There is no doubt that Melbournians love their coffee. The city offers one of the most flourishing coffee cultures, so coffee aficionados are spoilt for choice. Only a stone-throw away from the city, you will find the vibrant suburb of South Melbourne. The main attraction, undoubtedly, is the South Melbourne market, but if you stick around long enough, you will discover countless amazing cafés. Here is our guide to the best.
They say it’s what’s on the inside that counts, and that is definitely the case when it comes to this little gem. Stokers may not look like much on the outside, but step into this little café and you will fall in love with its charming vibe and cozy fireplace. Each cup of coffee is thoughtfully extracted and beautifully executed. The Industry Beans used in their house blend deliver a naturally sweet espresso that can be enjoyed by itself or in combination with their mouthwatering pancakes.
Using Single Origin beans from Sydney, Giddiup definitely delivers a great latte. The strength is superb, and the milk is steamed to perfection, offering just the right layer of microfoam. The space is petit, but the large windows and contemporary design offer a bright and inviting space. In addition to great coffee, this little café offers a hearty big breakfast and delicious array of sandwiches prepared with fresh local ingredients.
Giddiup, 269 Coventry St., South Melbourne, VIC, Australia, +61 3 9682 8820