Let’s be real, breakfast is not only the most important, but also the greatest meal of the day.
And while (according to one dude) our love of a decent smashed avo is detrimental to our dream of owning a home in Sydney, we just can't seem to give up our morning's out. If you're going to brunch away your dollars, you might as well do it right. So we’re here to help with a list of some of the greatest breakfast spots in Sydney that you just HAVE to try.
1. The Dining & Co – North Ryde
We don't know about you, but this is basically the prettiest french toast we've ever seen. Not to mention it tastes like a sweet party in your mouth.
2. Daisy's Milk Bar - Petersham
Deep. Fried. Poached. Eggs! That's all.
3. Left Of Field - Rhodes
Pillowy hot cakes topped with Early Grey custard, caramelised banana and maple bacon popcorn.
5. Caffé Nostra - St Leonards
A smashed avocado board ft. copious amounts of halloumi? Sign us up!
6. Henry Lee's - Redfern
Er, have you ever seen porridge look this good? We didn't think so.
7. Ristretto & Co - Liverpool
These icing-sugar heavy pancakes look so pretty, we wouldn't even want to eat them! Don't worry... we still would.
8. Shenkin - Erskineville, Enmore & Surry Hills
Classic Shakhuka with poached eggs in a seven-hour slow cooked tomato, capsicum & garlic sauce. Yeah, you know you want it.
9. Cuckoo Callay - Newtown
No, your eyes are not deceiving you, that is indeed a croissant filled with double smoked bacon, bacon mac ‘n’ cheese, a 63° poached egg, tomato relish and fried shallots. It's called the Bacon Mac Daddy and it may just change your life (and your waistline).
10. The Usual Cafe - Cabramatta
Classic brekkies, cooked to perfection.
11. The Nine - Bondi
The famous Mediterranean bowl serves up fresh, healthy produce in a delicious way.
12. Ruby Lane - Manly
These buckwheat, chia and teff pancakes are basically a weekend necessity. Would you check out that cacao glazed banana:
13. Ungaro Raw - Rozelle
Glorious Acai Bowls and perfectly sliced avo? What more could this world need?
15. The Farm Wholefoods - Neutral Bay
These smoothie bowls will glow up your 'gram... and, you know, they're just casually delish.
16. Smoking Gun Bagels - Woolloomooloo
A selection of woodfired and hand rolled Canadian style bagels that seriously have our tummies growling.
17. Pilgrims - Cronulla
They're famous for their breakfast burger and it's not exactly hard to see why. Avocado, melted cheese, roast mushroom, roast tomato, fried egg, soy mayo and oh my lord we're drooling.
18. Acre - Camperdown
It's not hard to serve up perfect 'paddock to plate' style dishes when your restaurant is literally attached to an urban farm. These guys serve up fresh, seasonal dishes that will satisfy your belly AND glow up your feed.
19. The Tiny Giant - Petersham
Belgium Waffles with Persian Pashmak is here to make all of your dreams come true.
20. Lid & Jar - Chatswood
Crumbed eggs with wild mushrooms are here, and they are glorious.