A Mother's Milk
South Australia

A Mother’s Milk

For many café owners, a toned-down, rustic look is a design choice made to increase the character of their venue. …
Sazón Espresso
South Australia

Sazón Espresso

In 2011, Oswaldo and Jose Estrella channelled their Mexican heritage and more than 20 years of hospitality experience into their first …
Devour Café Patisserie
South Australia

Devour Café Patisserie

When the original Devour was forced to relocate, Owner Quang Nguyen chose to adjust the venue’s focus from late night …
Third Time Lucky
South Australia

Third Time Lucky

Despite winning the Australian Brewers Cup Championship, Third Time Lucky Co-owner Heath Dalziel has kept himself grounded. “Adelaide has a way …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Acacia Henley Beach 

Acacia Henley Beach Director and Co-owner Elisa Mercurio has used her café’s beachside backdrop to merge her love of sophisticated …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Sfizio Cucina

Things fell into place when business partners Guiliano Vello and Christian D’Angelo wanted a fresh start opening a new café …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Bonobo Espresso

For the past 10 years Derek Crozier has been known in the Australian coffee industry as “the video guy”, carefully …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Bar 9 Outreach

Bar 9 Specialty Coffee and St Vincent de Paul Society have joined forces to establish a new social enterprise café …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

The Lab Food and Coffee

For anyone with severe caffeine cravings, Adelaide’s The Lab Food and Coffee is ready with your prescription. In fact, this …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Adventurous Spoon

Just like naming a new baby, café owners Sam Everett, his fiance, Stephanie Dening, and Stephanie’s sister Lashay Semple, had …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Taste Baguette

Most city-based cafés are right in the thick of high-rise buildings, traffic jams and busy office workers, but not Taste …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Red Berry Espresso

For the cyclist heading into the hills along Greenhill Road in Glenside, a welcome respite can be found in the …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Kinetto Coffee & Kitchen

Kinetto Coffee & Kitchen is the new kid on Adelaide’s Frankin St block. With the opening taking place in mid …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Bocelli Café

Bocelli Café has a long association with the local residents of Adelaide, but when it comes to coffee quality, Café …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

San Antonio’s

San Antonio’s Pizzeria Manager John Navarro has been perfecting the art of coffee making and pizza tossing for the past …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

San Antonio’s

San Antonio’s Pizzeria Manager John Navarro has been perfecting the art of coffee making and pizza tossing for the past …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Jarmer’s Kitchen

Chris Jarmer was practically born to be in the kitchen. A third-generation cook, Chris learnt his trade from his father, …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Please Say Please

Opening its doors in Adelaide’s busy business district in March last year, Please Say Please drew in new customers with …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Exchange Specialty Coffee

  Tom Roden has the London coffee scene to thank for inspiring the opening of Exchange Specialty Coffee. After he’d …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Pure Boutique Coffee Bar

  When Pure Boutique Coffee Bar became overcrowded with coffee-craving customers, Owner Warwick Deare’s only solution was to expand. As …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Biga Café Bar

It’s a family affair at Biga Café Bar where Owner Danny Milky and son Deeb Milky are brewing up a storm for …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Blefari Café and Cucina

It’s been said that ‘two’s company, three’s a crowd’, but the team at Blefari Café and Cucina is proof that’s …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Whipped, Bake Bar Café

Situated in the Western suburbs of Adelaide, lies the up-and-coming coastal suburb of Semaphore – home to an array of …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Reactivate

Customers will be transported to the 70s’ in this coffee boutique come op-shop. The vibrant psychedelic colours and vinyl tunes …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Red Berry Espresso

Adelaide’s Eastern suburbs boast an array of coffee outlets, serving premium quality coffee to the adoring population of suburban inhabitants. …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Avila Coffee

Tucked away in a corner of the Crowne Complex, Avila Coffee is attracting growing interest among Adelaide’s travellers and coffee …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

First Pour

The third café under the Veneziano Coffee Roster’s name, First Pour South Australia opened its doors in December 2011. The …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Appleseed Café

Every town needs a good local café and the Appleseed Café in Strathalbyn, SA is it. Owned by Julie and …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Caffeteca

A warm, casual, friendly experience is what you can expect at Maria Munari and Rosey Hill’s Caffeteca, located in the …
Cafe Scene, South Australia

Caffe Buongiorno Modbury

Caffe Buongiorno, or Café B as it’s also known, has been serving its customers for the last 11 years with …
Time Place

Time & Place

There’s always a time and place for good coffee, and that’s what Leor Haimes aimed to provide when he opened …
The Hungry Fox Café

The Hungry Fox Café

The Melbourne suburb of Essendon is known for its proud football club, Melbourne’s first international airport, and one of the …
Commonplace Coffee Brewers

Commonplace Coffee Brewers

At Commonplace Coffee Brewers in the Melbourne CBD, Owner Nicholas Ma says the customer experience comes first. “We try to …
Saluministi

Saluministi

With two hole-in-the-wall stores in the CBD and a larger venue in the Docklands, Saluministi brings an authentic Italian experience …
Good Food Collective

The Good Food Collective

Chris Henry and his business partners Nev Juric and Ross Wilson each had 20 to 30 years of experience working …
Wishbone

Wishbone

Elsternwick café Wishbone is very much a personal extension of Owner Alisa Barnes. Though not indicative of the café’s Japanese …

Veneziano Coffee Roasters Richmond

Before even stepping inside Veneziano Coffee Roasters’ new café, those familiar with the roasting headquarters would recognise significant changes: a …

Intermezzo Café

Using Grinders Coffee Roasters and the Rancilio Classe 9 coffee machine, Intermezzo Café serves customers Grinders’ Organic medium roast, single origins, and decaf beans. 

Eating Station

  Both qualified chefs, Brad and Kylie Delacey have spent decades in the hospitality game.  Joining the industry in their …

Brunetti Flinders Lane

Melbourne’s Italian pasticceria institution, Brunetti, has opened the doors to its new city store in Flinders Lane. Brunetti closed its …
Age of Sail Coffee Brewers

Age of Sail Coffee Brewers

The winds have changed in Glen Iris. Grocery shoppers normally venture indoors to purchase a coffee, but Age of Sail …

Urban Grooves Cafe

Customers often tell Andrea that her café has the “quality and trendiness of an inner city café but with the …

Coco & Thyme

Fitzroy North in Melbourne is an area that appreciates diverse cultures, cuisines and coffee. Its latest addition to the neighbourhood, …

Campos Coffee Carlton

Campos Coffee has unveiled its redesigned flagship café in Carlton, Victoria – and it’s unrecognisable. “Every five years or so …

Grinders Coffee Lygon St

For more than 50 years Grinders Coffee House has been an iconic part of Lygon Street’s heritage, first established in …

Nash Lane Coffee Co

Nash Lane Coffee Co is a specialty café and roastery giving regional Victorians plenty of reasons to be excited. Located …

LaManna Direct

Patrick LaManna greets each of his staff members by their first name as they arrive for work one by one. …

Altius Coffee

Since opening the doors in Flinders Lane, Owner's of Altius Coffee Brewers, Hannah Alderton and Jarrod Pageot, have made it …

Hash Specialty Coffee

On a Thursday afternoon, Hash Specialty Coffee is pumping with customers. It’s only been open only a few months, but …

Percy’s Aeroplane Café

When customers walk through the door of Percy’s Aeroplane Café in Kew, Owner Wesley Lim knows they’ve come in for …

One Origin Specialty Coffee

Alan Chan has tried both sides of the coffee machine – working as both a roaster and a barista. After …

The Firm

When five friends decided to set up a new café metres away from the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, arriving at a …

Fresh St@rt Organic Cafe

Fresh St@rt is devoted to serving coffee with a sustainable ethos. In 2014, the café won Fairtrade’s Café of the …

Sbriga Espresso Bar

When in Rome, Italians like to enjoy their espresso at a coffee bar – no fuss, just standing. When in …

Black Squirrel Café

In the beachside suburb of Sandringham in Melbourne, residents now have a reason to be excited about specialty coffee.

Pakington Pantry

Geelong is home to the town’s beloved Cats football club, and Pakington Pantry. Owners Anne-Maree Dulic and husband and Chef …

Axil Coffee CBD

Walking down Flinders Lane in Melbourne’s CBD, an illuminated Spirit machine catches the eyes of passersby. On closer approach, a …

Form Café

It’s 7.30am on a frosty Monday morning, and already a steady stream of clients are making their way to the …

Ways & Means

As the saying goes, where there’s a will, there’s a way – and that’s exactly the attitude of the staff …

Allpress Café and Roastery

Allpress’s first Melbourne café and roastery features pretty high on the “must-visit” list for coffee lovers. Opening its doors in …

Elements

Located at the “Paris end” of Melbourne’s CBD, Elements café and catering sits in one of Melbourne’s pre-eminent office buildings. …

Famish’d – West End

Famish’d owner Georgia Samuel knows what the corporate world demands, and more than anything that demand, is coffee. “I worked …

Dr Dax Kitchen

Given coffee’s universal reputation as a cognitive kick-starter, the idea of a café as part of the Melbourne Brain Centre …

Toby’s Estate Flinders Lane

With stores in Sydney, Singapore and Brooklyn, it was time for leading speciality coffee roasters Toby’s Estate to bring their unique …

Curious Goose

Green beans and a pineapple plant sit idle on the table bench. Old posters of stamps hang on the walls …

Degani Café Rathdowne St.

As Boudy Yaacoub greets customers by name, makes room for their prams, and personally brings out their dishes, the community …

Café De Cuba

Café De Cuba is a home away from home. In the community hub of Elwood in Victoria, this café has …

Lorca

Centre Place in Melbourne is a vibrant laneway full of street art, photographers and city folk searching for a restaurant …

Clement Coffee Roasters

“I saw two guys with beards so I thought it was worth trying,” says a customer standing in the newly …

CheekyChinos

CheekyChinos is a parent’s slice of heaven and sanity all in one. Nestled among the vibrant café and market culture …

Argos Loves Company

Offering an escape from the daily grind with home comforts is Argos Loves Company. Located in Fitzroy, Melbourne, customers are …

MadCap Café Geelong

After opening in May 2011, the café is thriving thanks to loyal customers and baristas who offer friendly service with …

Blue Mini Café

Only an hour’s drive from Melbourne, The Mornington Peninsula may seem a world away. But, the sun, surf, sand and …

The Bean Scene Coffee Studio

The Bean Scene Coffee studio in Warragul, Victoria is Bean scene’s special mention café, and not just because they share …

Naked Espresso Bar

Naked Espresso Bar has landed among the hustle and bustle of city life, a newly established espresso bar with an …

Bar Americano

A visit to Bar Americano is a little like entering a Roman Piazza and not a laneway in the Melbourne …

The Lemon Tree

It took Daniel Haddad, the owner of this quaint newly opened café in Fairfield, a while to decide on a …

Omar And The Marvelous Coffee Bird

Andy Gelman is a strong believer in the saying: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” The day before Andy …

Brother Baba Budan

With a collection of chairs hanging from the ceiling and a small but cosy seating area, Brother Baba Budan has …

Babble Bar & Café

As the self-proclaimed “worst kept secret” in Prahran, Babble café has become somewhat of an institution for the stylish suburb …

Stuzzi Café Bar Lounge

For those who regularly cruise the quaint bars and tiny cafés that decorate Melbourne’s northern suburbs, the sheer size of …

Foxy Brown

By Maria Paoli As Melbourne’s cafés spread their wings, so do I in search of café suburbia. In my early …

Twelve Apostles visitor centre kiosk

They are instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s scenic icons. The Twelve Apostles are giant rock stacks formed 10 to …

Tidal river general store

Wilsons Promontory National Park is a three hour drive southeast of Melbourne, on the southernmost tip of the Australian mainland …
Alter Ego
Australian Capital Territory

Alter Ego

Alter Ego is a venue with two personalities: one is a relaxed café serving specialty coffee, the other a bar …
Australian Capital Territory

BrewBar

Peter Giannitsios says coffee wasn’t his main focus when he opened Canberra’s BrewBar in 2007. But 11 years later, a …
Lonsdale Street Roasters (LSR)
Australian Capital Territory, Cafe Scene

Lonsdale Street Roasters

When you step into Lonsdale Street Roasters (LSR), the experience can be overwhelming – the music is loud, and that’s …
Ona Coffee Manuka
Australian Capital Territory

Ona Coffee Manuka

Ona Coffee Manuka has gone back to their roots and reopened a café in Manuka, Canberra. The site is the …
Yoga Place Blacksmiths
New South Wales

The Yoga Place Blacksmiths

While travelling overseas, Brooke Simpson and her husband Ben were inspired by feloow travellers to open a plant-based café adjacent …
Batch Espresso
New South Wales

Batch Espresso

With two successful venues in the Sydney CBD and more than 15 years’ experience under his belt, Batch Espresso Owner …
Docs Corowa
New South Wales

Docs Corowa

At only 20 years of age, Jack Schilg was excited to bring something new to the Corowa coffee scene when …
Byron Fresh
New South Wales

Byron Fresh

In 2004, hospitality veteran Markus Hofer took over Byron Fresh, a café located just 50 metres from the beach in …
Urban Artisans
New South Wales

Urban Artisans

After 25 years working behind the scenes in the hospitality industry in financial advisory roles and a lifetime of travelling …
Son of a baker
New South Wales

Son of a Baker

Located in Botany Bay with a waterside view, Son of a Baker’s Co-owners watch the sunrise every day as they …
New South Wales

Ona Coffee Marrickville

Opening day of Ona Coffee Marrickville was a celebration of the Canberra-based roaster’s foray into the Sydney market, or any …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Little Giant Roasters

Opened in June 2016, Little Giant Roasters is owned and run by husband and wife duo, Michael and Vivian Chen.  …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Batch 383

Lobby cafés can have a reputation for being basement fillers, but not Batch 383 – it’s the foundation to adjoining …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Regiment

Regiment 333 George St, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000 Open Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm If anyone puts a …
Baciano Bar in Sydney's Manly
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Bacino Bar in Sydney’s Manly

On the corner of The Corso, a pedestrian thoroughfare lined with surf shops, bars, and ice-creameries in Sydney’s Manly, is …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Lion and the Buffalo

If there’s one thing you do upon a visit to The Lion and the Buffalo – besides indulge in the …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Margot Espresso

There are three things busy city workers want from their daily coffee, according to Margot Espresso Director Marius Beullens – speed, …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Phoodle Espresso Bar and Vietnamese Eatery

Most people come to Phoodle for its coffee and diverse Vietnamese cuisine. But since its opening in late June, Owner …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Charlotte’s Little Sister

Charlotte’s family just keeps expanding. It has sisters in Pennant Hills, Manly, and Birchgrove, a younger sibling in Mosman, and …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Cnr58

Cnr58 Head Barista Nathan Dobbs grew up on coffee. At the age of 14 his father bought a coffee machine …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Where The Monster Sat

A big broken chair hanging from the ceiling is one way of making children think that a monster lives at …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Burwood Bench

Newly opened Burwood Bench is a family affair combining a passion for baking and coffee making. Co-Owner Kellie Francis operates …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Charlotte’s Café

Café Owner Jason Ghebar has one cardinal rule when it comes to hospitality: customer service is everything. “All people want …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Haven Café

When three passionate baristas joined forces to open their own specialty coffee café in Sydney, they had one distinct goal …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Campos Coffee Dulwich Hill

In the inner western Sydney suburb of Dulwich Hill, residents and coffee enthusiasts have good reason to be excited. In late …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Grumpy Barista

Opening its doors in December last year, this little café in Petersham, Sydney is making quite a big name for …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Bacino Bar

On the corner of The Corso, a pedestrian thoroughfare lined with surf shops, bars, and ice-creameries in Sydney’s Manly, is …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Single Origin Roasters Botany

The Mothership has landed in Botany, New South Wales. Single Origin Roasters’ new coffee bar opened its doors on 25 …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Sanduba Sandwich & Coffee Co

For Sydney’s CBD workers, picking up both a healthy lunch and a quality coffee-to-go, can often be a challenge. Thankfully, …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Boatshed café and bar

There’s nothing quite like overlooking a beautiful lagoon, watching kayaks glide across the glass-like water and early risers walking their dogs …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Reformatory Caffeine Lab

  Fourth generation Colombian coffee farmer Simon Jaramillo has combined his two biggest passions in his new caffeine lab: Batman …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Single Rosetta

The Sydney suburb of Haberfield has their first taste of specialty coffee now that Single Rosetta has set up shop. …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Roastery

It’s been a five-year build-up to the opening of The Roastery in central New South Wales, but the café and …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Café Shenkin

By Aimee Sics There’s certainly no shortage of trendy cafés in Sydney’s inner west. Café Shenkin has been in the …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Dose Café

Text by Aimee Sics. Image: Sam Gabrielian Dose café is bringing a refreshing change of pace to the quiet, leafy …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Coffee Trad3rs

As Joseph Nohra’s third café, there is nothing conventional about Coffee Trad3rs, the impressive business he’s set up in Ryde, …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Mocha’ry Café

Business partners Andrew Sidhom and Richard Allouche have the coffee bug. After searching for the ideal café location and finally …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Primo Café

From CEO’s to tradies, coffee fans at Wetherill Park have found themselves a home at Primo Caffe’s flagship store on …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Mews Mosman

The Mews Mosman is the ‘go-to’ place for a piccolo in the morning, a fresh salad for lunch and an …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Little Marionette

A passion to “pull all the right strings” and a love of fairy tales is what inspired owner Ed Cutcliffe …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Cheries Pies and Cakes

There’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying a comforting meat pie on a cool winter day – unless it is an …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Grounds

Set amidst an industrial area in the inner west suburb of sydney, The Grounds is an enjoyable escape from a …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Modus Caffe

Newly re-opened Modus Cafe is a fully licensed espresso bar catering to the financial sector of Sydney’s city centre. Largely …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Reuben Hills

Having spent five years owning The Source, Russell Beard is no stranger to the specialty coffee scene and neither is …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Dover Deli

Coffee has been a part of Damien Nogueira’s life from an early age. Since the age of six, Damien recalls …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Pablo and Rusty’s Speciality Coffee

Say hello to Pablo & Rusty’s newest addition in Lane Cove. Located in the middle of a pedestrian mall, this …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Coffee Warehouse Café & Deli

What do you get when you combine a pizzeria, gelateria, delicatessen and a coffee bar under one roof? The Coffee …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

The Belaroma Coffee Centre

Entering the Belaroma Coffee Centre off the streets of Manly Vale, Sydney is like stepping into a different world. The open wholesaler …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Single Origin Roasters

Single Origin Roasters on Reservoir street, Surry Hills, is not what you’d call a big space. Inside the café, coffee …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Caffe Migliore

Caffe Migliore moved to new premises in North Strathfield in January, incorporating their services under one roof, including their roasting …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Juju Espresso

After just opening last December, JuJu espresso is already establishing a reputation for itself in Sydney’s specialty coffee scene. The …
Cafe Scene, New South Wales

Bills Beans

The regional town of Orange NSW, population 39,000, is not where you would expect to find a quirky espresso bar …
Method to the Madness
Queensland

Method to the Madness

What’s in a name? When the time came to name their first café in the Sunshine State, Reagan Nongkhlaw and …
Barbosa Fine Foods
Queensland

Barbosa Fine Foods

While Barbosa is a name many film fans will associate with The Pirates of the Caribbean, thanks to Barbosa Fine …
The Sensory
Queensland

The Sensory

When Sydney barista Peter Jeon moved to Emerald in Queensland, he brought a love of specialty coffee with him, and …
Bloom Room
Queensland

The Bloom Room

The idea behind The Bloom Room’s flowery aesthetic blossomed from Co-owners Giorgina Venzin and Chris Hollingsworth sitting down with a …
Chalet Co
Queensland

Chalet & Co

Just south of Noosa is Sunrise Beach, a town Connie Pai calls a hidden gem. “Sunrise is one of the …
Campos Long Island
Queensland

Campos Long Island

After more than a year of development, Campos launched its new flagship café, Campos Long Island, in August. The 500-square-metre …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Hard Coffee Beach Café

In terms of location, there’s not much more you could want from Hard Coffee. The Noosa-based café is located just …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Café Diversity

Café Diversity Owners Kris and Emily De Silva have gone from running a Melbourne reception centre that served 400 meals …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

The Daily Coffee Co

  Nestled into the ground floor of the heritage-listed University of Queensland Business School, The Daily Coffee Co is open …
Beans and Greens Organic Café
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Beans and Greens Organic Café

Tamika Hudson and her business partner Gary Draper have always enjoyed healthy food choices, and now they’re inviting their customers …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Extraction Artisan Coffee

It took 18 months of blood, sweat, tears, and big life decisions, but Extraction Artisan Coffee is ready to change …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Emjays Coffee

When Ian Griggs first moved to Australia from North England, he gained a foothold in the hospitality market by selling …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Woodman’s Axe Espresso

Within the competition circuit, Merryn Ward is a familiar name. She is a two-time Queensland Cup Tasters Champion and third-place …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Journeymen Coffee Roasters

When passersby peer through the roller door and smell the rich roasting aroma of coffee, their inquisitiveness often gets the …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Velocity Espresso Bar

No two days are the same at Gold Coast Airport. One day actor Hugh Jackman might by strolling through the …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Coffee Anthology

Coffee Anthology Owner Adam Wang has a small problem when it comes to selecting the coffee to put into his …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Gusto on the beach

Parallel to the pristine waters of Curl Curl Beach on New South Wales’ Northern Beaches is a café that’s attracting …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Pawpaw Café

Customers who set foot inside Pawpaw could be forgiven for thinking they’d landed in an tropical paradise. Replete with palm …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

The Two Professors

In April 2014 café Co-Owners Rory Cremin and Lachlan McMurtrie brought their eclectic style and dedicated coffee passion to the …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Billy Kart Kitchen

Celebrity Chef Ben O’Donoghue has worked in dozens of top Australian restaurants. But after years of cooking in fine dining …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Skull and Bones Espresso Boutique

Located just 100 metres from beautiful Mermaid Beach in the heart of the Gold Coast is Skull and Bones Espresso …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Lady Marmalade Café

Mal Gill and Bec Saul have had a dream run since being participants on reality cooking show My Kitchen Rules …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Beans and Greens Organic Café

Tamika Hudson and her business partner Gary Draper have always enjoyed healthy food choices, and now they’re inviting their customers …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Red Baron Coffee

  Red Baron Owner Matthew Keegan compares working in a shipping container to that of a submarine. “It’s a tight …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Nessun Dorma Coffee Roasters

Listen closely to the background sounds at Nessun Dorma Coffee Roasters, and chances are the same-named aria by Luciano Pavarotti …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Dramanti Artisan Roasters

Some of coffee’s best-kept secrets are those of the beaten track. Take Dramanti Artisan Roasters in the Brisbane suburb of …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Race Café – The Studio

Image: Paul Gordon What do you get when you integrate a café and recording studio? Ambient café bliss, that’s what. …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Bunker

Camouflaged among the overgrown and interchangeable colours of the creeping fig hedge, is Bunker. As the hedge vines seep into …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Uncle Joe’s Coffee Shop

Uncle Joe’s Coffee House is like settling into a family member’s lounge. Adam Metelmann, Director of the Coffee House, has …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Cliffs Café

Watching over the bustling traffic of Brisbane River sits a café with perhaps the best outlook over the Brisbane city …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Outer Space Espresso

In the quiet suburb of Fortitude Valley in central Brisbane lies the perfect cottage garden for a morning refresher or …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Sourced Grocer

Owning his own grocery mart and café was only ever an idea for Jerome Batten. Enthused by the way different …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Dancing Bean

Rob Mergard’s interest in coffee began when he realised he could make a better coffee at home than he could …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Le Bon Choix

If you hear some French music floating in the air in central Brisbane, and can smell the scent of traditional …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Pourboy Espresso

Nestled among the Brisbane CBD-hub is Pourboy espresso, a haven for local office workers. Owned by chef, Mark Bell and …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Sexie Coffie

Driving down the Bruce Highway in Queensland, a billboard sign with an attractive pair of legs and steaming cup of …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Java Coast Café

Tucked away in the heart of the Brisbane court precinct, down a narrow little alley way, is Java Coast Café, …
Cafe Scene, Queensland

Nook Espresso

Popular beachside espresso bar, Nook Espresso, has recently expanded to a second store at stockland shopping centre Burleigh Heads. The …
Laneway Specialty Coffee
Northern Territory

Laneway Specialty Coffee

While Darwin isn’t as well known for its coffee as some major cities, Laneway Specialty Coffee Owner Lisa Heames says …
Roma Bar
Northern Territory

Roma Bar

For more than four decades, Roma Bar has been a fixture of the Darwin CBD, and since 1989, the café …
Northern Territory

Black Russian Caravan Bar

Coming from a government background, Brogan Hanrahan did not have any prior experience in hospitality when she launched Black Russian …
Cafe Scene, Northern Territory

Mad About Coffee & Tea

In the past 12 years Faith McMurtrie has been a management consultant in Melbourne, set up a business in Queensland, …
Cafe Scene, Northern Territory

Xtreme Caffeine

Just as the café name suggests, everything about this Darwin-based café is done to the extreme. “We take our food …
Caffeine Trader
Western Australia

Caffeine Trader

Situated in Westfield Carousel Shopping Centre, local hot spot Caffeine Trader is the perfect pit stop after a long shopping trip.  …
Open by Duotone
Western Australia

Open by Duotone

David Yeo moved from Melbourne to Perth six years ago, with the intention of contributing to the same community atmosphere …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Swish Coffee Brewers

Swish Coffee Brewers opened its doors in December 2017 and made a strong impression on Perth’s corporate world before the …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Achievable Outback Cafe

It’s been said that Australians happily travel for great coffee. In the case of Achievable Outback Café, that sentiment rings …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Burns Beach Café

In the mid 1970s, Burns Beach Café operated as a one-stop-shop kiosk, servicing an adjacent caravan park where customers had …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Tbsp

Friends Robert Williams, Han-li, and Han-ji are no strangers to the café scene. For a few years they operated a …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Red Cherries Coffee Bar

Karim Decima has ticked off two of his dream coffee goals in the space of five months. In April 2015 …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

May Street Larder

When Australian Olympians Eamon Sullivan, Steve Hooker, and Jamie Dwyer paired up with celebrated Chef Scott Bridger to open May …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Goanna Bush Café and Gallery

A six-minute drive south of the sleepy seaside town of Dunsborough, set in the dense Australian bush, is Goanna Bush …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Roots Coffee Roasters

Roots Coffee Roasters is a passion-fuelled micro roastery and coffee bar in the serene end of Bangkok’s Soi Ekamai district. Open …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

@Panache

Mother and daughter team Jenna and Michele Stummer are changing the lunchtime eating habits of office workers in Perth’s CBD. …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Sprolo

Perth is welcoming a new coffee shop to its shores – and it’s got some star power behind it. Sprolo …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Humblebee Coffee

When Zach Huynh was thinking of the right name for his coffee bar and roastery, he stumbled across the word …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Tuck Shop Café

Three years ago when Tuck Shop Café Co-owners Vanessa Hondros and husband and wife team Iva and Paul Cherry began …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Mugshot Espresso Bar

Just as its name suggests, Mugshot Espresso Bar gets its character from the wonderful collection of portrait shots featured on …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

The Painted Bird Bar and kitchen

  The Painted Bird has nested in Perth’s CBD. Co-Owner Kat Milton says the inspiration for the café name came …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

The Hardware Store Cafe and Eatery

Don’t be mistaken if you visit the newly opened Hardware Store Café for a few nuts and bolts, and instead …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Nineteen hundred and five

In the heart of Northbridge, Perth, is a new social enterprise café changing lives one coffee at a time. Operating …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Moore & Moore

Image: Roel Loopers  The walls of Moore & Moore have many a tale to tell. Located in the Moores Building, …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Sayer’s Sister

Mark and Steph Sayers have a new little sister in the heart of Northbridge in WA. After the couple opened …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

The Daily Café Espresso Bar

Located in a 160-year-old building, The Daily Café is making headlines. Named appropriately as an ode to its origins as …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Standing Room Only

Just as the name suggests, Standing Room Only in WA is a take-away, Italian-inspired coffee bar that’s big on coffee …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Brother Café

The youngest of four boys, Darren Pedler, 26, appropriately named his café Brother Café, a suburban coffee shop that’s cemented …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Bean To Heaven

Bean to Heaven is putting suburban coffee roasters on the map. Located in Armadale, South-East of Perth in Western Australia, …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Rocketfuel

Giving Perth a taste of freshly roasted beans each day, Rocketfuel is a one-stop shop for coffee needs. Aiming to …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Elixir Coffee Specialists

Elixir Coffee Specialists is putting coffee on the map in Perth. Only 15 minutes out of the CBD, this café …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Cheeky Sparrow

Something cheeky is hiding down the laneway in Wolf Lane, central Perth. Cheeky sparrow has only been open a few …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Bench Café

Vanessa Moore is living her coffee dream with Bench Espresso, a new edition to the specialty coffee scene in Perth. She is hoping …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Limes Café

Lime café is the manifestation of a lifelong dream for owner, Frank Quaresimin. Frank has created an atmosphere which encompasses …
Cafe Scene, Western Australia

Pony Express O

The first slayer coffee machine in Perth can be found at Pony express O, a unique coffee outlet hidden down …
Meal Machines
Tasmania

Meal Machines

Beginning as a pre-packaged meal service aimed at fitness enthusiasts, Meal Machines near Hobart puts an emphasis on fresh and healthy …
Inside Café
Tasmania

Inside Café

Since taking over Inside Café two and a half years ago, Anna Gebka has grown the small business into a …
Tasmania

Velvet

Grant Muir is a saviour to the local tradies of Sorell. He’s up at 4am each day to open the …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Tower Café

On the ground floor of the Queen Victoria Tower in Launceston is the aptly titled Tower Café. The former hospital …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Island Espresso

Hospitality runs in the blood of the Knezevic family. “I remember working afternoons and nights at my parents’ café while …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Cubed Espresso Bar

Visitors for years thanks to its panoramic view over the South-East corner of Tasmania. However, the scenic spot is set …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Café Culture

Hospitality has been Andrew Reay’s life since he was 15 years old. He worked as a chef in fine-dining establishments …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Charles St Pantry

Six days a week Phil Lesley wakes up before the sun, braving the cold on the way to his Launceston …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Laneway

Nestled down one of Devonport’s most café-dense lanes, the aptly named Laneway is doing things a little differently. In its …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Villino

Villino is not a new player on Hobart’s bustling café scene. Although anyone walking down Criterion Street this autumn could …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Straight Up

Chicko Read and Jess Mackeen have a great philosophy to their café – being straight up about the coffee, food …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Tombolo Freycinet

Tombolo Freycinet is located at one of Tasmania’s most picturesque spots, overlooking the serene landscape of Freycinet National Park, Wineglass …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Capulus Espresso

Every day Capulus Espresso Owner Daniel Smith walks up Elizabeth St and opens a roller door to reveal a garage. …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Raspberry Fool

Chef and Café Owner Gail Sellin is no stranger to the hospitality scene. For 10 years she worked in high …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Kudos Specialty Coffee and Juice Bar

Steve Cipura is a former electrical contractor who has always shared a passion for coffee. To make his passion a reality, …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Exeter Café in the City

Sixteen years ago, Kristina Rowe was asked to lend her confectionary expertise to help out at a historical bakery set …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Amelia Espresso

There are not many places that serve coffee and offer BYO lunch, but that’s exactly the philosophy that’s attracting clientele …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Aroma’s Café

Image credit: Rob Burnett Images History runs deep in the Tsakirellis family. Aroma’s café owners Mary and George Tsakirellis have …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

ShoeBox Café

If coffee were an art, the café would be the canvas and the beans the palette.
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Tricyle Café and Bar

No matter if it’s an early morning coffee to start the day or an afternoon pick-me- up, Tricycle Café and …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Jam Jar Lounge

Jam Jar Lounge is not your average café. As customers relax to the smooth jazz beats of Ella Fitzgerald and …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Ecru

They say siblings are meant to be alike, but Ecru in Hobart, Tasmania is nothing like its sister café, Villino …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Relish Everyday Café

Paul and Angelina Wood are coffee enthuiasts. Both former flight attendants, the couple knows what it takes to please customers …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Island Espresso

There’s nothing like working in a family business – if you all get along. Coffee is the special ingredient that …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

Yellow Bernard

There’s a little mystery behind the name of Yellow Bernard, according to mates and owners Scott Clements and David Jolly. …
Cafe Scene, Tasmania

The Cupping Room

Set in a large, open, city warehouse in Hobart with pallets of coffee beans and a huge roasting plant on …
Ozone COffee ROasters
New Zealand

Ozone Coffee Roasters

In a former warehouse in the Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn, Ozone Coffee Roasters’ new eatery and roastery combines industrial …
Volt Espresso
New Zealand

Volt Espresso

Five years ago, Volt Espresso opened a hole-in-the-wall shop in Newmarket, Auckland to showcase its coffee and imported equipment. Now, …
Kind Morningside
New Zealand

Kind

The last thing Cathie Cottle expected when she opened Kind café in Morningside, Auckland was for members of the All …
Peoples Coffee
New Zealand

Peoples Coffee Lukes Lane

After spending 12 years based in Newtown, just out of Wellington City, roaster Peoples Coffee has opened its second flagship …
A-Block
New Zealand

A-Block

A-Block, the flagship café of small-scale roastery Society Coffee, creates a space that embodies the company’s ethos of treating coffee …
Trade School Kitchen
New Zealand

Trade School Kitchen

On 20 August, Trade School Industries launched a project two years in the making: Trade School Kitchen, a café that …
New Zealand

Williams Eatery

Charles Williams had been working for six years in an Auckland roaster doing wholesale until he simply got jealous of …
New Zealand

The Candy Shop

  When customers walk in the doors of The Candy Shop, they definitely won’t be hearing 50 Cents’ rendition of …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Pickle & Pie

Pickle & Pie is Wellington’s version of New York’s Katz’s Delicatessen. But rather than serving American-style filter, this new addition …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Supreme Supreme

Supreme Supreme has become a favourite coffee haven for Christchurch residents over the past 18 months. Its South Island General …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Major Sprout

Major Sprout Owner David Lee has created an exciting dining destination in the heart of Auckland, and word is spreading. …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

7010 Your Local

The best way Claris Jones-White defines 7010 is a “testament to her home town” – made by locals, for locals, …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Little Merchants

Little Merchants is a tiny espresso bar with big aspirations. It’s only been open one year, but this 70-square-metre venue …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Rocket Espresso Bar

Ten years ago Rocket Espresso was the only venue on Grey Street serving coffee and food. Thanks to the development of …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Eighthirty High Street

White canvases are risky business. There’s an element of danger when it comes to splatters of food or red wine, …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Café Lumes

Christchurch coffee lovers have double the reason to step inside Café Lumes’ warehouse-inspired coffee house.
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Flight Coffee Hangar

In the heart of Wellington is a café in full flight. Run by 2013 New Zealand Barista Champion Nick Clark, …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Havana Coffee Works

Walking into Havana Coffee Works, visitors will easily forget they are in the heart of Wellington. Instead, guests are transported …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Welcome Eatery

To show local residents that the Grafton Road café was under new management, Welcome Eatery General Manager Ralph Jenner found …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Loretta

On a trip to Paris, Marc Weir and his business partners Julie Clark and James Pedersen went to source items …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Black and Gold coffee and eatery

  Unlike its name, Black and Gold is not about shiny, expensive furnishings. Instead, Owner David Hung has taken an …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Good One

  During November 2013, Coffee Supreme’s flagship café in Auckland, Good One, underwent renovations, expanding their back street site to facilitate more …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Kokako

  Style and design are obvious considerations at Kokako café and roastery in Auckland. “In our first fitout in Parnell …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Hummingbird Central

  In the heart of Christchurch is a café that resembles a Lego set more so than a café. But …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Vivace Espresso Café and Roastery

Bernard Smith has coffee in his blood. His grandparents were coffee roasters in the 1940s, followed by his parents, and …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

The River Kitchen

Leaving the big city smoke behind to bring up their family in the tranquil surroundings of Hamilton, New Zealand, Brent …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Starfish Café and Bar

Overlooking the tranquil ocean coastline that is St Clair beach in Dunedin, New Zealand, is Starfish Café and Bar.
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Lost Café

Situated in the small, historical precinct of Arrowtown, New Zealand, Lost Café is a local haven for great coffee and …
Cafe Scene, New Zealand

Vudo Café& Larder

Vudu Café and Larder is as much a café icon for locals as it is a popular hot spot for …

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