4511 Cafes and Restaurants

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

4511 Cafes and Restaurants

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing food and beverage serving services for consumption on the premises. Customers generally order and are served while seated (i.e. waiter/waitress service) and pay after eating.

Primary activities

  • Cafe operation
  • Restaurant operation


Units mainly engaged in

  • providing food ready to be taken away for immediate consumption are included in Class 4512 Takeaway Food Services;
  • providing catering services (including airline food catering services) at specified locations or events are included in Class 4513 Catering Services;
  • selling alcoholic beverages both for consumption on and off the premises are included in Class 4520 Pubs, Taverns and Bars; and
  • operating theatre restaurants mainly engaged in providing live theatrical productions with food and beverages are included in Class 9001 Performing Arts Operation.
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