Where to eat breakfast in Millers Point
Millers Point is an inner-city suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is on the north-western edge of the Sydney central business district, adjacent to The Rocks and is part of the local government area of the City of Sydney. Millers point lies on the Southern shore of Sydney Harbour, next to Darling Harbour and Barangaroo.
If you’re staying in the suburb, it’s home to an excellent dining scene and it doesn’t wait until the clock ticks past noon to wake up for the day out. Here are 7 delicious breakfast spots for a morning feed in Millers Point and surrounds.
Bitter and twisted
The café offers coffee, breakfast and lunch, 7 days a week. They have tasty eggs and signature muesli as well as healthy salads and wraps.
Menu items include a variety of New York style bagels, flaky croissants and breakfast burgers on black brioche.
Address: 9 Towns Pl, Millers Point NSW 2000
Pier 8 is a casual café in a glass-walled warehouse space with seaviews offering seasonal breakfast and lunch dishes. They have two locations; one in walsh Bay and the other in Birkinhead Point.
Breakfast menu items include jaffles, smoked salmon and dill bagels, Italian scrambled eggs and brekky poke bowls.
The café is located inside a former industrial pier in a heritage building.
Address: Pier 8-9, 23 Hickson Road, Millers Point, Sydney
Gracing Sydney’s dynamic dining scene with a burst of culinary creativity is Lavana Restaurant in Walsh Bay, dedicated to fresh local fare in cruisy waterfront surrounds. Overlooking the docks, Lavana’s modern open-plan dining room is decked with splashes of worn iron and timber, creating a rustic nautical style paired with a laid back ambiance. Located close to Dawes Point and Walsh Bay, it’s a great spot for a some Spanish cuisine.
Their compact menu offers tapas and mains that highlight locally sourced seafood and fresh daily produce with a touch of Mediterranean influence.
On the breakfast menu, you’ll find items like middle eastern brekky, eggs Florentine and corn fritters.
Address: 6/17A Hickson Rd, Dawes Point NSW 2000
Kansas city shuffle
Kansas City Shuffle offers crafted coffee and nourishing food with swift service and a dose of cheek in the heart of Sydney. The café serves breakfast & lunch from Monday to Sunday and is centrally located in a quiet, leafy passage between The Rocks & Wynyard.
They’re passionate about coffee and their house specialty is a bespoke blend from Single Origin Roasters although they also have delicious single plantation roasts.
Items on the menu include ‘Sticky piggie salad’ (glazed pork belly bites with apple, fennel and hazelnut salad) ‘Phat phil burger’ (fried chicken burger plus maple bacon, tasty cheese and hot sauce) and ‘Smoked beef brisket and waffle’ (with chilli butter and poached eggs).
Address: 195 Gloucester St, The Rocks NSW 2000
Creperie Suzette’s food menu consists of 14 crepes and galettes, nothing more. There are seven savoury galettes and seven sweet crepes, with buckwheat flour, Pepe Saya butter, free-range eggs and hand-harvested sea salt making up the core batter ingredients.
The crepe griddles and the chefs cooking on them are products of France, as is the technique. The griddles have been imported from Brittany, from where crepes originate. Coffee beans are sourced not from France, but from Marrickville roaster Double Roasters. La Tasmanienne, a signature galette, is served with smoked Tasmanian salmon, capers, crème fraiche and fresh dill. La Biquette is a popular vegetarian option combining goat’s cheese, fresh pesto, vine-ripened tomatoes and rocket.
For something sweet try the traditional sucre et citron with fresh lemon juice and sugar, or the modern classic, Nutella banane served with Nutella and fresh sliced banana.
Address: 35 Harrington Street The Rocks
The Fine Food Store
This hidden gym is a foodie’s paradise; famous for it’s fragrant brews, mouth-watering menu and friendly staff.
Squirreled away at the end of a touristy arcade and spilling out into Kendall and Mill Laneways, The Fine Food Store is a magnet for food lovers visiting the historic Rocks. It’s a multi-faced little space, with a couple of different entrances, table nooks here and there and what feels like a covered in veranda out the back looking out to the lanes.
It’s a go-to spot for brilliant salad-heavy lunches and wall-to-wall shelves of tasty little gourmet treats. Think hot sauces, chutneys, chocolates, teas and sweets; pick up tea craft teas, Tre Pani pastries and rock candies, grab a wrap or frittata to go, or put together a box of treats for a friend. In fact, you can do your gourmet shopping while you’re here.
The kitchen team banters cheerfully and sends out fresh lamb chorizo sausage rolls or house-made spicy baked beans. This is all about great plates of food, from cheese platters, to salmon and eggs, daily salads (try the brown rice and red quinoa) or the street-wise Wagyu sliders. At the Fine Food Store they roast all of the coffee beans themselves, it's one of the best spots in the area to grab a takeaway coffee before wandering around The Rocks.
Address: The Rocks Centre, Cnr Mill Lane & Kendall Lane, The Rocks NSW 2000
DARE stands for delicious and responsible eating so expect a range of tasty, ethical, allergy aware and chemical-free snacks from this lively café. Homemade gluten-free foods like Turkish pide, chicken kebabs, pancakes, chocolate brownies and other delicious slices. Low-fat muffins made with free-range eggs are baked daily. All chicken salads are made with chemical-free chicken and DARE's coffee is from Rainforest Alliance so the growers benefit from the sale of the beans.
Address: Shop 22 The Rocks Centre (Playfair street) The Rocks 2000 NSW