Take note of this cafe / restaurant everyone! It’s a winner. Theeca can be found in a lovely sandstone building in Darlinghurst.
Much of their seating is in an outdoor sitting area overlooking a quiet street at the back of Oxford St. Being predominantly outdoors means it’s also dog friendly. You can also find Indoor seating available if you prefer.
The cafe offers both brunch and a dinner menu, and we enjoyed our brunch visit so much that we returned for dinner.
The food is so delicious and so many options we would have been happy to order. On our brunch visit, we opted for the Theeca plate, which is a beautiful plate full of a variety of tastes such as saucy meatballs, eggplant, scrambled eggs, potatoes. This doesn’t come with bread (but we think it should) so we ordered some to finish all the delicious sauce with. There’s also a vegetarian option of this plate.
We also ordered their truffle, mushroom, rocket and potato omelette, served with brickfields bakery bread. This was super tasty, and had a good amount of truffle to it. It’s quite small, so you may want to order extra side.
They have great coffee and also the cutest babycino for Lennox.
We do want to visit again for brunch because the soy boy pancake looks delicious and we hear the eggplant sandwich is also excellent.
We returned to Theeca to try out their dinner menu and really enjoyed this too! It has a modern touch to some Mediterranean classics.
We start with their assorted bread and a plate of creamy hummus. You can also order cheeses and meats if you’re after a charcuterie style dining experience.
We were in preference for the meals, and they are good for a large group, easy to share.
We opted for the duck egg, which was fried and served with truffle and Parmesan mushrooms. Following this we had a tasty Dijon flavoured steak tartare, served with potato crisps.
The 4 grilled prawns had a good amount of oil and spice to flavour them and they were nicely cooked; with a tasty and soft interior.
For the pasta, we opted for their fusilli with kale, lemon and macadamia nuts and even our baby son loved this.
Dishes are smaller and tasting style, so order one more than you ordinarily might. We had room for dessert, which was lucky, because the tiramisu was high quality. Creamy, and layers of biscuit visible as you spoon into it. A great way to end a delicious dining experience.
At night, it’s a fun environment outdoors with live music to entertain you, and also heaters to keep you warm. So, whether it’s day or night, Theeca has a calm and pleasant ambience.
The staff here, in particular Oscar, are so friendly and kind. Food is prepared and served with efficiency, making for all round very hospitable service.
1 Burton St Darlinghurst