A small but potent espresso bar built on passion, personality & 20 years experience..
New to this app. Visiting Brisbane from Sydney and thought I'd struck gold when I tried this app and found that I was staying close to the 2nd best coffee in Brisbane. Cant tell you how disappointed I was, this has got to be a joke right? The coffee was average, most Gloria Jeans have similar coffee. It looks like its someone house on a side street, it has no character and felt a bit odd and out of place. If this is the 2nd best then Brisbane really needs to get out more and see what real specialty coffee is.
I have to agree with Paddywagen, went there after reading all these stellar reviews and while the coffee was very drinkable it doesn't seem on par with others in the list. The atmosphere was a little bit too homey for my liking and lacked the design of some other cafes. Atticus Finch, John Mills, Told You So, Josie Nth, Lola Coffee, The Tiller all provide a much better offering in a more stylish environment. In saying that it was OK, I was just expecting more given that this app rates it as Brisbane's Best!
Hmmm, am I missing something? With such a great rating, I headed out to the Terrace and ordered a cup and it was- okay. Drinkable, definitely not earth shattering. Was it just an outlier? Certainly, the place was comfy and welcoming and the barista was extremely friendly and personable. It is obviously well loved by its clientele of regulars. I guess I just expected more- maybe it was the beans, but it just didn’t have hit of intense coffee and caramel flavours that defines a great extraction. I’ll give it a go again soon and hopefully it was s once off.
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