Restaurants, cafes & tearooms

The Governors Kitchen | Museum of Sydney

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Governors Kitchen. Fresh Catering

The Governors Kitchen is led by head chef Glenn Bowman and manager Zelka Pierce, as well as consultant sommelier Samantha Payne. The talented team pay homage to the past through their original menu – fusing modern Australian cuisine and colonial-era cookery techniques.

Opening hours

Open daily for breakfast and lunch

Coffee Cart is open until 5pm, 7 days 

Restaurant is open Monday to Friday, 7:30am-3pm; Saturday & Sunday 9am-2.30pm

T 02 9241 1788 or email reservations.

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No.10 Bistro and No. 10 Store | The Mint

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No.10 Bistro, The Mint. Photo © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

No.10 Bistro

No.10 Bistro offers superb contemporary Bistro style food with a focus on celebrating high quality local produce.  The sophisticated and innovative wine list features unique, handcrafted Australian wines developed by leading Sommelier, Samantha Payne. The wine list is accompanied by No.10 Bistro’s signature cocktails and local craft beers.

Our menu changes faster than the seasons view the latest lunch menu.

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 11.30am to 3pm

No.10 Bistro is also available for private dining and exclusive event hire on the Balcony and adjoining Main Dining Room at other times.

No.10 Store

Offers an espresso bar, Fresh Flowers and Anthropology gift store, activating the ground floor of the old Bullion Room. This new creative retail space features an all-day menu with panini, muffins, tea cakes and more available from

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 3pm

For restaurant reservations please phone: 9232 2293 (during business hours)

Bakehouse | Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Interior of high ceiling room with fireplace in one wall and long table seating in centre of room, with bar area.
Interior of the Bakehouse at Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Photo © Sydney Living Museums

The Bakehouse, a contemporary take on the Australian colonial experience, now open in the courtyard of the World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

Located in the original 1819 convict bakehouse and store, the Bakehouse specialises in house-made baked goods, delicious sweet treats, tasty pot pies and delectable damper burgers, served alongside a selection of craft beers and an eclectic mix of cocktails. The Bakehouse kitchen, bar and store offers a unique, relaxed and affordable opportunity to soak in the history, enjoy a meal and browse the bespoke giftware range.

Opening hours:

Monday to Sunday 10am–4pm

T 02 9232 1837

Elizabeth Farm Tearoom

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Breakfast setting (detail). Photo © Paolo Busato for Sydney Living Museums

Situated in the grounds of historic Elizabeth Farm, the Elizabeth Farm Tearoom offers coffee, cakes, devonshire teas, sandwiches and light lunches. Gluten free options available.

Opening hours:

Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm
(last service 3.30pm)

Not licensed

70 Alice Street, Rosehill

T 02 9635 9488

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Vaucluse House Tearooms

Interior of tearooms with man setting table.
Vaucluse House Tearooms. Photo © Sydney Living Museums

Overlooking the gorgeous gardens of Vaucluse House diners can expect to enjoy a fabulous breakfast, lunch or High Tea. The Tearooms is also the perfect venue for functions, weddings and special events.

Opening hours:

Wednesday to Friday, 10am – 4.30pm | Saturday and Sunday, 8am – 4:30pm

Open daily throughout the school holidays. 

Wentworth Road, Vaucluse

T 02 9388 8188