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Bench Espresso

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Cafe, Australian
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U 191 G 471 Hay St, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
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Mount Barker, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Small but friendly and efficient cafe with excellent coffee and some of the best muesli - with berries and yoghurt - I've tasted. Visited twice in two days during our weekend visit to the city. My husband had a muffin which he enjoyed too.

Thank Porongurupian
Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Nice little coffee shop. There are several single origin coffees on offer, we've found them good. They also do a nice iced coffee. Owner and staff are friendly and efficient. Food is made fresh and is tasty and good value. I had scrambled eggs on one visit, spectacular! The chicken wraps muffins and banana bread are also very good. It... More 

Thank May1958
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place was such a good cafe when Vanessa owned and runned the place. Since the new owners took over around 18 months ago the quality of coffee has gone downhill and the service makes you want to go elsewhere

Thank Gavin_Mclean
Singapore, Singapore
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I must say this cafe is under rated. The coffee is great! Not bitter or sour like some of the reviews suggested.. And the best part.... They have decaffeinated coffee!!! Perfect for nursing mums like me who still craves for coffee :) Usually even for Starbucks latte I would drink it with less sugar but this, it's so smooth and... More 

Thank xmEex
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Came in alone - immediately acknowledged by the staff, which is always appreciated. Promptly served... Prices also very decent for often inflated Perth. Recommend the Chia pod - beautifully presented and rather tasty. Coffee was good - good crema on the top of my long black, smooth and not bitter :) Would visit again if in the area 👍🏼

Thank Margeaux J
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Have had some excellent flat whites on couple of occasions from Bench Espresso during my visit to Perth. The staff are friendly and helpful and the recommended gua bao, citrus loaf and muffins are fantasic! Will definitely visit the cafe when in Perth!

Thank Ling Yi C
Bristol, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Drink and coffee was good but little bit high cost then others. It OK but not to much tasty look like normal coffee and tea. Hope to improve it in future . thank you I will back soon. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Thank Jamiul H
kuala lumpur
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319 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Went on a coffee hunting trip in the city and tasted several highly rated cafes. This was highly rated and we agreed with the ratings. Ordered a piccolo with extra shot. Aromatic, great body and long lasting. Friendly service from the Asian lady.

Thank merc8989
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Went for a relaxing coffee in early afternoon. Flatwhite had slightly burnt taste but muffin was good. Friendly service and two low tables and a long wooden bench.

Thank yumm-travels
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

This place gets great reviews so we went last time we were in Perth for lunch, we thought then that the coffee was only average (a little bitter and left an unpleasant aftertaste) and the food was expensive, not too fresh and didn't taste especially nice. This time we were in Perth we thought we would give it another try... More 

Thank Annie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 191 G 471 Hay St, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Perth

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?