Mosman is a prosperous harbourside suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney. Home to Taronga Zoo, Balmoral Beach, Clifton Gardens, and a stunning number of bays, high-end stores and equally affluent restaurants, Mosman is a must-see suburb. Throw in a heap of stellar cafes and coffee shops and it becomes clear why people are so fond of this seaside town. From trendy bunch spots and speciality roasters to artisan patisseries, here are the top places to check out in Mosman.
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This spot has become a go-to for locals in need of some fine quality fare in an unpretentious environment. Located in the heart of Mosman on Military Road, this garden bar-cum-cafe-cum-restaurant draws a hearty breakfast and brunch crowd who swarm daily to get their fix of freshly roasted beans, succulent brunch dishes, home-baked granola and hot-from-the-oven muffins.
Set on the corner of Military Road in the heart of the suburb is Bloom at Mosman, a health food cafe with a kicking menu of breakfast and mouth-watering lunch dishes. Love and creativity runs through every fibre of this cafe, most notably seen in the presentation of each dish which is a firework of colour, flavour and texture.
This chic little neighbourhood cafe and coffee shop is a favourite for locals who love a snag a plate of spectacularly scrumptious food in a heart-warming, rustic environment. The coffee has an undeniable draw, yet it is the colourful breakfast plates boasting locally sourced ingredients and floral garnishes which seem to keep the crowds so keen.
Albion Lane Cafe is a contemporary neighbourhood coffee and brunch spot renowned for its impeccable service, fine quality fare and perfectly-roasted morning brews. Casual and killing it, this gem is open daily and attracts coffee lovers who snag an outdoor table and enjoy Albion’s Famous Corn Fritters whilst people watching, cappuccino in hand.
Le Breton is a French patisserie boasting some of the most spectacular displays of artistry in baking – the Mosman store is no exception. From freshly baked croissants and macaroons to savoury pies and three-tier cakes, Le Breton is the ultimate go-to when it is time to indulge. With experienced baristas on hand to serve up perfectly roasted beans by the plenty, it’s no surprise why Le Breton has become one of the suburbs most coveted cafes.
The Penny Royal is a trendy little cafe and brunch spot in Mosman, with outside seating and a cool clientele. Set on the strip of Military Road, this place prides itself on quality and tries to steer clear from the standard ‘fry up’ that seems to find its way onto every cafe menu in the city. In fact, The Penny Royal don’t fry at all, this means no trans fat fare, just fresh and tasty food.
Specialising in lactose and gluten free alternatives, Cafe Free is a dream for those in search of a place to grab brunch, a cake or even needing catering provided with said special dietary requirements. Saying that, traditional produce is in equal measure too, meaning everyone will leave satisfied after a stop at Cafe Free.
This chic and contemporary coffee and brunch spot in Mosman is a go-to for locals looking for some fresh and tasty breakfast treats and serious coffee brewed by speciality roasters. Stop by for a cup of joe and a plate of kaleidoscopic-coloured breakfast delights at The Mews, a lush venue with stable qualities and rich accents of florals and foliage.
Three Beans is a speciality coffee shop and brunch spot with a mission. Sourcing only sustainable blends of coffee from trusted farms, local and organic ingredients which adhere to ethical animal welfare practices, whilst steering clear of all processed food are just some of the many reasons people are getting behind Three Beans. Throw in on-trend signature dishes presented to the highest of standards and we got a winner.