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PADDOCK ON CROWN

is a quaint little cafe situated in an old terrance house in the heart of Surry Hills, serving traditional breakfast favs with a contemporary touch.

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Located on Crown Street, Paddock is a hip cafe where you can satisfy your naughty or healthy cravings.

We're a quaint little terrace house, you can choose to sit on the front balcony, inside or in our courtyard. Our seasonal specials menu features a blend of east meets west - contemporary approach on brunch dishes with a South-Asian twist.

At Paddock, our chefs are passionate about sourcing the freshest local ingredients within each and every dish we serve.​ Open daily on weekdays 7:30 am to 4pm, weekends & public holidays 8 am to 4pm, this cafe includes all day breakfast, delicious lunch, plus coffee & tea.

Just 10 minute walk from the Central Railway Station, and 50m away from the light rail stop.

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owner/chef

Lester Aruta has been the chef and owner/operator of Paddock on Crown since October 2017. Lester has refined his experience from high end Sydney restaurants and catering on & off-site for the last sixteen years before taking over Paddock on Crown.  

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"I wanted something to call my own. Everything was new to me in the beginning, as a chef you can normally hide away in the kitchen, but when you’re the face of something you have to get to know the customers. And it’s turned into something I really enjoy.”

Owner/Chef Lester Aruta,
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let us cater to you

Paddock on Crown offers a range of options for party dining and events. 
 

We offer full service on + off site catering, grazing tables, or even a private dining experience in the comfort of your own home with our Head Chef, Lester and his professional team on/off-site!