Where to Find the Best Flat White in Brisbane

DNA Espresso Bar | © Hawthorn Garage
DNA Espresso Bar | © Hawthorn Garage
Photo of Kelly Hawke
2 May 2017

Australians love their coffee, and Brisbane is no exception. From long blacks to caramel lattes, these coffee shops supply the piping-hot goods. If a flat white is what you fancy, then you’ve come to the right city!

Metro Arts Espresso Bar

Cafe, Australian
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Not only does Metro Arts Espresso Bar serve up piping hot brews for all those folks in the bustling Central Business District (CBD), they’re doing it for a good, creative cause. Every cup sold supports a range of Metro Arts’ programs and activities that benefit independent contemporary artists.

Billykart Kitchen

Restaurant, Australian, Vegetarian, $$$
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Located in a quiet street in the Brisbane suburb of Annerley, the charming Billykart Kitchen not only offers a delicious food menu, but also an impressive flat white. The café has a cute corner-store feel, but their high-quality brews are far from simplistic.

Jamie's Espresso Bar

Bar, Cafe, Australian
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Jamie’s Espresso Bar is an institution at the trendy James Street precinct. Filled with CBD commuters and yoga enthusiasts most mornings, the hardest part of your visit will be getting your order in. However, you’ll find it’s worth braving the suits and Lycra for Jamie’s espresso.

Hawthorn Garage

Cafe, Grocery Store, Vegetarian, Healthy, Australian
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For those in Brisbane’s East, Hawthorn Garage is a must-visit. The DNA Espresso Bar serves the popular Toby’s Estate Coffee. Grab groceries, fresh flowers and a bite for lunch, all under one industrial-style roof.