The Governors Kitchen at Museum of Sydney

Cafes & restaurants

The Governors Kitchen at Museum of Sydney Photo © Fresh Catering

No.10 Bistro | The Mint

10 Macquarie Street, Sydney

No.10 Bistro combines a relaxed, contemporary environment within an impressive heritage setting, on the first floor of the historic Mint building. No.10 Bistro serves modern bistro-style food with a focus on high-quality local produce. Guests have the option of dining in the beautifully restored interior, or outdoor on the elegant, colonnaded balcony overlooking Macquarie Street.

Open for lunch from 11.30am to 3pm, Monday to Friday.

No.10 Bistro also offers private dining and exclusive event hire on the balcony and adjoining main dining room at other times.

T +61 2 9232 2293

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No.10 Store | The Mint

10 Macquarie Street, Sydney

The original Bullion Room on the ground floor of The Mint has been transformed into a café and retail space.

Open from 7.30am till 3pm each weekday, No.10 Store serves coffee, tea, chilled drinks and a light all-day menu, as well as fresh flowers and gifts.

T +61 434 781 865

Photo © Stuart Miller for Sydney Living Museums

The Governors Kitchen | Museum of Sydney

Cnr Phillip and Bridge streets, Sydney

The Governors Kitchen is a modern interpretation of its foundations on the site of the first Government House. The talented team in the kitchen pays homage to the past through their original menu fusing modern Australian cuisine and colonial-era cookery techniques, and traditional methods such as pickling, smoking and baking feature on the innovative menu.

Opening hours are daily for breakfast and lunch. The restaurant also offers two semi-private dining spaces for 8–16 guests. Exclusive hire is available for up to 200 guests for a cocktail reception, and 100 guests for dinner.

T +61 2 9241 1788


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Vaucluse House Tearooms | Vaucluse House

Wentworth Road, Vaucluse

Set in the grounds of the historic Vaucluse House estate, the elegant Vaucluse House Tearooms offer indoor and outdoor dining options surrounded by lush gardens and expansive lawns. The café menu blends the style and grace of the art deco surrounds with the very best seasonal produce, and features hand-picked ingredients fresh from the Vaucluse House kitchen garden.

Open from Wednesday to Sunday for breakfast, coffee, lunch and high tea with free on-site parking, the fully licensed venue also offers exclusive private dining for up to 120 guests.

T +61 2 9388 8188 (café enquiries)
T +61 2 8399 3055 (private dining enquiries)

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Bakehouse | Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney

The Bakehouse, a contemporary take on the Australian colonial experience, is 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 Friday 10am–4pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am–4pm

T +61 2 9232 1837


Elizabeth Farm Tearoom | Elizabeth Farm

70 Alice Street, Rosehill

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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