Cafe Bones

Hawthorne Canal, Sydney NSW, Australia
Average: 2.0 / 5 stars, based on 2 reviews.
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Café Bones is one of our favourite places, but we are very much dog people. Between the dog park and the canal, it’s a lovely place to hang out. If you bring kids, make sure they’re comfy around dogs, as this is an off-leash dog park, and there are plenty of very large dogs around. If you bring yours, treat them to a puppaccino.

On the Leichhardt scale, the coffee varies from crap to ok. The baristas are not consistent in their technique. Don’t order an espresso or macchiato.

In contrast, the food is really good (try the Big Dog BLT), and they do a fine ice coffee. The gelato is lovely too.

If you just want really nice coffee, there’s far better places. But if you want a bite to eat while your dog runs around like a lunatic, Café Bones is hard to beat. Weekdays the park is lovely, but on warm weekend afternoons, there can be a bit of a queue.

If you have a dog, you might want to bring them to the dog park and buy them a puppacino and a liver treat. They’ll love it. The coffee for humans however is not quite as exciting. My double espresso was very long and on the bitter side, but the fact that I was sitting out in the sunshine in the park almost made up for it.

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