Whether it’s a boozy bottomless brunch or just a simple avocado toast, there’s no better way to start your mid-morning than at these brunch spots in Sydney!

If you’re new to the city, here to explore for the weekend or you’re a longstanding local, there’s no denying that Sydney is packed with a delicious assortment of cafes, restaurants and eateries that offer the best brunch. However, with so many options, it’s hard to know where to look. Up until now that is.

From Sydney’s CBD to Bondi Beach and even Alexandria, bottomless brunch enthusiasts, friendly catchups and hangover riddled patrons are all welcome at these brunch cafes. So clear your plans and eat your way through our guide to the best brunch 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 across Sydney, Bills promises to be sunny, easy going and generous. Their menu includes a mouthwatering selection of toasts with in-house made spreads, classic brunch 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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Various Locations.
<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 for the best brunch in Sydney. 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 brunch 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 brunch 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
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Tucked along Crown Street is a Middle Eastern oasis that delivers classic Lebanese flavours in a playful and modern way. Also famed as one of our favourite Middle Eastern Restaurants in Sydney for both lunch and dinner, during the day their bottomless brunch menu visitors will find the likes of chicken shawarma, woodfired eggplant, Tasmanian scallops and, of course, a selection of carefully concocted cocktails that are sure to get you buzzing on a sleepy weekend. Round up a few of the mates and head on down to Nour for a bottomless brunch in Sydney. An experience like no other.

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3/490 Crown St, Surry Hills, NSW 2010
<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 brunch 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
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If you’re looking for brunch with a view in Sydney, Reign, inside the Queen Victoria Building, should be at the top of your list to visit in 2024. Renowned as Sydney’s premium champagne parlour and restaurant, Reign is all about creating an oasis where you’ll be able to nibble on delicate morsels, scrumptious treats and, of course, the finest foods. Although their brunch menu is available on weekends only, it features a delicious selection of dishes that are well worth the visit. Think Green Onion Crumpets, Fried Rice Bowl and Donuts topped with honey, yoghurt, cinnamon and pistachios.

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Level 1 Shop 48/455 George St, Sydney, NSW 2000
<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. With two locations in New South Wales – Parramatta and Waterloo – each venue is just as enchanting and breathtaking as one another. 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 brunch in Sydney, be sure you bring along a camera for your visit!

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Various Locations.
<strong>Three Blue Ducks</strong>
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Three Blue Ducks

With restaurants in Nimbo and Byron Bay, for Sydneysiders, Three Blue Ducks Rosebery should be at the top of your list for the best bottomless brunch 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 bottomless brunch menu you’ll find breakfast classics that are perfectly matched with some of their creative cocktails. If you’re looking for one of the best Sydney restaurants offering bottomless brunch, Three Blue Ducks is it.

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1/85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery, NSW 2018

For something with a view or uniquely themed, check out this list of the 10 Most Unique Cafes in Sydney. Or shake up your weekend plans with this guide to the 10 Best and Boozy Bottomless Brunches in Sydney.

Feature image: Quick Brown Fox Eatery, Pyrmont. Image supplied.
This article was first published on September 26 2022. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on March 03 2024.