Kopi Stop

Kopi Stop

When Jules Mou took over Kopi Stop five and a half years ago, she saw it as a chance to introduce a Singaporean bend to the Darwin café.
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Besser Kitchen and Brew Bar

Besser Kitchen and Brew Bar

Though Besser Kitchen and Brew Bar takes its name from the besser blocks that make up its building, the café uses wood panelling, polished concrete floors, and greenery to lighten the space. “Traditionally, Winnellie is an industrial area, but more corporate businesses are starting to open up here. It wasn’t the sort of place where you would find a sit-down venue. Everything was more of a takeaway style,” Director Lisa Heames says.
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Roma Bar

Roma Bar

For more than four decades, Roma Bar has been a fixture of the Darwin CBD, and since 1989, the café has been owned by Phoebe Breyer-Menke’s parents. In 2012, Phoebe bought out half of Roma Bar and now operates the café with her mother.
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Black Russian Caravan Bar

Coming from a government background, Brogan Hanrahan did not have any prior experience in hospitality when she launched Black Russian Caravan Bar. Instead, she had to teach herself about a market she had no knowledge of when she launched the mobile café. “When I moved to Katherine from Darwin, I noticed there was such a gap in the café market,” Brogan says. “It was a challenge. I’m a first-time business owner as well but I kind of learnt along the way.”
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