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Essence Espresso


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Great coffee
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Australian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews cakes blt poached chicken carrot cake corn fritters bruschetta bread great coffee nic nacs funky cafe retro furnishings satay sauce friendly atmosphere prices are very reasonable big breakfast fresh ingredients tasty food
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

WOW 😮 lovely 😊 customer service and delicious 😋 food 🥘 HIGHLY recommend the eggs 🍳 Benedict with salmon along with the big breakfast 🥞 and corn 🌽 fritters! Thank YOU

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RachelAllsopp
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Nice little cafe which makes amazing coffee's (and baby chino's) with masterly skilled designs! Had a 1/2 serve of Eggs Benedict (thankfully, the serving was h u g e) Master 7 had his baby chino and a bacon & egg roll.. Very nice, fresh and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

So happy with our breakfast experience today can’t fault the plac, the food and service! Great coffee, cute! Spot on thank you!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Angela M
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Friendly and helpful staff. They have the best pumpkin and fetta salad, I have had it several times, great gluten free option and very reasonably priced, highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The staff are so friendly and happy,coffe and hot chocolate were amazing and the BLT...well the best we have ever ever had....fresh,crunchy,amazing bacon....the place is bright colourful and so quirky with all its happy nic-nacs...well done to Meg and her team....

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JodieB1343
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The cruise brochure recommended a light lunch before departure and we found Essence in Donald Street. The café has a cheerful vibe and the specials board had a poached chicken buddha bowl for me and the menu had a burger for him. We both enjoyed...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Maree D
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Still the best cafe in area - how good does this lovely fresh healthy chicken & pumpkin salad look - cakes & coffee just awesome too

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank llocnil
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

First visit. Ate in with 4adults and 4 children. Prices were reasonable and servings huge. Food was tasty and delicious. Staff were friendly and fast. Would recommend this place any day!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank allisonr941
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We love this cafe. We’ve been coming here for a few years and have never been disappointed. The breakfast this morning was delicious - kids loved their bacon roll and avocado & feta on sourdough while hubby and I devoured the fritters - delicious! Coffees...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 337mw03
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Seeing this cute cafe filled with locals is more than a good sign. Welcoming service, fresh ingredients, games for the kids to play and a more than impressive display of homemade cakes. Our family really enjoyed our lunch but the best bit was the carrot...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank jodesm74
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2 June 2016|
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Response from Megan T | Reviewed this property |
essence has a full breakfast menu..with daily changing specials too. They are more than happy to change things up to suit. They can also cater for vegans for breakfast too.
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