your day the best way we know how: with a visit to one of the top breakfast spots in Sydney of 2024!

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If you’re trying to find the best pancakes in Sydney, Bills should be your go-to. With four locations, Bills promises to be sunny, easy going and generous. Their menu includes a mouthwatering selection of toasts with in-house made spreads, classic breakfast fare, share plates and, if you’re wanting a health kick, a selection of fruits, grains and cereals. With aperitifs to kickstart your weekend, guests are welcome to stay a little longer and eat their way through their lunch and dinner menu offerings.

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<strong>Blackwood Bondi</strong>
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Blackwood Bondi

Opening in March 2022, Blackwood Bondi is Sydney’s hottest dining hub for every day of the week. Owned by three mates – Daniel Sorridimi, Paul Pisani and michelin-star-trained Rob Lechowicz – Blackwood focuses on Mediterranean and Asian flavours with an overall French grounding. Open seven days a week for breakfast through to a casual dinner, Blackwood is our go-to. And, with breakfast cocktails and only a short walk away from Bondi Beach, your weekend is sorted here!

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Shop 3/87-89 Glenayr Ave, Bondi Beach, NSW 2026
<strong>The Grounds of Alexandria</strong>
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The Grounds of Alexandria

Hidden inside the bustling industrial streets of Alexandria is a precinct that is sure to transport you to a magical haven. Opening in early 2012, this urban sanctuary has since grown into every Sydneysiders go-to for one of the best breakfast in Sydney. Choose between The Grounds of Alexandria Cafe, The Potting Shed or The Garden for your mid breakfast to lunch fix. Otherwise, if you’d prefer to wander around, be sure to line up for their delicious doughnuts or the freshly squeezed lemonade.

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7a/2 Huntley St, Alexandria, NSW 2015
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If you’re happy and you know it, line up at the happiest place in Sydney, Happyfield. Our go to spot for the best breakfast in Sydney, this Haberfield cafe ensures that your visit will be one to remember. With breakfast bowls, brekkie burgers, eggs your way, legendary coffee and delicious shakes, we recommend spooning into their famed pancakes to get your day going. They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not make it the happiest with Happyfield!

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96 Ramsay St, Haberfield, NSW 2045
<strong>Quick Brown Fox Eatery</strong>
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Quick Brown Fox Eatery

Sandstone walls, neon signs and Instagrammable dishes just make up a few reasons as why Quick Brown Fox Eatery is considered as one of Sydney’s best breakfast spots. Found in Pyrmont just a touch away from The Star, Quick Brown Fox Eatery promises a delicious feed regardless of the time you pop-in. With the likes of Lemon Ricotta Hotcakes and a Truffle Mushroom Toastie on their menu, visitors will also be able to indulge in brunch classics all made with a Quick Brown Fox spin. A must try!

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22 Union St, Pyrmont, NSW 2009
<strong>Reuben Hills</strong>
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Reuben Hills

Tucked on Albion Street in Surry Hills is a micro roastery that’s also titled as one of the best brunch spots in Sydney. Opening in early 2012, 12 years on Reuben Hills is renowned as Sydney’s go-to for a great cup of coffee. But, of course, any pick-me-up is best paired with a delicious dish. Their menu has taken inspiration from some of their coffee origin trips through Africa and South America, so visitors can expect the likes of Huevos Divorciados, breakfast burritos, paninis and more.

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61 Albion St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
<strong>Social Hideout</strong>
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Social Hideout

When we think of great food and flowering blossoms covering every inch of space, we think of Social Hideout. Located in Parramatta, Social Hideout is best described as an enchanting and breathtaking establishment. But, beyond the look and feel, Social Hideout also serves up a beautiful and equally aesthetic menu for you to dig into. Think Ferrero Rocher French Toast, giant cocktails, pink-hued coffee and a high tea offering fit for any queen or king. One of the best spots for breakfast in Sydney, be sure you bring along a camera for your visit!

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Shop 2a, Victoria Rd, Parramatta, NSW 2150
<strong>Three Blue Ducks</strong>
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Three Blue Ducks

With restaurants in Nimbo, Bellingen and Byron Bay, for Sydneysiders, Three Blue Ducks Rosebery should be at the top of your list for the best breakfast in Sydney. Renowned for their Argentinian grill that cooks up whole lambs, chickens, pigs and even large cuts of beef; Three Blue Ducks is also famed for their ethically sourced and sustainably farmed produce. Part of their menu you’ll find breakfast classics that are perfectly matched with some of their creative cocktails. One of the best breakfast spots in Sydney!

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1/85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery, NSW 2018

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Feature image: Three Blue Ducks. Photographed by James Horan. Image via Destination NSW.