One of the most sought after destinations in the world is Sydney, Australia. People would come for the amazing beaches, unique shopping experiences, and incredible sites to visit. However, if you are looking for a Sydney vacation that is truly one-of-a-kind, then you should consider a cafe road trip.
Yes, Sydney is also home to some of the best cafes that serve awesome cups of java, the most delectable brunches, and a distinct vibe that you will definitely love. But before you go looking for flight dates and travel insurance packages, here is a list of unique cafes you should visit on your trip to Sydney.
Everything about Devon Cafe is visually appealing. Its walls show graffitied art, which gives Devon Cafe a hip and grungy vibe. But it also provides guests with a private courtyard, which offers a casual and laid back setting. Both of these design styles mesh well together to create an interior that will make conversations with friends truly engaging. Not to mention, even the food is a feast for the eyes.
Devon Cafe specializes in Asian fusion food and coffee, the preparations of which is headed by Jacqui Ektoros, Devon Cafe’s head chef. For every dish that you order, whether it is their Miso-Grilled King Salmon with Smoked Eel Croquette or their Tropical Chia, you can see that even the littlest details on the plating were well-thought out. The food they serve are a welcome play on flavors.
The Reformatory Caffeine Lab
Ever wonder what it is like to be in a super villain’s hideout? Well, The Reformatory Caffeine Lab may not exactly be a classic comic book villain lair, but it is probably close enough. When it comes to unique cafe and brunch destinations in Sydney, this is where you should set your sights on. The interior design mixes your favorite comic book villains with a mad scientist’s’ lab.
But The Reformatory Caffeine Lab is known for creating new coffee blends each week, making use of different beans from around the world. They serve the coffee in tilted cups on wooden boards specifically designed to allow coffee drinkers to get a whiff of the coffee’s aroma. Coffee making is a real science in The Reformatory Caffeine Lab, which probably explains the mad scientist vibe.
The Grounds of Alexandria
What did you first think of when you read “The Grounds of Alexandria”? Sounds like it is a fictional city, right? Well, the cafe looks like it came right out of a fantasy story. The location where the cafe sits used to be an old pie factory from the 1990s and has now been refurbished as a cafe and restaurant. It even has its own coffee lab, complete with various equipment that will allow them to experiment with coffee flavors.
But what makes this a whimsical cafe is how it is designed. Customers can enjoy their food and coffee in a huge garden, surrounded by all kinds of flowers and trees. There is a zoo which features various animals like sheep and pigs (one of which is appropriately named Kevin Bacon). You can even see remnants of the old factory used as an antique backdrop for the cafe. And to keep with this old-world charm vibe, their menu offers fresh and rustic dishes that have been meticulously reinvented and prepared by dedicated chefs.
So when you find yourself in Sydney, get ready for some of the best brunch meals you will ever have when you visit these cafes.