I had heard good things about this cafe so was looking forward to trying it out. I was pleasantly surprised by the scope and quality of the menu, considering that this place is next to offices in a very small commercial zone in outermost suburbia. Well, these days Stafford Heights is touted as inner-city almost. Funny how the inner-city keeps creeping further and further out from the CBD:)
Mr Pickings and I started with a hefty milkshake each- foolish of me 'cos I find they fill me up so quickly. But they were delicious and presented quirkily in a large glass jar.
|delish milkshakes in glass jars-$6.00|
I moved on to the fish of the day after downing my shake. Fish was barramundi, and came with scallops and prosciutto and avocado salad. It looked beautiful and tasted wonderful. Can you believe- in the interests of research of course- that we had sides of sweet potato fries AND beer battered potato fries with aioli? Go forth dear friends and have those sweet potato fries with wasabi aioli. You will not regret one mouthful.
|to die-for sweet potato fries-$6.50|
Mr Pickings opted for the grass-fed veg hoagie which was in fact a vegetarian felafel sandwich. He said they were the best felafels he had ever eaten, moist and very flavourful. Mr Pickings usually chooses the vego option when we go out so this was quite a rave from him.
|heaps of juicy felafels $16.50 -and see those fries! |
-$7.50 as a side but they come with the hoagies
|love those lights! and see the counter|
- you can grab a muffin on your way out
They use Maleny milk in their drinks and Elixir coffee from the well-loved roasting house not far away in Stafford. Good to know there is a kids' menu too. And they do dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Good news- it is licensed so you don't have to go roaming the streets to find a bottle shop:) Did I forget to say they have tapas also? - with the usual suspects like the fries, chicken wings, oysters, stuffed olives and arancini to name a few! This cafe has a nice feel to it; staff are helpful, and prices are very reasonable. I intend to grab a few friends and hop along to dinner one night soon.
|lovely front courtyard with beautiful trees|
|this is my artistic shot of their front area|
69 Wilgarning St, Stafford Heights 4053
07 3630 5225