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Swallow Coffee Traders

1/7 Tramway Arcade,Best coffee shop & cafe Rockdale, New South Wales 2216, Australia

1/7 Tramway Arcade,Best coffee shop & cafe Rockdale

Open until 4:00pm today

Facebook@swallowcoffeeWebsite0435730403
8.48.4Coffee8.1Atmosphere8.5Service

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49 Reviews

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  • 8.0

    9 reviews  ·  1 month ago

    Awesome coffee and a lovely menu.
    We were 3 people and we all loved our coffee.
    It's particularly nice when the coffee is not too hot - good coffee does not need to hot.
    My cappuccino was simply great.
    Just try it yourself!

    1 Cappuccino

  • 8.0

    374 reviews  ·  10 months ago

    I hadn't realised how long it's been since my last visit to Swallow. Despite the colder weather today I was surprised by how quiet it was. Better for me to chat with the barista though. I was running late for lunch. It was after 2:00pm so I'd missed out on the single origin of the day. Still, my... Read more

    1 Flat White

  • 7.8

    202 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Had a couple of slightly better experiences here recently. The coffee was very good. I am still not convinced they are getting everything from the bean that is possible, but it was still very enjoyable.

  • 4.8

    112 reviews  ·  3 months ago

    Being a huge ambassador of the Single Origin Bean I was really disappointed with these guys. I had a large cap that was horribly weak and luke warm. These guys definitely didn't get everything out of the bean. Service was a little disinterested - maybe cause we weren't local (they seemed to have a... Read more

    1 Skinny Cappuccino

  • 9.5

    43 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Hello Heaven. Reese you are a God. Awesome awesome coffee.

  • 7.3

    48 reviews  ·  3 months ago

    Must have been having an off morning.

  • 9.5

    61 reviews  ·  3 months ago

    What a fantastic experience, delicious coffee to rival the best served in a trendy little hole in the wall cafe just meters from the railway station and with renovations going on they are expanding to open a deli next door, I can't wait to come back again to see how it gets on and for some more... Read more

    1 Skinny Flat White, 1 Skinny Piccolo

  • 9.3

    22 reviews  ·  4 months ago

    These guys are lovely people! They make consistently smooth coffee and are now open on Sundays too! This is a cafe I recommend to friends. I always try to stop by when in the local area, so I guess that makes it "coffee worth travelling for".

    1 Flat White

  • 7.8

    15 reviews  ·  4 months ago

    It could be a hidden gem for me as I live around that area. Coffee is nice but not sooo great compare to other high rank cafes in sydney. It's nice, cozy and very quiet place. You should visit if you live around in Rockdale. I can say this is the best place having a cup of coffee around Rockdale,... Read more

  • 6.5

    15 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Not been here for awhile but when I do go, despite being an awesome fit out with pleasant staff, the coffee is a bit boring, luke warm and over priced. Not a bad cafe but not amazing.

    1 Skinny Latte

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Opening Hours
Monday6:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday6:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday6:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday6:00am - 4:00pm
Friday6:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday7:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday7:00am - 2:00pm

49 Reviews

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  • 8.0

    9 reviews  ·  1 month ago

    Awesome coffee and a lovely menu.
    We were 3 people and we all loved our coffee.
    It's particularly nice when the coffee is not too hot - good coffee does not need to hot.
    My cappuccino was simply great.
    Just try it yourself!

    1 Cappuccino

  • 8.0

    374 reviews  ·  10 months ago

    I hadn't realised how long it's been since my last visit to Swallow. Despite the colder weather today I was surprised by how quiet it was. Better for me to chat with the barista though. I was running late for lunch. It was after 2:00pm so I'd missed out on the single origin of the day. Still, my... Read more

    1 Flat White

  • 7.8

    202 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Had a couple of slightly better experiences here recently. The coffee was very good. I am still not convinced they are getting everything from the bean that is possible, but it was still very enjoyable.

  • 4.8

    112 reviews  ·  3 months ago

    Being a huge ambassador of the Single Origin Bean I was really disappointed with these guys. I had a large cap that was horribly weak and luke warm. These guys definitely didn't get everything out of the bean. Service was a little disinterested - maybe cause we weren't local (they seemed to have a... Read more

    1 Skinny Cappuccino

  • 9.5

    43 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Hello Heaven. Reese you are a God. Awesome awesome coffee.

  • 7.3

    48 reviews  ·  3 months ago

    Must have been having an off morning.

  • 9.5

    61 reviews  ·  3 months ago

    What a fantastic experience, delicious coffee to rival the best served in a trendy little hole in the wall cafe just meters from the railway station and with renovations going on they are expanding to open a deli next door, I can't wait to come back again to see how it gets on and for some more... Read more

    1 Skinny Flat White, 1 Skinny Piccolo

  • 9.3

    22 reviews  ·  4 months ago

    These guys are lovely people! They make consistently smooth coffee and are now open on Sundays too! This is a cafe I recommend to friends. I always try to stop by when in the local area, so I guess that makes it "coffee worth travelling for".

    1 Flat White

  • 7.8

    15 reviews  ·  4 months ago

    It could be a hidden gem for me as I live around that area. Coffee is nice but not sooo great compare to other high rank cafes in sydney. It's nice, cozy and very quiet place. You should visit if you live around in Rockdale. I can say this is the best place having a cup of coffee around Rockdale,... Read more

  • 6.5

    15 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Not been here for awhile but when I do go, despite being an awesome fit out with pleasant staff, the coffee is a bit boring, luke warm and over priced. Not a bad cafe but not amazing.

    1 Skinny Latte

  • 9.0

    9 reviews  ·  4 months ago

    What a great find in Rockdale, a firm favourite when in Sydney. Terrific coffee, super friendly staff and tasty food. Well worth a visit if in Rockdale. A big recommendation here. My coffee was smooth and satisfying.

  • 8.5

    21 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Easily the best coffee in the area. Great customer service. Great set up and atmosphere.

  • 8.7

    10 reviews  ·  3 months ago

    Nice feel and friendly prompt service. Good coffee could have been warmer.

    1 Flat White

  • 9.0

    15 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Second time to this establishment, was dying for a great coffee and these guys delivered. Service here is always excellent. Thank you.

    1 Flat White

  • 8.5

    10 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Great place for fantastic coffee. Love the outside seating .friendly staff.thanks to Beanhunter we found this little jewel .

  • 8.3

    8 reviews  ·  7 months ago

    We've been here a couple of times now and while the coffee is good, it's usually a tad weak and not particularly hot. The staff are fantastic, atmosphere is lovely - something you'd expect to find closer to the city.

  • 9.3

    7 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    To anyone wanting a really decent coffee and brownie in the Rockdale area - definitely the cafe to go to is Swallow! Excellent atmosphere, service, music and the coffee is one of the best! Thx guys - awesome!

  • 8.0

    13 reviews  ·  1 year ago

    Rockdale is not the place for coffee..definitely..until Swallow opened in Rockdale...tried first time this coffee..I knew it ..one of the best coffee in Sydney..they roast themselves...and the Barista seems very good...however, taste is not good as they first started and the person behind the... Read more

    1 Latte

  • 8.5

    8 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Awesome! Nothing like a barista who takes pride in his coffee. Single Origin Piccolo was just great. Food was great as well.

  • 9.3

    5 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Gorgeous fit out, very welcoming staff, sophisticated service, delicious coffee!!!

  • 8.3

    10 reviews  ·  3 years ago

    Nice little espresso bar. Just open about 6 months. Good coffee and good service.

  • 9.0

    6 reviews  ·  3 months ago

    cute little place and guys are cute too. funky hole in the wall place love it. coffee was a smash! my coffee was from Africa

    1 Piccolo

  • 9.3

    7 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Fantastic little coffee shop situated conveniently by the train station. The staff go above and beyond to make you feel at home. I ordered a double ristretto latte and was very impressed with it. After I got talking with the barista she brought me over a tasting platter for me the try a short... Read more

  • 9.8

    8 reviews  ·  9 months ago

    These guys rock! Best service! Amazing coffee! Highly recommended!!

  • 7.8

    2 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    What a find this little place is!! Great coffee, Well presented and a great selection of simple yet delicious treats. Well worth a visit wherever your from

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Name Swallow Coffee Traders
Address 1/7 Tramway Arcade, Rockdale, Sydney, Australia
Phone 0435730403
Twitter @swallowcoffee
Beans Single Origin Roasters
Opening Hours
Monday6:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday6:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday6:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday6:00am - 4:00pm
Friday6:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday7:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday7:00am - 2:00pm