Tag Archives: brunch

Third Village

Third Village Coffee, Darlinghurst, Sydney

UPDATE 7th September 2016: The Stanley Street branch of Third Village Coffee has closed. The shop at 150 William Street is still open.

I was told about the wonders of an Australian coffee soon after I arrived in Sydney. Indeed one of my friends who was originally from England before moving to Australia, lamented the lack of a good long black coffee during a return visit to England and was befuddled by Americano coffees! However, this was only because he didn’t go to the right places 🙂

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Galleon Cafe, St Kilda, Melbourne

Type of food: Breakfast/brunch and Australian café

My first impressions of Melbourne were cold and very rainy. The weather surprised me as, being from the UK, I thought Melbourne was always warm and sunny. I have since spoken to some Australian friends who said that you really can get four seasons in one day in Melbourne!

Anyway, we stayed at a nearby hotel in St Kilda for a business trip and fancied somewhere different to the hotel for breakfast. So we popped into the Galleon Café at 7.15 in the morning and it was the perfect place for a couple of people who were still a little bleary eyed and just waking up. The rainy day just added to the mood and ambience.   Continue reading

Glebe Point Road

Le Petit Tarte Cafe and Patisserie, Glebe, Sydney

Type of food: Breakfast/brunch and cakes

Le Petit Tarte Cafe and Patisserie is a charming little place on Glebe Point Road that serves great coffee, delicious breakfasts and lunches and (so I’ve heard) fantastic cakes and pastries, hence the name. Sadly, I did not get round to trying their cakes (terrible of me – they looked great) but I did have breakfast and coffee and I loved it!  Continue reading