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Dining Room - 169 Darlinghurst, Darlinghurst, AU-NSW

169 Darlinghurst

4.6
4.6
63 Reviews
$40 and under
Café
169 is a licensed venue open weekends only for coffee and all day breakfast and lunch.
Our iconic location on the corner of William St and Darlinghurst Rd has a rich history. We sit proudly on the border between Kings Cross and Darlinghurst and have some of the best people watching in town.
Our dog friendly terrace is the perfect outdoor area and along with our bar and dining room, stylishly designed and filled with large scale artworks by George Raftopoulos, you can find an area that suits any needs.
We hope to see you at 169 Darlinghurst soon.

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2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 2 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Café

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 8:00 am–3:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (02) 9331 8811

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Darlinghurst

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 63 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a great deal. $79 for 2 hours of bottomless brunch with the best breakfast cocktails - bloody Marys and espresso martinis. The crew were so friendly and accommodating. So fun sitting in the sun on the balcony watching the passing parade.
  2. L

    Leish

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely, been twice and the staff are so kind and attentive!
  3. RT

    RachelT

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Food was okay, ordered fritters. They were not very warm upon arrival and egg on too was undercooked for me. Location great. Staff helpful.
  4. X

    Xxxdane

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience4
    Our wait staff were incredibly rude to us. We were not made to feel welcome at all
  5. HT

    HT2021

    Sydney

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service, and the breakfast and lunch menus have something for everyone. Their healthy options (lots of veggies) are tasty, but the burger and salmon benny are delicious. A fun place for brunch, and the staff are always welcoming and friendly.
  6. HT

    HT2021

    Sydney

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service and a really bustling place full of locals. Loving the all day brunch menu.
  7. L

    Lucyc

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing place! Our service was fantastic! Maximilian was the best!
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great service, very attentive and generous serves
  9. M

    Madi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic service, pricing and venue. Would recommend.
  10. M

    Michaela

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing bottomless brunch, our waitress was so lovely and matched our vibe. Really made my birthday special!!
  11. AW

    AgnesW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 5, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My first bottomless brunch and it was amazing! Service was so lovely and our delicious drinks were topped up all the time and cocktails made so quickly, yum!
  12. OS

    OliviaS

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 5, 2021

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    We had booked in the morning through Open Table and when we turned up for our reservation in the afternoon, they had no knowledge of our booking. We were then told multiple times that if we are going to book “last minute” then we should call and make a booking instead. We were then sat on a table outside that had no protection from the rain and felt very unwelcome by the staff. We ended up leaving and going elsewhere.
  13. NS

    NatashaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My whole group and I were blown away by how excellent the whole experience was. The staff were incredibly attentive and friendly, and made sure we got amazing value for money. The food and drinks were beautifully presented and delicious. The cafe itself is gorgeous, clean and in a great location. We will be back ASAP!
  14. C

    Cheianna

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 28, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    169 has amazing food, drinks and service!! Every time we go we have the best time - highly reccomend!!
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 21, 2021

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Food was amazing.
  16. AF

    AdamF

    Switzerland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice neighbourhood cafe with all-day breakfast. Good vibes and food.
  17. LC

    LouiseC

    London

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Really great service, very friendly team of staff.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 5, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Kale salad was stunning
  19. AD

    AlanaD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 31, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Pastries were amazing!! Servers were attentive and very welcoming - it was a true bottomless brunch 🥰
  20. m

    meelsdubs

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 23, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Nelson, Max and Henry have been the loveliest tenders, especially Max looking after my group of 10. Also making the booking, the online query was very quick to reply and answer any online queries. Will definitely be returning back very soon
  21. EF

    EmilyF

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 24, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a fantastic bottomless brunch! Great service, food and price!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible bottomless brunch! Our glasses were never empty and the espresso martini’s were to die for! Thank you for a wonderful birthday brunch 💖
  23. DE

    DEANTHOMAS

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 10, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service is always quick, friendly and lovely and the food is always gorgeous and delicious.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was just as amazing as the service.Everyone was friendly and attentive.Thank you for a very pleasant brunch.Will definitely be back
  25. C

    Casmire

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere and the service was great. Really helpful and they poured drinks quickly and served really well
  26. IB

    IngridyB

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have no words to thank the staff for an unforgettable 31st birthday. Everything about this bottomless brunch was impeccable, the food, the drinks, the staff, all absolutely perfect! Thank you 169 Darlinghurst team! I'll just keep coming back. X
  27. N

    Nina

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 27, 2021

    overall3food5service3ambience5
    Waiters were lovely but it took a while to take our order, and the food then took a while to come out. But the food and coffee was excellent, great brunch spot.
  28. L

    Lis89

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 13, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great for a bottomless brunch in the outdoor garden. Brilliant staff!
  29. BS

    BlakeS

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 6, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Would always come back! I love it here and always have an amazing time
  30. R

    Rita

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 28, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Booked a bottomless brunch for my birthday, the setting was perfect in the outdoor space and Max was fantastic as our waiter!
  31. JL

    JulieL

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 14, 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Excellent service with a great range of beverages to choose from. Ambience was great and the eggs benedict was yum!
  32. BS

    BlakeS

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 18, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always the best experience at 169! Will always come back!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 27, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly, professional, and comfortable. Sitting inside by a large open window, looking out onto a wall of green trees, dappled morning light, water is immediately brought over, offered a coffee or a drink to start with, and I'm feeling happy. Service like this is the ultimate. Attentive without being obsequious. Great food. All too easy to recommend.
  34. CN

    ChrisNewell

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 13, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service from all the staff, would highly recommend.
  35. J

    Jennifer

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall5food2service2ambience5
    It was an amazing girls night with lots of fun. We will be back.
  36. MT

    MarkT

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Went for the bottomless brunch! Was amazing!! Thanks guys :D the service was beyond amazing, food was great. Would go back and recommend.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service, friendly and fun staff!
  38. R

    Rosie

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect with a romantic vibe
  39. LK

    LindaK

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 10, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Definitely recommend 169. I've always seen it but never went in and now I know I've been missing out. I'll definitely be back with friends for brunch or if I need a hen location.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 22, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The most amazing boozy brunch! Fab food, great drinks and even better staff ! Thank you

FAQs

169 Darlinghurst is rated 4.6 stars by 63 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:30 PM


Booked 2 times today
Google Map for 169 Darlinghurst

Ground Floor 169 Darlinghurst Road Darlinghurst, AU-NSW 2010

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Darlinghurst

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 8:00 am–3:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Café

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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