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CLOVER

Picture a cafe with a rustic theme – tables and benches fashioned from aged wood and display shelves filled with teacups and preserving jars. Now imagine this decor has largely been sourced from the children’s section at IKEA. And you … Continue reading

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KAFENIO

Cronulla mall has come a long way. Kafenio takes pride of place at the exciting and lively end, serving delicious food and great coffee in one of the better mall environments around. The tiny interior is a coffee cavern, with … Continue reading

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DI BARTOLI COFFEE CENTRE

We don’t want food. We don’t want dessert. We don’t want atmosphere. We just want coffee. And that’s reason enough to visit Di Bartoli Coffee Centre. With staff this knowledgeable, it almost feels like an old-fashioned pharmacist: you enter, state … Continue reading

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PENNY FARTHING ESPRESSO

Proving that old-fashioned style can harmonise with modern sensibilities, nattily dressed brothers Steve and Trevor (love the braces, guys) deliver this recently-opened pitstop to Northcote. There’s plenty to like here, from the namesake bicycle in the window, to the whitewashed … Continue reading

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