Meet up, sit, eat, relax and enjoy beautiful fresh food and coffee served from the heart, in the heart of Bondi. Our food is fresh, wholesome and locally sourced with each dish reflecting the unique flavours, colours and lifestyle of Bondi. Our single estate, premium coffee is brought to you by local Eastern Suburbs coffee purveyors, Gypsy Espresso.
Heart Cafe is Bondi’s first social enterprise cafe, where diners can enjoy delicious, local dishes while helping to bridge the gap from unemployment to mainstream employment for some of Sydney’s most disadvantaged young people. Heart Cafe is a place for everyone.
Open daily, 7am – 4pm
In 2019, Wayside Chapel in partnership with UTS released the Managing Hybrid Releases Guidebook, using examing Heart Cafe as a social enterprise. You can download the guidebook here.
Check out Heart Cafe at www.heartcafe.com.au.
“Lovely coffee, friendly staff, delish food and a great social enterprise. What more could you ask for? It IS a cafe with heart. Thanks for the yummy breakfast – I’ll definitely be back to try some of the gorgeous sounding lunch menu.”
Roger, Heart Cafe customer.
We are still accepting donations of good quality, clean clothing, shoes and accessories. Staff will sort items between emergency clothing and those for sale with all proceeds going back to help people in need. Please see donation requirements below.
Looking for some eclectic fashion bargains? Or just want to shop more ethically? Wayside Chapel Online Op Shop is your new favourite place! Look good, Do good, and Feel good knowing that every dollar spent goes back to support people experiencing homelessness.
For fabulous and fresh fashion finds every day, follow us on our Op Shop Instagram!
Mon – Fri: 9am – 4pm
Sat: 9am – 3pm
Telephone: (02) 9581 9127
Thurs – Sat: 10am – 2pm
Sun – Wed: closed
Telephone: (02) 9581 9127
Wayside Chapel Op Shops will accept:
Wayside Chapel Op Shops can’t accept
Please keep these tips in mind when planning to make a donation:
If you would like to donate clothing to Wayside Chapel, find our Donation Bins in the following places:
Wayside Chapel Kings Cross – 29 Hughes St Potts Point: drop off in Op Shop or after-hours chute in Orwell Lane
Wayside Chapel Op Shop Bondi Beach – 40-42 Warners Ave, North Bondi or drop off in the Donation Bin at Cnr Warners Ave & Niblick Street, North Bondi
Elizabeth Bay Donation Bin – 19-23 Bradley Ln, Potts PointClick here to shop at our Online Op Shop
“I come here to admire the beautiful clothes, it’s like an art gallery. I’ve bought lots of clothes from here and I get some great advice about washing and sewing from the staff and volunteers. It’s such a pleasant place.”
Sue, Op Shop customer