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Swallow Coffee Traders

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

Closed until 7:00am tomorrow


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  • 8.3

    7 reviews  ·  1 month 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.

  • 9.0

    3 reviews  ·  4 days ago

    just move to south and been in here several time now and amazing guys serving me coffee. my flat white was spot on nice and smooth and hinting on earthy aroma yum!, and my espresso amazing flavours and nice solid kick to it, i think it was a single origin from what they told me, not sure which... Read more

    1 Espresso, 1 Flat White

  • 9.6

    1 review  ·  1 month ago

    Great coffee and great service

  • 9.5

    1 review  ·  1 month ago

    Great location and ambiance! Superb staff and awesome barista. Service is amazing! Love the outside seating and the colouring books for the kids. For parents who loves to tag along their kids for morning walk, Swallow is the place to chill and relax in the morning where you can read your morning... Read more

  • 8.0

    333 reviews  ·  4 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

    178 reviews  ·  6 months 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.

  • 9.5

    41 reviews  ·  7 months ago

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

  • 6.5

    15 reviews  ·  5 months 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

  • 8.5

    14 reviews  ·  6 months ago

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

  • 9.0

    15 reviews  ·  6 months 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

    9 reviews  ·  9 months ago

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

  • 9.3

    7 reviews  ·  1 year 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  ·  7 months ago

    Rockdale is not the place for coffee..definitely..until Swallow opened in Rockdale...tried first time this coffee..I knew it 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  ·  1 year 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  ·  1 year ago

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

  • 8.3

    4 reviews  ·  2 years ago

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

  • 9.3

    7 reviews  ·  1 year 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

    5 reviews  ·  3 months ago

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

  • 7.8

    2 reviews  ·  1 year 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

  • 8.0

    2 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Been to Swallow many times and the coffee is consistently's our favourite coffee in Sydney (at this stage!) The food is simple but good, but the focus really is the coffee, and that is what the owners will tell you. The house blend is consistently reliable for a great cup of coffee,... Read more

  • 8.5

    6 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Great coffee, nice service.

  • 9.2

    1 review  ·  3 months ago

    Great coffee, friendly atmosphere, great food! Recommended!!

  • 8.8

    1 review  ·  4 months ago

    Swallow Coffee Traders has the best coffee in Rockdale. The staffs are really friendly and make the best coffee. Since I transferred in the area, I always get my coffee every morning. Great Coffee! Every weekend, it's my fave place. The atmosphere is like cafes in Newtown or Surry Hills but simply... Read more

  • 9.8

    6 reviews  ·  5 months ago

    Have been going to swallow religiously for a couple of years. Consistently great coffee. My day hasn't started without it. By far the most consistent, good coffee around. Good friendly service.

  • 9.5

    4 reviews  ·  2 years ago

    Love this place, I visit whenever i'm in the area.

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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