by Dan Cunningham and Holly Bodeker-Smith
Updated 9 months ago
Legendary coffee and homemade crumpets.
A cavernous cafe filled with cumquat trees and planter boxes filled with herbs.
Pop into this simple shopfront for house-baked tarts served by the slice. On a given day there are at least five, such as the signature pear, tiramisu and an ooey-goeey crowd favourite of caramel and chocolate custard.
Shoot some hoops while you wait for a panini, juice or coffee.
A minimal industrial space where fans of the Nissen brothers’ small-scale chocolate can linger a while.
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Here's where to order your next celebration cake (or post-lunch single slice).