It’s always a pleasant experience spending time at the Queen Victoria Building (QVB), and it’s surprising how many cafes in the QVB serve scones. Like the majority of these cafes, Cellini’s Bar & Restaurant spills out onto the concourse to make the most of the glorious building. There’s always the option to eat in the cafe otherwise sit out to absorb the QVB vibe. The scones look good and are fine enough but aren’t super fresh. The strawberry jam is slightly better than average, and the cream, although fresh, is quite light as it’s from a cream canister. It’s not a bad spread, and there’s enough tea to keep you going if you want to sit for a while, but there are more flash places to break scones.
Tea: A good and interesting range of loose-leaf teas served in a good-sized teapot.
Overall: The QVB is always a pleasant place to hang out.
Location: Queen Victoria Building, Level 2, Shop 46-48 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: 02 9264 4671 cellinis.net.au
Reviewed September 2018