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andrewdotnich reviewed Cortille
Everything here is delicious - and they do their Axil beans justice. But service is *slow*. The 3 times I’ve been here things take a long time. My double espresso and babycino took more than 15 minutes with 2 other customers in the joint! So if you’ve got time to spend, it’s ace. But if you’re short on time, save the stress.
andrewdotnich reviewed The Peddler
When you move to Nunawading from Carnegie/Murrumbeena, your first thought is "oh, I hope the local cafe is good!" And it is. It's a bright and airy space, with big windows that let in lots of natural light. The staff are super-friendly, and while you won't find a "third-wave single-origin fair trade small batch pour over" here, their Veneziano beans are lovingly treated and consistently good. Not my first choice of bean, but I know they'll be handled properly. Food is excellent, too 👍🏻
andrewdotnich reviewed Square & Compass
Best coffee around, and the place I go to meet people in the area. They have consistently excellent espresso, batch brew and cold drip offerings, all well-made. Their food is top-notch, and the staff are friendly! The only downside is it can be quite busy, especially at lunch time!
andrewdotnich reviewed Shop Front Coffee
A neat little place just down the road from Jetstar. Its coffee is consistently good, with espresso and batch brew on offer. They also have good pastries 😋 They don't do EFT/Credit Card transactions unfortunately – but if you are caught short without any cash they _do_ support Internet Bank Transfer!
andrewdotnich reviewed Miss Polly
Went here because it had been marketed on Mama Knows East as kid-friendly. It had a single high chair, and colouring pencils but nothing to colour. Oh be the judge ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Coffees were just acceptable, food orders were missed and wrong, and one person on our table found a hair in her fries. The staff were incredibly unmoved by this terrible show, and so I wish them well – as I certainly won't be back.
andrewdotnich reviewed The Colombian Coffee Co.
A nice spot just back from the beach. Dropped in for a cuppa with my 2yo but unfortunately no high chairs. Coffee was excellent and delivered promptly with a smile 😄
The Colombian Coffee Co.
3 years ago
Hi Andrew, thanks for reviewing us. We are glad your coffee was excellent. We do have high chairs at the back at the cafe, sorry you didn't see them! we are always happy to bring them out for all our customers when needed. The 7.0 review seems unfair this time. Hope yo see you back.
andrewdotnich reviewed Daniel Son
Have been a bit disappointed by DS of late, their coffee used to be great but haven't been impressed by their espresso for a while. They have just added single origin batch brews to their lineup, which are tasty and a welcome addition :)
andrewdotnich reviewed The Peddler
Competently made flat white — I'm not normally a fan of the Genovese but it wasn't burnt or bitter. The café has lovely big windows that make the atmosphere cheery and bright, and the staff were friendly and helpful. Has high chairs!
andrewdotnich reviewed Nature Boy
Nature Boy is a great family-friendly cafe right near Murrumbeena Station. The corridors are wide, and there's a play area out the back where kids can have fun while the parents supervise. The front cafe is great for takeaways or a lazy weekend coffee with the paper, while the back has more of a restaurant feel. Gridlock coffee is excellent with lovely latte art, and the food is delicious. It's also licensed, so you can enjoy a glass of wine or beer with your lunch too.