Move over north Brisbane, these westside cafes are coming at you with all the tantalising goodies and delicious coffee you’ll ever need on a sunny weekend morning. Offering everything from cold-pressed espresso to traditional Vietnamese fair, it’s time to gather the squad for a weekend doused in tastebud explosions at one of Brisbane’s best cafes.
Tucked away in vibrant West End, Blackstar Coffee offers a classic menu, fresh espresso and house-made cold-pressed coffee worth rolling out of bed for. Our favourites include the smashed avocado and feta toast, which is sure to put a spring in anyone’s step with its perfect combination of tangy flavours served on toasted ciabatta.
Airy, warm, and modern, Abode Cafe easily wins the award for friendliest cafe in the west. The perfect brunch spot for monthly catch-ups, Abode Café serves up standard Aussie fair with a twist, and is dedicated to using only the freshest seasonal produce to complement their ample menu. Did someone say Lindt chocolate toasties with fresh pear and tamarillo jam? Sign us up!
Bean on Dean
Bean on Dean in Toowong is the cafe of choice for the hip-at-heart. While they certainly nail their coffee, the real hero is their freshly made selection of sweets and savouries, offering everything from glazed doughnuts to sandwich rolls at prices you just can’t go past.
Atticus Finch Café
We’re all for inspiring literary figures, and Atticus Finch Café definitely deserves its loyal following. With a wooden outdoor area that immediately elicits cries of #housegoals, Atticus Finch Cafe is the perfect spot to while away a lazy Sunday morning. Their menu offers goodies like black sticky rice and miso baked salmon salad, providing something just a little bit different for breakfast than your average café and easily contends for one of the best cafes in Brisbane.
Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters
Boasting wooden floors and décor that screams vintage chic, Neighbourhood Coffee Roasters dishes up the goods in an environment that effortlessly combines old and new. They have something for everybody with an abundant menu, offering everything from organic cold pressed juice, iced turmeric chai lattes to Japanese cold brewed coffee, bottled in-house. Who knew detoxing could be this delicious?
U & I Espresso
The ideal spot for a lazy coffee in a relaxed atmosphere, U & I Espresso feels more like a homely embrace than a coffee shop. Food-wise, U & I have all of your favourites, but our pick is the herbed bread and butter pudding with chorizo.
Four Sisters on Lang
Four Sisters on Lang offers an all-day breakfast with staples like the special Vietnamese big breakfast; a fried egg and marinated fillet steak served on a warm baguette, which is sure to win over even the trickiest tastebuds. Don’t forget to pick up a traditional Vietnamese coffee or espresso milkshake while you’re there. Trust us, you’ll thank us later.
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