Top Cafes of 2016 - Cairns

We’ve run the numbers! Here are the best cafes of 2016 in Cairns, voted by real coffee lovers.

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Best cafe The Chamber Room Espresso & Brew Bar in cairns for 2016

An adults only Espresso & Brew Bar where a coffee coma is possible...

The coffee is made to perfection with the excellent choice of dark roast. Modern and minimalistic interior. Fabulous service

Consistently great coffee (was up for the weekend and visited each day). Using bonsoy.

Best cafe Sing Sing Espresso in cairns for 2016

This place is still amazing. Great vibe, great coffee, great people. Love love love.

After a week here of finding good coffee found a great coffee here. Tried the chamber room and bang and grind and this is my pick. Down little alley.

Absolutely loved the coffee at Sing Sing - very smooth, delicious blend. Best in Cairns! Great breakfast brioche burger too! Staff are delightful.

Best cafe Blackbird Laneway in cairns for 2016

Coffee was nice but could have been hotter. Had to drink it quicker and couldn't take time to savor.

Great little cafe. Had a large takeaway latte, really nice flavour, just the right temperature. Friendly service. Would highly recommend.

Coffee can be a bit inconsistent, but the single origin long black I had this morning was dope! Jasmine is the sweetest barista ever!


Ten One Twenty

Cairns City

Best cafe Ten One Twenty in cairns for 2016

Tasty, smooth macchiato, and v nice French toast!

Didn’t enjoy my flat white and wasn’t my kind of place to hang out

Best cafe Caffiend in cairns for 2016

We roast our own coffee under the label Tattooed Sailor coffee roasters.Running milk and black blends, with single Origin for v60.Linea PB, EK43 Simonelli

Service was shot. No acknowledgement, asked if it was ok to take a seat, yes, then no follow up??? Only for staff to then try and push me out of the table I just sat at?? Love the shared table tops. Just hated the lack of love to singular customers.

Coffe was ok (without being amazing), hot chocolate was average... that said, the food and atmosphere were amazing!

Food was nice but a bit random. Service was a bit scattered. Flat white was nice and was excited to learn it was locally roasted


Bang & Grind

Cairns City

Best cafe Bang & Grind in cairns for 2016

One of Cairns few speciality Espresso Cafe's offering boutique coffee internationally sourced and roasted in Cairns, gourmet foods locally sourced and prepared by our brilliant in house chefs, crushed juices and smoothies, and sweets made in house.

Some of the best coffee in cairns and the girls that work there are amazing, they know customer service and make you feel very welcomed. Go often enough and they'll remember your order and your name, which goes along way in building returning customers. Thanks for being so lovely girls! And for all the coffees. Meg and Oscar x

Pleasant surprise. Stopped for breakfast but had to try the coffee as that is their drawcard. Staff are very friendly and efficient, giving the place a good vibe . I tried the Homey Badger, in honour of Daniel Ricciardo.

Nice strong flavoured coffee. Great service! Nice cafe atmosphere.

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