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The Grounds of Alexandria

The Grounds of Alexandria is a thriving urban sanctuary in the middle of the city with markets, flowers, a fountain, a veggie garden, a café, a restaurant, an artisan bakery, lots of friendly animals including: pig Kevin Bacon, pony Turbo, goats Goldy Horn and Margoat Robbie as well as the chickens.


The food is good and authentique.

15,000 people come through the door every week.

You can spend the whole day there and keep discovering new places within the grounds

The atmosphere is joyful, colorful, full of fruits and flowers.

146K followers on Instagram | 100K likes on facebook

Fresh, light and charming entertaining space, ideal for wedding, media launches, special celebrations, etc.

Recommended by Broadsheet : ” The Grounds is an innovative, sustainable specialty coffee outfit combining science, industrialism and organic gardens into one awe-inspiring space.”

Recommended by Business insiders : Choker calls The Grounds “our little city” because it has everything from a café, garden, atrium, markets, florist through to a sustainable garden.

Recommended by The urban list : “The Grounds of Alexandria is a sanctuary set amongst the industrial heartland of Alexandria”.

Recommended by Concrete Playground : “The Grounds is innovative, idealist and a little bit chic – in the best possible way”.

The Grounds of Alexandria - Sydney best restaurants
The Grounds of Alexandria - Sydney best restaurants


The Potting Shed:

Three course set menu (6 or more) ask your server for details.
60 (per person)

Spice Roasted Lamb Rump 
with broad beans, fresh peas, cracked wheat and buffalo curd    32

Potato & Herb Gnocchi 
with butternut pumpkin velouté, red & green endive, caramelised pecans, pecorino and soft egg    25

Salad – Poached Free-Range Chicken 
with charred greens, roasted almonds, cultured buttermilk and cucumber & ginger vinaigrette     22

White Chocolate Cherry Mousse
with polenta cake, corn creme and fresh cherries   16


The Cafe:

The Grounds Big Brekkie 
Serrano ham, smoked tomatoes, baby peppers, chorizo, roast pumpkin, avocado, poached eggs, labne and sourdough toast   22

Cornflake Chicken Burger 
Cornflake crumbed fillet, sheep’s yoghurt, piquilos salsa and cos, served with cabbage & parmesan slaw   22


The Grounds of Alexandria
Building 7A, 2 Huntley St,
Alexandria, NSW, 2015

+61 (2) 9699 2225


The cafe:
Mon – Fri: 7am – 4pm (kitchen closes at 3pm)
Sat – Sun: 7:30am – 4pm (kitchen closes at 3:30pm)

The Potting Shed:
Mon – Thurs: 11:30am – (kitchen closes at 9pm)
Fri – 11:30am – (kitchen closes at 10pm)
Sat – 11:00am – (kitchen closes at 10pm)
Sun: 11:00am – (kitchen closes at 9:00pm)

The Grounds of Alexandria - Sydney best restaurants
The Grounds of Alexandria - Sydney best restaurants
The Grounds of Alexandria - Sydney best restaurants

Photo credit © Laura b.