One of the most amazing things about Sydney is the variety of cafes and cuisines, with the high quality of food across the city. However sometimes this can also be a pitfall as it can be an overwhelming task of knowing which place to choose!
So we decided to venture out and sample as many cafes to try a cup of matcha all over the city, so we could find the top 10 matcha cafes in Sydney for ourselves.
Next time you’re looking for a cafe for brunch in Sydney where you can get your antioxidant hit and favourite matcha latte, hopefully one of these 10 matcha cafes will do the trick.
A delicious way to sample the treats of Japan right here in Sydney, Cafe Cre Asion serves up an incredible brunch menu alongside matcha treats. Here matcha is used in so many dishes as a standard flavour option with a dessert menu full of matcha green heaven. Try the matcha tart for a decadent mid afternoon treat.
Address: 101/21 Alberta St, Sydney, NSW
Opening Hours: Mon–Fri 8am–4pm, Sat 9am–4pm
Phone number: (02) 8021 1629
As a speciality matcha cafe you will not find a bigger selection of Matcha treats outside of Japan. With lattes, cappuccinos, frappes and a selection of desserts to satisfy any tastes, Oh! Matcha fulfils all your greenest desires. Our particular favourite for an over-the-top instagrammable treat is the Matcha Parfait topped with fruit and served in an old school sundae glass, fulfilling those teen American diner dreams.
Address: 1/501 George Street (Bathurst Street), Sydney, NSW
Opening Hours: Every day 10am – 10pm
Phone number: (02) 9261 1094
Cool and hip style is the name of the game at Edition with incredible Japanese dishes served up in fresh and creative ways.
The names of the dishes are sure to raise a giggle when you try to pronounce them to your server but when your plate of matcha pancakes arrives all worries will melt away!
Address: 265 Liverpool St., Darlinghurst, NSW
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 7am – 5pm, Sat & Sun 8am – 5pm
Phone number: (02) 8313 1000
Another speciality coffee place on our list is Haven over in Surry Hills and with the menu changing with the seasons you are sure to always find something fresh and delicious to taste.
They take their coffee very seriously here and each bean is brewed to its own personal requirements to give you the very best flavour from your roast. For Matcha treats try the Hakkaido egg waffle with matcha sauce and ice cream.
Address: 30-34 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills, NSW
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 7am – 4pm, Sat & Sun 8am – 4pm
Phone number: (02) 9281 9300
Bright and colourful dishes whizz out the kitchen at this Surry Hills gem. With a brunch menu perfect for Saturday catch up with friends you will be sure to find something for the most varied of taste buds. The vanilla chia seed pudding is a real delight, but our matcha favourite is the Matcha hotcakes topped with fresh fruit and seeds.
Address: 83 Foveaux St, Surry Hills NSW 2010
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 6.30am-4pm, Sat 7am-2pm
Phone number: (02) 9211 3568
Classic Japanese food such as bao and gyoza can be found alongside a variety of incredible ramen dishes. The spicy ramen is rumoured to be the hottest around, only to be conquered by the strongest of spice lovers, but we recommend tackling this dish and cooling your palate with their delicious matcha ice cream. You can also wash down your food with a great selection of asian beers and rice wine.
Address: 126 Liverpool St., Sydney, NSW
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 11.30am – 10pm
Phone number: (02) 9262 9027
- Juan Bowl and Tea
The hugely popular Juan Bowl and Tea is packed every opening hour so be sure to book ahead.
With a limited menu you may think it too niche to go with friends but rest assured this small but perfectly formed restaurant is a testament to Japanese culture down to the last detail.
Each dish is served in elegant and original ways with our favourite Matcha Tiramisu served on a slate in a wooden cube. Truly Japanese!
Address: 94A Pitt St, Redfern, NSW
Opening Hours: Lunch – Thu-Sun 12pm – 3pm, Dinner – Wed-Sun 6pm – 10pm
Started as a project to supply the very best in Indonesian coffee, The Q on Harris has blossomed into a cool cafe perfect to spend your Saturday. The food offers a creative twist on Asian classics, giving you a menu difficult to choose a favourite. Of course as matcha lovers we appreciate the matcha desserts from cakes to tarts, served with a smile.
Address: 597 Harris St, Ultimo, NSW
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri – 6:30am-3pm, Sat – 9am-2pm
Phone number: (02) 8957 3527
Chef Kenny Takayama serves up an incredible array of dishes in this Surry Hills cafe, with many featuring a delicious Matcha coconut cream. There is even a dish made with organic Matcha noodles available as veggie or meat lovers option. It is clear the chef really understands the joy of Matcha and has created a menu featuring our green goodness in many dishes.
Address: 616 Bourke St. (at Mort St.), Surry Hills, NSW
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 7am – 3.30pm, Sat 7am-3.30pm, Sun 8am-3.30pm
Phone number: (02) 9699 2665
When you think of donuts, you might not necessarily think of matcha – but why not add an antioxidant boost to these snacks and reap a few health benefits at the same time.
These Halloween donuts are their triple matcha flavour which obviously we can’t get enough of!
The store also caters large deliverable boxes perfect for sharing around the office or offering up at the next big company meeting.
Address: Shop 3, 23 Barangaroo Ave (at Shelley St), Sydney, NSW
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm
Phone number: (02) 499 366 883
Well there you have it, our top 10 matcha cafes in Sydney – sure to tantalise your tastebuds and keep your brunch options varied for a few weeks! Try them out and find a boost for your health within delicious meals, desserts and lattes!
It’s important to ensure that the cafe is using high quality matcha, as this contains the maximum health benefits. You can tell this from the low-bitter taste and vibrant green colour. And if you’d like to recreate any of these dishes at home, then check our matcha green tea powder. It’s premium grade, fresh and vibrant green, and sourced from sustainable farms in Japan. This ensures you are getting the maximum nutritional and antioxidant profile.
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