Pitt St Diner is one of those multidisciplinary eateries that are cherished by Sydney foodies, always in pursuit of a reliable culinary fix, the kind of place that quickly becomes an institution in its respective neighbourhood. This cafe and bistro is such a place for Redfern’s hungry, offering up a vibrant atmosphere and a kaleidoscopic menu of internationally inspired favourites, and not a few gourmet surprises along the way. Pitt Street’s the locale, and Pitt St Diner’s the destination.
The first thing to absorb when it comes to Pitt St Diner’s offering is their superlative coffee – the litmus test for any Sydney cafebistro combination. Widely regarded as brewing up the best coffee in Redfern, order up a cup of your favourite while you peruse the menu, hard copy or chalked up daily. If it’s that time of the day, go for one of this eatery’s craft beers – both local and imported – or a glass of good wine. Dog and familyfriendly, there’s something for every predilection at Pitt St Diner.
Pitt St Diner packs out on the weekends almost exclusively due to their weekend brunch menu, renowned in Redfern. Served charitably from 8am until 3pm, choose from delights such as eggs your way plus a side of your choice, croque madames and monsieuers, the Byron Bay hipster toasted vegetarian on rye, or the gourmet truffles with poached eggs mushrooms and asparagus on sourdough. If it’s that time of the day, bury yourself in the hearty hangover burger. When the clock chimes dinner time, Pitt St Diner pulls out the big international cuisine guns, offering upscale dining that covers pasta and risotto, fare from land and sea, and delectable desserts. Already a local haunt, this very special Sydney restaurant will become your default in no time.
the staff are friendly and obliging. The service was prompt and informative. The menu had great variety and all meals were most enjoyable. Good variety of wines by the glass. All round a great lunch.
Prompt service, reserved table ready and waiting. Helpful service and recommendations. Friendly management and user friendly menu. Good choice of specials too. Above all, the food was great!
We had a wonderful meal for 10 people around a big table at the rear of the restaurant. The food was delicious and the service attentive.