We’ve selected five of New Farm’s best up-and-coming cafes, perfect for a slow weekend brunch…
1. Double Shot
Locals flock to Double Shot for the consistent friendly service, which has been said to ‘feel like visiting family.’ Double Shot stocks fresh pastries and bakery goods daily, and features an extensive breakfast menu. It’s a venue for mums with kids, couples and singles alike to source their morning grind.
Must-try: Breakfast Brunch Board – heirloom mushrooms, sliced ham, poached eggs, avocado, parsley oil, sourdough toast and feta.
Found at: 125 Oxlade Drive, New Farm.
2. Bitter Suite
Although Bitter Suite is typically known as a beer bistro, its breakfast menu, served exclusively on weekends, has been a local hit. Bitter Suite can accommodate small to large groups of customers with its multiple outdoor settings. For those who like to enjoy breakfast with a craft beer or boutique cocktail, Bitter Suite is the place to be on the weekend.
Must-try: Bitter Suite Granola – quinoa, orange, yoghurt curd and fig.
Found at: 75 Welsby Street, New Farm.
Pablo has received a fair bit of coverage for its breakfast menu. It’s clear that each meal has been crafted with thought, and particular consideration for fresh produce. If large, bustling cafes aren’t your thing, Pablo has private tables overlooking Brunswick Street. The staff are friendly and will make sure your coffee is perfectly made.
Must-try: Smashed peas with zucchini and mini, lemon ricotta, grilled haloumi, double-smoked Barossa speck bacon, and fresh lemon over caraway served on onion rye toast.
Found at: 893 Brunswick Street, New Farm.
4. End of the Road
End of the Road’s breakfast smoothies are a popular treat with locals after exercising in New Farm Park. The site overlooks the river and New Farm Pier, and the staff are known to always be keen for a chat. End of the Road also sources flour from New York to make genuine bagels.
Must-try: Any of the shakes: the Fat Burner, Protein Shake or Breakfast Shake.
Found at: 1231A Brunswick Street, Newfarm.
5. The Little Larder
The Little Larder, a distinctly contemporary venue, is tucked away from the main strip of New Farm. Head chef Dylan has formed a modern menu with a healthy, gluten-free focus in mind. His kale chips are known to be the best in the area.
Must-try: Crispy polenta and mushroom with poached eggs, chilli jam, spinach, avocado and roast tomatoes.
Found at: 76 Moray Street, New Farm.
And finally, because we couldn’t resist making it six…
6. New Farm Deli
Vince and Maria Anello have grown the deli since 1977, with a clear vision for fresh produce and quality service. The delicatessen has extended into a café, while keeping its distinctly Italian identity through the menu. It’s constantly teeming with locals both enjoying a meal and sourcing some gourmet goods.
Must-try: Polentone – Eggs, mushrooms, tomato, polenta, topped with Napoli sauce (gluten-free).
Found at: 900 Brunswick Street, Newfarm.